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Emperor's Choice Tea House

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Address: B 2 Castlereagh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9231 5032
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Yum Cha the Quay end not China Town

Tripped over this one a couple of months ago totally fixed my yum cha craving. Great place for lunch must make a booking food great - a little on the expensive price for yum cha... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2015
Tracey M
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Same as most of the mediocre Chinese restaurants around town. They do a lunch time yum cha as well as al a carte. Pricing not too bad, service very good.

Thank Drew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Has been around for several years and recently moved from Bond Street to Castlereagh Street. But worth the walk. If you like Yum Cha then this is as good as it gets and I have eaten at a lot of those similar venues in Chinatown. At the margin there are several that could match it but nonetheless, service, taste and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I regularly frequent yum cha/dim sum establishments so I have a certain level of expectations in terms of food quality and price for a restaurant in the Sydney CBD. We ordered a variety of dumplings and they were dry. Perhaps they've been out for a long time. We ordered two other dishes and the sauce was not right. We were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Food and atmosphere were good but we were shocked when we received the bill. Definitely wouldn't eat here again as the dishes were extremely overpriced.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Tripped over this one a couple of months ago totally fixed my yum cha craving. Great place for lunch must make a booking food great - a little on the expensive price for yum cha but a treat!

Thank Tracey M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

At first you would event know the place is there! It was nice food. Lots of courses. A bit expensive for Yum Cha but still good. Would recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit in 2weeks; seems to be a quiet place but once discovered I think could become a must go to in Sydney's cbd. Relaxed and rich decor, great for business lunch and dinner, also for a more intimate dinner for two. I have always been with friends and everyone always enjoys. The entrance outside doesn't do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

Great location, service and atmosphere. Very reasonable, and the pork belly is spectacular, highly recommended! Look forward to coming back.

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