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China Doll

#15 of 4,628 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
City East
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4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9380 6744
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Katy, Texas, United States
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was taken here by business colleagues and practically died after finishing because every single bite was a taste explosion for me! We feasted on a whole range of dishes including the Hiramasa Kingfish, Steamed Dumplings, Salt & Pepper Prawns, Fried Rice, and Chinese Greens. Our waiter was a treat and the weather was beautiful. If you can get a... More 

Thank Kevin W
Pretoria, South Africa
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was exceptional - we just loved the pork belly and the tofu. However, the service didn't seem to match the five star food and atmosphere - forgotten dessert menus, no follow up drinks orders and some bumbling by the waiters. Nothing too serious, but just something to note. We would go back.

Thank jandjadventures8
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This has always been one of my favorite restaurants in Sydney! Food is absolutely amazing and staff are friendly and nice. Lovely location at the Woolloomooloo wharf by the water. Highly recommended!

Thank Reinaaaaaaaa
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love it, love it, love it. Food great, cocktails great and for my 3 times I've been there service always great. On a side note the hot numbing wings are super tasty and addictive! Get there

Thank sidelpizz
Breda, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked by on a sunday night. Knowing that this place is always packed and you need reservations, we were pleasantly surprised when they told us that we could be seated. Only kitchen was closing in 15 minutes, so we had to decide what we wanted of the menu in 15 minutes. We choose the shared 6 course set menu,... More 

Thank Carly S
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't booked a table but was able to get a nice cosy table at the back of the restaurant looking out towards the water. We decided to have the banquet tasting menu and found it to be quite adequate and satisfying. The food was hot and delicious, the service was attentive but not overbearing.

Thank Andrew V
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the tasting menu - it was excellent, truly delicious and beautifully presented. As were the cocktails. The wine list is good, the ambience is pretty good though we didn't get the outside table we'd requested and I personally felt the table was too small and I was a bit 'hemmed in'. The service was really very average. Mistakes... More 

Thank SaraLB70
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, timely service and a vibrant atmosphere. A good wine list seals the deal - a very good restaurant.

Thank YaulRaula
Sydney, Australia
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209 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dined here last month. This place is always packed out. We had the best waiter , knew everything on the menu inside out and smiled and chatted all night with out going overboard. The food was spectacular , as always. We tried all the dumplings on the menu , the duck pancakes , the beef and pork belly dishes -... More 

Thank DavidBasilious
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I went for lunch at China doll and had such a great experience! Had the buffet for two and each meal was better than the last! From the very first serving to come out, the food was delicious! Both my husband and I went to China doll with the thought that we may be dealing with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$60
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, View
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
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighbourhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9380 6744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?