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Chairman & Yip

Chairman & Yip dining room
Tang's Dumplings
Chairman & Yip dining room
Modern Cantonese specialists
Wok fried Chilli Crab
Private dining rooms, Canberra
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Chairman & Yip dining room
Tang's Dumplings
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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 662 reviews

“Best Asian Food I have had over many years. Will visit again for sure”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2w ago by Mara Z

Loved loved loved our whole dinner experience. The decor was stylish, slick and lowly lit which created excellent atmosphere. The staff were flawless, friendly and informative. Well trained staff...

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“Excellent food and service”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by lmsc_travels

We went to the restaurant for dinner with a group of 9. The food was amazing and the service excellent. They catered really well for the people in our with food allergies. Highly recommend for any...

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TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 4mos ago by Scott C

This is fine dining to a very high standard. The dishes are a creative modern take on lesser-known Hong Kong cuisine and presented by a masterful chef and his team. The wine list is expertly curated...

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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.