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Golden Century

#811 of 4,917 Restaurants in Sydney
€€ - €€€Chinese, Seafood, Asian
393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (60 reviews)
“live seafood” (34 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (44 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 682 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We have dined at the Golden Century whenever we came to Sydney and this restaurant never disappoints. A party of 6 (my wife, daughter, son-in-law, sister and her husband) has booked a table weeks before knowing that the restaurant will be busy over Chinese New...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Golden Century used to serve good authentic Chinese seafood dishes. However, after my visit last week. I think this place is not worth to go at all. I have ordered the ginger shallot crab, pipis in xo sauce vermicelli and stir fried beef. I was...More

1  Thank Food_N_Ser_Critic
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were very hungry at the day, anxious to eat! The staff looks so tired, it was 3:00PM.....they were all very slow....and looks angry.....the seafood hot pot was ok, not excellent, but cost 48AUD! Every other dish was very expensive too! The service was very...More

Thank lee08br
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some wonderful Chinese restaurants in Sydney. Don't waste your time with this one. It must be the worst restaurant experience I have ever had. The food was terrible and we have never been treated so disgustingly in our lives. Where do I start?...More

1  Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner with friends. Started off with lobster, oysters and ocean trout sashimi. Next we had live crab sautéed in butter and garlic and the rest of the lobster serve stirfried salt and pepper style. Stir fried clams with rice cake in a...More

Thank drl_smit-may
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For many years I came to this restaurant and spent a fortune ordering live seafood and would rave to everybody how good it was. I actually had a private room for my 40th, 7 years ago, and had a tremendous night. But today I came...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a simple meal with family of 3. Nothing fancy was ordered. Just family dishes. Reasonably priced and the food came in hot, fresh and tasty. Personally, I think nowadays this place is geared towards the mainland Chinese and local Aussies, rather than for a...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is legendary for a reason! Open til super late. Great food, amazingly fresh seafood. Always busy. Delicious traditional Chinese dishes. Plenty of live seafood in the fish tanks. Fast efficient service

Thank AndrewCxx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a vacation over the Sydney summer and one thing I wanted to do was try the Golden Century as I wanted to try genuine Chinese food and had been told this was one of the best places to get genuine Chinese food in...More

Thank JJW63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to Sydney and wanted some good Chinese food. Our hotel recommended this restaurant, which was a big mistake. Extremely overpriced and poor quality food. We got seated quickly but service was very slow and non-responsive thereafter. We ordered various dishes and one...More

Thank mcorbin560
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the
entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk
through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where
aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers
transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors
can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the
neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From
yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the
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19 February 2015|
Response from Narelle T | Reviewed this property |
What access i am a nurse and you would have to pick the person up and carry them in and out uuuggghhh.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 9212-3901
  • E-mail
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