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City Caphe

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17 Ironmonger Lane, London EC2V 8EY, England
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
“pho” (16 reviews)
“banh mi” (15 reviews)
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Fast food, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
17 Ironmonger Lane, London EC2V 8EY, England
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

I fancied a good noodle soup for lunch so went with some colleagues' recommendation of City Caphe. I opted for a chicken bun hue which had just the right about of spice (didn't blow my head off but wasn't bland either) with good amount of...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This place does great Vietnamese food. I usually get the banh mi and summer rolls with extra peanut hoi sin sauce. Lots of people seem to get the noodle soups and vermicelli salad boxes. The food tastes fresh and spicy and is reasonably priced. There...More

1  Thank Aidan M
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Perfect for a takeaway lunch. The inside is small so taking away is a safer bet. Always a queue but moves quickly. Delicious pho and excellent summer rolls. Couldn't recommend more highly!

1  Thank LEGCS
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I've recently started working in London so I'm being shown the best places to grab lunch. City Caphe is one that is very close to my office and does such great food. You need to get there for an early lunch as they often sell...More

1  Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Top Vietnamese food between St Paul's and Bank. Can get busy during the lunch hours. Tried the bun, pho and banh mi, all very good. Family run place by the looks of it. Good service & good food, recommended.

1  Thank RajGill2017
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you are looking for a Vietnamese lunch box to take away near Bank Station, this is the place! Long wait at times but it's worth it.

2  Thank HN3
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Delicious authentic food. Very popular so busy at lunchtimes with city workers but quick and efficient service. Delicious and big meals. Favourite is vermicelli with spring rolls.

3  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Fabulous little café in the heart of the city. The food is outstanding, and although you will probably need to queue, the service is quick and the food is hot. Highly recommended

4  Thank V1CC16
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. The staff are lovely, reasonably priced for the city. A must visit. Recommended from a friend and will definitely return.

4  Thank Khang H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

currently eating hot vegetarian spring rolls and find two of them are filled with pork! outrageous. This follows a long stream of mistakes with takeaway bags incorrectly put together, and wrong food put in boxes. Totally fed up and will not return. Plenty of other...More

2  Thank darrenchoon
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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31 July 2015|
Response from Bezi |
Yes, but only about 4 tables and a seating area around the edge. If you want a table best either get there very early or very late. They don't take reservations and the queue snakes around the tables. It's very small inside... More
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11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
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  • Address: 17 Ironmonger Lane, London EC2V 8EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
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