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Chairman & Yip

Chairman & Yip dining room
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Chairman & Yip dining room
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Chairman & Yip dining room
Modern Cantonese specialists
Wok fried Chilli Crab


The Chairman & Yip is an iconic Canberra institution, operating for 30 years and one of the capital's most highly regarded restaurants. Centrally located in the Hotel Realm precinct in Barton, serving modern Pan-Asian cuisine in spacious and elegant surrounds, with private dining rooms and a fully-enclosed balcony garden.

A pioneer of Asian cuisine in Australia, the Chairman team has a long history of introducing diners to new tastes and experiences and elevating Asian cuisine to a fine-dining level. A commitment to quality, consistency and a signature style has seen the restaurant become an iconic institution in Canberra, with a special place in the hearts of many.

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1 Burbury Close, Barton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

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TripAdvisor ratingBased on 665 reviews


TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3w ago by Stephen J

We went to the Chairman and Yip for an anniversary celebration. We expected a fantastic meal and that's what was delivered. We opted for the chef's tasting menu. The balance of flavours and...

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“A generous Vietnamese style banquette”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3mos ago by Marcel D

Three entrees of perfectly executed scallop,calamari and prawns. Two mains of a whole baramundie and a duck breast served with rice and broccolini. So much food that the desert was unessary. A good...

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“Phenomenal food and service - our best meal in Canberra!”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4mos ago by nancyolah

The Chairman & Yip was hands down the best food we had in Canberra. I’m glad we chose the multi course menu, and thought that the food was superior even to any of the meals we have since had in...

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  • Asian
  • Beer
  • Beverage
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Cocktails
  • Dessert
  • Fusion
  • Gluten Free Available
  • International
  • Liqueur
  • Modern Asian
  • Seafood
  • Share Plates
  • Tasting Flight
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Wine
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Dining Area
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Fully licensed
  • Over $30
  • Over $40
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.