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The East Chinese Restaurant

9/10
516
1 Macquarie St, 2000 Sydney (NSW)See map

Average price A$50

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We serve authentic Chinese cuisine including live Seafood such as our fresh lobster dish, with indoor and outdoor seating featuring a view of the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

Restaurant menu

Chef Live Seafood (Lobster & Crab)
  • Average price A$50
Wasabi Steak
A$38.8
Pan Fried Fillet Steak Cube with Wasabi Sauce (Medium Well Recommended)
Dried Chicken Black Bean
A$28.8
Stir Fired Chicken Thigh Fillet (skin on) in Black Bean Sauce
Pineapple Fried Rice
A$33.8
Fried Rice with Diced Seafood and Pineapple Served in Its Shell

User photos

Chinese dinner go well
Pot
Seafood Chow Mein
Wasabi steak
Noodles + chicken + duck
steam ocean trout

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Reviews

9/10
Excellent517 reviews
9.1/10

Food

8.8/10

Service

9/10

Ambience

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  • Philippa H.
    Philippa H.

    August 7, 20222 reviews

    4.5/10
  • Alejandra b.
    Alejandra b.

    August 5, 202258 reviews

    8.5/10

    Good food , great service

  • Samantha S.
    Samantha S.

    August 4, 20222 reviews

    10/10

    Amazing Food , Frankie & Stephen and all the other staff were really kind . Wonderful location .

  • Kay L.
    Kay L.

    July 30, 20222 reviews

    10/10

    Great location for a very enjoyable meal. The food was fresh, tasty and good size servings. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

  • Louise D.
    Louise D.

    July 29, 20225 reviews

    8.5/10

    Great location and perfect for a pre-show meal with fast service and quality food

  • Ming c.
    Ming c.

    July 24, 20229 reviews

    10/10

    Today is the third time to be there since my first found it. It is still very good. So far it is my first choice for Cantonese food. We will be back. Very nice spot.

  • Seok Goan K.
    Seok Goan K.

    July 21, 202211 reviews

    9/10

    Good Chinese dishes with a wonderful view without the exorbitant prices you'd often encounter along Circular Quay!

  • Angela W.
    Angela W.

    July 19, 202211 reviews

    8/10

    Good but not outstanding food in a great and convenient spot. Excellent service.

  • Angela s.
    Angela s.

    July 19, 202225 reviews

    10/10

    Excellent food and service will definitely return .

  • Maria M.
    Maria M.

    July 17, 20221 review

    10/10

    It was my first time in this restaurant in the city, I booked a table of six, it didn’t disappoint us. Great food, good service. The place is very neat and clean. Highly recommended ????

  • Ji A.
    Ji A.

    July 14, 202241 reviews

    6.5/10

    Overpriced & didn’t have mud crabs when it’s something they promote. Good quality food & great service for a Chinese Restaurant. Wouldn’t be too quick to go again.

  • Shirley W.
    Shirley W.

    July 13, 20221 review

    9.5/10

    We enjoyed quick dinner here before the opera. The food was really good and the service efficient and friendly. Would definitely come here again.

  • Magdalina G.
    Magdalina G.

    July 12, 202230 reviews

    8/10

    Relaxing and convenient venue for lunch and dinner near Opera House. Good service and food, many choices on the menu. Excellent value with The Fork discount.

  • Trevor S.
    Trevor S.

    July 12, 20221 review

    8.5/10

    Gr8 food and very good French wines.

  • Janet N.
    Janet N.

    July 11, 20221 review

    10/10

    Km

  • JO Lo
    JO Lo

    July 11, 202233 reviews

    9/10

    Good are very high quality. Supertasty and authentic style. Staff are sincere. Just like a good local restaurant in Hong Kong!

  • Robert G.
    Robert G.

    July 5, 20221 review

    10/10

    Service was prompt. Food was delivered quickly. Food was delicious- very flavoursome. Would come here again.

  • Gayle P.
    Gayle P.

    July 4, 20221 review

    10/10
  • Roslyn M.
    Roslyn M.

    June 29, 20221 review

    10/10

    Just love East. Great location. Outstanding food and always impeccable service. What’s not to love?

  • Kate H.
    Kate H.

    June 29, 20223 reviews

    10/10

    Consistently great food and service

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Opening time
Open today

Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

How to get to the restaurant

1 Macquarie St, 2000, Sydney (NSW), Australia

About the restaurant

The East is Sydney’s leading fine dining Chinese restaurant by the Opera House, Circular Quay. With both indoor and outdoor seating with a view of the Sydney Harbor Bridge, we proudly serve authentic Chinese cuisine, offering a diverse and delicious menu inspired by rich Chinese history.

Our menu is very extensive, with dishes that are hot and powerful to those that are more mild and subtle. Whether you’re craving sweet and sour flavors, or steamed natural aromas, or perhaps exotic herbs and spices, The East has dishes that will tantalize your taste buds.

Features

Asian, , Birthday, Good for a business lunch, Good for families, Good for groups, , Traditional, , Christmas and New Year, , , Father's Day, Mother's Day

Services

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You can reserve the restaurant for a private event (Max. 60 people)

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