Sydney’s Sumptuous Yum Cha

The cry of Yum Cha echoes in the hearts of us all. Luckily for you, we’re here to answer that call!


Mr. Wong


Whoever the mysterious Mr Wong is, it can’t be denied that he runs one beautiful restaurant. Polished timber floors, woven, bamboo-framed French chairs and classical Chinese stylings combine to create a uniquely elegant look, and the dim, atmospheric lighting bathes the whole place in a warm, inviting glow. Oh yeah, remember to save room for dessert! It’s amazing. Find out more

“Love this place! It’s so beautiful and has a sophisticated feel. You don’t go here for a quick tummy-fill, it’s more one to savour and take you time over, (so book!). We had lots of seafoody treats and they we all amazing.” – scallywaggle


Spice Temple


Neil Perry, you magnificent man! We ate at your restaurant and wow, was it something! If you picture your idealised vision of a Chinese restaurant, it probably won’t be too dissimilar to Spice Temple. This place ticks every box, from the décor to the service and, of course, to the food. Oh god, the food! Find out more

Food and experience was outstanding, the pickled cabbage salad and the ribs were standouts. The lady who served us was lovely even and picked up that it was my partner?s birthday so at the end of the dinner brought him a cupcake with a candle! Fabulous restaurant – foodie!!!


Iron Chef


As well as being everyone’s favourite 1990s cooking show, the name “Iron Chef” also holds significance as an outstanding Chinese restaurant in Cabramatta, with a dash of Vietnamese and a sprinkling of Thai thrown in for good measure. A real treat for the senses, this place is a sprawling mix of the modern and traditional, and is guaranteed to leave you a very full and happy soul. Find out more

Yum cha here in the morning and gourmet seafood here at night. the yum cha get really busy so it’s best to go early for lunch. My favourite is the lobster with xo sauce. Delicious! – Nina Bow


Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant


This place is a highly attractive and absolutely enormous palace of prime Chinese foodery in Chatswood, capable of seating up to 500 patrons at any one time. As you can imagine, the atmosphere is quite something when it’s all full up. Which is most of the time, come to think of it, as the food is the stuff of tasty, tasty legend. Find out more

I had a good experience here, with nice food and good service. Will be back again. – Hayley Warner


East Ocean Restaurant


Based right in the heart of Sydney’s famous Chinatown, East Ocean Restaurant is a bustling haven of golden lights, happy patrons and ever-trundling yum cha trolleys. This kingdom of Cantonese cuisine is both fully licensed and allows for BYO wine, and the seafood is some of the absolute finest you’ll find anywhere in the city. Go see for yourself! Find out more

East Ocean restaurant is perhaps one of only a few Chinese restaurants in Sydney that have stood against the test of time, attracting many customers and celebrity chefs alike. Located on the second floor of an original building, accessible via the steep stairs at the front (and elevators on the back), this more-than-spacious restaurant are always filled with people, if not packed. – Easternian


Golden Unicorn Chinese Restaurant


Tucked nicely away in Maroubra Road (like some devious little squirrel), Golden Unicorn puts the emphasis on friendly, efficient service and top-quality food. Open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner, you’ll find all the classic staples of a proper yum cha experience, as well as an amazing selection of extra dishes that’re bound to wake your saliva glands up. Find out more

Fantastic yum cha, value for money, quick amazing service. Everyone spoke great English, and there were numerous trolleys with a vast arrange of food. Best yum cha yet. Will definitely be going back! – Naomi Adams


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