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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pho” (88 reviews)
“spring rolls” (28 reviews)
“noodles” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
100 Redriff Road | Surrey Quays Leisure Centre, London SE16 7LH, England
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pho is nice and the pork Vietnamese roll too.. tried many pho in London but this is the best so far.

Thank LeeKueng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with friends. The kitchen closes at 10.30 and we started eating around 10. At 10.30 I asked some water before the bill and they answered 'sorry the kitchen is closed', they just gave us the bill. I think this is unacceptable...More

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We moved to Rotherhithe earlier this year and have passed the cafe many times. We decided to check it out purely out of curiosity. first impression was nicely presented from the outside. And then the big surprise when we went inside, most of the customers...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place was a little hard to find but we were pleased we did (you enter off the parking lot of a strip mall). The food was delicious and well-priced. We found the service quite good and the manager, Mark, was very sweet. One particularly...More

Thank Ilana W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Food is superb! I traveled to several places in Asia and it´s the most similar thing I´ve seen in the UK. The staff is not the most friendly in the world but they are still alright.

Thank MickLopes
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The food was great, service was not bad considering it was really busy. Had the rare beef pho and it tasted amazing. Same for my friends. It was disappointing that the banh cuon was sold out when we arrived, but the rest of what we...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

We love Vietnamese food and regularly eat it at home and abroad. This was good stuff. Loved the taste of the broth of my Pho. The policy around no free tap water is front and centre so not sure what the complaints in other reviews...More

Thank yournamehereCanada
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We dined here once, to our bad luck on a hot day and in order to sell water, the restaurant does not offer tap water (and advertise this at the entrance, rather rudely). It is a cheapish restaurant for London standards but rejecting diners tap...More

1  Thank leolion13
Reviewed 4 June 2017

this place does serve up decent Vietnamese food for london standards and at affordable prices. they have a core items on the menu and they serve what they are good at which is good. pho, ban cuon, pork chop and ice coffee are all at...More

Thank thd007
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I am pretty sure they forgot my order, as my cold appetizer spring rolls took 35 minutes to come. The waiter was avoiding eye contacts when I tried to notice him my food was not there. We needed to ask the manager where the food...More

Thank Xiaoman Z
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Jon T | Reviewed this property |
Not to the best of my knowledge. The vast amount of people eating are SE Asian so doesn't surprise me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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
Modern, canteen style restaurant specialising in authentic Vietnamese home cooking.
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