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China Doll

#16 of 4,598 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a table here for 4 of us and we visited on a packed Saturday night. The setting is great, as its on the waterfront, the service was good, the food was very good. But I simply prefer other restaurants in Sydney. In truth, it could be our own fault for not having the banquet which is reasonable value,... More 

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45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Originally had a booking for Friday but due to an illness had to change to Tuesday night. Absolutely no trouble at all. Arrived a little early, seated immediately with freshwater and given menus and told to relax and take our time. Which we did. Lots happening on the wharf that night so no hurry and plenty of entertainment. Server was... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A Chinese restaurant that seems to consistently provide quality Chinese food that is well prepared and unusual. We liked it.

Thank LarryR41
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rude services!!! I didn't recommend this place at all! The person taking the order had attitude and was not friendly at all

Thank Tonyacom
Sydney, Australia
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The al fresco area gave us fabulous views and a lovely sea breeze to boot. We chose the house special banquet for 2 people and at $62 per person gave us a wide selection of dishes to saviour. The service was impeccable.

Thank Jovan K
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very busy, popular place to dine but overall was a little disappointing. We were seated in the al fresco section with magnificent views on one hand but it was very noisy and hard to have a conversation. The tables were jammed very close together and the noise travels. Also the lighting was poor. The food was good... More 

Thank cas1411
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read mixed revues re China Doll, but I'm so happy I looked at the menu and decided to go. We flew in that night and had made an 8.30pm booking, requesting seating outside. The staff were incredibly helpful all the way through, our water glasses were constantly filled, they assisted us with our order and knew the exact... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a set menu for 22 people, and to my surprise, not a thing to complain about. Great food and seamless service. We weren't rushed between meals. Friendly staff, and nothing was to much trouble. Highly recommend

1 Thank Phillip P
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother was visiting for one night from New York so I wanted a restaurant with a view and with very good food, perhaps something not really available in the big apple. I decided that China Doll would tick both those boxes being on the harbour and having modern Chinese Australian cuisine. I have been there numerous times, mostly with... More 

1 Thank bel104
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

China Doll has so far never let me down.. I've been to this Restaurant a number of times, and on every occasion, the food and service was exceptional.. The Food not only is presented beautifully, each dish tastes sublime. Lots of subtlety in the use of spices... We were a group of 9 and ordered the Banquet.. Wow... generous servings...... 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$61
Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, 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?