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XuXu Dumpling Bar
Outdoor seating

XuXu Dumpling Bar


XuXu Dumpling Bar

Sister bar to acclaimed Vietnamese restaurant Cafe Hanoi
Opening hours
Currently closed
Monday: 12:00 pm-Late
Tuesday: 12:00 pm-Late
Wednesday: 12:00 pm-Late
Thursday: 12:00 pm-Late
Friday: 12:00 pm-Late
Saturday: 5:00 pm-Late
Sunday: Closed

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Xuxu (say “Su-su”) is one of the city’s gems, a cosy table-service bar just across Commerce Street from its older sibling Cafe Hanoi.

Its whimsical decor carries a whisper of Eastern elegance and old-world romance: rich peacock-design drapes, stained-glass lampshades, bamboo-patterned wallpaper and an intricate turquoise and white wall mosaic.

There are no bar stools or leaners here; just intimate tables where you’re hosted by attentive staff, with the kind of warm but unobtrusive service we know and love from Cafe Hanoi. The open kitchen bustling with staff adds a touch of theatre inside, while the streetside terrace provides a front-row seat to the hum of the Britomart precinct beyond.

There’s a moreish list of Asian-inspired cocktails and a small but thoughtfully designed menu of dumplings. On the drinks list, select wines, boutique beers and spirits have been carefully chosen to complement the food.

XuXu is open for lunch from Monday to Friday, as well as dinner service Monday to Saturday.

XuXu Dumpling Bar
Xuxu Dumpling Bar
$25 Dinner & Lunch

Your choice of 2 baskets of dumplings

Choose 2 options from the following
Spinach & water chestnut momo (V) | Prawn & ginger har gao | Tofu, shiitake & Chinese chive dumplings (V) | Beef & pickled radish dumplings | Chicken & water chestnut wonton with drunken sauce & chilli | Fish, sambal & coconut dumplings | Pork & shrimp shao mai | Steamed chocolate buns | Banoffee dumplings
Drink Match Included
2018 Opawa Pinot Gris, Marlborough OR 2016 Yalumba Barossa Grenache Shiraz Mataro OR Choose from a range of our home made sodas

Ts & Cs: Lunch bookings recommended. Walk-in only for dinner. Subject to availability.

$25 for a 2 course dinner & lunch + a glass of wine

Options include choice of any 2 baskets of dumplings matched with a glass of Opawa Pinot Gris wine or Yalumba Barossa Grenache Shiraz Mataro 

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Last updated: 30 July 2019

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