Now happily embedded in Peckham, this former street-food outfit serves up classic Vietnamese dishes in a modest, neutrally decorated, plywood-clad setting. Classics such as summer rolls, pho and noodle salad share the billing with more unusual ideas including the house special – bánh khot pancakes filled with prawns and topped with spring onion. Space is tight, but there’s more room at the Brixton branch.
London is loaded with Vietnamese restaurants serving fragrant pho, beautiful bánh mì and oodles of noodles. If you've got a hankering for the very best Vietnamese food in the city, here's a list of our favourite spots. And yes, we've gone well beyond the Kingsland Road.