The Galeries is a lifestyle and cultural destination for fashion, art and music. This unique inner city hub is a diverse mix of boutiques and retailers positioned directly above Sydney’s busiest train station Town Hall which fringes Sydney’s China town and the bustling CBD.

Lotus Galeries is the largest restaurant in the group with 260 seats. The restaurant is over 700 square metres boasting 5 private dining rooms, ranging in size from 8 persons to up to 40 persons. With a desirable cocktail lounge and a dumpling bar, Lotus Galeries is the perfect destination for any occasion.


The food is a rich tapestry of the new world of Shanghainese cuisine with a nod to Cantonese cuisine.

Experience our famed Lotus dumplings with a selection of modern Chinese dishes showcasing the best of Australian produce. The Galeries has seafood tanks so you can enjoy a selection of live seafood. The menu is written in both English and Chinese to highlight our respect for both cuisines and cultures.

Galeries is the home to our pastry queen Tiffany Jones who will delight and surprise you with her unique sweet treats. Tiffany infuses traditional French desserts with Asian inspired flavours.

The Galeries list aims at introducing classic wine regions of the world with an Australian focus. We have selected quality producers that create the best examples from their region. The wines selected consider to our authentic Chinese cuisine and the best wine pairings to it. Annette Lacey – Director of Wine and Beverage


Whether it’s a corporate function, or a special occasion, our experienced staff will work with you to tailor an event that meets all of your needs and leaves a lasting impression on your guests.

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Please note, once your booking is confirmed tables can only be held for 15 minutes.


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The Galeries,

Level 1, 500 George St

Sydney, NSW 2000

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9247 6868

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Opening Hours

Monday to Wednesday
Lunch 12pm – 3pm
Dinner 5.30pm – 10pm

Express Lunch available from Monday to Friday (available on weekends upon request)

Thursday – Friday – Saturday
Lunch 12pm – 3pm
Dinner 5.30pm – 11pm

Lunch 12pm – 3pm
Dinner 5.30pm – 9pm