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Sydney's Chinatown is the largest Chinatown in Australia with a history dating back to the 1800s when many Chinese immigrants started arriving in Australia. It is a vibrant, exciting Sydney nieghbourhood and a favourite destination for visitors staying at the Central Station Hotel. As such, we've taken upon ourselves to produce a quick guide of what to do and where to eat in Chinatown.

Top Restaurants in Sydney’s Chinatown

Sydney’s Chinatown offers a huge variety of restaurants to suit every taste. Our handy guide highlights our 10 of our particular favourites, including...

4. Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung prides itself on offering the best dumplings in Chinatown, and has been so successful that it now has a total of four outlets across the city! While some people have accused the chain of “selling out,” their dumplings are so superb that it makes absolute sense for them to capitalise on what they blatantly do so well. You can find the original restaurant here on George Street, open 11.30am to 2.00pm and 5.30pm to 9.00pm daily.

  • OPEN: 11.30am to 2.00pm and 5.30pm to 9.00pm daily
  • Address: World Square, 11.04/644 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Phone: +61 2 9264 6010
  • Ding Tai Fung Website

See our complete Top 10 Sydney Chinatown Restaurants list.

Chinatown Shopping & Entertainment options

Chinatown is about so much more than restaurants. The area also includes some of Sydney’s best-known shopping and entertainment venues - a favourite with treasure hunters, bargain hunters and those after unusal and eclectic rare finds. They include...

Paddy's Markets

One of the district’s most popular shopping attractions is Paddy’s Markets on Hay Street. This is Sydney’s largest market complex, with over 1,000 stalls selling a huge variety of foods, fashion and gifts including crafts and jewellery. Established for over 150 years, Paddy’s is open 10.00am to 6.00pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

  • OPEN: 10.00am to 6.00pm, Wednesday to Saturday
  • Address: Market City, Hay St & Thomas Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Phone: +61 1300 361 589
  • Paddy's Markets Website

Read more about Chinatown's Shopping & Entertainment options.

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