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393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9212-3901
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12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mud crab was delicious but quite expensive. Very popular. Service was pretty good too. Next time I would like to try their fish. Be careful not to over order.

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Thank Leish T
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

OMG what a letdown the food wasnt very good. Th staff were so rude and miserable. Especially the short stocky cranky waiter. He never smiled once and kept leaving us while we tried to order. Never..ever again i dont care if thats where our top Chefs go they'd be treated better than us. Watching the staff they do not care... More 

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Thank Narelle T
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Sydney we always head the Golden Century for dinner and have done so for over 15 years usually twice a year. Over the last 2 - 3 years there has been a down hill slide in the service from waiters who seem indifferent to taking orders, extra wine etc. Having said that the food is always excellent. The... More 

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Thank Glenn6849
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's face it, the golden century is the restaurant to go to in the middle of the night with your friends, half drunk or completely drunk, when you're hungry, but don't want crappy pizza or kebab! The ignorant, almost on existent service is perfect! You don't have to have weird small talk. The waiters are still always around to refill... More 

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Thank Christina S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our taxi driver recommended this restaurant. It was a huge disappointment. The prices are very high, the decor is lack luster and the food is mediocre. need I say more?

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Thank Paola921
Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our last dinner in Sydney. Good food but terrible service...... Maybe expected too much. Not sure if we come back.

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Thank Tori551968
Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DECOR- seriously? Old tired and almost dirty looking. Dim those lights...felt like I was eating a a cafeteria. FOOD- Bland soup apart from one that was average...rice- nothing special- MUD CRAB- pretty poorly presented and tiny bits of shell all through it. If paying this much - over $150 for 1 crab you expect them to pick out the shards... More 

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Thank lavitabella
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Chinese restaurant right in the middle of China Town Great place to eat, food is very good but a little expensive Service is good with staff at your service always throughout the meal Staff are very attentive

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Thank murraysawyer
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Table for 11 and the waiter kept trying to argue with us that we didn't need a main each as they were enough for three people. They weren't we ate all 11 mains and a big plate of rice and another of noodles. We also had a small entre and some deserts. He was wrong but we didn't mind because... More 

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Thank Grantwatson777
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went there for dinner with friends on a Friday night. It's a great place to go for dinner after hanging out in Sydney's Chinatown. Food is excellent, great value, friendly and helpful staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 9212-3901

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.