Asian Good for groups

Nine Dragons


Average price A$35

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price A$35 Special request
  • American express Welcome
Short Soup
Sweet Corn and Chicken Soup
Chicken and Chinese Mushroom Soup
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Ratings & Reviews


based on 111 reviews
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Quality of food :8.7/10
Service :8.5/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Natasha S.
    Natasha S.
    • one review

    Found the restaurant easily tucked away on Dickson Street, staff were helpful and attentive and bathroom facilities were clean. Food was hot and fresh and we found the servings decent for two people.

  2. Michael C.
    Michael C.
    • one review

    We were well looked after by the staff. The food was perfect. I recommend the honey chicken, the sizzling garlic prawns and the garlic sauced green vegetables.

  3. Linda H.
    Linda H.
    • one review

    This restaurant is wonderful! I booked for a group of 8 and we all enjoyed the delicious food, which was served in a timely manner. Staff are friendly and attentive without being too in your face. If you want an authentic Chinese Restaurant experience, I highly recommend the Nine Dragons. We will definitely be coming back!

  4. Evelyn B.
    Evelyn B.
    • one review

    Nine Dragons had a pleasant Chinese interior which was inviting however the airconditioning was not good enough to keep us cool on such a warm night. The service was a bit random with no real system in place and often had to ask several times for an item or wave someone down to order. The food was delicious and of a very good standard. Good value for money.

  5. A A.
    A A.
    • 276 reviews

    Very nice food, but quite expensive. Very expensive wine.

  6. A A.
    A A.
    • 293 reviews

    Food was good and portion is quite big, we orderred 4 portions of soup for 8 persons to share and 5 dishes and stuffed full. But food was quite salty so for those who are not used to eating salty food can try asking for lesser salt when ordering. Overall this is good restaurant

  7. Ross B.
    Ross B.
    • 7 reviews

    Great service and food

  8. A A.
    A A.
    • 262 reviews

    As soon as you come in, you are greeted by the stench of kitchen grease. That already is an indication of the degree of cleanliness of the place. Styling and decor are really dated. They need to refurbish. Atmosphere is very dark and gloomy. Food is tasty, but half of our orders came out cold. The other half did come out hot, but turned cold quickly, as if they were just “left-over stock” and just zapped in the microwave. We can not fault the service, though.

  9. A A.
    A A.
    • 285 reviews

    Some dishes were ok, others tasted like they had been prepared from frozen. Service was good, however would not return.

  10. Ross B.
    Ross B.
    • 7 reviews

    Great food and service, very friendly staff

  11. A A.
    A A.
    • 263 reviews

    Dim sim was good, but the stir fried vegies with scallops was a bit disappointed this time

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 273 reviews

    Ok food - pretty expensive for the quantity of food we had. Won’t be going back.

  13. David S.
    David S.
    • 22 reviews

    Food was great. Sitting on the outdoor tables along Chinatown was quite enjoyable.

  14. Simon O.
    Simon O.
    • 2 reviews

    Excellent food - especially the Peking duck and bbq pork. Service was a little lacklustre.

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 267 reviews

    As usual, can't mistake its hearty and delicious food wrapped in friendly and heartwarming service!

  16. RJ Z.
    RJ Z.
    • 27 reviews

    great service good food

  17. Mitesh S.
    Mitesh S.
    • one review

    Great family owned Yum Cha. Easily Sydney's Top 5 Yum Cha.

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 283 reviews

    They serve good tea and tea cups. Food was ordinary, but lots of choices.

  19. John r.
    John r.
    • one review

    Service a bit haphazard and drinks very slow to arrive. Food was excellent. A good night out.

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 255 reviews

    It’s ok, average - service, food etc. I wouldn’t go back in a hurry.

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How to get to the restaurant

39 - 45 Dixon Street, 2000, Haymarket (NSW), Australia, RestaurantAddress

About the restaurant

Yum cha all day long!

Nine Dragons restaurant set up shop in the heart of Sydney’s bustling Chinatown in the 1970’s and was one of the first venues in the area to start serving yum cha. The dining room is ornate and comfortable and the menus (both a la carte and yum cha) are well priced and extremely tasty. Their seafood menu is extensive and always a safe bet and there is also an excellent vegetarian menu to boot. Get here with a group of friends and family and get ready to eat big!

Best dish: yum cha.




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