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393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9212-3901
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12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Good for:
Large groups
Entertaining clients

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  • 111
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent

First meal in Sydney. Scallops, fish, duck and pigeon. Average fare. The produce seemed fresh but preparation overall was average. The food did come fast and pricing quite responsible. Probably good for china town area. They are open till late and they have a decent collection of wine.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Malaka T
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

First meal in Sydney. Scallops, fish, duck and pigeon. Average fare. The produce seemed fresh but preparation overall was average. The food did come fast and pricing quite responsible. Probably good for china town area. They are open till late and they have a decent collection of wine.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Having been recommended as the best Chinese in a China town we booked. Staff friendly enough, ambience was lacking and food okay but not great very disappointed with the salt and pepper squid. $200 for two people was on the high side.

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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Disappointing experience, extremely noisy, staff abrupt, rude and wrong orders delivered. Food was good but not interested in a return visit.

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Encinitas, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Golden Century has been feeding the locals & tourists alike for over 25 years. We went on the recommendation of a waiter at another restaurant and were not disappointed. You can literally select the fish, crabs or shellfish that you'd like. It is weighed & brought to you for approval before cooking. Non-fish eaters don't worry, there are plenty of... More 

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Rotonda West, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to go here by our hotel. I made a reservation at 1pm for 8 pm that night. When we arrived there were hundreds lined up in the street waiting to get in. They did not honor our reservation and were seating people from the line outside who did not have reservations. We finally got to a table... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Normally you need to wait for a long time to get in... But we had luck that night... It was after 9pm... We didn't need to wait and we have a room! Food were good... But not sure if there is MSG... I'm a bit sensitive to this. The abalone was big and we ordered two ways to cook... That... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The food is nice but the price is a bit expensive but overall is good..the restaurant is under renovation when i went there last night so it's a bit small for the time being but i think it will be nice when they finish renovating the ground floor

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is usually one of my favourite places to eat, not anymore. My girlfriend and I had a table next to the fish and crab tank. Numerous times the fish fell on the floor after being bagged, and the waiters just simply put it back in the bag without hesitation despite how dirty the floor clearly was with foot prints... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went there for dinner on a Friday night. Ordered the fresh abalone which was a bit disappointing. It was tasteless so I dipped in a lot of sauce (eventually I can't even tell if it is fresh or not). Probably it should be tasteless (apologies for my ignorance) but I wouldn't have paid $200 for that next time. Stir-fried... More 

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N.Ireland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We ate in this restaurant and also got a take away meal from it. The food quality is excellent as is the service. A particular highlight is the variety of fresh fish (ie swimming in large fish tanks prior to being cooked). It seemed very busy so booking in advance should be considered. Prices are reasonable given the quality of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 9212-3901

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am

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