If you’re into the big bold flavours of Asian cuisine, you’re in luck
We list some of the best Asian dining spots in Sydney from small casual dining spots to the fancy fine dining establishments in the area.
Mappen Noodle Restaurant (Shop 11, Skyview Shopping Plaza, 537-551 George St., CBD)
This Japanese-inspired spot is set up like a self-serve canteen. If you have a hankering for delicious but cheaply priced ramen, this is the place to be. As it’s self serve, you can choose from a variety of fried offerings to pair with rice and your noodles. Authentic Japanese food for really good prices is right up any foodie’s alley. Because the food gives you the ultimate bang for your buck, you might have to bear with the lines as this place can get pretty full.
Belly Bao (Plan B Small Club, 55 Liverpool St, CBD)
This Asian- and Taiwanese-inspired food spot describes their food as “street food, but not as grandma remembers.” The main offering here is their own version of the Gua Bao, otherwise known as “Taiwanese Hamburgers.” All their steamed buns are handmade filled with creative filling concoctions. For those unfamiliar with this hidden gem, try the Slow Braise Pork Belly Bao, and the “BBC” or Belly Bao Chicken.
Ms. G’s (155 Victoria Street, Potts Point)
A popular spot for Modern Asian cuisine in Sydney, Ms. G’s is headed by executive chef and rising culinary super star Dan Hong. Ms. G’s brings you four floors of funky decor that include a graffiti wall, communal tables and a bar. As for the eats, it’s all about big Asian flavours in superbly cooked food. Don’t forget to try their famous “Stoner’s Delight” for dessert. The food, ambiance and booze all make for a fun dining experience. It’s best to make reservations as this place can get pretty packed.
China Doll (Shop 4, 6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo)
For your next date night, you might want to consider the fancy views and fine dining in China Doll. Here you’re served modern Asian cuisine on the historic Finger Wharf in Woolloomooloo. Apart from the scrumptious food, diners can also enjoy a spectacular view of the water and Sydney skyline. Not only is the food delicious, China doll also has generous portions and an extensive cocktail list. Diners can also opt to order half the food serving if the generous portions are a bit too much for you.