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Asian Good for groups

Dainty Dowager

8.5/10
256 reviews

Average price $55

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $55 Special request
Salt & pepper squid
$18

Cabbage slaw, peanut ginger sauce GF

Soft shell crab
$26

Green papaya, tomato, chilli bok sauce GF

Crispy homemade silken tofu
$19

Shitake, enoki, oyster sauce V GF

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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.5/10
based on 256 reviews
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Quality of food :8.6/10
Service :8.3/10
Setting :8.4/10
  1. Peta C.
    Peta C.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    Great food, great cocktails and good service. The man that greeted us and saw us again when we paid was very nice.

  2. Amy L.
    Amy L.
    • 12 reviews
    9/10

    The roast pork,silky tofu,chinese greens and dumplings were all delicious.I deducted a point due to the poor ventilation.On a hot day and being the first customers, we still felt the outside heat despite the ceiling fans. We will come again on a cooler day to try the other dishes and desserts.

  3. Jasmine L.
    Jasmine L.
    • one review
    9/10

    Such incredibly tasty food. The daily dumplings are always amazing. Anything on the menu we have tried (we have been a few times now) is absolutely delicious with fresh and complex flavouring. My favourite is the massaman curry. Friendly servers and quick food service too.

  4. Sunny D.
    Sunny D.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Excellent food, good service and decor that is an interesting combination of traditional Chinese done in a modern way. We highly recommend the Dainty Dowager.

  5. A A.
    A A.
    • 273 reviews
    9/10

    The food is always delicious

  6. A A.
    A A.
    • 267 reviews
    8.25/10

    Service, although very friendly, was quite slow and drinks had to be asked for.

  7. A A.
    A A.
    • 263 reviews
    9.5/10

    Service and food was excellent!! It was a quiet night when we went, so not great atmosphere.

  8. A A.
    A A.
    • 268 reviews
    7.25/10

    We took our friends visiting from US as their preference was Asian Fusion n it did not disappoint. Tables were set far apart to be able to have a decent conversation.

  9. Allistair K.
    Allistair K.
    • one review
    9/10

    Beautiful food in a great atmosphere. Great choice of drinks. Desserts to die for. Highly recommended.

  10. Andrea C.
    Andrea C.
    • one review
    9/10

    We chose to have the $55 chef to feed us option and I would have given 10 for everything but we were asked if we had any dishes that we would really like to have but we didn’t get either of them.

  11. Yew Li C.
    Yew Li C.
    • 23 reviews
    4.5/10

    The roast duck was way too salty to the extent that we had to send it back. Luckily they replaced it & the 2nd one was much better but the meat was not very tender. Portions are rather small, especially for the price. The bao (soft shell crab & chicken) were good though. Massaman curry was average.

  12. Ruby-Jean H.
    Ruby-Jean H.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Lovely meal and lovely service.

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 268 reviews
    9.5/10

    Absolutely delicious food!

  14. A A.
    A A.
    • 260 reviews
    7.5/10

    Good service and we enjoyed all our dishes. We will be back ??

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 272 reviews
    9/10

    Good variety of food and drink

  16. A A.
    A A.
    • 274 reviews
    8.5/10

    Good tasty share food and great service. Used entertainment card but will definitely come again and pay full price. Staff excellent and even offered to search the footpath outside for some lost keys after I phoned up enquiring about them. Turns out I had left them at home. Recommended.

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 295 reviews
    3.75/10

    Dumplings and rice were good. The wine and beef terrible

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 281 reviews
    8/10

    Great night out

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 287 reviews
    9.75/10

    Excellent food and service

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 277 reviews
    8.75/10

    Always wonderful. Great tasting food, reasonable prices, fantastic atmosphere

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More information

How to get to the restaurant

564 Beaufort St, 6050, Mount Lawley (WA), Australia

Directions to get there

Mount Lawley, Perth City,

About the restaurant

At home in Mount Lawley, Dainty Dowager is serving up delicious Asian inspired dishes. From karaage chicken pops to crispy homemade silken tofu, there’s something to please everyone. So grab your mates and head here for an experience that will keep you coming back.

Best dish: Soft shell crab

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