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Chinese Garden Teahouse


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Cafe, Chinese
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lunch on a wet Sydney day. Good heaters to keep you warm and staff offered knee rugs to those who wanted so dont let weather put you off. Food was very nice and setting is 5 stars...worth a visit of you have time

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MalleeRoot
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place to sit and relax with Chinese tea! This is inside the Chinese gardens in Darling Harbour and is well worth visiting. Hire a costume and then sit in for a tea to take you on your imaginative visit to China.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed May 4, 2019

venue for a group lunch .... Good banquet selection .....loved the Okra and mushroom dumplings .... Very good service ...very relaxed and friendly staff .... I would recommend "lotus" midst the beautiful gardens ....recommend for any celebrations.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank nalkum2017
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Every time we come to Sydney we visit the Chinese Gardens at Darling Harbour - it is a delightful, quiet, soothing, calm place. You would not think that you were in the middle of a bustling city ! We had of course noticed the Teahouse...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nyallg
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

The garden itself is great. No question. Very relaxing, clean, beautiful plants and birds. Brilliant. The disappointing part is the new restaurant. Previously, the garden had a cafe. The cafe was a informal eatery where you can get a simple snack or drink. You expect...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kah L
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

My favourite hidden gem in Sydney has now opened up in the evening and it doesn’t disappoint. 6 of us ate delicious Szechuan food with friendly attentive staff and great service with a backdrop of beautiful and peaceful chinese gardens and water features. Duck pancakes...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank LaineyH1212
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We visited the gardens and after had a very refreshing cuppa and scones. Great place to wander through the gardens and finsh off with just a sit and enjoy the surrondings as well as the Tea and food. by layout of yourteahouse.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Reading the other reviews makes this one seem redundant as we all seem to have had the same enjoyment and experience. We didn’t expect to have enjoyed this beautiful place as much as we did. Perhaps it’s the vibe, but I can guarantee you that...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank A8403OGdavidb
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Cup of tea (quite a few types to choose from) some yummy dumplings and a side salad, sitting beside the waterfall splashing over the rock wall, one of the most relaxing things ever, and the staff were so friendly and pleasant, AND all this in...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed October 6, 2017

This is the most wonderful teahouse, it is an oasis of calm and the best tea ever which as a true Aussie I should know...ha ha!!!

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank alan J
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July 20, 2017|
Response from MWandAW | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hanna, I posted a copy of the current menu with my review. It shows 1 GF option, being Gluten Free Tart and Side salad and also mentions Salad of the day. I hope that helps.
val c
December 31, 2016|
Response from MWandAW | Reviewed this property |
Hi Val, I posted a copy of the latest menu on my review. I know it is a long time after you asked your question, but it will give other viewers a good indication of the meals available. It mentions Chinese steamed dumplings... More
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