Chinese food is more than just kung pao chicken and fried rice in Sydney’s food scene. We’ve handpicked our top 5 favourite Chinese restaurants that you need to discover this weekend!
1. Green Gourmet Newtown (Available on The Restaurant Choice Program)
Where: 113-117 King Street, Newtown
Opening Hours: Saturday: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 5:30pm – 10:30pm. Sunday: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
If you’re after a vegan and gluten-free option for Chinese food, Green Gourmet Newtown is known for serving hearty plant-based mock duck pancakes, pork buns, dumplings and desserts. We recommend trying their Golden Playtime Semifredo Cake which is Gluten Free!
2. Queen Chow, Enmore
Where: 167 Enmore Road, Enmore NSW
Opening Hours: Saturday: 5:00pm – 11:00pm. Sunday: 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Inspired by street food in Hong Kong, Queen Chow offers a fresh take on traditional Cantonese classics like barbecued ducks, live seafood, dumplings (steamed, baked and fried) and a diverse range dim sum made by dumpling chef Eric Koh. Trade in your Sunday morning brunch of avocado on toast for Buns n’ Bubbles Yum Cha with chilled out DJ beats.
3. Foogoo Restaurant (Available on The Restaurant Choice Program)
Where: 94B Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Opening Hours: Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Located in the heart of Longueville Road sits Foogoo Restaurant, Lane Cove’s latest addition to Chinese eateries. Foogoo serves classics that you would expect at a Yum Cha feast like dumplings, fresh seafood, buns and noodles dishes and dinners that include steamed barramundi and yes even kung pao chicken.
4. Mr. Wong
Where: 3 Bridge Lane, Sydney NSW
Opening Hours: Saturday: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 5:30pm – 12am. Sunday: 10:30am – 3:00pm, 5:30pm – 10:00pm.
Hidden in the pocket of Sydney’s urban laneways is Mr Wong Chinese Restaurant, one of Merivale’s leading and sophisticated Chinese eateries alongside its other eastern sister, Queen Chow. With late night Cantonese-style food, mouth-watering banquet menus, signature xiao long bao and gluten-free options, Mr Wong has set the bar high for modern Chinese cuisine.
5. Lotus Galeries
Where: The Galeries, Level 1, 500 George Street, Sydney NSW
Opening Hours: Saturday: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 5:30pm – 10:00pm. Sunday: 10:30am – 3:00pm, 5:30pm – 9:00pm.
Founded by restaurant owner Michael Jiang, Lotus Galeries was born as a recreation of Jiang’s childhood food dream. Lotus follows the movement of modern Chinese cuisine, embracing new world Shanghainese food with French infusion desserts. Lotus Galeries also pays respect to traditional Cantonese dishes through their classic yum-cha menu starring their famed Lotus dumplings.
Please note not all restaurants mentioned on this post are a part of The Restaurant Choice Program, to view all participating restaurants Click here.