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by Gwen O'Toole-Luscombe (subscribe)
Gwen O’Toole is an accomplished writer focusing on travel, food, wine and events management. Follow her on Instagram @Gwennieo
Published November 11th 2015
Super fresh Vietnemese fare on Chapel
While Chapel St in Prahran offers a huge variety of options for dining, Kin serves up fresh Vietnamese fare without breaking the bank.

As you'd expect, Kin, meaning family, is a tribute to the custom of families cooking and eating together.

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Located on Prahran's Chapel St, Kin Vietnamese. Image: The Ideas Library.


In this tradition, the food served up at Kin is authentic Vietnamese cooking, the menu isn't overwhelming and doesn't try to be too clever for its own good. It's just simple Vietnamese food done traditionally in a welcoming atmosphere.

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Served on the side with your pho, been shoots, chilli and lemon. Image: The Ideas Library


If you are a pho lover, you're in luck! Kin serves a great one that is really filling for around $13. If you're unfamiliar with pho, it's a traditional Vietnamese broth soup made with rice noodles, and your choice of either chicken, beef or both, been shoots, fresh basil, chilli and lemon served up on the side to create the taste you want.

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The pho is hearty at Kin, and served up oh-so-fresh. Image:The Ideas Library


If you're wanting to just give it a try before you commit to a whole bowl, or if you're dining with children, they also serve a pho cup; a smaller sized portion of the soup that's just as tasty.

And if pho isn't your thing, you'll find plenty of other fresh items to make your mouth water, including rice paper rolls, salads such as the chilli prawn papaya salad, vermicelli bowls and a range of char-grilled favourites including the char-grilled pork skewers.

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The char-grilled pork skewers at Kin. Image: The Ideas Library


And if the fresh food isn't enough to drawn you in, they also have one of the best happy hours on Chapel everyday from 4-7pm with $4 wines, sparkling, vodka and ninnies, as well as a bucket of 4 bottles of Perone for $20.

Pop in for happy hour and stay for the food, it's a great fresh meal you'll enjoy.
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Why? Fresh Vietnamese fare on Chapel St
When: 11:00 AM - 10:00 pm Sun- Thursday, open until 11:00pm on Fri- Sat
Phone: (03) 9521 5268
Where: 233 Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181
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