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Red Chilli Sichuan

Central Business District
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Shop 3 51 Dixon St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9211 8122
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South Australia, Australia
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 star, ok food, interesting dining experience, staff freindly, would not go again, a busy restaurant environment

Thank Dean M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1,031 reviews
540 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I've always enjoyed Sichuan food and one of my all time favourites is a Sichuan restaurant in Chinatown, Singapore. This was my first visit to Sydney and I saw this place, Red Chilli at the edge of Chinatown. I had to try it. I went there twice. I tried their Beef in chilli oil. Here it's a little thicker in... More 

Thank percyvakil
Phuket, Thailand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Waited a short time & were warmly received. Service was OK. Food was good and the price was reasonable. Not the best place in world that I have ever eaten, but the experience was very pleasant.

Thank SeasTrav
Seven Hills, Australia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a favourite spot for my wife's family. Being from the south of China they love Hot and spicy food and this restaurant never fails to deliver. The food is full of flavour and always has plenty of Chilli. If you like real chinese food rather than Westernised chinese then this is a great choice.

Thank Steven W
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

this place is so ordinary. everything was drowning in the same strong msg flavour, not proper Sichuan chilli. no discerning difference in flavours between dishes. we had to actually order more chilli to give the food more heat. super disappointing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Floyds Knobs, Indiana
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We ate at the Red Chilli Sichuan last week after wondering around China Town for an hour or so. We loved the food we ordered, and we all shared everything. The Kung Pow chicken was delicious, but my sons spicy beef tips (we can't recall what they were called) were even better. It was strips of sweet and spicy beef... More 

Thank DougL
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Apart from the traditional Chinese decoration, this restaurant did not impress us. We ordered a smoked lamb chop, it tasted like either over cooked or low quality lamb, very hard to chew. I was surprised a couple of other hot dishes were served in 2-3 minutes right after they were ordered, it suspect they were pre-cooked, stored in a fridge,... More 

Thank JSmithDD
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

if you like spicy food, this is the one. Be sure you can handle this traditional Chinese spicy dishes.

Thank Sofia_Syd
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Super love the fish fillet in hot chilli oil, pigs ears and popcorn chicken! For those who love seafood, they have live lobsters and abalones too.

Thank geniusgirlj
new york ATL
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

we were excited to try this place for the first time based on the reviews, but we had a very bad experience. service so slow even when we waved down the waiters. we waited 10 minutes for drinks, another 10 before we could place an order, then another 20 for the starter, which was overpriced and not very good. after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 51 Dixon St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: (02) 9211 8122

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

Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.