Madame Nhu
Madame Nhu

About Madame Nhu

Madame Nhu is old Saigon in Sydney

Madame Nhu shopfront


Cuisine: Modern Vietnamese
Chefs/owners: Minh & Nhu Nguyen
Price guide: Entree $6.9 - $14. Mains $10.5 - $19.9. Drinks (glass/bottle): $4.5 - $10.5
Locations: Surry Hills, Westfield Hornsby, Westfield Chatswood and an international location soon...

Madame Nhu shopfront

The Experience

Step inside to find a mock Vietnamese-French villa, aged outdoor furniture and colourful tropical plants. The striking interior of Madame Nhu is the culmination of extensive field research in Vietnam by the chef-founders and is a tribute to the rapidly disappearing French villas of Saigon city. It's a slice of old Saigon right here in Sydney.

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Madame Nhu is old Saigon in Sydney. We've been pioneering next-level Vietnamese for over a decade. We introduced and popularised the modern summer rolls back in 2007 and are now best known for our phở and spicy phở.

We believe good food helps bring people together. Our food is fresh and high-end; simple but refined. Often considered one of Sydney’s best, our famous phở recipe is a jealously guarded secret. At Surry Hills you will also find original Asian-inspired cocktails and an impressive collection of Asian beers and liquor.

Step inside our iconic French villa-style eateries and let Madame Nhu take you back to a time when Vietnamese food was all about taste, quality and style.

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Who is Madame Nhu?

Who is Madame NhuFiery, creative and uncompromising, chef-founder Nhu has a reputation of being the "dragon lady" of the kitchen. These days she has taken a step back to focus on product and business development to much of the kitchen staff's relief. She is often seen roaming the backstreets of Asia in search of inspiration and good food.

About Madame Nhu

Sexy, slurpingly good food


2007 - opened Sydney's first summer rolls speciality store, specialising in rice paper rolls, banh mi and salads under the brand SummerRolls®

2008-2010 - winner "Sydney's Best Vietnamese" in 2008, 2009 and 2010 (awarded by City News). 2009 & 2008 State Finalist Small Business Champion Awards NSW & ACT. 2009 & 2008 Finalist City of Sydney Business Awards

2009 - introduced Sydney to the concept of Vietnamese "home-style" cooking at Xage™ Restaurant (as featured in the Good Food Guide)

2011 - rebranded the SummerRolls concept as Madame Nhu®. New take away concept launched in the CBD

2012 - opened the first Madame Nhu small bar focusing on Asian beers and hard-to-find Asian liquor

2016 - opened Chatswood eatery in Westfield Chatswood

2018 - opened Hornsby eatery in Westfield Hornsby; launched Nhu & Me

2019 - Madame Nhu to expand overseas - opening early 2019