The Rice Den | Contemporary Cantonese Dining in St Leonards, Sydney

The Rice Den

Exquisite Modern Cantonese dining in a contemporary nestled in St Leonards on Sydney’s north shore

(02) 9438 3612

30-32 Chandos St, St Leonards, NSW 2065

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Thursday: 11:30am – 2:00pm, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Friday: 11:30am – 2:00pm, 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Saturday: 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Sunday: 11:30am – 1:30pm, 5:30pm – 8:45pm

Monday: Closed

Modern Cantonese Dining

Our talented and outstanding team at The Rice Den use farm-to-table ingredients to create delicious modern Cantonese dishes inspired by our homeland.

Our dishes are perfectly matched with our in-house sommelier selected wines and our unique Canton-inspired cocktails.

The Rice Den is a perfect venue for all occasions, whether you’re having a quick business lunch, an intimate dinner for two, or a boisterous group gathering. And if that isn’t enough, you can take The Rice Den home with you.

You can even, browse through our Cantonese deli and pick up one of our housemade sauces, condiments or loose leaf teas, all of which have been specially created in collaboration with our finest suppliers.

Winetastic

The Rice Den was honored to receive one glass in Australia’s 2017 Wine List Of The Year Award presented by Gourmet Traveller Wine & The Drinks Association.

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For bookings of 8 or more persons, our banquet menu applies.
(GF) Gluten Free. (GOp) Gluten Free Optional. (VOp) Vegan Optional.
Public Holidays – 10% surcharge applies on all items.

Shared Banquet Menu

$56 per person

Minimum 4 people
Small Eats
  • Steamed Hervey Bay scallops in half shell mung bean vermicelli noodles, house made XO sauce
  • Steamed prawn har gow
  • Crispy lamb spring rolls sour plum sauce
  • Stir fry roast duck san choi bao hoisin sauce
Bigger Eats
  • Lightly fried calamari with five spice salt pickled ginger mayonnaise
  • Steamed Cone Bay barramundi fillet with ginger, shallot and soy sauce
  • Honey black bean pepper steak
  • Stir fried broccolini, preserved mustard green
  • XO lotus leaf wrapped fried rice Prawn and shiitake mushroom
  • & Choice of 2 desserts

Vegetarian Banquet Menu

$38 per person

Minimum 2 people
Small Eats
  • Traditional pan fried shallot pancake house made chilli sauce
  • Crispy vegetable dumplings red vinegar and ginger dipping sauce
  • Mixed vegetable san choi bao garlic chive, hoisin sauce
Bigger Eats
  • Shiitake mushroom and tofu hotpot on a bed of steamed iceberg lettuce
  • Stir fried broccolini, preserved mustard green
  • Vegetarian Singapore noodles assorted mushroom, bean sprouts, tofu

Shared Banquet Menu

$46 per person

Minimum 4 people
Small Eats
  • Traditional hand made cheong fun peanut sesame, hoisin sauce
  • Stir fry roast duck san choi bao hoisin sauce
  • Crispy vegetable gyoza served with house made chilli dipping sauce
  • Lightly fried calamari with five spice salt pickled ginger mayonnaise
Bigger Eats
  • Steamed Cone Bay barramundi fillet with ginger, shallot and soy sauce
  • Free rang e Shandong half chicken on a bed of crispy Chinese kale with red vinegar, garlic, shallot and coriander dressing
  • Steamed bok choy oyster sauce
  • Lotus leaf wrapped fried rice prawn and shiitake mushroom

House made small eats

Assorted house made pickles
$6
(GF)
Sichuan pepper beef tataki, sweet soy, pickled onion, ginger mayo, coriander sesame salad
$18
Drunken Queensland king prawns - served chilled with Chinese rice wine, prickly oil, Sichuan pepper and roasted peanut
$22
(4 pieces)
Traditional crispy shallot pancake with house made chilli sauce
$9
Satay chicken croquettes, kaffir lime, house made chilli oil, sambal mayo
$12
(3 pieces)
Crispy lamb spring rolls, sour plum sauce
$13
(4 pieces)
Peking duck pancakes with condiments
$28
(whole breast served with 6 pancakes)
Stir fry roast duck san choi bao with hoisin sauce
$16
(2 pieces) (GOp)
Mixed wild mushroom pancake - garlic chive, shallot, hoisin sauce
$11
(2 pieces) (GOp)
Hong Kong style king prawn wontons in XO chilli soy dressing
$14
(6 pieces)
Crispy vegetable gyoza served with house made chilli dipping sauce
$13
(4 pieces)

STEAMED TO ORDER

Traditional hand made cheong fun, peanut, sesame, hoisin sauce
$10
Prawn Har Gow
$13
(4 pieces)
Steamed Hervey Bay scallops in half shell - mung bean vermicelli noodles, house made XO sauce
$22
(4 pieces) (GOp)

Bigger eats

Live Australian pipis with a choice of XO chilli or Black bean sauce
Market price
(Pre-order only with 48 hr notice)
Fresh Australian mud crab with a choice of Singapore chilli, Ginger & shallot or Black pepper
Market price
(Pre-order only with 48 hr notice)
Canton style barbecue pork neck, honey glaze
$25
limited availability
Classic sweet and sour pork with lychees
$26
Lightly fried calamari - five spice salt, pickled ginger mayonnaise
$19
Beef tenderloin - served medium rare, mixed wild mushroom, soy garlic butter
$32
Crispy soft shell crab chilli mayo, sweet soy
$28
Fragrant stir fry satay chicken with brocollini
$22
Steamed Cone Bay barramundi fillet, ginger, shallot, soy
$30
(GOp)
Free range Shandong half chicken on a bed of sweet Chinese kale with red vinegar, garlic, shallot and coriander dipping sauce
$29
Jasmine tea smoked chicken potato noodle salad, peanut sesame soy dressing & Chinkiang black vinegar
$16
(VOp)

Vegetarian

Stir fry Chinese bean sprouts, ginger, soy and garlic chives
$9
Steamed bok choy with oyster sauce
$13
(GOp)
Stir fry broccolini with preserved mustard green
$14
(GOp)
Mapo Tofu silken tofu, ground pork chilli and garlic
$23
(VOp)
Shiitake mushroom and tofu hotpot on a bed of steamed iceberg lettuce
$26

Rice and noodles

Steamed jasmine rice (S/L)
$4/6
The Rice Den fried rice - Chinese sausage, shiitake mushrooom
$18
Yangzhou style bbq pork and prawn fried rice
$18
(GOp)
XO prawn and pork fried rice
$20
(GOp)
Singapore noodles - wok tossed with bbq pork and prawn
$18
(GOp)
Garlic and shallot fried rice
$15
(GOp)
Cantonese vegetarian fried rice, assorted mushrooms, pickled radish, tofu
$16
(VOp) (GOp)
Vegetarian Singapore noodles, assorted mushrooms, tofu, bean sprouts
$16
(VOp) (GOp)

Desserts

Vanilla coconut cream sago with fresh passion fruit pulp, macadamia almond meal crumble
$13
(GF)
French toast, dulce de leche, peanut crumble, mascarpone with matcha green tea
$14
Chocolate Tart with coffee cream and pistachio praline crumble
$13
COCKTAILS

Rosemary Sour

$19

Maker’s Mark whiskey, housemade rosemary
Syrup, lemon, egg white

#thericeden

$17

Housemade spiced rum, orgeat, ginger
syrup, pineapple and lime

Sidecar #2

$19

Apple-cinnamon infused brandy, housemade
Lemongrass syrup, lemon

Tropicana

$17

Bacardi white rum, passiofruit, lime, simple
syrup

Buddha's Tears

$17

Zubrowka bison grass vodka, peach liqueur,
lychees, cucumber

Powder My Nose

$17

Housemade salted caramel vodka,
passionfruit, mint, cold pressed apple juice

B.B. King

$19

Housemade Jack Daniels banana whiskey,
smoked maple syrup, bbq bitters

Bruce Lee

$19

Kahlua, salted caramel vodka, cream,
vanilla syrup, frangelico

A Good Thyme

$19

Poor Tom’s gin, thyme infused honey syrup,
lime

Classic cocktails are available upon request.

MOCKTAILS

Jasmine Flower Bomb

$11

Housemade jasmine syrup, pear, lemon
mint, soda water

Chan's Dynasty

$11

Lemon, passionfruit, aloe vera juice,
orgeat, soda water

Red Lotus

$10

Pineapple, lime, mint, grenadine, ginger ale

In The Press

Location.

The Rice Den
30-32 Chandos St
St Leonards
NSW 2065

(02) 9438 3612

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Come dine with us. Make a booking

Tuesday – Thursday
9:00 am – 10:00 pm
5:30pm – 9:00pm

Friday – Saturday
11:30am – 2:00pm
5:30pm – 10:00pm

Saturday
5:30pm – 10:00pm

Sunday
11:30am – 1:30pm
5:30pm – 8:45pm

Monday
closed