1104 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

8.4
1104 reviews
Recommended
(8.6)
Food
(8.5)
Service
(8.4)
Value for money
(7.4)
Atmosphere
(8.6)

dined on Fri, 18 Jan 2019

(10)
Our first time and we loved it. We have been wanting to go for ages and finally on our anniversary, we made it. The flavours were incredible. Really looking forward to returning many times in the future. Will be recommending it to everyone we know.
Jennifer

dined on Fri, 11 Jan 2019

(8)
Very fancy place. Good authentic Chinese and excellent cocktail list

dined on Tue, 1 Jan 2019

(7)
Great food... ordered too much but was delicious. Tried to order wine but out of stock so chose an alternative. The lighting is obviously a weird setup as hard to see what you are eating and the people you are talking to. If anything that was the main disappointment

dined on Thu, 27 Dec 2018

(10)
Consistently great in all fronts - one of Sydney’s best nights out!

dined on Wed, 12 Dec 2018

(8)
Interesting take on Asian cuisines. The tea smoked duck had a lovely crispy skin and the meat tender.

dined on Wed, 28 Nov 2018

(6)
It is what it is, a modern Chinese food restaurant catering for the non Chinese customers. The food is ok nothing great but you can tell the ingredients are high quality. As an Asian I'm in no hurry back but if you are entertaining some non Asian friends then this is the place.

dined on Wed, 28 Nov 2018

(9)
I booked table through Dimmi promotion 50% off the menu and wow, so worth it! Four people, 2 entrees, 4 mains, one side, 4 desserts cost us WITH THE TIP only $40 per person. I would even go there without the discount because the food is really amazing! So many flavours and spices! MUST TRY: numbing dry wagyu beef as entree and one of the beef/lamb dishes as main course 🔥

dined on Tue, 27 Nov 2018

(10)
Loved it! The eggplant entree was absolutely amazing. Service great, location great.
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Specials

Chinese New Year

To celebrate the Year of the Pig, Spice Temple Sydney will be presenting a special Chinese New Year banquet menu. Neil Perry and Head Chef Andy Evans have created this special menu incorporating ingredients that promote Prosperity, Happiness, Wealth, Longevity and Rejuvenation during the New Year festivities. Enjoy 9 exquisite dishes for $99 per person with the option to add on matching wines for an additional $55 per person.
When
01 Feb 2019 - 10 Feb 2019
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
When
01 Feb 2019 - 10 Feb 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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About Spice Temple

Spice Up My Life Down in the basement of Sydney’s City Mutual Building, you’ll find yourself in a very exclusive little hideout. It’s the Spice Temple, a Chinese restaurant like no other. The low moody lighting instantly put you in the mood for... romance, and the chic decor gives the place so much elegance. Run by pioneering chef, Neil Perry, the Spice Temple serves food inspired by regional Chinese dishes, steering clear of your run-of-the-mill Cantonese. Flavours are taken from the provinces and blended into unique and modern dishes, signatures of this world-class chef. Culinary elements include pickled and fermented ingredients and the aromatic dried spices of China. Wines have been selected to match each and every meal, and cocktails from the bar are as carefully created as the cuisine. The service, needless to say, is excellent at this sophisticated restaurant, and the vibe is geared towards opulence and luxury. Even the music is carefully chosen, done by the man who made soundtracks for Moulin Rouge and Romeo & Juliet. Romantic, no? So why not take that special someone somewhere ... special? This restaurant is receiving rave reviews for its sexiness. Best Dish: mango pudding with Chantilly cream and the 3 flavours eggplant

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