Tightly packed and exploding with flavour, you can’t go wrong with spring rolls.
Po Brothers have created an exciting menu with explosive spices and an array of Thai-inspired flavours. They have many stand out dishes like their coconut based red curry and wide selection of stir-fried cuisine. Start with one of their smaller plates, the deep fried crispy vegetarian spring rolls. This is a great introduction to the larger dishes ahead and showcases some of the amazing flavours Po has to offer. The spring roll filling is a combination of vermicelli noodles, carrots and cabbage with a side of sweet chilli sauce for dipping. They also have blossom spring rolls which are made using traditional rice paper, filled with a blend of prawns and fresh greens served with an addictive Japanese sesame sauce. Both sets of spring rolls come with four pieces and will leave you wanting more.
Khu Khu is a delectable vegan restaurant with a small menu boasting big flavours. The Thai-inspired cuisine and sharing plate style of dining is great for an intimate night out. You won’t find many vegan Thai restaurants, Khu Khu is really one of a kind. Begin the night with a light and favourable start, spring rolls. Perfect to kick your appetite into gear. They’re made with fragrant and herby rice paper rolls, garden greens and a peanut carrot sauce. Or opt for the sweet purple kumara, wrapped inside glass noodle spring rolls. Both options are divine – you won’t want to share this dish. Other stand out options on the menu is the crispy sliced daikon and the panang curry; sweet yet salty. Grab one of everything and let the fun begin.
Viki Vietnamese serves up healthy doses of traditional Northern Vietnamese-style street food. They have perfectly captured the authentic flavours required for each dish. In Vietnam spring rolls are commonly made using rice paper instead of pastry. If you haven’t tried this style before then Viki Vietnamese is the place to explore a whole new style of beloved spring rolls. Their Hanoi crispy spring rolls combine a mixture of pork, eggs, glass noodles, carrots, and fragrant wood-ear mushrooms. These spring rolls are served with house-made nuoc cham dipping sauce. Every bite is more flavourful than the last.
Sen Vietnamese Kitchen and Bar
Sen serves up Vietnamese street food and culture all on one plate. They perfectly capture the authentic flavours found in food stalls around Northern Vietnam. You can choose to dine on the set menu or mix and match your own dishes. You’ll get to try an array of delicious dishes including the spring rolls, a spiced lotus stem salad and pan-fried Tarakihi fillets with a special Sen plum sauce. Sen’s Nem Rάn is a style of spring roll made with seasoned pork mince, vermicelli, diced mushroom, onion and carrots in a crisp shell accompanied with lettuce. A fresh version of the classic spring roll.
Introduce your palette to authentic Hanoi style street food, cooked on a charcoal barbecue. Indochine Kitchen is a Vietnamese tapas bar serving intense flavours in every dish. One of their signature dishes include the charcoal BBQ pork belly, pork mince, and spring rolls. This pairs with rice vermicelli and fresh Vietnamese herbs for a perfectly balanced dish. They also have the New CuaBể; which combines sliced crispy spring rolls with crab meat, pork mince, prawns and vegetables. Alongside a serving of noodles, salad greens and dipping sauce. Indochine Kitchen is all about generous portions and fresh ingredients. They make sure to use local organic produce wherever they can, which is just the cherry on top!