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The East Chinese Restaurant

1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 6868
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing Vivid my sister and I capped off a great evening with some of the best Chinese food I have tasted in years. The cocktail wasn't too bad either!

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A;though early and no bookings we asked if they had a table for four, they took a reserved sign off a table and we were seated, it was pouring with rain but the umbrellas sheltered us and we ordered the the main course for four....More

Thank cintraNewZealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined here several times with friends and never been disappointed. Great food. Excellent position. Will go back.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what a meal, what great service, what a great menu and a wine list like no other Chinese you'll ever see. the waiters are very professional and give you attention that feels special. and I watched them repeat that all night as other guests...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I visited this restaurant last month before we went to an evening show at Sydney Opera House; what a pleasant experience. The staff were polite & efficient, the menu extensive, & the food fantastic. The restaurant is 5 minutes walk from the...More

Thank seajay44
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is a kind of place that is difficult to describe. Perhaps it is typical of what you would find in the main tourist location. The service was simply ordinary. We got what we asked for but no more, no personality nor interest in helping...More

Thank lillsmi02
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We love this place and go there quite often even though we live in Dural, 40 kms out of the city! The food is always good, fast and efficient service but the view is quintessential Sydney. Where else can you eat great Chinese food a...More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Luckily we were there at 6pm we had no booking dinner before ballet at opera house Food was amazing service very good price good taking into account setting with spectacular views Will definitely return Advise bookings as after we were seated there was a long...More

Thank Renee f
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We dined at The East before seeing Billy Bragg & Joe Henry at the Opera House. There was a giant cruise ship docked across the quay and a real buzz around town. My online booking worked a treat - table outside as requested and they...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very good cooking and good location. The food was well cooked. Things like the spring rolls were crisp and not oily, likewise the Singapore noodles were excellent as were the vegetables. The service was prompt. Highly recommended for such a popular tourist spot

Thank Anthony R
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Macquarie St, 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 9252 6868
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