Xage Surry Hills

Critic Reviews

TimeOut Sydney - the best cheap eats in SydneyThe best cheap eats in Sydney, TimeOut, 2017

"This usually busy Viet joint is BYO so come prepared." The best cheap eats in Sydney, TimeOut Sydney, July 2017

TimeOut Sydney - the best cheap eats in SydneyThe Best Restaurants in Surry Hills, TimeOut, 2017

"This streetside Vietnamese joint does huge trade thanks to incredibly cheap prices for super tasty food. " The best restaurants in Surry Hills, TimeOut Sydney, August 2017

Good Food under 30 Guide 2014 smhGood Food Under 30 Guide, 2014

Xage has mastered the art of balancing herbs and spices to give you that kick of punchy freshness the cuisine is so loved for... ** (highly recommended)"

Eating and Drinking Sydney 2012Good Food Under $30 2013

""... truly satisfying Vietnamese food, generously portioned, great value and served with a smile by busy-busy waitstaff... ** (highly recommended)" - Good Food Under 30 2013

Eating and Drinking Sydney 2012Everyday Eats 2012

"Consistently good and with all the attractions of casual street-side dining, Xage is the local Vietnamese people yearn for. Prompt service, fresh flavours and easy-to-share dishes... ** (highly recommended)" - Everyday Eats 2012

Eating and Drinking Sydney 2012Eating & Drinking Sydney 2012

"Xage is a time-efficient and wallet-friendly Crown Street dining option for those who love Vietnamese and don't mind the obligatory Sydney table-wait."

review twothousand xageTwoThousand (Sydney)

"The prices are right. The fit out is functional (if a little slick) and the menu - guys it's good. Real good." 1/8/10 Read TwoThousand

Everyday Eats 2011Everyday Eats 2011

"It's nearly always chock-a-block at this casual Crown St hole-in-the-wall... Feast on some great, reasonably-priced, home-style Vietnamese food, served with a smile." 23/2/11. Read Everyday Eats review

Good Food Guide 2011Good Food Guide 2011

"Global Gems -
Wildly popular and keenly priced, Xage [dishes] up down-to-earth, home-style cooking, from summer rolls to swampy, caramelised Berkshire pork shoulder." 7/9/10

xage review - good living - sydney morning heraldSydney Morning Herald

"When I first saw this relatively new and modern Surry Hills Vietnamese heaving with a young, lively crowd, I immediately wanted to have what they were having." - Terry Durack, Sydney Morning Herald, Good Living, 13/4/10. Read SMH review

Review - Xage - Restaurant - Surry Hills - Daily TelegraphDaily Telegraph

"The [summer] rolls, served cold with a slick of hoisin/peanut sauce, were good, but not as brilliant as the red chicken ... three pieces of the most flavoursome, tender chicken imaginable." - Jeff Collerson, Daily Telegraph, BestWeekend, 13/3/10. Download Daily Telegraph review (pdf)

Review - Restaurant - Xage - Surry Hills - Time OutTimeOut Sydney

"Hankering for decent Vietnamese and don’t want to schlep to Cabramatta? Make your way to Xage. This streetside Vietnamese joint ... is cheap, it's run by a friendly crew and best of all, is super casual." - Myffy Rigby, TimeOut Sydney, February 2010. Read TimeOut review

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