MADAME NHU - SURRY HILLS
Sydney, New South Wales

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Madame Nhu brings Saigon to Sydney and its Surry Hills kitchen pays homage to the glory days of post-colonial Vietnamese street food. Drop in for one of the best pho lunches in the city; the line of chefs dishing up fresh, fast fare to teeming masses of hungry diners is a sight to behold. To accompany your meal, the restaurant also offers suave Asian-inspired cocktails and an impressive selection of Asian beers.
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General info

Address:

82 Campbell Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Suburb:

Surry Hills

Contact:

Cuisine:

Asian, Vegetarian available, Vietnamese

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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"She was known for her taste and attitude… now you too, can get a taste of Madame Nhu". This is the catch phrase of the casual eatery that sits on the corner of Campbell and Foster Street, just across from Bar H. I'm pretty sure the famous Madame Nhu would prefer her potential clientèle didn't take this jingle literally, given that cannibalism went out of fashion with Lord of the Flies. Bad jokes aside, the eating habits of island-bound ratbags and hungry city slickers collide when we hear the restaurant's other selling point; "The best pho in town."

The Vietnamese restaurant's website boasts that its dining room will transport you to old Saigon, but we reckon it's far too at home in Surry Hills' backstreets. The space is trendy and hip, with retro blue stools, wooden shutters and a large mural of a guy pointing the barrel of a gun at unsuspecting pho-lovers. While accurate historical representation may not be Madame Nhu's forte, the food it dishes up is pleasant. The Sichuan pepper squid, while small, is served with a generous amount of shallots and sliced chilli – making it the perfect beer snack. The salads – grilled Saigon-style prawn papaya and Hoi An-style squid – are authentic, with tonnes of fresh herbs and a well-balanced dressing, however, a few more prawns and squid would have made the dish a lot more substantial.

Madame Nhu is great for a tasty and cheap work lunch or casual meal with friends.
Anna Lisle

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Features

Bar / Wine Bar
Cheap & Cheerful
Parking
Suitable for Families with children
Suitable for Groups of 10
Takeaway
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