Friends of pho make a beeline for the excellent noodle soups on offer at this shining star of the Kingsland Road Vietnamese scene. Big, light and buzzy, Sông Quê is constantly packed with happy customers including many families and a good showing of Vietnamese locals, while the food is always first-class – and highly authentic too. Textures are perfect and the flavours are true.
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 definitive list of our favourite spots. We’ve taken in highlights from east London’s Kingsland Road – home to a famous strip of Vietnamese diners – but also widened our net to the rest of city, so expect places from Peckham, Soho, Hammersmith and onwards.
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