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“Good modern Chinese”
Review of China Lane

China Lane
Ranked #109 of 6,482 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $46
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed February 1, 2013

Terrific food. Simple as that. We only had savory dishes but then again I rarely eats sweet things in Chinese restaurants. The vegetarian dishes were really good in particular. Decor was was modern and funky in a buzzy part of the city. Wine list was good and in essence this is a more cutting edge Asian that pulls it off.
My family eat a lot of Asian food and all of us enjoyed the meal a lot.
Highly recommended.

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Thank Mwills2
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

It was hot and as the evening progressed, the clientele became younger and more boisterous but the layout does not accommodate "active" guests with loud voices so go early. We had chili lemongrass cuttlefish, good balance and not too salty. The dumplings were well liked by others but not by me. The wok fried Asian mushrooms with tofu was very good but the highlight was caramelised pineapple cake with coconut ash and liquorice ice cream (accompanied by moscato).

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Reviewed January 12, 2013

We had high expectations but left somewhat disappointed.
The food was just okay. Limited menu selection.
Desert was just hopeless.
Wine selection was good.
Service was good.
Location is questionable ... Near sleazy night clubs ....
No coming back in a rush.

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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Very nice venue to go with friends for a dinner. The food was very nice (we went for the banquet menu) and the restaurant was very accommodating in terms of swapping out dishes for vegetarian for one of the guests. The only issue that we had was that the service was slow at times, but that was recompensed by a nice atmosphere at the restaurant.

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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Dined with a Family group and found wait staff very helpful when we asked for a larger table. Sit outside and enjoy the sounds of songbirds from the installation that decorates the courtyard. We shared all our dishes and all were tasty and well presented. Our server and the kitchen made allowances for a 5 year old fussy palate and he ate well. A hidden gem.

Thank Sasamat
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