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Anchovy
Vietnamese
  • 338 Bridge Rd,
    Richmond,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9428 3526,
    www.anchovy.net.au/
  • Lunch Fri noon-2.30pm

    Dinner Tue-Sat 5.30pm-10.30pm

Anchovy
-37.819138,145.002633

We're not in Richmond any more, Toto. Except that we are. In a bright, functional dining room, backed with low-key but informed service, chef Thi Le, an alumna of Andrew McConnell's kitchens, quietly explodes any preconceptions about what Vietnamese cuisine can look like in a contemporary context. A lettuce leaf and bundle of herbs cradles not the classic spring roll, but blood sausage and slivers of raw ginger, while cured ocean trout, pomelo and young coconut take rice-paper rolls from the ho-hum to the hey-ya. Shavings of cured egg yolk render a variety of grilled squashes savoury and complex, while the simple, elegant addition of lime leaves makes even the classic lemon soda truly memorable. A clafoutis of perfect peaches, hot in a heavy cast-iron pan and served with crème fraîche, keeps things confident right to the end. It's not foam and tricks that win the day here, but good taste and real skill.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $14-$24

    M $24-$36

    D $14

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Thi Le

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