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Chinatown and Haymarket

  • Chinese New Year, Sydney Chinatown
  • Chinatown Night Market. Image Daniel Boud


Dining in Chinatown and Haymarket

Yum cha, ramen, dumplings, crispy duck, salt'n'pepper squid, tapioca pearls or just a simple chilli chicken stir-fry? From Cantonese to Malaysian, Thai to Vietnamese, the melting pot of eateries, dumpling houses and neon-lit food in Chinatown and Haymarket are downright irresistible.

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About Chinatown and Haymarket

Capturing the colour and excitement of Asian streetlife, Chinatown and Haymarket offer an exciting mix of restaurants, food halls, noodle bars and quirky gift shops. Bargain-shops and Asian supermarkets also bring many visitors to the area, especially on weekends. Paddys Markets are open daily.

The busy streets in this Sydney city area have become a late-night entertainment precinct, with bars, theatres and cinemas pulsating into the night. Check out the Thai food and Korean cuisine that's become well established in the neighbourhood. Chinatown is a 15-minute walk from Circular Quay.


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Explore Chinatown and Haymarket

Performers in the Chinese New Year Parade. Year of the Snake
Chinese restaurant in Chinatown