Have you been down to Chinatown recently? Post-pandemic, long-standing institutions are now operating alongside brand-spanking-new eateries, and there’s a real buzz in the air. Which is great news, because the culturally rich and historial area is not only an important part of Sydney for locals and tourists, but for our Australian Chinese population.
From dumpling houses to fiery Thai joints and spice-rich Malaysian spots, there is excellent – and damn affordable – eating and drinking to be had along Haymarket’s Dixon Street and the surrounding alleyways. Time Out Sydney’s critics, including Food and Drink Writer Avril Treasure, have eaten their way around this yum town to bring you this guide to the best places to visit.