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Happy Chef Chinese Restaurant

) #570 of 4,624 Restaurants in Sydney $, Chinese, Asian
266 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 3423
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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“wonton soup” (6 reviews)
“laksa” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
266 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
Neighbourhood: Newtown
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A trusted place for yummy Chinese food that always hits the spot! Huge selection to satisfy any cravings - rice and noodles, soup and stir fry, sweet sour, spicy, lemon sauce ...the list goes on!

Thank WWW138
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Happy Chef create totally awesome Chinese dishes. Been going here for years and it has not changed in quality or affordability. We had Shandong Chicken and Chicken/Wonton soup. Both were top notch. The broth was tasty and the chicken skin sooooo crispy! See you soon...More

Thank Steve d
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Good old Happy Chef.. Such a reliable place to eat. Happy staff no matter how packed out the place is. It's my go to restaurant for good cheap Chinese eats in Newtown. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

Thank MissTraceyTravels
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

What a great revisit after I believe nearly 30 years of dining at the restaurant the food is just amazing. Moving away from Newtown my family home town. Living on the Central Coast always love to call in for a Spicy Beef Soup with Wontons....More

Thank KarenTerrigal
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been coming to the Happy Chef in Newtown since 2006 and have never had a bad meal. My favourite dishes are the chicken and wonton soup, the crispy chicken with Santon Sauce and Ginger and Shallots. They do mean crumbed prawn cutlet as...More

Thank VeronicaChewy
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Visited here on many occasions and love the place. There is huge variety on the menu and so affordable! Can get pretty busy during the peak times but there is a lot of space inside and the food is always tasty and authentic.

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great place for a consistent quality quick meal with no frills. gets a little busy during peak meal times.

Thank peterkeenan1957
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Massive selection of meals with them all pictured of the menu wall. Located on King Street in Newtown. Heaps of indoor seating. Friendly and fast service, our meals were out in less than 5 minutes and the food was super fresh and delicious. Prices were...More

Thank Shane A
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times . I found the food really good especially the laksa . It's always busy . It's a bit of a no frills place but the food and service is very good . And good value for money.

Thank Leo D
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were a group of four adults and one child and we went for dinner at Happy Chef Chinese Restaurant in Newtown, NSW. We had a Laksa dish, Hokkien Noodles with Chicken, Lemon Chicken, Satay Prawns and Rice and Fried Rice, The meals arrived within...More

Thank Toujo
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 3423
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