Asian eatery ManMo (42 NewQuay Prom Docklands) has stood the test of time at the troubled Docklands area to still one of the original restaurants in the area that offers quality dishes at reasonable prices.
In its modern surroundings, ManMo offers traditional Chinese, Malay and Thai meals as well as dishes with a modern twist. Entrees are extensive from steamed dumplings to curry puffs and fried wontons as well as the ever-so-tempting Peking Duck. The choices are tough, you could make a whole meals just from the entrée list alone.
The main menu is equally as extensive with a range of Chef Recommendations which tempt the palate. Featuring heavily is a range of seafood based dishes, however meat lovers and vegetarians are well catered for. The wine list is equally as extensive with a wide range of Australian wines.
Wait staff are attentive, even to the point of pedantic, which can be startling for the unprepared, but are happy to oblige to any changes to your dish if need be. Service is quick and efficient and waiting for your main meals is kept to a minimum, the way a restaurant should be.
The location of the restaurant offers inspiring views of the CBD and its proximity to the waterfront adds a calming and soothing aspect to an otherwise busy cityscape. Ideal for a quiet night out with your loved one or a small intimate group, ManMo achieves the right balance for a satisfying night out in an area where you are spoilt for choice and quality can range from pitiful to exquisite.
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