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Marigold

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Level 4 & 5, 683 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9281 3388
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Today
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had lunch here and paid over $50 for 2 people for 4 dishes. Food was average and we thought it quite expensive. Did not select anything out of the ordinary but It seems like mostly everything was XL when it came time for the lady to stamp our card. I don't believe there is anything that is S (small) or... More 

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Thank Jean G
Sydney, Australia
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547 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is old school yum cha just like in HK - trolleys, crowded, loud, rude staff, quick turnover, hit and miss food. Some of the dishes are great - some best left on the trolley. Go early when things are still fresh - I am sure by 1pm many of those dumplings have been circling tables for 2 hours... Go... More 

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Thank LassiComeHome
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the good places to have dim sums that come out piping hot on trolleys. The price is reasonable and there's quite a range of dim sums to choose from. Just note that this place is always busy on weekends after 12:30pm.

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Thank FoodieRev
Frigiliana, Spain
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I come to Sydney (from Europe) I always make a point of coming here for Yum Cha. After my experience this week, I will not be returning. The staff almost without exception were rude, disinterested and sloppy. The place was dirty, and it feels like none of the staff takes pride in their work. Not one smiling or welcoming... More 

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Thank SpanishSen0rita
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first stop when arriving Sydney. Great varieties, plenty tables, we arrived Sunday morning and just walked in without booking. The trolleys came frquently and staff were very attentive.

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1 Thank Sophie F
Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good was served cold or lukewarm and tasted sour. Didn't finish the food and left Disappointing given some good reviews Won't be back

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Thank not_all_that_wander
Quirindi, Australia
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Sydney primarily to see a show & decided to eat at Marigold Chinese Restaurant.. was so disappointed as the food was as basic as could be.. simple Chinese food done badly, staff even looked unhappy at being there. Didn't leave much hope for the rest of us. Don't think that I've been in a place whereby I wanted to... More 

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Thank Annie2343
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've only ever come here for dim sum and we are never disappointed, even if it's a bit more expensive compared to other places around the area. Went there early today to beat the crowds, only problem with that is that the carts aren't coming by as frequently and some of the nice deep fried stuff is hard to come... More 

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Thank uninspiredbea
Udon Thani, Thailand
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the well established Dim Sum restaurant in town. We came early on a weekday so securing a table was smooth as silk. All the Sew Mai, Hat Gaw and Buns were just perfect.

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2 Thank Achara C
Australia
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We eat here whenever we go to Chinatown with visitors. A bit on expensive side and crowded but food is always good. Stuffed tofu, scallops with snow peas salt and pepper squid , all good. Service ok, dessert after meal was nice too. Typical decent Chinese restaurant and always maintain this and nice good restaurant so we always go there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 4 & 5, 683 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9281 3388

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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