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“good night out with friends” 5 of 5 stars
Review of China Doll

China Doll
4/6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (City East)
02 9380 6744
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Ranked #12 of 5,199 restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $0 - $75
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Asian fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: City East
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“good night out with friends”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

the food was sharing style, good when you are with close friends. the flavours were fresh, light and amazing.
we had a little problem with a piece of plastic in the food but the waiter fix the problem with ease. you deducted the dish which had the plastic in it and gave the whole table a dessert platter and a cocktail each . they're service is great and we will be back.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best Asian in Sydney”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Have been to china doll on many occasions the location is great especially for lunch as the view is great. The food is excellent on all levels and I would compare the food with PF Changs in Hawaii. Selecting one of the banquets is the best way to go if there are 4 or more people as this way you get to try a variety of the great dishes on offer. This would have to be one of the only restaurants in Sydney that I have come across that will adjust dishes to meet any allergies that people may have for that individual and they only change the dish for that effects the person with the allergy. The service is very good and nothing is a problem. If you like Asian food this should be on your list to try.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Fabulous experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We chose China Doll after checking out all the restaurants on the wharf. Having just had a huge walk and recovering from a big night, a good meal was in order. We had the banquet for 2. Which was all fantastic. Also saved us having to choose. It was great food just kept coming and complimented with a bottle of sav blanc. Staff are all very attentive and friendly. Would definitely go again when in Sydney.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“dinner with friends”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The evening was still and mild, perfect for outdoor dining at China Doll on the Wharf at Woolloomooloo, and for catching up with friends. . We were lucky with our very attentive and caring waiter. The lamb straps dish was delicious for me who does not like fish, my partner loved his sea food curry. We didn't need sweets but the wine was not exactly as ordered, althoug it improved on opening and sitting for a while, but the waiter brought us a selection of sweets hoping to make up for the disappointment with the wine. An excellent bit of PR as we will be back!.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This restaurant may be expensive for Chinese but it is so worth it. The quality of the food is simply stunning and its location on thr wharf in wooloomooloo is fantastic one could not ask for a better dinning experience

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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