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China Doll

#15 of 4,602 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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Adelaide, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food absolutely amazing, whilst expensive well worth the money. waiter Jan was both attentive & friendly. best restaurant along that woolomooloo wharf area as we also ate at another neighbouring restaurant and china doll was miles ahead in service & food quality

Thank SheehyFamilyUSA2015
Melbourne, Australia
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228 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were surprised that China Doll was so good; so good that our conclusion was that it was most probably the best Asian/Chinese food that we have had in Australia. The dumplings are superb. The scallops to start were excellent. The marron and eggplant main courses delicious. Even the desserts (panna cotta and sago, Asian style of course) were wonderful.... More 

Thank FunTimes030
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have eaten at China Doll and wanted to share the experience with friends for their anniversary.They said "this is heaven on a stick ".Our waitress was wonderful - beautiful girl with such a smile !! A cross between Anne Hathaway and Emma Stone - just gorgeous and nothing was too much trouble.The food is... More 

Thank dalees6365
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would definitely recommend China Doll for lunch or dinner. We started off with some amazing cocktails...the cinnamon julep was to die for. We then decided on the $89 banquet and it did not disappoint. Several dishes were served beautifully presented and were delicious. I normally am not a fan of Chinese desserts but the black rice pudding was unbelievable.... More 

Thank marychristodoulou
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

of course this restaurant is placed in a magic place with nice skyview. it is important to book an exterior table. but the great thing is that the food is at the same level of the views, really good. the service is also very pleasant. the quantities are very abundant. very recommended

Thank Sitohaus
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location and food was incredible. We got the fixed menu which was reasonably priced relative to what you got - left full and didn't finish several dished. Pork belly was best I've had and every course was well presented and tasteful.

Thank cmbaustin
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings
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?