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“great like its big sister China Doll”
Review of China Lane

China Lane
Ranked #102 of 6,492 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $45
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed November 15, 2012

China Lane is a great addition to Sydney city dining. Staff are friendly and efficient providing just the right amount of attention through the evening. Having eaten several times at China Doll, I spent the night making comparisons in my mind, and all were positive. Being a group of 4, we chose the banquet menu to make things easy, there were 2 choices, and everyone at the table agreed afterwards that it was the way to go to experience a wonderful array of flavours across a quality range of entrees, mains and dessert. Each course comes out separately so there was no problem fitting plates on the table and serving size provided plenty for each person from each offering. We didn't leave hungry. The kitchen was very accommodating when asked to alter one dish to suit one member of our group. Wine list is good and fairly priced by Sydney standards. Came away thinking overall better value for money at China Lane than its big sister at Woolloomooloo (maybe it's a premium for the view!) but you will still find me a fan of both establishments.

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Thank Emanpee
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

Tucked away in the lane way of Angel Place is China Lane. An Asian-Fusion restaurant serving great food with great service. We were actually wanting to go to Jamie's Italian for dinner but their no reservation for under 6 persons really sucks as the wait on the Tuesday night was an hour and a half! So we walked over to Angel Place and decided to dine at China Lane instead.

To our surprise,the food was great. It offers the traditional Asian flavours, but with a twist. You can also taste the fresh ingredients used in their dishes.

Sitting on one of the outside tables, the chirping of the "birds" was also an interesting feature.

The only negative note of the night was the toilets...

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Thank Tony Y
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

Tucked away down an inner city lane way this restaurant exudes charm. The oh so pretty light installation outside sweeps you into a very mod take on Chinese. Start with a lush cocktail while you peruse the menu. So many interesting choices all with a new take on traditional cuisine. Try as much as you can because it is all sooooo good.

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Thank Rosemary S
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Reviewed November 10, 2012

I went with group of friends for lunch . We had the banquet menu . Few of my friends had allergies . The food they served all of us were amazing . We didn't complain about a single dish ( very rare for 12 females ) . Every dish came on time and had the perfect portion size .
We all had a very good time .

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Thank SydneyCdp
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

Had a great evening at this fabulous establishment. Our waiter was fantastic - attentive but discreet. The food was to die for. 100% recommended!

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