Where to find Adelaide’s best banh mi

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So where can you find Adelaide’s best Banh Mi?

  • Hang Bakery159 Henley Beach Rd, Mile End
  • Banh Mi Nhu Lan 40 Hanson Rd, Woodville Gardens
  • Real Rolls 171-171A Hanson Rd, Woodville North Shop 5, 10-20 James Place, Adelaide
  • Miss Mai 73 Gawler Pl, Adelaide
  • Miss Banh Mi 5/296 Brighton Rd, North Brighton
  • Dack Hee Hong Kong 57C Bray St, Plympton Park
  • North East Bakery 12 Anderson Walk, Smithfield
  • Sunshine Snack Bar 105 Churchill Rd, Prospect
  • Northland 1/240 Peachey Rd, Smithfield Plains
  • Saigon Vietnamese Rolls 421 Portrush Rd, Toorak Gardens

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from adelaide now 21.4.22

Pork, pâté, pickles and plenty of love – while everyone has their favourite combination, the humble bánh mì is a stalwart of lunches on the go.

But whether it’s perfect crackling or that extra-crunchy bread, some Vietnamese rolls are a cut above the rest.

Started in 2019, the Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Group is a Facebook haven for Adelaide’s bánh mì afficianados.

Boasting more than 3000 members, from Salisbury to Seaford, the group encourages users to submit their reviews of Vietnamese rolls across the city.

So where can you find Adelaide’s best?

Hang Bakery

159 Henley Beach Rd, Mile End

An institution among those in the know, Hang Bakery on Henley Beach Road is one of the group’s most popular rollers.

Consistency is key for the western suburbs icon, with fresh filling and perfect bread every time.

 

Hang Bakery is renowned among banh mi lovers as the best of the best. Picture: Facebook/Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Adelaide

Hang Bakery is renowned among banh mi lovers as the best of the best. Picture: Facebook/Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Adelaide

Banh Mi Nhu Lan

40 Hanson Rd, Woodville Gardens

If you prefer your delicious meat fillings on the cold side (most places serve the meats hot out of the Bain-marie), Banh Mi Nhu Lan is the answer.

Open until 9pm, this Woodville Gardens eatery is perfect for those in search of a late-night roll.

Real Rolls

171-171A Hanson Rd, Woodville North

Shop 5, 10-20 James Place, Adelaide

With locations in Woodville and the CBD, these rolls are a cross-town favourite.

Crisp on the outside, soft on the inside and just the right amount of spice, Real Rolls is a favourite of bánh mì-lovers both new and old.

Miss Mai

73 Gawler Pl, Adelaide

On any given weekday, dozens of lunch-goers can be found in a long line down the footpath on Gawler Place, patiently waiting their turn to get their hands on this delicious CBD creation.

Size does matter for Miss Mai, with a hearty roll bursting with all the good stuff. But be prepared to do at least a little bit of waiting!

The uninitiated be warned: the chilli is not for the faint of heart.

Miss Banh Mi

5/296 Brighton Rd, North Brighton

If you’re looking for a beachside establishment, look no further.

Stuffed with crispy pork crackling and plenty of pickles, this flavour-filled roll has earned five stars from many users.

Miss Banh Mi is a beachside winner. Picture: Facebook/Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Adelaide

Miss Banh Mi is a beachside winner. Picture: Facebook/Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Adelaide

Dack Hee Hong Kong

57C Bray St, Plympton Park

Stacked with fresh meat, great pâté and plenty of fire, users say Dack Hee is a great bet if you ever find yourself around Morphettville way.

A must-visit for the chilli lovers out there.

North East Bakery

12 Anderson Walk, Smithfield

A different twist on the classic roll, the satay chicken roll from North East Bakery is a favourite among the Appreciation Group.

Crispy, spicy, salty and fresh – there is plenty to like about this bánh mì. Beware of crumbs!

Sunshine Snack Bar

105 Churchill Rd, Prospect

For service with a smile and a hearty roll to boot, Sunshine on Churchill Road is a crowd favourite. Pro tip: try the Vietnamese iced coffee.

Northland

1/240 Peachey Rd, Smithfield Plains

“Pretty special”. That’s the verdict on this southern powerhouse.

With arguably the best-flavoured pork on the list (according to roll lovers), Northland has plenty of dedicated fans. Don’t forget to try Tin’s special chilli – it packs a wallop!

Tin's special chilli is a highlight at Northland. Picture: Facebook/Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Adelaide

Tin’s special chilli is a highlight at Northland. Picture: Facebook/Vietnamese Roll Appreciation Adelaide

Saigon Vietnamese Rolls

421 Portrush Rd, Toorak Gardens

As big as they get, you’ll need to open wide for this Burnside bánh mì.

You can expect a generous helping of butter and plenty of crackling. A great option for those looking for an eastern suburbs feed.

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