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“Very YUM cha!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of China Beach

China Beach
43-45 North Steyne, Manly, New South Wales NSW 2095, Australia
(02) 9976 0050
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Ranked #21 of 217 Restaurants in Manly
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Very YUM cha!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We were greeted warmly, and made to feel like VIP's from start to finish, even though the restaurant was busy. Excellent cocktail first. The food was amazing. So many great flavours! Can't wait for an excuse to go back!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“3rd time still excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you're looking for a wonderful restaurant in Manly look no further then China Beach, cheery staff, excellent Asian food. None of those awful gluggy chinese dishes here, all full of flavour and very modern

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 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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5 restaurant reviews
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“Our Favourite Restaurant in Manly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The food is fresh and full of flavour and the vibe is great. Our favourite entree is the scallops and dessert is the sago with coconut milk and passionfriut...yum!

Visited May 2014
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“Imaginative Asian, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate here 3 times during a week in Manly. I was a bit reluctant when I looked at the menu: normally a restaurant that covers Thai, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Japanese etc does none of them well. One meal convinced otherwise: dishes range from good to excellent, and from quite trad to imaginative twists on an old theme. Staff were excellent - they knew the menu, would give an opinion on quantity,selection and wine match, and I didn't notice my water glass being kept topped up. The service was quick, and turnover decent, so there was always a table looking onto the beach in a busy holiday week.

Highly recommended.

Visited April 2014
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“Grab some friends and join the rodeo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Just metres from Manly beach is this stylish modern Asian restaurant, adorned with a contemporary red and white décor. The menu focuses on pan-Asian cuisines with head chef and co-owner, Mai Busayarat throwing in some of her own family’s curries and Southern Thai flavours. Meals are huge so grab some friends to share with, standout dishes include the crispy skin free range chicken with Javanese peanut sauce and the twice cooked free range duck with sweet tamarind, lychee & ginger sauce. The cocktail menu is very cleverly designed with Asian influences and loads of flavour, try the Rickshaw Rodeo with homemade blood orange jelly, lychees, Cointreau, vodka, lime and mint. It’s better than dessert

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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