Charlie Chan's Bar blends a sleek, fresh design with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. This fusion proves an ideal place to socialise with friends, or simply sit and watch the world go by. The delectable cocktails, hospitable service, live sport screenings, pool tables and regular Happy Hours secure Charlie Chan's as the ...read more
Well priced drinks and comfortable seats in the Chinatown end of CBD. The menus looked really comprehensive for the restaurant, but we didn't get to stay for a feed. Also picked up a bottle of wine at the bottle shop. Very small space so limited offering, but you'll find something to wet your whistle.
The best thing about this bar is the "Flaming Charlie's" drink which not only taste great, but it's great value and really exciting to watch them prepare it. It's a shot that consist of a few different drinks and topped off on top with a drop of Chartreuse which is lit on fire. To draw more attention to the bar, cinnamon is sprinkled on top of the fire creating this spectacularread more
Very rude staff! Bought a jug of beer (which was served to me with an attitude), poured first glass then went to the toilet. When I returned the beer had been taken away! Went to explain what had happened at the bar and was told that I should inform the bouncer before I go to the toilet so it doesn't happen! What?!? I was only gone a minute! I complained aboutread more
The pub itself is not bad for a Friday night drink with friends as the drinks are reasonably priced for a City venue and the atmosphere pretty relaxed. Easy location for meeting up and convenient to all City clubs and transport. The bottle shop whilst convenient as it is open late is pretty overpriced and as it is a small shop they tend to stock mainly the higher priced prodcuts.
I might be slightly biased with this place because I go there so often, but I have to disagree with the negative review. The staff are in fact, quite friendly, you can befriend the bartenders and bouncers easily with the right attitude. Admittedly they are difficult if you don't have ID or if you are drunk, but that has only happened to me once or twice. You have to try theirread more