Haidilao Hot Pot
International renowned hot pot restaurant chain Haidilao Hot Pot have finally opened their first and only Australian location at Westfield Chatswood. Since being founded in 1994, Haidilao has over 466 direct-operated stores in more than 100 cities in China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), as well as Singapore, the United States, South Korea, Japan, Canada and now Australia. Serving the best elements of Chinese hot pot to create an immersive and entertaining dining experience perfect for the whole family.
For those unfamiliar with hot pot dining, it's a type of cuisine in which raw meats, fish, tofu, vegetables and noodles are cooked in steaming pots of broth in the middle of your own table.
To start your hot pot experience first select a soup base, including the following options:
- Tomato Soup Base
- Mushroom Soup Base
- Clear-Oil Spicy Soup Base
- Pig Stomach and Pepper Soup Base
- Chicken Soup Base
- Pickled Chinese Cabbage Soup Base
For someone new to the hot pot experience we suggest the Tomato and Mushroom Soup Bases with their delicious and subtle flavours sure to compliment all dish selections. Or if you’re a chilli lover try the Clear-Oil Spicy Soup Base for that traditional Sichuan spicy taste for the perfect tingly sensation.
Now it's onto the dish selection with so many options to choose from, so why not select a few different ones and enjoy the full Haidilao experience and put your hot pot cooking skills to the test.
Here are some of the most popular and must try dishes:
- Signature Shrimp Paste
- Snow Beef
- Laopai Marinated Beef
- Basa Filet
- Seafood Platter
- Assorted Mushroom Platter
Another must order is the Laopai Dancing Noodle, which includes an entertaining live performance. A specialist dancing noodle puller will come to your table and stretch long ribbons of noodle dough around their body before placing them into the soup base to cook ready for you to eat.
To compliment your hot pot meal, be sure to head to the dipping sauce station to enjoy a selection of delicious traditional sauces and condiments to add extra flavour and dimensions to your meal. You can try your own combinations or follow the suggested most popular sauce recipes. Plus, there is a complimentary selection of fruit and other side dishes available.
In another first you can enjoy a free professional manicure while you wait to be seated. Also available is a hand massage and hand spa to leave your hands and whole body feeling relaxed. This amazing complimentary service is available as listed below:
Monday - Friday:
11:30am-3:30pm and 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday:
11:30am - 9:30pm
To make a reservation or find out more visit Haidilao on level 6 near Hoyts or call on 0294112006. Walk-ins are also welcome. Haidilao is open from 11am – 10pm daily for your convenience.
For best parking, enter via Albert or Victor street and make your way to the rooftop level crossing over the bridge and head straight with parking directly in front of Haidilao’s closest entry.
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