The Eight Restaurant Yum Cha

The Eight, Sydney’s largest Chinese restaurant, has put on a spectacular media event presenting 120 Yum Cha Dishes in 120 Minutes.

A long red cloth-covered table showcased all 120 dishes, tempting the eye and the palate with an array of delicious food from the savoury to the sweet.

The Eight Yum Cha
120 Yum Cha Dishes in 120 Minutes

In Chinese tradition, “The Eight”, symbolises “Prosperity and Good Luck”, a sign that can be throughout the restaurant. Owned by Henry Tang and forming part of the Zilver Restaurant Group, The Eight serves a modern fusion and traditional Chinese cuisine with a focus on live seafood.

By evening, you’ll find an a la carte dinner with over 80 menu options. By daytime, over 120 Yum Cha varieties are served starting from $2.90 a dish.

The Eight Yum Cha
Yum Cha Dishes: Middle – Steamed Green Tea Fondant

You’ll find steamed and fried dim sims, a range dumplings with many vegetarian options, seafood rolls, roast pork, pan fried radish cake, deep fried salt and pepper spanner crab, chicken feet and deep fried scallop pie. The Steamed Green Tea Fondant is a must-have, a soft green dumpling which oozes with the delicious flavour of green tea.

With such a vast range of delicious yum cha dishes on offer, one visit to the The Eight will lead to another.

The Eight Modern Chinese Restaurant
Level 3, Market City,
9-13 Hay St, Sydney
Ph: 02 9282 9988


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.