This area of Chinatown houses some of the Chinese specialty shops. They are shops that you will not be able to find anywhere else. You can pick up traditional goods such as art, décor, dinner ware, tea sets, and herbs. Of course, there are a number of other items that can be purchased in this area as well. It also houses the large Chinese supermarket, and a factory outlet clothing store. The ground floor of this building houses Sydney’s famous Paddy’s Markets stores.
The Market City can be found on the southern end of Dixon Street. It is just a walk down the road to get all the market goods that you’re after.
Chinese Story Tellers
During this event, five story tellers tell their immigration stories and struggles. It is an in depth firsthand look at what happened in the past. They have pictures and background images during the whole story. This is one moving event that you do not want to miss. Find out the struggles of the early Chinese immigrants when you visit Sydney’s Chinatown today.
You can attend this event at 280 Pitt Street. It is $7 for members and $10 for non members of the area. You can give them a call for more information about the event at 94492453. This is one blast from the past you do not want to miss.
Mother Chu’s Vegetarian Kitchen
If you’re a vegetarian then you’re going to love this restaurant. They cater to you, and will match your tastes in the Chinese way. Nothing could be better than this. You can feel confident knowing you’re not going to get a dish with meat on it. The menu has many selections to choose from, so you can be sure that you will find something that you would like to eat. Each of their dishes is also very affordable for any budget.
If you would like to try some of their vegetarian dishes out then you can visit them at 367 Pitt Street. Call ahead of time for more information, or for menu choices at 02 9283 2828.
They have some of the best Chinese menu options when it comes to dining in Chinatown. You can find all of the favorites on their menu for affordable prices. This is the number one place to go when you want a good meal for a great price. They also have 22 choices for rice, and 18 for chicken. Who knew there were so many ways to cook chicken and rice Chinese style? The restaurant is small so it only sits a few, but there are Lazy Susan’s for sharing whenever you would like. Give them a try, see how it turns out.
If you want to try some of the tasty dishes on the menu then you can visit them at 430 Stoney Creek Road. You can also call ahead of time for more information regarding the food and services that they offer at 02 9554 8889.
This wonderful restaurant is large and provides a lot of room for anyone who would like to eat in style. Their restaurant is decorated to please the eyes. They have trolleys that serve your favorite Chinese dishes whenever you get hungry again. Order off their menu, and get a large heaping plate of food for an affordable price. Nothing can be better than this.
If you would like to check out what they have to offer in their restaurant then you can visit them at 500 Oxford Street. Call ahead of time for more information! Their number is 02 9386 9889.
Flavours of Peking
You will want to book a reservation at this restaurant due to all of the locals and tourists that come through to eat. It is a large restaurant, but the amount of people overwhelms it at times. This can be frustrating when you would like to eat there, but there is not a lot of room. They are in the median range for pricing on their dishes, and they also give you a good amount of food to go with the price. Try some of their specials, and enjoy eating with them.
If you want to taste of the Chinese tradition then you can stop by their restaurant that is conveniently located at 100 Edinburgh Road. If you want more information about their menu or their services, give them a call at 02 9958 3288.
Chinese New Year Festival
This festival is famous for all Chinese. It is a tradition, and every New Year they celebrate for it. This means parades, food, and fun for everyone would like to join in. They have colorful decorations, and crafts that are interactive for anyone set up in booths alongside the streets. Catch the performers on stage doing traditional lion dances, and also showing off other talents for the crowd. There is always something to do during this festival.
The parade starts at noon, and lasts throughout the entire day. You can come at any time, and admission to the event is free. The festival is located throughout Chinatown, so you can explore Chinatown further during the event.
Chinatown Night Market
The night market is a great way to stretch your legs in the cool night air. This is because they offer some of the best goods that Chinatown has. You can pick up food, groceries, toys, ornaments, jewelry, and fashion items that the Chinese have. Traditional items are also sold throughout the market if you would like to take a little bit of Chinatown home with you. They offer live entertainment for you to enjoy while you shop, or go just to see the shows. The choice is yours, but you will be sure to find something you enjoy doing at Chinatown’s Night Market.
They are open every Friday night all year round. This allows you to spend time with the people you love any Friday of any week. They are located on Little hay Street and Dixon Street.