Prahran is a Melbourne suburb with a long history and many stories to tell. One of Australia’s oldest and largest street markets, the iconic Prahran Market, is located here. Firebird restaurant at Prahran, get a taste of authentic Vietnamese delicious meals. This restaurant, which focuses on quality ingredients and wines, launched in June of last year. You can both enjoy and see your dinner being prepared as it includes two levels along with an open-concept kitchen. The open cellar bar upstairs hosts live music on a regular basis.
What’s on the Menu?
Chargrilled hot-and-sour ox-tongue skewers, Black-pepper crab tostadas, smashed eggplant with a creamy, Scotch quail eggs with salted-duck-egg relish, barbecued corn with spring-onion oil, and smoky curry sauce are among the small meals on the menu.
Slow-roasted, Vietnamese five-spice-flavoured duck à l’orange is a twist on the French duck à l’orange. A flaming baby bird also pays homage to the restaurant’s name: charcoal chicken with burnt-chili fish sauce and grilled half-lime to squeeze. To finish, get the tangy lemongrass-citrus tart with burnt orange slices on top.
The fiery theme continues at the bar. Roasted grapefruit and a blend of mezcal and tequila are used in the team’s version of the classic Paloma. Other cocktails include charred pineapple and flamed orange and a burnt plum and galangal shrub topped with gin and soda.
If you’re planning a vacation, a suggestion, keep Chapel Street in mind and remember to eat. This restaurant is just next to the listed destination and will guarantee great food. If you want to try great dining, seize the opportunity and go to Firebird. Another suggestion when you eat here, the chef prepares excellent carpaccio, roasted duck, and calamari.
The Commune Group that owns Firebird also owns and manages three more Vietnamese restaurants, all named Hanoi Hannah (in Elsternwick, Richmond, and Windsor), as well as Tokyo Tina, a Japanese-style diner, and Neptune, a Mediterranean-inspired wine bar.