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China Doll

#23 of 4,187 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
City East
Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Malaysian
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4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
02 9380 6744
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 60
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing location, great style and fabulous wait staff!

The atmosphere is joyous and busy. Everyone is bustling, in a quite way. Diners are chatting to their well dressed companions. Gucci and Prada, fit well in this atmosphere, but so does business attire. The food is to DIE FOR. The banquet is just perfect and the chef tailored the items to cater... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Gingerbabe22
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is joyous and busy. Everyone is bustling, in a quite way. Diners are chatting to their well dressed companions. Gucci and Prada, fit well in this atmosphere, but so does business attire. The food is to DIE FOR. The banquet is just perfect and the chef tailored the items to cater for both a diner allergic to seafood... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First time at China Doll and we loved it. I took my girlfriend here for her birthday and was not disappointed. The Service was great and the food even better. The waiter was nice and even recommended we got half serves which we did. Will come back for sure!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Overall, very good. Summary: fast food, slow drinks, friendly service. The lady who served us could not have been more helpful. Getting drinks at the beginning for the 8 people in our party was rather slow. We had the banquet menu and had to ask them to slow it down because it we hadn't we'd have been home by 9pm!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Heard all lot of great things. Food was amazing Service was excellent Must go to Iconic Sydney Restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My girlfriend took me here for my bday dinner. The food was amazing. We each ordered the set menu which was comprised of about 5 different dishes including scallops and pork belly. Absolutely delicious food, great setting even though it was pouring with rain.!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Despite being born in Sydney I had forgotten how special it is to be on Sydney Harbour for lunch on a Saturday when the sun is shining… And China doll restaurant on the old Woolloomalloo Wharf is the place to do it… the Chinese/Asian Fusion food is to die for …doesn't really matter what you order..the various dumplings…the salt and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Very nice, up market restaurant. Not easy to get a table but if you do, then enjoy! Very good Chinese with an Ozzie twist! Service excellent! Sat outside with terrace heaters.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Being a big fan of londons Hakkasan , I was interested to try China Doll . You could not get two more different locations . Hakkasan a. Very different venue in a reconstituted car park in deepest darkest soho .China Doll , a premier spot on Woolloomolloo wharf .The China Doll menu is very much similar to Alan Yaus original... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wow..there are NO red lanterns, no paper serviettes, no plastic bowls in fact it looks nothing like your average suburban Chinese/Asian takeaway!! This place is in a great location, atmosphere, ambiance, great service, elegant table settings and FANTASTIC food with SO many wonderful choices!! If it's cool and sitting outside there are heaters + blankets if needed - just ask!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Our first time to China Doll and did not disappoint. We would go there again, not a place to go just out for dinner, is for special occasion as whilst it is a little expensive definitely worth it, the food was yummy, and the service was exceptional. Cannot wait to go again, as was our first time for husband's birthday,... More 

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Additional Information about China Doll

Address: 4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Phone Number: 02 9380 6744
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $75
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Malaysian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighborhood: City East
  • Phone Number: 02 9380 6744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $75
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?