Great variety of traditional Chinese dishes. Enjoyed Hainanese Chicken Rice a couple of weeks ago - delicious.. At least half a dozen Chinese families there for Saturday dinner, which must say something.
It's a better shot to talk to the staff about what you want regarding your tastes, given that I have never seen an english translation of a menu. Young staff behind the counter are very helpful.
Probably one of the most authentic Cantonese/southern Chinese restaurants in South West Sydney, even given it's Club location.
We can probably say we're fairly regular patrons here. We visited again last night (Thursday) during the tail end of peak meal period and this venue was just under 50% full. We ordered the meal deal again (good value at $46.80). The variety and combinations of dishes one can have with this deal continue to make meal time interesting. We've tried quite a few of the dishes and have come back for our favourites again. They've maintained most of the standards we've come to expect - short wait time, comfortable seating, prompt service. This time around two of our favourite dishes seemed different. We can only suspect a change of chef but stopped short of asking. The flavour of the sizzling beef was a little lacking and the King To Ribs were spiced differently. Don't forget to ask for refills of your hot Chinese tea - it's complimentary.
A cosy but roomy council library, located right in the heart of the main Panania local shopping area. The library is part of the wider Bankstown Council network of libraries. The library can get quite busy after school hours on school days. This library has over 20 study desks, a magazine reading area, 3 computers for Internet access, a children's reading and learning area, photocopying/printing facilities and free wi-fi. The staff members are very helpful and knowledgeable - make sure you line up at the barrier at the front counter or they won't know if you've been served or not.
great selection of books - fiction and non fiction - and I've been borrowing books from cognitive behavioural therapy to social networking for dummies, spiritual and philosophical tomes to classic novels. i think its a great library and you can borrow so many books and have them for such a long time. the economic downturn has forced me to cut down on purchasing my beloved books and Ive now been reminded of how wonderful libraries are.
Unfortunately I have not had the same experience as that of others who have reviewed this business. I have 3 cars and having moved to Panania was looking for a good local mechanic. Having used them for all 3 cars I will provide the results/experience and let you decide for yourself.
1. Car 1 : Went in for normal service, came out with a busted radiator. No responsibility taken by the management, and attitude found to be rather sarcastic. Additional cost to me at a different mechanic who confirmed damage due to some kind of object striking internal part of radiator likely to be screw driver or some other tool $500.
2. Car 2 : went in for normal rego slip. Was told no can do because of oil leak. Charged $2000 for repairs. It hardly been 8 months since repair and oil is leaking from the gaskets that were supposedly genuine parts?
3. Car 3 : No chance I am taking my 3rd car to this business. Twice bitten.....
The workshop is generally untidy and messy, there are bits and pieces everywhere, plus old trucks, cars etc all over the place. Having used them a few times, they still could not recognize me as a customer, and I get the general feel that they will look for every dollar they can get out of me. I am now with other shop even though they are much further to take the car to. Prices are remarkably so much better than this business, are extremely clean and friendly, and impeccable service minus the sarcasm.
I would give this place minus stars if I could, the staff have zero customer service skills especially the staff who takes your order. Another customer picked up my food and took off with it, the staff blamed me loudly telling me I had left the store (which I had not) and wanted me to pay again for them to make my order again. The food was not worth the hassle, as it was of poor quality and flavourless.
My favourite newsagency in the area. The staff are helpful, especially the lady. We order our language newspaper here from time to time and she always remembers. Convenient parking on-street, but could be difficult to find a spot. They need to fix the front step for the elderly as it is a little high for seniors with cane or walking frames.
Not a shop for dine-in experience as they only have 2 tables. They mainly cater for takeaway orders. Staff is friendly and will cook to order as they don't always have a full spread of food in the hot warmers. They are true to their name, serving both chicken based food such as barbeque chicken and seafood such as fish and chips. It's your typical local or neighbourhood takeaway shop, nothing special but they aim to please.
OK so it was a Monday night... a hard day at work and the families meals already taken care of so I thought, yup, red duck curry for me ;-) Decided to try the local, down at Panania, "Boom Boom Thai". The place itself looks very very nice... but... the food... Oh boy, what a let down. i ordered red duck curry and fried egg rice. Where do i start? firstly, the lass at the front counter said to me, that's $19.90 but our card limit is $20, so do you want to buy a can of coke or just add ten cents? ok so this really frustrates me. the banks dont charge shops any differently if it was $2 or $200, so what do they care if its $19.90 or $20? anyway, to keep the peace i told them they could bill me an extra 10 cents. then i get the food. oooohhh dear... the red duck curry was the most flavourless red duck curry i have ever had (and i have had a billion of them!). the duck had bones in it the size of dinosaur vertebrae and the duck itself tasted like 40 year old shoes. the sauce was sooooo bland, the veggies were obviously old and it was just... horrible. So.. i will never return to boom boom thai, it was a huuuuuge let down ;-(
I ordered from here because I could get it home delivered. Used to be very nice but their food has suffered lately. I've been ordering and dining in for about 2 years but it's not as fresh as it used to be. I have come to expect Thai food to be fresh and light but this is now oily and heavy. And they have become a bit tight with their servings too. Not sure if they've changed chefs or new owners. Please go back to what you used to be. I miss the old panang chicken and the chilli and basil chicken
Went to the place on the weekend with some friends as was highly recommended. I have to say the Sushi is beautiful and freshly prepared. Although it was a bit pricey compared to others. I will definitely be back soon.
Recently opened local sushi shop adds another choice to Panania's culinary variety. They are prominently located near the busy T-junction of Tower St and Anderson Ave. The shop sign is simply white lettering on black background. I made the mistake of turning up on Tuesday but they are closed - opens 6 days. The storefront is simple and unassuming all glass from floor to ceiling. On entering through the double glass doors, there are simple seating arrangements on the left and the serving counter on the right. Not in your face Japanese decor but the obligatory salutation of ""Irasshaimase!" is immediate as your attention turns to the welcoming smiles behind the counter eager to serve.
From behind the glass food display cabinets, there are at least a dozen different sushi varieties to choose from. Current special is "4 sushi rolls for $10" or "3 sushi rolls plus a drink for $10". There aren't a lot of rolls on display but this is a good thing, it means they keep making them fresh! We spent $40 on sushi and dined in - comfortable but nothing fancy. Sushi is served on disposable plastic plates with the small fish shaped squeeze tubes of soy sauce and small packs of wasabi. The sushi is definitely fresh and delicious. We watched the world go by whilst munching on fresh sushi.. They also sell hot cooked food and had some on display (will try these next visit) but our first visit is to try the sushi. This store seems to appeal to a fair number of locals as there were also other patrons purchasing sushi to take away.
School kids seem to like this place too as I've seen them flock here for sushi after school to stave off the monster munchies. A much better alternative than oily fat chips for growing bodies.
We would visit again and look forward to more sushi and other hot foods (also freshly cooked). The business card says,'So Good So Fresh' and I can believe it.