Pho Clerkenwell

86 St John Street , London, EC1M 4EH

Pho

SquareMeal Review of Pho Clerkenwell

Lovers of Vietnamese food who can’t get to Kingsland Road will be glad of this ‘cheap & cheerful’ mini-chain. As the name suggests, trendy Pho specialises in Vietnam’s national dish of noodles in soup, bringing fresh, vibrant cooking ‘bursting with a million flavours’ to London & beyond. Unlike many Vietnamese restaurants that squeeze the entire national repertoire onto one menu, this outfit has edited its selection to variations on soup, bun (vermicelli with stir-fried toppings), goi (salads) & the ever-popular spring & summer rolls. Don’t miss out on the papaya salad, pork & lemongrass meatballs or the house pho with fascinating additions; also, don’t overlook the coffee specialities, including the ‘weasel’ brew made from beans digested & passed by Vietnamese weasels –a Pho UK exclusive.

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Pho Clerkenwell Location

86 St John Street , London EC1M 4EH

Opening times

Mon-Fri 12N-3pm Mon-Sat 6-10pm

Pho Clerkenwell's Reviews

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Food & Drink: 8.4

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Service: 8.3

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Atmosphere: 8.0

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Value: 8.3

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Food + drink: 5

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 5

Value: 5

20 November 2011

My friend told us about this place,good cheap food and nice service (beautiful girls!) We went there with my mates to check it out… We didn't have to wait long to be served by gorgeous blond girl.We had selection of starters with different kind of dipping sauces.Fresh rolls, fried spring rolls, vietnamese pan cake…everything was very nice. Pretty lady helped us a lot to pick the mains,noodles with salad and topping,carry and some soups… Delicious!!! The service was very fast. We were full after all but definitely next time we'll pop in for some desserts and coffees. The bill was also surprising… Little money for such a big portions and a lot of Vietnamese beer! Great place! Thanks to blond lady for great service and friendly atmosphere!

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Food + drink: 5

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 4

Value: 4

30 September 2011

So, as I walk into Pho with a friend who raved about it and I hear The Stone Roses being played, and immediately thought, ‘This place is cool!’ It's a tiny venue really. The tables are all close together, and the staff are flitting round with bowls and plates of delicious food, but it gives it this really vibrant, warm and energetic atmosphere. Aided by some very good music being played. The atmosphere represents the food that is served. Fresh, vibrant, light and explosive dishes that are bursting with a million flavours. We had the summer rolls (fresh ones, not fried), bun noodles (noodles with salad, herbs, a bit of stir-fried topping served with this amazing sauce that you pour over) and some fantastic fresh juice. Everything was perfect. Great staff made the experience even more enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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Food + drink: 5

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 5

Value: 5

10 September 2011

I'll recomend it to all my friends.GREAT place, DELICIOUS food, PERFECT service, FRENDLY atmospere, CHEAP prices, 100% of SATISFACTION!

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