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Meet the Chef

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Anand Ramakrishna

Anand Ramakrishna (AK) brings a unique perspective to Malay and South East Asian cuisine driven by a passion for method, process and provenance that is part of the DNA of XO. Opening XO in 2015, AK is passionate about exploring the potential of Canberra region produce, creating dishes with his now well-recognised XO signature.

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dined on Fri, 10 May 2019

The restaurant springs out of the Narrabundah shops like a beacon of modernity. The experience that followed was in keeping with that idea. Thank you XO

dined on Thu, 9 May 2019

The food wasn’t bad but to expensive and nothing special. Very average

dined on Mon, 6 May 2019

Great food and service

dined on Sat, 4 May 2019

We order two different desserts and they were both a terrible flavour.

dined on Fri, 3 May 2019

My husband and I had an amazing time at XO. The food and the service was exceptional. Would recommend to a friend in a heartbeat.

dined on Wed, 1 May 2019

Great service I was a little embarrassed I think my friends might have been a bit under fed

dined on Sat, 27 Apr 2019

Great food and wine at xo

dined on Fri, 26 Apr 2019

Thoroughly recommend

dined on Fri, 26 Apr 2019

Very noisy - hard to have a conversation

dined on Wed, 24 Apr 2019

Beautiful meal, the Asian Bolognese being the standout. Will definitely be back again!
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About XO

Love you like XO Quirky, modern and oh-so-cool, XO Restaurant is breathing new life into the sleepy suburb of Narrabundah. This cracking new eatery has been created by four Canberra boys with a passion for food and drink, and they have created something really special. The menu features upmarket Asian street food with a playful twist… start with some fresh and tangy cured kingfish, and follow this up with the Malaysian style Prawn Kapitan. And you can’t leave without trying their signature ‘Asian Bolognaise’ which features stir fried udon in XO chicken ragout with a 60/60 egg - it's super delicious! The decor is stunning and the food is beautifully presented - you’ll be gramming all night! Best dish: crispy lamb ribs



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