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“Yummy Yum Cha”

Orient Express Eatery
Ranked #75 of 207 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Price range: $20 - $31
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Modern Asian cuisine at its finest. Dinner every night and Yum Cha for lunch on weekends. Great selection of teas and wines, hand picked to complement the food. A necessary experience in Byron Bay.
Reviewed December 31, 2010

We went for a lunchtime yum cha during our holiday in Byron. It's not your traditional yum cha, but cooked to order from a menu. The food was delicious, i highly recommend the minced pork and noodle dish along with some of the best spring rolls i've ever had. Give the fried rice filled omlette a miss though, it's a bit bland. One downside is the incredibly expensive tea, i think it was nearly $8 per pot, something we are used to having for free at yum cha. But the delicious food is definetly worth it.

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Thank waughsl
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Reviewed November 13, 2010

Great Yum Cha, and dessert selections (including vego)

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Reviewed September 21, 2010

The most apalling meal ever. Dry rib special was like dog bones. Main course of crispy prawns had tough skin on which we were supposed to eat. Returned it. Replaced with duck bones. Husband had to change seats due. To discomfort. Still charged for a bowl of cold rice not replaced from our first main. Wine good but that is it. My advice....don't bother.

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Thank Goodweezel
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Reviewed August 7, 2010

We often naively feel more confident in choosing a restaurant when there are queues out the front door. In this case, treat that as a warning sign - keep on walking. From the almost aggressively rude manageress on the front door, who appeared to upset most diners to the chaos on the floor. The food had potential, but I'm afraid it was well and truly soured before we even sat down.

This place clearly survives on misguided tourists.

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Thank A_9
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Reviewed July 18, 2010

Was recommended by a local, but as far as Asian food, the taste was great, but quite a few items that was ordered from the menu was not available. Prices were on the pricey side of the scale.

Thank artsygeek
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