The Surry Hills food scene has just got even cooler, with the news that Thai restaurant Chin Chin will soon occupy the ground floor of the historic Griffiths Teas Warehouse on Commonwealth Street. While the late-night eatery is a staple in Melbourne, Chin Chin owner Chris Lucas announced his plans to open in Sydney last year, and he's finally found his ideal location.

The Griffiths Teas Warehouse was bought for $22 million by Cornerstone Property Group, who reportedly plan to convert the upper floors into apartments in the style of New York lofts. Living right above Chin Chin's salt and pepper salmon fins? This could be dangerous.

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Which cult-fave Melbourne eatery is coming to Sydney?

It's still early days for Chin Chin's Sydney opening, but as soon as we know more, you will. Until then, you can drool over their website:

Which cult-fave Melbourne eatery is coming to Sydney?

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