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Meet the Chef

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Arthur Tsui

Chef Arthur Tsui is originally from Hong Kong, and has worked with the Chairman Group for over 8 years. He continues to work closely with Executive Chef William Suen, who headed the Chairman & Yip kitchen team for over 25 years. Arthur also travels to Hong Kong regularly to work with Chef Kwok Keung Tung of sister restaurant The Chairman Hong Kong (#11 Asia's 50 Best 2019) to develop new techniques and dishes, which he brings back and adapts to local Australian ingredients.

237 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

9.1
237 reviews
Recommended
(9.4)
Food
(9.2)
Service
(9.4)
Value for money
(8.2)
Atmosphere
(9.0)

dined on Tue, 11 Jun 2019

(7)
My second visit at the restaurant, thinking it would be different. Staff were great as always. But food still is average and unusual serving of uncooked veggie leaves with a bunch of stalks. Maybe have a taste review and suggest set meals that compliment each other. Not sure if I would go for a third visit.

dined on Sat, 8 Jun 2019

(10)
Very smart service. Exceptional delivery of hospitality, putting other celebrated venue to shame.
Thank you so much, hope to see you again soon.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

dined on Fri, 7 Jun 2019

(9)
Sometimes its the food you remember or maybe its the service but with this place its both plus more! The service was friendly, engaging and helpful while the food was clearly prepared with precision and great taste. And it was all accompanied with some great wines. We had a great night and will definitively be returning.
Hi Ian, what a lovely review - thank you so much! Hope to see you again soon.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

dined on Sat, 1 Jun 2019

(10)
Absolutely superb service with innovative cuisine and outstanding attention to detail. You always feel special when dining here.
Thank you so much.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Fri, 21 Jun 2019
Andelina

dined on Tue, 28 May 2019

(10)
Always great food and service. My favourite Asian restaurant in Canberra.
Thank you so much Andelina, lovely of you to say.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

dined on Tue, 30 Apr 2019

(10)
A wonderful experience all round for Kim's birthday. We chose and enjoyed the tasting menu. The food, wine and service were all exemplary. It had been far too long since we'd been here; it won't be so long before our next visit.
Thank you so much for choosing Chairman for your birthday celebration, hope to see you again soon.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

dined on Sat, 30 Mar 2019

(10)
My husband and I went to Chairman and Yip for his birthday. We had an excellent time. We ordered the chef's tasting menu and it was divine. The food was faultless and service was impeccable. Highly recommended.
Thanks so much Catherine, we are so pleased that to hear that you enjoyed your special birthday dinner with us. Hope to see you again soon.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Tue, 2 Apr 2019

dined on Sat, 9 Mar 2019

(10)
Excellent service and beautifully presented food
Thanks so much! Hope to see you again soon.
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Tue, 12 Mar 2019

dined on Tue, 5 Feb 2019

(8)
Absolutly delicious food.
Thank you so much, so glad you enjoyed it!
Restaurant Chairman and Yip @ Barton responded on Wed, 27 Feb 2019
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About Chairman and Yip @ Barton

Chinese classics reimagined, served with elegance and style A beautifully dark and warm atmosphere greets you as you arrive at this Canberra institution. Calling the Burbury Hotel in Barton home, Chairman & Yip offers a memorable dining experience in spacious and elegant surrounds, with private rooms and a fully enclosed balcony garden. For over 20 years, the Chairman & Yip has been a pioneer of asian cuisine in Australia and their signature modern Cantonese cuisine sets the benchmark for Asian dining in Canberra and beyond. Best dish: Eye Fillet Beef and Scallop Hot Pot

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