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Pigging Out: Where To Eat in Sydney For Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year is almost here, celebrated by a variety of Asian cultures. With Australia being the melting pot we know and love, the festivities in Sydney can be enjoyed by everyone.

2019 is the Year of the Pig, so I struggle to think of a better time to celebrate the way everyone loves best: eating. Satisfy that hunger and hit up these spots to ring in the new Lunar Year the right way.

Chinese New Year Night Fish Market : 8 Feb

Sydney’s Fish Markets in Pyrmont is already one of the city’s go-to eat out spots, and it’s getting a Lunar makeover. For one night, the venue will be transformed into a moonlit market. Dine on the finest and freshest seafood, while enjoying the view of the red lanterns and Chinese lion dancers. The night market is open at 4pm, and entry is free.

The Bavarian : 4 Feb – 10 Feb

For an exclusive week, all Bavarian, Munich Brauaus and Bavarian Beerhauüs across Sydney are serving up the ultimate pork platters. The limited edition platters for two feature soft bao buns, a half crispy pork knuckle, crackling and smoked pork belly, pork sausage, mash, sauerkraut and cabbage.

A smoked pork belly is even being added to the a la carte menu for the exclusive week, served with sweet BBQ sauce, cabbage slaw and fries.

Whether you’re sharing or eating for one, you’re sure to enjoy the Lunar New Year meal with a twist. Book online here.

All You Can Eat Dumplings at Sydney Tower Eye: 1 Feb – 10 Feb


The only thing better than dumplings is dumplings with a view, right? The dumpling masters at New Shanghai have bestowed upon us the meal of our dreams: all you can eat dumplings while overlooking Sydney’s iconic harbour. Eat as much as you possibly can in a 45 minute window, with 360 degree views of our beautiful city’s skyline.

Book online here.

Cabramatta Lunar New Year : 16 Feb – 17 Feb


True Sydneysiders already know that Cabramatta is the place to go for authentic and delicious Asian eats. Cabramatta will hold their iconic festival yet again this year. God of Fortune, lion dancing, and a heap of food stalls to explore. What more could you want?

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