Melbourne’s beloved Saigon Sally is closing its doors on September 3.
The contemporary Vietnamese restaurant has been serving up delicious eats for the past four years, but the time has come to say goodbye.
However it’s not all bad news, because a new Thai joint called BKK will open in its place plus
Sister restaurants Hanoi Hannah and Tokyo Tina will also continue serving up their own delicious menus.
“It’s goodbye for now – but not forever – as we’re keeping our eyes peeled for a CBD or interstate site for Sally,” co-owner Simon Blacher said in a statement. “We’d like to keep her spirit alive in the meanwhile so you’ll be seeing some signature dishes pop up on the menu at Hanoi Hannah.”
Sean Judd, who has worked at Bangkok’s Nahm as well as Longrain and Chin Chin will be BKK’s head chef.
“Sean has been a friend and colleague for a while, stepping into the Saigon Sally kitchen a few months ago,” Blacher told Broadsheet. “His experience and knowledge around Thai food is exceptional. He made a delicious staff meal of boat noodles and we collectively came to the realisation that Thai is the right direction for him.”
We're excited to try the entire BKK menu!