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Chinese Garden Teahouse

St. James
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Shop #18, 201 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9281 4197
Today
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Relaxed Atmosphere

A very relaxing evening, great place. I would like to come back and sample more. Worth it if you don't have any ideas to try new places.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2014
Kathryn H
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Wollongong, Australia
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7 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Chinese Gardens, never been before. Beautiful, tranquil, fun for the kids. But the tea house does not live up to any of that. The setting is nice. But there's no gluten free food, nothing suitable for the kids and unless men eat quiche, nothing for them either.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A very relaxing evening, great place. I would like to come back and sample more. Worth it if you don't have any ideas to try new places.

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Gold Coast
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We had enjoyed a very relaxing and stimulating stroll through the Chinese Gardens and were delighted to come across the Tea house on our way out. We ordered Dim Sim, Gow Gees and Pork buns with drinks and the total bill was $23.50. Now that is good value. We sat overlooking the lake and watching the enormous Coy Carp and... More 

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Wellington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

It was very tranquil walking around the gardens and my daughter loved dressing up as a Chinese princess for an extra $10. We were looking forward to a pot of green tea and soaking up the pond and fish but the the tea house said that they were only selling cold drinks because there was a function on that night!... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Great way to fill in a couple of hours to wander and have something to eat although food wasn't that great.

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Brisbane
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

I have been to these gardens quite often, they are stunning. This time at the teahouse we had the smoked salmon sandwiches and a pot of green tea. You feel like staying there by the waterfall but alas more adventures await.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop #18, 201 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > St. James
  • Neighborhood: St. James
  • Phone Number: (02) 9281 4197

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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