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Chinese Laundry

Central Business District
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Address: 111 Sussex St | Entrance via Slip St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9299 4777
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Fri 22:00 - 04:00
Sat 21:00 - 04:00

Australia's longest running and most respected nightclub

Underneath the...

Australia's longest running and most respected nightclub

Underneath the famous Slip Inn, Chinese Laundry nightclub comprises of 3 rooms and a large outdoor garden, and hosts the worlds best DJs week in week out, all on a state of the art sound system, providing a genuinely world-class clubbing experience.

Fridays leans towards bass music, Saturdays is more house focused, but with 3 rooms of party going at one time, there is always something for everyone at Chinese Laundry!

Food is available until midnight from the El Loco Kitchen and tables can be reserved by contacting the venue.

Opening hours: 9pm -3am Friday & Saturday nights

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Good place to lose your mind but come oooon...

When we got here, relatively early, the place was roaring with people. I have seen some uppity L.A. clubs and this one took the cake. Giant self important bouncers...I know this... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I literally come here every Friday night. There are always pure vibes with hard trap or dubstep! It is better to buy the tickets online though as it is cheaper.

Thank Raditya A
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Not a decent or fun club to go. The place is a little bit shabby and the music is not that good either. Not worth the entrance fee. The free entry bar as a part of it is better than the club itself though

Thank Kundi F
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Chinese Laundry is well known for being an "open" dance floor (no one cares how you dance, just have fun - this attracts an interesting crowd too). It is usually stays open until 3am - 4am and they regularly have international artists. With big name artists you really should pre-purchase tickets or get in as early as possible (I saw... More 

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

When we got here, relatively early, the place was roaring with people. I have seen some uppity L.A. clubs and this one took the cake. Giant self important bouncers...I know this is a tough job (done it myself) but try to be kind to the people who aren't actively causing trouble and maybe pay some attention to the people who... More 

Thank JesseServerLIfe16
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

So lined up for 20mins to get in, ID checked by two security guards paid the $30 door charge then at top of the stairs told to leave by security because looked intoxicated. Had a limp due to a sport injury !!! Discrimination at its finest. On top of this the place smells like piss and has no air ventilation.... More 

1 Thank Jack M
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Great place nice music and lovely crowd! but get in early to enjoy your night It attracts alot of tourists as they are one of the known clubs in sydney

1 Thank Sach2982
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Expensive entry fee, and expensive drinks that you have to line up for for over 10 minutes. Music is quite substandard, and it is beyond impossible to move from room to room (or on the floor). Far better nightclubs in Sydney. Save your dosh.

Thank theDeaks
Trento, Italy
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Nice place! i had fun there, i was listening some european techno s djs, just something bad the most small room is really hotttttttt

Thank stevaebasta

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