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100 Redriff Road | Surrey Quays Leisure Centre, London SE16 7LH, England
+44 20 7252 1212
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty, very nice meals design, good portion sizes, good & fast service, very good prices Very nice exterior Not really impressive interior No alcoholic beverages available

Thank Martina H
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Easter Monday for Lunch - the place was buzzing and there was a queue - the queuing was well organised the average wait was about 15 minutes. Food was delicious - served quickly and great value for money

Thank Andrew_and_Yoko
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I had no idea this place existed in the same retail park as Odeon and Hollywood Bowl in Surrey Quays. We had to wait to be seated as it was busy inside with an assortment of different customers from various backgrounds. I would say the menu is pretty simple. They specialise in Pho but you can get dry noodle and... More 

Thank Nvthvniel_Blvck
London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Taste of Vietnamese street foods- Good & very tasty but little expensive than other in Kingsland road (East London). If you are local then is fine. Overall, great foods but need more generous on vegetables side dishes that come with a set meals.. as for 1 person is 1 veg side dish, but for 2 or 3 persons still get... More 

Thank miki123romeo
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144 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious little cafe! Lots of choice and lovely location :) great for small or even bigger gatherings, advisable to book :)

Thank Jade L
Wells, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Visiting our son in London on a cold and wet February day, we popped in to his local vietnamese restaurant for lunch. Our bowls of warming noodle broth were delicious and just what the doctor ordered after a rainy morning in Greenwich. This place is unpretentious canteen style, staff are welcoming and food offered is tasty and great value. Easy... More 

Thank jaffa105
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

tried this place for the first time on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. It's pretty simple on the inside - like a cafeteria, but the food was great and service was really friendly. Entries were really large, and so were the mains. Everything we had was really delicious and we actually couldn't finish what we'd ordered (which is pretty... More 

Thank holly h
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Recommended by friends! Place is tucked away in the corner of the leisure park. Hard place to find unless you were actually looking for it. Place is very basic looking but the food more than makes up for it. We ordered several meals and it was soon polished off no problem. It was so good that we went back the... More 

Thank Steven Y
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

So let's get the bad out the way. It's a fairly bright soulless space and sometimes you have to queue for ten minutes. It also doesn't serve alcohol. However the service is exceptional and the food is unbelievable. I've eaten all over Vietnam and many different Vietnamese restaurants across London this is by far the best. Ban Cunh light, fluffy... More 

Thank Andrew L
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. Don't miss out on this amazing restaurant! I guarantee, you will not be disappointed!

Thank Olga G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 10
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Redriff Road | Surrey Quays Leisure Centre, London SE16 7LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7252 1212
Modern, canteen style restaurant specialising in authentic Vietnamese home cooking.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?