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2 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 3939
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Ranked #117 of 5,256 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $51
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Melbourne
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Lovely laneway restaurant situated under a myriad of birdcages. All the dishes were great, expesially the pork belly, and beautifully presented. Our Italian waiter was attentive and entertaining.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went for a midweek work dinner and had the $75pp banquet menu. In terms of service and ease of booking. - 10/10. Entree's were fantastic and everyone on the table loved all of them. - 10/10 Main's were a bit of hit or miss (mostly Miss). But this could be because of personal tastes. - 6/10. Deserts were again... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We've got in the habit of coming here for family birthdays, the food is so delicious. some of the highlight dishes are the pulled pork on bao, the Hervey Bay scallops and the salt and pepper prawns. It's a slick and busy restaurant, so we generally are out if there within 1.5 hours, but always happy with the experience.

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Darwin, Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I was recently invited to lunch with some colleagues when on a business trip to Sydney. I had not heard of this place so there were no prior expectations. There are now and I will need to make a point of trying the mains next time. The reason being is that we sampled so many of the entrees' that there... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had some pretty high expectations for this place based on some of the previous TA reviews but was sorely disappointed in so many ways. First up, the ambience of the place is less than ideal. It was pretty busy for a Tuesday night and there were a couple of larger groups in the restaurant. It all felt a little... More

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Have been wanting to try this restaurant for a while now, mainly because I love where it is, on the little laneway adorned with birdcages. Plus China Lane is always busy, a good sign. Had lunch there today with friends and we all agreed the food was very good. The staff were also very nice and the food came out... More

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India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stopped by this place with a business associate. When I asked for Vegetarain choice, Waiter pointed me to the section which said "Jai - Vegetarain". We have ordered tomato rice with vegetable, fried tofu with vegetables, and lettuce wraps. All of them were cooked to perfection, oozing with rich flavor and taste. More than pleasantly surprised

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NSW
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

From the welcome to the service to the food to the overall experience of the guests. This place has it all. 11 of us went out- had the only private dining room to ourselves. Would go again in a heartbeat!

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

China Lane location is very convenient for tourists!!! The ambiance and the service is perfect. The unbelievable Chef's knowledge, his perfection and special touch to each dish, made our dinner, an unforgettable experience. Every bite is packed with flavor and presented with perfection. We order several dishes, but I especially liked the dumplings, the fried rice and the desserts!!! Food... More

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Brisbane
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As someone who historically chooses China Doll or Spice Temple when we want good quality Asian/Chinese food when in Sydney, China Lane was going to have to be good to score a spot on our "favourites" list. And it was right up there with the other two - with meals seemingly slightly lighter than China Doll but with just as... More

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Additional Information about China Lane

Address: 2 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9231 3939
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 51
Cuisine: Asian

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