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Thanh Binh

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17 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
+44 1223 362456
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for an evening meal, chose our own wine from a small shop nr the bridge on the river and returned to have an excellent meal. 3 pf us had a vegiterian dish and 2 meat dishes one beef one chicken. starters and main meals were excellently presented. Service very polite engaging and professional. Highly recommended for business... More 

Thank Andrew H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I can't quite believe that nobody has ever recommended this place to me before. The food was great - a delicious blend of spices but not overly so. The prices were fair, not cheap but certainly not expensive. The staff were welcoming and, best of all, it's a BYO wine. We ate downstairs and I think next time I will... More 

Thank vonireland
Reading, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I were visiting Cambridge for the weekend and so went to Thanh Binh on a Saturday evening as we love Vietnamese food and don't have any restaurants near us at home. The restaurant is small and doesn't serve alcohol but you can bring your own and we were advised of this when we booked which was helpful.... More 

Thank DLF12
Leiden, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A very busy road, but you don't notice any noice even behind the window. Sometimes, buspassengers stare at your table, but the next time you' re the buspassenger,., The very friendly waitress is a good seller, before you know what happens, you' ve ordered some starters you didn' t plan to order. But delicious, well presented, main course also delicious.... More 

Thank fam422
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I like Vietnamese food and have eaten quite a lot of it mostly in London. This restaurant would score poorly against the best I have tried but the prices would be up with the pack (and I assume they do not have London type overheads). the service is stretched when the restaurant is full which it was when we were... More 

1 Thank 364tilley
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The food was fairly average but it was nice to be able to take our own wine. I don't think we will be returning though as we were not that impressed on this occasion.

Thank 421MaryB
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Small and friendly. Also unlicenced with small corkage charge. Food tasty and well presented. Friend who'd been to Vietnam said it was good. Nice evening.

Thank Mark B
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I went with great enthusiasm to Thanh Binh, since I'd swallowed the hype about its being a family run place, and wanted to avoid restaurants that were part of chains. Alas, chains at least come with minimal guarantees and safeguards, whereas in this case the family label meant that the server thought she could get away with anything. I was... More 

1 Thank AM207
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have just returned from a holiday in Vietnam and the food I had yesterday was better than anything I had on holiday. Starter number 1 followed by 18 Yum. Tasty and filling.

1 Thank Graham L
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I have never been to Vietnam nor eaten Vietmanise food before, but I know good, tasty food with fresh ingredients when I taste it. The food was really good and the staff friendly. They do not have a licence to sell alcohol, but I liked this approach as we could bring our own drinks. The staff were very good at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 362456

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?