Perhaps the grandest Chinese Restaurant Launceston has to offer is Dynasty Chinese Restaurant located at 95 Canning Street. Join the staff of Dynasty Chinese restaurant for lunch or dinner and enjoy Cantonese-style dishes as well as regional Chinese
favorites. (When most Australians think of "Chinese food" it is Cantonese cuisine they have in mind.) Dynasty serves a variety of coffee and tea beverages including coffee cocktails featuring various liqueurs. Both Western and Chinese tea favorites are
included on the teas menu. The architecture of Dynasty is designed to reflect that of a restaurant in mainland China. Its decor is enhanced with high ceilings and murals of the traditional Chinese dragon and phoenix in striking reds and golds. According to Chinese tradition dragon and phoenix represent perfect harmony with the dragon symbolizing the "yang" principle and the phoenix representing "yin." The color red is symbolic of early summer newness and growth while the color of gold represents late summer prosperity and wealth. Another Chinese cultural tradition reflected in the architecture of Dynasty Chinese Restaurant is the ba gua window. Using the feng shui principle that mirrors reflect negative influences out of the room leaving only positivity ba gua mirrors reflect are shaped like an octagon. Dynasty’s octagonal ba gua windows show beautiful views of the park during all seasons. Dynasty Chinese Restaurant is located next to Launceston’s Brickfields Reserve in the historic Launceston City Centre. This beloved park is an oasis of trees and vegetation in the heart of the city. Its many large mature trees are particularly lovely in the autumn. Enjoy fine dining in an upscale atmosphere as part of a group or a couple. Large groups may make reservations for the large dining hall. Dynasty’s large tables seat up to 12 guests each and the large dining hall can accommodate a total of 150 guests. Wedding receptions business gatherings charity events birthday parties holiday parties and other large gatherings are welcomed to book the large dining hall. Whenever possible Dynasty Chinese Restaurant’s fresh Cantonese and Chinese-style dishes are made with locally-grown Tasmanian produce. Cantonese cuisine with its origins in the Guangdong province of China relies on healthy cooking methods that include stir-frying and steaming. The Tasmanian taste for seafoods such as prawns crab scallops squid and oysters meshes well with Cantonese-style cooking which often features a seafood item as a protein. Other staples of Cantonese and Chinese regional cuisine include duck pork black beans honey garlic and cashews. The menu of Dynasty Chinese Restaurant changes from time to time but you will always find many of your favorite dishes. A selection of Chinese-inspired desserts is available which may include fritters and ice creams.