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China Doll

4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (City East)
02 9380 6744
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Ranked #8 of 5,092 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $75
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Asian fusion
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: City East
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Came here for business lunch, our waiter suggested we share a few dishes between us, so we did, entries, mains and dessert great food and service everything was wonderful Thank you

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Havelock North
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This trendy restaurant is highly rated so we set off to Finger Wharf, Wooloomooloo with great expectations. We selected Pizzini Pinot Grigio from King Valley, Victoria ( $39.00 ) to accompany our shared choices and thought it very pleasant. Our menu choices were steamed Queensland half shell scallops with ginger and shallot - 4 each, corn and zucchini cakes with... More

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Belmont, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

In Sydney take the time to eat at China Doll- outstanding food. A little pricey but worth it as the food is excellent. It is very busy so plan on reserving a table. Highly recommend it!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

An outstanding dining experience. Having eaten Chinese food all around the world, including in China, the meal at this restaurant definitely ranks up at the top. In addition service was delightfully friendly, charming and helpful. If you are dining in Sydney - definitely add this to your list!

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We got told about this place and we certainly weren't disappointed. We ended up having the 2 Person Banquet. This along with the service and the setting were all amazing.... We had chilli squid for a start, followed by a Chicken Quinoa Salad, and the Pork Belly OMG!!! It had a caramel and chilli sauce which was not to overpowering... More

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Have been here a fe times both for work functions and with family. Every time the food quality and service has been top notch. Good to see that even when you are not ordering top of the line you still get the same service when you are with wife and kids. Great selection of dishes, and the banquet options are... More

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Sydney
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

First but certainly not last visit to this great restaurant. Had lunch for 3 on Saturday had heard the duck pancakes were good and weren't disappointed, the combination was sublime and the rendered fat like a duck crackling. We had the beef shin in a penang curry sauce and it was the best we have eaten, you could pluck sections... More

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Queensland, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Always a pleasure to dine at a restaurant that has a talented chef! The food was beautiful. The service was excellent with servers that intimately knew the food and were great with their recommendations not to mention the amazing view. Definitely worth a return trip!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of friends for a birthday. Banquet was fantastic, great selection of food, and variety was Devine. Wine selection great. Service was great thru out. Even fireworks over the harbour! What a surprise.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My wife and I have had a history of restaurant disappointment on our anniversary... this bucked that trend. The whole experience, from start to finish, was flawless. The spicy chicken wings were the best wings I've had in the 26 years since I got teeth. The smoked duck was tender and crispy. The dessert was delicious! The star though was... More

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