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4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (City East)
02 9380 6744
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Ranked #14 of 5,196 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $75
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Asian fusion
Neighborhood: City East
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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
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English first
Townsville, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Spent a lovely afternoon at this restaurant enjoying the food the wine and very accommodating service. We were tempted by the set menu and very happy we chose to do so. each dish complimented the next however we were becoming very full towards the fourth course. I will certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys Asian flavours, it's spot... More

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Sydney
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My second trip here in as many years.. I have to be honest and say for the price it was probably not hitting the mark as it should have. Our wait staff were attentive and lovely. We started with two different dumplings - they are very generous in size, however one was claggy and doughy and the other appeared to... More

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Wongan Hills, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We celebrated my best friends birthday here with her family who had flown in from overseas. Staff asked where we preferred to sit (inside or outside being a warm summers evening), food was to die for, service was excellent. Menu was a little confusing until it had been explained to us that it was set out for sharing, but once... More

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singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

It's modern Asian cuisine, mixture of chinese food and those from south east asia. The restaurant was packed on the night I was there for dinner. It was early week not weekend! Advanced reservation is advisable. I had prawn dumpling with green bean and red vinegar, steamed scallops with ginger for starters. The marinade fr the scallops though strong and... More

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NSW Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I must say I am not a fan of Sydney in general, however, our most recent visit included our first dining experience at China Doll. In short, it was fabulous and we will return on our next visit for another China Doll experience.

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Vienna, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Looked like they might just be remodeling but I would call first. Based on reviews we were keen to try it. Lovely area. Have it 5 stars as did not feel it fair to pull down its rankings but did want people aware to call.

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Melbourne, Victoria
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Ate here with 15 business colleagues, had the banquet. Beautiful food, probably not enough though in my opinion, but beautiful nonetheless. First few dishes, there simply wasnt even enough for everyone to try the dish! Chilli calamari and Tea smoked duck were the highlight. Service very good, would recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

China Doll has officially become my favourite restaurant in Sydney. I had heard of this restaurant for a while, but only dined there for the first time 18 months ago. Since then, I have been back five times and have also recommended it to lots of friends, as well as booking it for work functions. I love it. The cocktails... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

What an experience..! The food was to die for. We had Tapas style for 4 including prawns, several styled dumplings, pork belly, oysters, marron and desert. All were some of the best we have ever had served to us. The wine list is to die for...! And the view over Sydney harbour is one of the best. Seriously, one of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

We have been twice and highly recommend. Staff are friendly, fun and switched on. Could not fault the place.

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