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Billy Kwong
  • 3/355 Crown St,
    Surry Hills,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9332 3300 ,
  • Dinner Mon-Thu 6pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 6pm-11pm, Sun 6pm-9.30pm

Billy Kwong
-33.883962, 151.214251

There's Australian Chinese food, and then there's Australian Chinese food Billy Kwong-style. While the restaurant has long championed the organic and the biodynamic, a growing interest in native ingredients has led to the rise of a distinctly Australasian cuisine that's part Canton, part Crown Street, and all Kylie Kwong. It's an approach writ large via wallaby tail given the traditional red-braising treatment, crunchy cricket wontons and sweet blue swimmer crab enhanced by house XO sauce and samphire. No meat? No dramas. Warrigal-green dumplings and vegetable and saltbush sang choi bau deliver similar cross-cultural thrills and are made for sharing. This is confident, plucky cooking in step with the buzzy, neo-tea house spirit. As we go to print, plans are afoot to close the restaurant in September and reopen late 2014 in much bigger digs at 28 Macleay Street, Potts Point, with backing from the Vini team.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Price:
  • E $8-$29

    M $26-$49

    D $16

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Kylie Kwong


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