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An Nam Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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544 Purley Way, Croydon CR0 4NZ, England
+44 20 8688 3300
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 12:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried here over several visits my healthiest food. The fish and fruit de mere dishes are excellent. The service is very good. All ingredients are very fresh. Best atmosphere.

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place. Lovely food. My pho was really nice as it was my lady ho fun noodles dish. Also a very good startee of steamed rolls. Place I nicely decorated. Food tastes authentic. Definitely to visit again.

Thank sobrevivido999
Carshalton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Restaurant was recommended, we arranged leaving party of a very dedicated member of staff. The waitress was so miserable, unhelpful. Everything was so much trouble for her, her attitude was that she just wanted to go home. After our meal we all wanted coffee and was told they had no fresh milk.and no ice cream. Food was not the best... More 

Thank Caroline H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Really nice restaurant and very pleasant atmosphere. Food is outstanding, full of flavour, fresh and very tasty. It's great value for money. The staff is very professional and friendly. It is definitely one of my best Vietnamese restaurant in Croydon - I highly recommend it.

Thank Erika E
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Oh my, utterly blown away from the minute I entered, located within the win yip business park on the purely way, top level. Very intimate, very clean and an exceptionally well presented restaurant. You will not be disappointed, the waiting staff are truly amazing people and cater for you like you are the only people in the restaurant, the choice... More 

Thank Georgie Thomas B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We both had (different) noodle bowl lunches, fresh tasty and filling and just perfect for a lunch - better than downstairs (wingYip)where we normally eat, and no queues to get in.

Thank MikeFo
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Amazing, authentic Vietnamese food and relaxing, friendly atmosphere. By far the best Vietnamese restaurant in South London!

Thank Freddie M
Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful intimate place for a family outing. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the food. The waiter recommended different dishes to suit each of us. Really enjoyed the food. Excellent service.

Thank priyath_liyanage
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Me and my partner have eaten here twice now and we adore this place! The aura and atmosphere in this place is just like a typical restaurant in Vietnam, simplified architect designs inside the restaurant including the menu (it's just so Vietnamese, it feels like home haha!) and friendly staff. Our favourite dishes were the Green Papaya Salad, summer rolls,... More 

Thank Emsu15
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I've been around. This is properly the best Vietnamese restaurant in south London . Lovely decorations inside.Totally would recommend to anyone .

Thank Yen P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 23
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Purley Way, Croydon CR0 4NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8688 3300
Opened in November 2006, An Nam Restaurant is Croydon's favourite spot for authentic Vietnamese food. In early 2007 owner Myoi Cao surprised locals by winning Croydon's Oriental Chef of the Year competition, beating the likes of Wagamama and Miso head chefs to the top. An Nam has since grown from strength to strength, popular among south Londoners and even far-off visitors from around the UK.

About us: Chef and owner Myoi Cao has lived in south London since 1981 and worked in the restaurant trade for over three decades. Her culinary roots, however, are found halfway across the world in the southern Mekong region of Vietnam.

Myoi had long-memorised her mother's recipes and over the years has expanded her repertoire with regular trips back to southern Vietnam and Cambodia. Southern Vietnam ("An Nam") is known for its abundance of seafood, fresh vegetables and herbs, and for its bold flavours - lemongrass, fish sauce, tamarind and chilli.

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