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FOOD & DRINK

Alter Dining is the New Modern Australian Restaurant Replacing Windsor's BKK

The team behind Tokyo Tina and Hanoi Hannah have shut their modern Thai diner to make way for a new food concept.
By Libby Curran
April 15, 2018
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By Libby Curran
April 15, 2018
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Just a matter of months after Windsor's Saigon Sally was transformed into bustling Thai joint BKK, owners at The Commune Group have again hit reset on the Duke Street space, this time making way for a fresh concept in Alter Dining.

Slated to open its doors on April 26, the new venue marks a change of pace for the hospitality group, best known for the likes of Tokyo Tina, Hanoi Hannah and Neptune. Here, they've stuck with a more considered approach, as chef Sean Judd (Longrain, Chin Chin, Nahm) heads up a modern Australian food offering, celebrating clean, contrasting flavours.

The focus here is on making memorable dining experiences, rather than just packing in the crowds.

Backing up the a la carte menu, a $65 tasting experience promises plenty of culinary wins, strolling through dishes like a slow-cooked duck leg with pickled shitakes and hand-rolled tapioca noodles, and whipped cod topped with a chilli chicken skin crumble.

Meanwhile, BKK's neon-soaked interiors have also been replaced by something a little more refined, with a sleek central bar, an open wine cellar and a floor-to-ceiling monochrome mural the main features.

Alter Dining is set to open at 2 Duke Street, Windsor, from Thursday, April 26.

Published on April 15, 2018 by Libby Curran

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