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Golden Century

Average price $85
8/10
334 reviews

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Average price $85 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Very good
8/10
based on 334 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.6/10
Service :7.6/10
Setting :7.2/10
  1. Ross M.
    Ross M.
    • one review
    7/10

    Excellent food as usual, don't need a TV in the restaurant,however. Pipis and black bean, salt and pepper squid, beef and pepper sauce were really tasty.

  2. Cora O.
    Cora O.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent good and service

  3. Mays L.
    Mays L.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Wonderful lobster. This is the best place for lobster I ever have had in the world so far!! A very busy restaurant, remember to make reservation before you go

  4. Kylee A.
    Kylee A.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    All the dishes that we ordered were really good. The service was also amazing as the staffs were always constantly making sure that we had a pleasant dining experience.

  5. A A.
    A A.
    • 290 reviews
    7.25/10

    Came here for seafood, food was expensive but the seafood was fresh and cooked nicely!

  6. Rochelle J.
    Rochelle J.
    • 10 reviews
    8.25/10

    Best place for fresh seafood. Nice to see all the live tanks full of creatures. Restaurant did seem a bit shabby compared to previous visits. Smelt like stale beer. Could do with a revamp as this place really is a Sydney institution.

  7. Michelle L.
    Michelle L.
    • 75 reviews
    8.75/10

    Beef seafood in town

  8. Michelle L.
    Michelle L.
    • 75 reviews
    9/10

    Deliciously beautiful seafood and lobster

  9. A A.
    A A.
    • 276 reviews
    9/10

    Delicious fresh seafood! The best for special occasions.

  10. A A.
    A A.
    • 271 reviews
    10/10

    Loved the food, service was fantastic & definitely the best wine list in Sydney!

  11. A A.
    A A.
    • 244 reviews
    7.5/10

    Best lobster in Sydney but pricey at $306/kg!!! But yummy!

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 279 reviews
    8.5/10

    Delicious as always

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 251 reviews
    7.75/10

    Food was very good, we ordered 4 dishes and we liked them all. The mud crab is my favourite, the portion is very big.

  14. A A.
    A A.
    • 290 reviews
    8.25/10

    Best chinese food in town. Service is suboptimal but let's face it - one doesn't go to a chinese restaurant for service.

  15. Michelle L.
    Michelle L.
    • 75 reviews
    8.75/10

    Yummy seafood choice

  16. A A.
    A A.
    • 285 reviews
    8/10

    always good!look forward to come back again. Thank you!

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 276 reviews
    7.25/10

    very good, will always come back. it becomes a bit pricey though.

  18. Kristy r.
    Kristy r.
    • 39 reviews
    8.75/10

    BEST dish is the pipis with the XO sauce. It is amazing! Fresh seafood. Service a bit slow due to business of the restaurant. A great place to go with a big group so you can share dishes together.

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 276 reviews
    6.75/10

    We made a booking but still had to wait 10 minutes or so in a crowd of other people also waiting to be seated. It was chaotic. They ran out of lamb cutlets and failed to tell us until the end of our meal when we enquired (when everything else had already come out and been eaten). I love the food at Golden Century but the service we experienced was chaotic and below average.

  20. Nick S.
    Nick S.
    • 7 reviews
    8.25/10

    Private room for 12 on Level 3. Tremendous lunch.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

393-399 Sussex St, 2000, Haymarket, Australia

About the restaurant

A golden feast

When chefs from all over Sydney have finished their service they head to this joint for a midnight meal. In fact, the place is heaving come 2am. These guys specialise in live seafood (think: lobster and mud crab, abalone and pippies usually cooked with ginger and shallots or stir-fried with XO sauce) and banquet-style eating so it’s great for groups and even better when you can split the bill with eight others. Don’t be discouraged by the fact that none of the live seafood comes with a price tag (the ‘market price’ is usually reasonable when you compare it to good quality shellfish available around town). Just eat up and worry about possibly selling a non-vital organ to settle your bill later – the lobster with Sichuan sauce is well worth it.

Best dish: You can’t go past the lobster with garlic and shallots.

Services

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