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China Lane

#81 of 4,625 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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2 Angel Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 3939
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delicious dishes, served beautifully in a very friendly atmosphere. The service was impeccable and the wine list exhaustive. We would recommend the pulled pork, crispy chicken and the seafood entrees in particular.

Thank Trippers2013
Level Contributor
37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want a more interesting take of chinese food, this restaurant deserves a try. Great service, colourful dishes and exciting new tastes of the all-too-familiar chinese food. Open your mind and dive in. We did the set menu and and it was worth exploring your taste palette.

Thank Robin J
Port Macquarie, Australia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I always visit this restaurant when ever i am in Sydney and every time it always maintains a high quality cuisine. The duck pancakes were excellent and the mushroom croquettes rounded out a delightful meal. Will continue to visit whenever i am in Sydney

Thank daljj
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a walk in reservation at 6pm for an 8pm dinner. Staff were smiling and happy, always a good sign of a well run restaurant. Was seated promptly and drink orders taken quickly. Food order took a little while as we were seated as most tables were turning, but we had our drinks so all was good. We ordered... More 

Thank Greg S
Gold Coast, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmospheric restaurant where you eat with your eyes long before the food arrives....take time to take in the outside visual feast that seems to be an instagram hot spot....then continue inside to begin the journey into full stomach bliss....recommend ordering several dishes to share and taking to train and disembarking at Wynnard to allow a tipple or two....

Thank mumwise
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I often eat here before the theatre. The food is always good as is thr service. The menu is interesting, and we shall certainly go back to try more of it!

Thank Alex0tt0
Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended this restaurant which is located in a small lane near Martin Place. It was an excellent recommendation. It is a small shared dishes kind of place with mostly Chinese asian cuisine. The dishes we ordered were of a very high standard, without exception. There is plenty of flair in the composition of the food and the service... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant in central location. Food excellent and good wine list. Service of similarly high standard. Serving sizes are generous. Some mains are available in half portions – ask your waiter as it is not mentioned on the menu.

Thank 60Cam
Sarasota, Florida
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by one of the locals and it did not disappoint. Everything was mouth watering. We had a little trouble finding it since It is tucked back and off the beaten path but, it was worth tracking it down. First it is beautiful with tables inside and out. We started with the dumplings. They were all fantastic... More 

Thank Karen B
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If only the service was up to the same standard as the food, you would have a fine restaurant establishment and an amazing dining experience...

Thank Colin L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$44
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Angel Pl, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9231 3939

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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.
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