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Golden Century

393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Chinatown)
9212-3901
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Ranked #724 of 5,205 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian
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Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Chinatown
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a great option for late night dinners. Great selection of food and fantastic seafood. Highly recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just about as authentic as you can get for chinese cuisine in Sydney - down to them bringing out the seafood for you to "inspect". I would highly recommend trying the pigeon!

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went here for dinner. When we came in, the receptionist/greeter told us to come in. But the table is too small. When we asked for bigger table to the captain, the receptionist is arguing with the captain with a loud voice in cantonese. They did not realize that I understood what they were saying because when we came in... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Recommended by our Hotel, we were delighted with the excellent seafood and other menu choices served in this busy and popular large scale restaurant. Recommended for an authentic and tasty chinatown dining experience offering szechuan and other cuisines, but most famous for seafood selected live. Although busy, the service was not delayed, and the food was delivered hot. Will definitely... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The food was done right. We ordered Sashimi Lobster with Hotpot (clear soup with vegetables), the head and legs was stir-fried with ginger scallion. Very good dish, the lobsters meat was so sweet and fresh. The stir fried dish was also very nice taste. The pippies stir fried with xo sauce was another good dish of the day. All eating... More

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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Went with a party of 11 approximately 10 days ago for a banquet birthday. Food was excellent and service OK. Peking duck is great and all food was well presented and tasty. Meal did not break the bank (although the wine bill wasn't pretty). Definitely recommend

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have been to this restaurant on many occasions over the last 10 years, and I must say it doesn't ever disappoint. On a Friday or Saturday night you will need to book otherwise you will be waiting in line for a table, even though it is quite a big restaurant over two floors. I suppose that must tell you... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Three of us went to this place after it being recommended by a friend, I visit china frequently and this place is run and set up like most restaurants in China so if you want a bit of an Chinese experience go to this place it ticks all the boxes, the food excellent could not fault it, a busy load... More

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Sydney, Australia
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344 reviews 344 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very good Chinese, but does not come cheap and gets very busy, so arrive out of hours or book. Open till the wee hours and it's still busy then. The seafood from the tanks is really good so tend to stick to it.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The last time I was at Golden Century was in 2007. It was busy, lively, good but nothing special to rave about. I was there again on 12 July 2014 to celebrate my mother's birthday. Ok, let's give the restaurant some credit where credit is deserved. The food was authentic, meals came out quickly, the tables were clean, the tanks... More

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