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Banana Palm

260 Arden St, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
+61 2 9665 1212
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
260 Arden St, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Frozen and overcooked dry tastless food! Nice room good service but the food has gone down hill since our last visit a few years back as a local we wont be back.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with a group of friends BYO wine Food good and fresh but lacked the flavour punch This place is often empty I can see why

1  Thank Rustyone w
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Located in the old Coogee Fire Station, the Banana Palm serves up some of the best and most authentic Vietnamese cuisine available in Sydney's east. With the added bonus of being BYO (wine only - not beer) it offers an amazing array of dishes and...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

What a great meal - we will definitely be back. Have already recommended it to family & friends & they have not been disappointed. Make sure you book on the weekends as it's very popular. Meals were a good size & medium range price wise....More

Thank 907mandye
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The menu has lots to offer. The food is simply DELICIOUS and we received wonderful service from everyone

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with family whilst staying in Sydney , the restaurant itself is quite dark inside and there's not much of an atmosphere , ours was a midweek visit so that might explain the lack of atmosphere , the food itself was very tasty...More

Thank happy63Liverpool
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Reading the reviews of the Banana Palm a person would be inclined to dine there for fine food and lovely staff. Well not so last night. One of the waitresses has the worst attitude and rudeness I have ever seen at a restaurant. Clearly not...More

1  Thank Carolina74_11
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We walked past Banana Palm over several days and didn't even realise there was a restaurant there until someone else suggested we try it. Beautiful Vietnamese food served by lovely staff in a tastefully decorated restaurant - defintetely worth another visit

Thank Goodfoodloverst... M
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Food ok but overpriced n service well u can forget about that. Also found it noisie n it wasn't overly crowded. Will not come back better options around

Thank David P
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Our group of ten was attentively and unobtrusively served with food coming quickly. Beautiful tastes, and i have a bit of a bland talent. Really enjoyed only my second experience of Vietnamese food.Won't be too long between experiences this time.

Thank allann879
Nearby
Coogee
Very accessible by public transport, Coogee is the
smaller, friendlier, more intimate version of Bondi
Beach. Coogee is the only beach in the Eastern suburbs
that does not have big waves, making it an excellent
family beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel, located right
across the beach, has one of the biggest beer gardens
in Australia and plenty of entertainment every night
of the week. Be on the lookout for celebrity
...More
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383karsti
3 February 2015|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are several GF options. One member of my family is GF & we have plenty of choices on the menu available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Arden St, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Coogee>  > Coogee
  • Neighbourhood: Coogee
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9665 1212
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