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Brunch at Panama House, Bondi

Author: Posted on: January 11, 2013 at 9:30 am

Brunch. A weekend indulgence. A chance to sleep in after a big night then feast with friends over coffee and tasty fare. When it comes to Sunday brunch, Panama House knows how to pack the crowds.

Situated along Bondi Road near its older sibling, the Corner House and across the road from the Rum Diaries, the eatery is abuzz with patrons on a typical summer’s day. Beach gear, sarongs, shorts and thongs (flip-flops) feel at home on a Sunday in this eatery that serves breakfast, lunch at dinner.

Panama House, Bondi
Panama House

Start with a coffee, or two, depending on your caffeine habit. If you need to kick start your late morning, choose the Panama Mary ($16), a take on the Bloody Mary with Stolen Gold Rum, Ruby Port, tomato juice, cucumber, lime, gumbo, jalapeno relish and tecate. She’s hot, spicy and delivers a good kick. If you prefer a non-alcoholic version, there’s the Spicy Tomato Juice ($6.50)

Panama House, Bondi
Panama Mary

The breakfast/ brunch menu includes breakfast tacos with scrambled egg, spiced holy trinity and coriander sour cream ($10.50) and fried black pudding and green apple sauté ($18). But the  go-to dish is Huevos Rancheros ($16).

Panama House, Bondi
Huevos Rancheros

Corn tortilla with spiced black beans, smashed avocado, smoked tomato salsa, a perfectly poached egg and chipotle sauce make up this hearty and tasty dish shown above with an optional side of bacon ($4). The flavours are strong and you can supplement them with a choice of relishes ranging from the mild to the spicy.

When four friends order the same dish then debate doing it all over again, you know it’s that good. But then brunch is an indulgence, and who is to judge when you’re among friends.

Panama House is featured in our guide to Sydney’s Top Breakfast & Brunch Spots

Panama House
251 Bondi Rd
Bondi 2026
Ph: 02 93650839

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Corinne is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues.

She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards for 2013 and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List for 2013.

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