Quality Inn Penrith
261 Mulgoa Road
Penrith, NS 2750
Phone: (61) 2 47345555
Fax: (61) 2 47345500
You would be forgiven for thinking the Swiss Alps were just around the corner when you come to this friendly butchers. Selling high quality meats with a European flavor, this is the place to find delicately spiced sausages and other pork goods, tender cuts of veal and beef and corn fed chickens. They also stock some delicious cooked meats including piquant salami, sliced as you like it, and tasty ham off the bone.
Under an hour's drive northwest from the city, vibrant Parklea Markets are situated under a huge canvas big top. The hundreds of colorful stalls feature fashion, cosmetics, toys, jewelery, kitchenware and souvenirs, garden ware and plants, car accessories, tools, fishing and camping gear and computer accessories. Then there are the international food stalls, seafood, fruit, veggies, fresh flowers, deli, butcher, baker, and candlestick maker and fast food outlets not to mention three cash machines!
For some more unusual cuts of meat, the shops in the BKK center are the place to come. Here, it seems that anything goes-perhaps not the best place for the faint-hearted. You can also find cooked meats such as roast duck and pork. If you have got time to look round the center you can also pick up fresh herbs, spices and vegetables and great value seafood. There are also the usual market goods such as CDs and videos, socks and undies for all shapes and sizes, cheap cosmetics and tacky souvenirs and knick-knacks.
Poultry Traders International has been operating since 1986 selling, as the name suggests, fresh and frozen chicken, turkey, game and duck and other poultry-related products. Essentially a wholesale trader, their factory shop is open to the public and offers great savings on their products. They specialize in Halal killed chickens, Chinese and Western style duck, Portuguese style chicken and burgers and whole-marinated poultry. Prices available on request-contact the office.
Oozing with style and sophistication, the exquisite gifts on offer here will tempt even the tightest purse strings! With an ever-changing variety of stock, there is always something new to look at, be it lotus flowers and perfume bottles or sushi plates and chopsticks. Sharing the shelves with the exotic and the oriental are contemporary, colorful address books, jotter pads and photo frames. And do not miss the sumptuous bath oils, massage oils and scented candles. A perfect store to grab 'that' perfect gift.
The owner of this delightful establishment is passionate about dolls' houses and anxious to share her knowledge and enthusiasm. Stock includes traditional Australian buildings in kit form and gingerbread, Victorian-style kits sourced from the USA, as well as beautifully crafted, ready-made models. The shop also carries a wide range of dolls' furniture, furnishings and accessories and provides an advisory service. Another popular feature is the workshop program, which covers subjects like folk art, furniture construction, wiring and lighting.
Automodels was established in 1984 by long-time die cast and Matchbox collector, Bob Rusconi and his wife Carole. The shop services the international collectors' fraternity and carries one of the largest selections of die cast collectibles to be found throughout the world. It also offers a valuation service. While the collectibles market is paramount, children are made very welcome and can afford to purchase lower-priced items.
Although Auburn is a bit of a drive out of the city (under an hour on a good day) but Arzum is open from eight in the morning to 11 at night every day of the week, so there is no excuse for not paying a visit. In the middle of this multicultural melting pot, Arzum is a find, a fully-stocked Turkish grocer selling everything you would expect: vine leaves, spices, bread, goat's cheese and lots of eggplant.
If your yin and yang are a little out of whack, Inner Harmony will restore and re-focus your energies. This soothing shop covers a wide range of new age subjects including Feng Shui, numerology, aromatherapy, eastern philosophies, Tarot and astrology. They also stock a selection of crystals, aromatherapy oils and burners and jewelery, and offer meditation and massage courses.
Well known as the biggest retailer of electrical appliances, Retravision has everything you need in the way of electrical goods for every room in the house. There are fridges, toasters, heaters and entertainment systems under one roof. There are a few items here that you may not have expected, such as CDs, videos and computer games as well as a great range of telephones and mobile telephones. Whether you are looking to replace your iron, update you hair dryer or purchase a new television, this is a reputable and reliable place to do it.
Situated in the northern suburb of Eastwood in Sydney, the Eastwood Shopping Precinct is a popular especially among the South East Asian community. Replete with food stands, cafes, fine dining options and a variety of eateries, mostly run by Korean, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Chinese migrants, this place is perfect for the foodie to explore culinary options. Shopping is something else that this precinct is known for, with the Eastwood Shopping Center, being the most popular. A number of world famous festivals like the Granny Smith Festival are held along the avenues of Eastwood all year long.
This mind-boggling, 41-hectare site, next to the Olympic complex, is Australia's major center for the marketing of fresh fruit, veggies and flowers and turns over around AUD1.6 billion a year. Lined up here are wholesale flower markets, growers market and produce market, as well as the Fresh Food Market, Swap and Sell Market and Paddy's - Flemington. It is like a little city housed inside giant warehouses, with a shopping center, banks, travel agent, supermarket, news agency, a pub and a cafe.