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138 Curlewis St, Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
05:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

There are 2 Chinese restaurants with this name. One in Curlewis St Bondi Beach and that has Karaoke. The other in Bondi Junction which has nothing to do with the one near in Curlewis St. We went to Curlewis St and it was empty, however the food was excellent. The servings were generous and flavours did not overshadow the flavours... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Came here as we have been wanting chinese food for weeks, ordered chicken in peking sauce which arrived at a separate time to my friends chilli (that didnt have any chilli) beef dish... Literally ate about 4 mouthfulls and felt like id swollowed half of bondi beach sea water, the amount of salt could of kept a chipshop open for... More 

Thank Aaron M
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Probably the worst restaurant ever! People that wrote all this positive reviews probably have just been to mc Donald . Tasteless food, my chicken was 90% made of bones. A friend ordered to take away some dumplings and he received custard buns. Go anywhere else but not here! By the way we had to wait over an hour

Thank ets27
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I don't quite know where to start here! This place has the ambience of a country town Chinese retaurant complete karioke machines going in the background with no one using them! The service was nothing short of abysmal and we had to wait well over an hour to receive our order. There were numerous excuses offered for the lousy service... More 

1 Thank 5groovytravellers
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

We all grew up going to the local Chinese restaurant and even though Sydney has changed it's nice to see that the local Chinese is alive and well. Sizzling plates and too many prawn crackers, some sugary pink lemonade and a fish tank to keep the kids occupied. What more does a family need? I actually thought lemon chicken has... More 

2 Thank Tony R
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We looked everywhere for something other than burgers or fish and chips so ended up here as a last resort. So pleased we did. Lovely man seated us, food came super quick which suited us with a tired 5yr old in tow. Sizzling steak was yum and the chicken and veg was huge with lots of delicious green veg. They... More 

2 Thank lyndall1969
Kiama, Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

Reasonable prices & plenty of food in each serving. We had BBQ combo which was roast prok & bbq duck along with the Bambusia fried rice.Lots of locals came in while we were there for takeaway & there were plenty of sit down diners as well. The staff were friendly & very helpful [unlike some chinese restaurants] & the place... More 

1 Thank Quigs70
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2011

I ordered take away. short soup was very good and dumplings were tasty. special fried rice was poor. rice not cooked properly and too salty. chilli beef was a nice mix of beef and veg but ridiculously salty.

Thank webchomp

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Curlewis St, Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi>  > Bondi Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Bondi Beach
  • Phone Number: 9300-0487

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Bondi Beach
An iconic Australian suburb, Bondi Beach is famous for its fantastic beaches and views. Once the domain of backpackers, hundreds of tourists from all over the world descend en masse to Bondi in December ready to enjoy the "Aussie summer". Bondi Beach boasts impressive ocean views all along the many restaurants and bars on Campbell Parade. Wake up early and take a dip in the surf before walking the scenic stretch from Bondi to Coogee Beach. Stroll through the Saturday organic markets in North Bondi or grab some fish and chips and relax in the grassy area opposite the beach. For more upscale cuisine, head down to Hall Street where a range of new eateries have recently opened. Just make sure to save enough energy for the buzzing nightlife Bondi Beach has to offer.
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