My lovely friends decided to take me to Palace Chinese and even though it was a Wednesday evening, they were crazy busy! I haven't seen a restaurant this busy on a Wednesday ever! We had to wait a little longer than the 15 minutes we were told (about 35 mins) which wasn't great but the staff literally didn't stop, busily taking orders at tables, at the counter, on the phone and handing out food. Very impressive. The food was fabulous and worth the wait, I can see why it's so popular. There were quite a few other Chinese restaurants that we walked past while waiting but all with very few customers. They were definitely all at the Mandarin Palace! Highly recommended.
We paid over $75 for 2 x curries (green and Massaman) and spring rolls. Order came all at once (entre and main together) was luke warm, ordinary fare on grotty plastic tables with no table service. For this price you collect your own cutlery and dishes etc. We have eaten here, at this venue under different guises, many times over the years and have experienced mixed successes, however, after this experience, we wont be rushing back.