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After talking about trying the Palmerston with friends so many times but never getting around to it I was in the area the area last week and took the opportunity to stop by and finally sample the famous parma for myself. Served within minutes of ordering, what you get is a big, thick parmagianna made from real chicken breast (no processed meat here) topped with a really good tomato and basil sauce (though unfortunately not much of it), thin Virginia ham and heaps of mozzarella. The crumbing is thin and crisp, though soft underneath, and the accompanying sides are good; chips that are thick and crunchy and a crisp salad of lettuce, cucumber, red onion and carrot. You also have the option of veggies and mash if you prefer.
The big question: Is this Melbourne’s best parma? Well, I suggest you visit the Palmerston soon and figure out the answer for yourself. One thing is for sure though - at $16 a serve you are unlikely to leave disappointed or hungry.
The Palmerston Hotel is located at: 51 Palmerston Crescent, South Melbourne, just on the corner of Kings Way.