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Chairman & Yip

Chairman & Yip dining room
Tang's Dumplings
Chairman & Yip dining room
Modern Cantonese specialists
Duck pancakes
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Private dining rooms, Canberra
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Chairman & Yip dining room
Tang's Dumplings
Chairman & Yip dining room
Modern Cantonese specialists
Duck pancakes


The Chairman & Yip is an iconic Canberra institution, operating for over 20 years and one of the capital's most highly regarded restaurants. Centrally located in the Hotel Realm precinct in Barton, we serve modern Cantonese 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.

Sydney Morning Herald One Hat 2018
Australian Financial Review Top 100 2018

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 649 reviews

“Very high quality đź‘Ť”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2w ago by PinotandCider

About 50 of us attended, maybe more. We had a banquet, as it wouldn’t have been practical to do otherwise. I was impressed, as sometimes a banquet isn’t all that fantastic. This wasn’t one of those...

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“Fabulous tasting menu”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by DCVoyager77

We decided to have the tasting menu as it was our first time here and it's the best way to try lots of different dishes. It was a good move. We loved every dish, all interesting and tasty in their...

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“A very satisfying evening.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4mos ago by Rosssmack

We have been coming to this restaurant for a number of years even before it moved to the Burbury Hotel. The quality and presentation of the food is of a high standard. The dishes are cooked to...

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  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • Fusion
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Modern Asian
  • Seafood
  • Share Plates
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • BYO Available
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Dining Area
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Over $30
  • 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.