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Cafe East

100 Redriff Road | Surrey Quays Leisure Centre, London SE16 7LH, England
+44 20 7252 1212
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“pho” (95 reviews)
“spring rolls” (29 reviews)
“noodles” (28 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
100 Redriff Road | Surrey Quays Leisure Centre, London SE16 7LH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good, reasonably priced and consistent Vietnamese food. Always there when you need something comforting and great for pre/post cinema nights.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We eventually went for Sunday lunch after all the hype about this place. What a disappointment, the food is totally unauthentic! Any Vietnamese restaurant down kingsland rd is better. Any Vietnamese person will tell you to stay away from this place! The toilets are fifty,...More

1  Thank Tony2k12
Reviewed 23 March 2018

One of the best Vietnamese restaurants I have been to. For starters we ordered the Bahn cuon and cha gio (pork spring rolls); followed by pho tai, pho chin & bun cha new thit nuong as mains for four of us. It was more than...More

Thank oscar_oz37
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a great little Vietnamese place close to the cinema and bowling alley at Surrey Quays. Service is always quick, the food is delicious and authentically Vietnamese and also very good value. My wife and I have a tradition of coming here after we...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I had the chicken, 'meat pie' and pork dish with rice which was very tasty and decent value, my friend is vegetarian however and there is only one dish on the menu that is veggie (despite them listing the summer rolls with prawns and pork...More

Thank beverleydave
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I wish I can find this restaurant earlier. Almost one of the best Vietnamese cuisine I have ever had. I will visit here again!

Thank Che-Yi L
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We arranged to meet friends at this place and we had amazing food. The atmosphere is cheerful and we were impressed by the quality of the service at the table. We have taken some photos of the food as it’s the only way to do...More

Thank Daniela D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We went to Café East for lunch on a Saturday at about 2pm. I was expecting it to be quiet but it was packed. There was a short wait for a table but once we had our table, service was swift and efficient. We ordered...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 19 January 2018

First impressions: The place looks like a trendy gastropub on the outside but like a bare school canteen on the inside. Fitting then, that it was full of young Asians of student age, which we took as an encouraging sign of authenticity. My partner and...More

1  Thank A G
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I'll admit we chose it because its listed as a cheap eats place. The food was fresh and tasty. The staff were wonderful and happy to try to improve my chop stick skills (lack there of). Would definitely go back!

Thank Nikki J
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16 August 2017|
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Response from leolion13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they advertise so. They are closed for the summer though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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