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China Doll

#15 of 4,637 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
City East
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4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9380 6744
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere and excellent service. Lunch and dinner both great would be back again.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

all of the food was good, but was it excellent and out of this world? No! There were a couple of highlights like the duck pancakes and the crab (the sauce was to die for). Beef was ok, fish was good, dumplings ok. Dessert the sago was great the other 2 things were only very average. Service was great ->... More 

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Katy, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was taken here by business colleagues and practically died after finishing because every single bite was a taste explosion for me! We feasted on a whole range of dishes including the Hiramasa Kingfish, Steamed Dumplings, Salt & Pepper Prawns, Fried Rice, and Chinese Greens. Our waiter was a treat and the weather was beautiful. If you can get a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was exceptional - we just loved the pork belly and the tofu. However, the service didn't seem to match the five star food and atmosphere - forgotten dessert menus, no follow up drinks orders and some bumbling by the waiters. Nothing too serious, but just something to note. We would go back.

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Thank jandjadventures8
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This has always been one of my favorite restaurants in Sydney! Food is absolutely amazing and staff are friendly and nice. Lovely location at the Woolloomooloo wharf by the water. Highly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it, love it, love it. Food great, cocktails great and for my 3 times I've been there service always great. On a side note the hot numbing wings are super tasty and addictive! Get there

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked by on a sunday night. Knowing that this place is always packed and you need reservations, we were pleasantly surprised when they told us that we could be seated. Only kitchen was closing in 15 minutes, so we had to decide what we wanted of the menu in 15 minutes. We choose the shared 6 course set menu,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn't booked a table but was able to get a nice cosy table at the back of the restaurant looking out towards the water. We decided to have the banquet tasting menu and found it to be quite adequate and satisfying. The food was hot and delicious, the service was attentive but not overbearing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the tasting menu - it was excellent, truly delicious and beautifully presented. As were the cocktails. The wine list is good, the ambience is pretty good though we didn't get the outside table we'd requested and I personally felt the table was too small and I was a bit 'hemmed in'. The service was really very average. Mistakes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, timely service and a vibrant atmosphere. A good wine list seals the deal - a very good restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $60
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighborhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9380 6744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?