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Chairman & Yip Restaurant

1 Burbury CL, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6162 1220
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Burbury CL, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

I was with a large group but nevertheless the time it took for the first couple of drinks wasn't up to the standard I was expecting. We were in a room to the side of the restaurant and the acoustics were terrible, making it very...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed yesterday

Chairman and Yip has been around for a long time, and it has morphed from a modern "traditional" Chinese Restaurant to a very modern elegant Chinese Restaurant. The menu seems to be much smaller, as were the portion sizes. The restaurant itself is unlike its...More

Thank 892glenl
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the minute I walked in, I thought mmmm, very nice. The staff were great tending to our needs. Unobtrusively going about their service. The food was oooohhhhh so delicious. We had one of the banquets. Ticked all the various taste buds,

Thank Eileen126
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner here mid-week as a small work function. We had the banquet which is standard fare for a group of about 16. The food was good, but I find that this style of eating, where you don’t know how much food is coming...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with 5 business colleagues here. We just asked them to bring a selection of dishes they recommend. A joy to be with do many people with no dietary requirements! All the food was delicious - obviously very upmarket Chinese not your standard fair...More

Thank TanSea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a conference trip to Canberra, friends wanted me to go to Chairman and Yip for dinner with them. I had previously been to the restaurant when it was located in the Canberra CBD and enjoyed it immensely. With the relocation to the suburbs however,...More

1  Thank Debster1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for of us great evening was had fantastic service and food my opinion not quite as flavoursome as Ottomans food ottoman should be the hatted restaurant out of the 2 in my opinion

1  Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Each time we visit Canberra we are still in love with the elegant Asia food at the Chairman. The service and staff are very polite and helpful but the food is to die for. The steamed Murray Cod on a sea weed broth was welcome...More

Thank WAW2312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was impeccable. The service was excellent. The seafood medley was excellent. The mushroom and duck crepes were excellent as well as the crab corauette. We had such a lovely dinner. Thank you

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Li chung wai, Guest Relations Manager at Chairman & Yip Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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our pleasure .

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to have lunch with friends at their recommendation. Glad we did. The food was superb, the staff knowledgeable and attentive and the venue sublime. It is not cheap, but it doesn't disappoint. I would recommend this restaurant to others who are looking...More

Thank Why E
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Questions & Answers
9 April 2016|
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Response from Cr1tic | Reviewed this property |
It's more fine dining than take away. But no harm in asking them.
21 August 2015|
Response from Stephen J | Reviewed this property |
No, The Chairman and Yip is closed Mondays.
21 August 2015|
Response from mark s | Reviewed this property |
I just checked their website and it Is only Open Tuesday to Friday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Burbury CL, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6162 1220
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Modern Cantonese cuisine served in a elegant and spacious surrounds. Private dining areas and balcony garden area available. Suitable for intimate dinners, group dining and corporate. Part of the Chairman Group (Canberra, Hong Kong), leading restaurant group operating for over 35 years.
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