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Dumpling Story

52 Cleary St | Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dumplings” (53 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52 Cleary St | Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best all-rounder Chinese restaurant in the city. Consistent, excellent simple menu, chilled out atmosphere, busy delicious little place. If you like simple authentic Chinese food, great dumplings and guaranteed consistent excellence.... this is your place.

Thank chungo m
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Newcastle. The dumplings are great, despite having thick skin. The crispy chicken is really good especially with the sauce that comes with it. This place has been the place i go to whenever i want to eat...More

1  Thank Agus P
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely quick dinner with friends. We were early and able to be seated. Looks like you need to book though. This place looks very popular and more I know why. Lovely fresh dumplings, pork buns, fresh and tasty and we also had a very yummy...More

Thank DutchyB
Reviewed May 21, 2018

i love this place. me and the family regularly visit and are never disappointed. the staff (yes have limited english) but are always very helpful and always attentive. cant go past green beans and pork mince or prawn and pork wontons. great value for money.

Thank btaverniti
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Been coming to this restaurant for the last few years. It has great pan fried pork dumplings and love the special fried rice but it is a bit oily. We normally get the whole fried barramundi.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 8:40pm and were told we could only have take away, despite advertising being open until 9pm. We had traveled in from Nelson Bay and didn’t want to have the dumplings sit in the car and get cold for an hour so we...More

Thank Raegan A
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

One of my pet hates is being seated next to a toilet and the door is constantly left wide open.Call me fussy but I don’t like eating my meal and gazing into the loo. We dined here on Tuesday night and it was busy with...More

1  Thank thewise0ldbird
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Have been here a few times and never been disappointed. It can get busy but its worth the wait for dining or take away. Its not greasy and always fresh.

Thank Madeleine J
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Very fresh and tasty Chinese food. Love the dumplings there all made fresh on site. Warning though once you start with this place you just can't stop! The waitresses are so sweet and great customer service. Only a small little place and it does get...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful feast of food with family to celebrate my birthday. So yummy and well priced. Great vegetarian food too. Loved the bok choy with ginger and soy, vego spring rolls, pork & chive dumplings and noodle dishes

Thank fmckay
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Mick H
January 16, 2017|
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Not sure about BYO but I got glass of wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Cleary St | Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 49653804
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