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China Doll

#16 of 4,425 Restaurants in Sydney
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4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
02 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 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best pork belly of my life! Amazing location, great service, warm attentive staff and reasonably priced compared to other restaurants of this caliber. Highly recommend

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Thank Mikeyke
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently went for a group birthday dinner. Staff was very accommodating and beyond helpful.\ Made the experience so much fun. As we were a larger group we chose the set menu. and WOW was it delish., Options for EVERYONE! And we definitely didn't go home hungry. It wasn't my personal fav kind of food. but the atmosphere and share style... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited Sydney and almost without exception, book China Doll a couple of weeks beforehand. After multiple dining experiences there over many years, it remains consistently fabulous. Service is first class and the food better than that.

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Thank Les H
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here are amazing, they found us a table on a busy Saturday night. Our waitress was so helpful as my husband is allergic to garlic and she was very helpful on finding things he could eat. than to top it off they bought out a surprise dessert for him, such a nice touch. For such a fine dinning... More 

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Thank suzi742
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved, loved, loved our night at China Doll. The food was incredible and the service first class. The servings are quite generous, we had 3 small plates and 2 mains between four and couldn't finish it. Great wine & cocktail list!

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Thank laurajas
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food in a lovely waterside location. Our group of ladies had a great time. The service was good. This is a restaurant I would recommend to visitors from out of town too.

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Thank shantsrs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our visit to China Doll. This contemporary Asian-infusion restaurant is situated along the water, and has a really good atmosphere! It was virtually full when we visited over the weekend, however the kind man was able to squeeze us in despite no booking. The food was excellent, a little bit expensive however the establishment was beautiful and the... More 

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Thank Alex M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wandering around the wharf, decided to give this place a try. Was about 12pm, lovely manager said they were fully booked , but could give us a table if we finished by about 1.15pm . Agreed, were seated right inside , but still a nice view of the wharf and people outside. The restaurant was nearly empty , so I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated my birthday by having lunch at China Doll. From the minute we arrived to when we left the experience was exceptional. The waiter was great and very knowledgable regarding menu, in the end we left it to his suggestion and we were served 8-10 dishes of the most exquisite food! They catered to my husband seafood allergy with alternate... More 

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Thank Gail S
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW. Get those taste buds dancing. China Doll is a culinary delight. Sit down looking over the water. Attentive waitstaff who actually know the menu add to the positive overall experience. Not only did the food look amazing, all of the 5 dishes we tried (squid, wontons, salt and spicy prawns, Korean fish, Penang curry) made you make noises with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $61
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, 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: 02 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?