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Ming Chinese Restaurant

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Mulgoa Road, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4720 5502
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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to The Ming for the first time for a colleagues farewell dinner and for transparency should add I am not an experienced judge of Chinese food so cant speak to authenticity or make particularly valid comparisons - The Ming is well presented, the staff seemed pleased to have us with them (by no means guaranteed in Penrith). For ease... More 

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Thank Martin W
Sydney
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We attended here for Sunday lunch yum cha. The food was good and the staff very accommodating and friendly, smiles all around. The service was good, the prices reasonable, and the place clean and well decorated. It seems traditional yum cha service with its carts has been done away with in preference for a system of ordering cards that explain... More 

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Thank Shiraleen
Penrith, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Dined on a Tuesday night which was busy but not unexpected. The service was not very good, wait staff were rude, abrupt and unhelpful. Manager doesn't show you to your table, he finds a table then stands and waves and yells for you to come over. Drink waiter took order while we were just starting to be sitted and never... More 

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Thank brownlowj
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lucky we booked a table or we would still be waiting. We ate on Saturday night at 6.30pm and the place was busy, with a constant stream of diners waiting in the queue. There was not enough staff, and we didn't have our order taken until almost 7.15pm, and then we had to flag down the wait staff. The entree's... More 

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Thank Rose M
Albury, Australia
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Old fashioned, in that the service is fantastic. Wait staff super helpful. Huge extensive menu. Great price.

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Thank susan k
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Have visited 3 times in last 2 months for various special occasions, twice with groups of 12, once with 6 people. Each time the food was extraordinarily tender, fast and fresh. Service was super efficient. Used plates quickly removed and drinks were offered on a regular basis. Twice we were in private rooms which allowed for private conversation. Staff were... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

One would expect that a Chinese Restuarant connected with a major leagues club would be of a fairly high calibre. It was very disappointing. We ordered honey king prawns and cashew chicken and found it was no better than food court quality. Don't let me discourage you, but we won't be eating there again as there are far better alternatives.

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Thank Draganotz
Launceston, Australia
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139 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Was great for me to eat here as they appear to cook meals as required so I could have garlic left out of my meal. For me that is a reason to like this place. Staff were pleasant, dressed neatly and the meal was delicious. I can not fault this restaurant at all.

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Thank 51vonda
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The service is like a military operation, with staff communicating via ear mikes like the FBI. The food however is low end Australianised Chinese. We went there on a Friday and the restaurant was almost empty. The rest of the Panthers club was packed full, so it appears the locals know to avoid the place. It's also very over priced.

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Thank Mark P
Emu Plains Australia
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140 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Went here on a Wednesday for lunch with 12 people. The staff rearranged the seating so we could all sit at one large round table. I had the curried prawns with fried rice at $14 and couldn't fault it. Everyone who had sweet and sour prawns raved about theirs. The mongolian lamb wasn't to most peoples liking as they thought... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mulgoa Road, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4720 5502

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?