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There’s some “great value” Vietnamese street food on offer here, so don’t let Café East’s location on a soulless retail park put you off. Within the large brick building is a brightly lit room of minimal design, but there’s plenty to keep your taste buds interested – try cha gio (pork spring rolls with mint, coriander and fish sauce) or bah chuon (steamed pastries topped with meatloaf) for starters. Big bowls of pho are the main event, loaded with slices of rare beef and flat rice noodles gently steamed in deeply savoury broth, pepped up with herbs, lime wedges and fresh chilli. You’ll find chicken and prawn versions too, plus decent curries, rice and fried noodle dishes on the 30-dish menu. The place is unlicensed, but the pho is so cleansing, you’ll want to stick to water or herb tea. No bookings, but credit cards now accepted.

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    The Mayfairy :: Review: Cafe East Pho #Bloggerhithe | The Mayfairy

    Cafe East Pho is an authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Rotherhithe, South London. They don’t serve alcohol, they don’t serve tap water, but they do serve amazingly large portions of Vietnamese food. You can find them at 100 Redriff Road Surrey Quays Leisure Park SE16 7LH.

    It finally happened. #Bloggerhithe, bitches. What is #Bloggerhithe? Five people around a table at a chicken place realised that they all lived in South London, with two of them living in Rotherhithe. A few beers later, the term #Bloggerhithe was born and we all solemnly vowed to meet up monthly for crazy south London based blogger hijinks....
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    wendyeats :: Cafe East, ££ | wendyeats

    Cuisine: Vietnamese

    Location: Surrey Quays Leisure Park, 100 Redriff Road, London SE16 7LH (closest tube station Canada Water, closest overground station Surrey Quays)

    Price per person: £16 (2 drinks, 1 starter, 2 mains between two people, no service is charged)...
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    #FatInside :: Cafe East Canada Water

    Situated in an off-site car park for Surrey Quays shopping centre sit&s a modest looking Vietnamese restaurant. Since its move from Deptford in 2008, the restaurant has built a reputation for inexpensive, tasty South-East Asian food in the South-East of London. The family business has a simple decor and with its white walls, it offers little in the way of a dining experience.
    Living in the area, it was only a matter of time before Chai and I visited the charming little restaurant. As we walked in, the interiors were not much different to the exteriors - very basic with no attempt at decoration (similar to those...
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Essential Details for Cafe East

  • Address: 100 Redriff Road, Surrey Quays Leisure Park, London SE16 7LH
  • Telephone: 020 7252 1212
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  • Opening Times: Mon-Fri 11am-3pm 5.30-10.30pm Sat 11am-10.30pm 12N-10pm
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
  • Price: £20
  • Wine: £20
  • Champagne: £20

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