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Burmese Curry Place Chicken and Prawn Curry. $10 lunch review

By johnboy - 31 January 2011 5

Burmese Curry

The simply named “Burmese Curry Place” in the bus interchange is a relatively new player in Civic. As we’ve recently learned that RiotACT is banned in Myanmar it seemed like a good time to give it a try.

They’ve got a simple, but charming layout and for $7 takeaway they load up rice with curry and have you on your way in no time flat.

I went for the “Chicken and Prawn Curry”.

It’s not the most appealing thing to look at. Nothing like the rich thick sauces of Indian curries.

But after a couple of mouthfulls?

Wow!

It’s got some zing without being overbearing and the sweetness of the red pepper sets off the other salty flavours perfectly.

I was seriously impressed.

(For more $10 lunches in Civic try here)


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5 Responses to
Burmese Curry Place Chicken and Prawn Curry. $10 lunch review
CHackett 8:02 pm 09 Feb 11

The 4 & 9 (fish balls with the vegetables – beans, potato and carrots strips) is pure heaven for $7. Love the thick spicy hot sauce and the cruch of the vegetables. It’s the best of all the dishes! The family running it are great too.

toriness 1:32 pm 09 Feb 11

not recommended for vegetarians. inoffensive but boring vegetarian curry.

watto23 4:55 pm 02 Feb 11

Got to agree with the review. It looks dogy and its cheap. I even love the number system, I’ll have a number 2 and 6 with rice…

Love the Egg curry as well and its got some spice/heat to it but just enough, without killing off the flavour.

Probably best I don’t work in Civic…..

Afurotsu 11:33 pm 31 Jan 11

Great relevant reviews for the more frugal of us here :). Thank-you!

knoobs 8:02 pm 31 Jan 11

I always try and go here whenever I’m in civic for lunch. Unpretentious with wholesome servings and fantastic tasting curries for a seriously good price.

It seems the whole family works the kitchen and the counter which adds a bit of charm too.

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