Cheap Lunches. @City Cafe on City Walk

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The charmingly (albeit often innacurately) named “Tasty Time” has moved on from its spot on City Walk just up from King O’Malleys.

In its place we now have “@ City Cafe” offering lunch and a soft drink for $10.

The decor is charmingly half-arsed with cod philosophy daubed on the walls, with later grammatical corrections, and nik naks planted here and there.

The staff seemed a little confused by my arrival but we agreed that I’d get the “peanut sauce chicken”.

As I hoped this turned out to be satay sauce.

The drinks are, horror of horrors, from the Pepsi stable, but I adapted and overcame.

The satay chicken came on a great bed of rice and even what I think was bok choy.

It wasn’t immediately obvious but it seems you can get two choices from the menu as part of the lunch deal.

They may be a bit unpolished, but they do a good feed for the price.

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[This article is the thirteenth in a series on cheap lunches to be found in and around the city. If you have any suggestions leave them in the comments or email them to john@citynews.com.au . The complete series can be found on our cheap lunches tag]

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2 Responses to “Cheap Lunches. @City Cafe on City Walk”

  1. Stanza Matic
    May 23, 2014 at 5:43 pm #

    I had never encountered the term cod philosophy before this review. Thank God I googled before teasing.

    Nik naks is worthy of a tut tut though, I think.

    • Stanza Matic
      May 23, 2014 at 5:45 pm #

      Or even a tut-tut?

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