Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant

We were looking to eat something different and to utilise the Entertainment book while also dining a little later in the city so I could get some shopping done. We booked an 8:30pm table for four at the Red Chilli Sichuan restaurant when it satisfied all of our criteria.

Entree~

Boiled bun stuffed with juicy pork (4 per serve $8.00) – there was no soup inside and all the juices had overflowed onto the cabbage leaf, it was still ok but not worth the money.

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Mains~

Salt and pepper pork ribs ($18.60) – I have ordered this dish from a lot of places and when I took a bite, I did not expect this to be as spicy as it was and I had to have it with a lot of rice.

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Stir fried scallops with mixed vegetables ($24.00) – very light but flavoursome and I was surprised to see black fungus in the mix. The vegetables were cooked very well and they weren’t skimpy with the amount of scallops.

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Stir fried green beans with pork mince ($14.50) – I thought this dish was too salty and when I came back to it after eating something else, I knew it was WAYYYY too salty.

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Sichuan style tea smoked duck (half $19.50) – I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of the tea smoked flavour that was in the duck and it was really nice but very boney and slightly too salty.

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I had to get the attention of the waiter multiple times to constantly fill up our tea pot as I found the food overall to be too salty. Even though they had some dishes that you wouldn’t usually see in a Chinese restaurant in Canberra, I don’t think I would come back here because of how overly salty the food was and if I did, it wouldn’t be these dishes.

Venue: Red Chilli Sichuan restaurant

Address: 75-89 Alinga St, Civic

Phone: (02) 6248 6288

Entertainment card: Yes, don’t forget the voucher! 

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