With a rich and longstanding culinary heritage spanning 154 years, internationally renowned Chinese restaurant famous for peking roast duck, Quanjude has opened its flagship Sydney restaurant in World Square.
The 250-seater fine dining establishment features 6 bespoke private dining rooms, a 360-degree bar, open kitchen showcasing the signature Peking Duck and a stage for nightly Bian Lian performances, celebrating the time-honoured ancient Chinese dramatic art featuring performers in brightly coloured costumes momentously ‘face-changing.’ In addition, Quanjude is renowned for their traditional tea pouring ceremonies, showcased nightly as another form of entertainment for guests to enjoy whilst dining.
The menu will showcase a variety of Northern Chinese dishes as well as more adventurous dishes such as Braised Pork Intestine with Black Fungus and Mushroom Casserole or the order in advance Beggar’s Chicken which takes six hours to prepare and features a whole chicken that is stuffed, wrapped in clay and slow baked at a low heat with the big reveal presented to the table. Focusing on live and local from the kitchen tank, there is also a selection of seafood dishes prepared raw or cooked to order such as the tangy Fried Shrimp Balls with Mustard or whole Lobster served two ways. To finish try the handmade Beijing Ducklings of crumbly pastry and sweet bean paste or the Aiwowo steamed rice cakes with sweet stuffing.
The featured bar manned by talented mixologists is home to a variety of bespoke and traditional cocktails. Quanjude also offers an extensive wine list, featuring local and international pours. In addition to traditional spirits and liqueurs, Quanjude boasts a select list of Chinese Spirits, featuring aged 15 YO bottles of Kweichow Moutai.
The refurbished space boasts bespoke timber clad walls, decadent hand-painted artworks and floor to ceiling windows overlooking George Street. Paying homage to the original century old Quanjude in Beijing, of which sell over 2 million Peking Roast Ducks annually, the Sydney restaurant is following suit. Since opening the Sydney restaurant has sold over 100 ducks per day and each customer who orders a duck receives an official certificate acknowledging the purchase. Don’t you just love it when your eating skills get recognised?
Quanjude is open seven days a week. Lunch: 11am – 3pm Dinner: 5pm – 11pm
For further information please visit: www.quanjudesydney.com.au