We have eaten here a number of times and find the ratings a little unfair - if you order club-style Chinese anywhere that is what you're going to get. We tend to order some things in the parts of the menu which most people gloss over. When we order them we know straight away if the kitchen has the respective ingredients that night (meaning good Chinese usually in Canberra).
On this occasion we ordered a very nice San Choy Bow which was great but the service was very ordinary - young kids without direction will always just plonk things down and walk off. San Choy Bow is supposed to be served, not plonked. And at close to $15 I expect it to be served.
So after we served ourselves to what was a very nice and very sufficient serve we had the Boxing Chicken (two chicken legs with spicy sauce). Disappointing we had to ask twice when ordering what it was - and when we got it - it wasn't just a "chicken leg with a sauce" as described. It was very tasty - almost extremely tasty (and spicy sauce) - just undeserving of more here.
The mains were very good. So good that we ate one completely and took the others home. While there might be just two of us - we like a good solid main, and maybe one or two dishes to get us through. The Salt and Pepper Prawns here were very, very good. They need no fanfare. Remember!! They come without a sauce so if you order these prawns and rice you will be disappointed.
The pencil mushrooms (which I think are Enoki mushrooms) and whatever green vegetable is going with oyster sauce (or similar) is outstanding. Plenty of garlic, ginger and salty sauce.
All in all it's one of the more expensive Chinese in the Valley. They do wine corkage but no BYO beer etc (as normal in restaurants)..
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