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100 Redriff Road | Surrey Quays Leisure Centre, London SE16 7LH, England
+44 20 7252 1212
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 

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Thank Nvthvniel_Blvck
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank miki123romeo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank Jade L
Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank jaffa105
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank holly h
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Steven Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Andrew L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank Olga G
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very busy restaurant, modern, clean, with super quick service. Menu is traditional viet, all ingredients clearly fresh and good quality, yet very affordable: 8£ for a huge Pho with rare lean beef. Fresh rolls for starter with peanut sauce:delicious! I particularly like that they serve a big plate of fresh greens,chilly and a mountain of soy sprouts to enrich your... More 

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Thank RaffaLondon
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I've been to Cafe East with a couple of friends. Service was quick, food was really really good and incredibly cheap. We shared a pretty big starter, had a delicious soup and very good tea/coffee and we paid £15 each. I don't give 5 stars only because the location should be styled in order to reflect the quality of their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, 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
Description
Modern, canteen style restaurant specialising in authentic Vietnamese home cooking.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?