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“Sensational chicken wings!”
Review of China Lane

China Lane
Ranked #111 of 6,482 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$46
Cuisines: Asian
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Absolute must-eat are the chicken wings. Spicy, tingly and completely delicious. The pulled pork on steamed buns are also fantastic. Tried to satay pork ribs too - a little salty for my taste, but still very tasty. I would recommend sitting outside on Summer evenings and enjoying the suspended bird-cage decor. Cocktails are good too - even the non-alcoholic ones. Wait staff are polite and helpful and well-informed about all dishes. Great place, will be back!

Thank Nikki S
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

This place offers everything in my opinion. Food is of top standard at a good price as well as the staff being professional but friendly at the same time. Definitely will come back.

Thank dommvancamp
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

Had wanted to try this restaurant for some time. We arrived on a very wet evening and stood for far too long waiting to be greeted and seated. Outside seating in the quirky underneath bird cage area was not an option on this occasion. Wait staff knowledgable, friendly and helpful with menu choices. The sashimi was a hit. Delicate and subtle flavours. I'd plan a return visit for that alone. Best I've had for a long time.

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Thank Dicey09
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

We had the $77 banquet - plenty to eat. Some courses were excellent e.g. wagyu beef massaman; hervey bay scallops with turmeric and chili; and the prawn san choy bao. Wine list was interesting and reasonably priced. Service was excellent and the meal was well-paced.

We can recommend this place.

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Thank Terry K
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

We went here on a Friday night just before a performance at the City Recital hall next door. We selected the pre-theatre menu for the Sydney Festival which appeared to be good value at $55 per head but unfortunately turned out not to be the case.

The meal started off well with our entrees of san choy bao and spicy chicken wings. Both were quite tasty, though we only got two pieces of iceberg lettuce with the former which was not quite enough. Also, why is this dish always served with iceberg lettuce when there are other varieties which would be more suitable?

The main courses however were most disappointing. One of these was supposed to be a dish of tofu and pumpkin but turned out to be two pieces of tofu and a piece of pumpkin with largeish cubes of rather hard white vegetable which was not interesting or easy to eat. The other dish was steamed fish which consisted of two fairly small pieces of fish. The main courses were served with steamed rice and greens but there was just not enough food to go with the rice.

It took quite a while for our main course plates to be cleared and we were given a smallish bowl of sago pudding as dessert which was OK but not memorable.

I noticed that the table of 3 next to us ordered a la carte and seemed to get much larger serves of food, so obviously this would have been a better choice. The place was packed and it seems to be popular place but it did not work out for us.

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Thank tripper71
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