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Banana Tree - Angel

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412-416 St John Street | Islington, London EC1V 4NJ, England
+44 20 7278 7565
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Malaysian, Chinese, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
412-416 St John Street | Islington, London EC1V 4NJ, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The combination of flavours was truly eye opening. You definitely couldn't cook this at home unless you were the chef.

Thank NoelChester
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for such kind words. We are pleased to hear that you had a positive dining experience with us and that you enjoyed our delicious food from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Turned away at 10pm when sign on the door said open until 10.30pm (and trip advisor said 11pm). Told by the chef it was still open but not by the manager who clearly wanted an early night.

Thank DebsR01
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We appreciate all feedback we receive. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 20 December 2016

We visited when passing by, never having heard of this restaurant before - and were pleasantly surprised. The food was really tasty, with lovely flavours and combinations and the cocktails yummy. Would recommend.

Thank LondonDebbieN
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thank you very much for writing a positive review and for recommending our restaurant to other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Very tasty food, really love the herbs and flavours ! Excellent value with Tastecard, saving £££s! The only down side is that its sometimes over busy at lunch time and really noisy!

Thank Anna Y
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you for such kind words. We are pleased to hear that you had a positive dining experience with us and that you enjoyed our delicious food from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Party of two for a pre-ballet dinner. Arrived at 6pm, show (just across the road) at 7:30pm. Ordered drinks which came quickly. Ordered starters which came in a reasonable time. Then after quite a wait, one main arrived. Then it was pandemonium. Queues at the...More

Thank Slough100
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. It seems that our staff weren’t as efficient and friendly as usual at the time of your visit. Please accept our sincerest apologies. Once again, thank you for your review and we hope...More

Reviewed 13 December 2016

A very nice and casual drop in restaurant which has excellent table service and tasty food in the Indo-Chinese tradition.

Thank discerning24
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you very much for writing a positive review and for recommending our restaurant to other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I love ❤️ love ❤️ this place. I start with the spicy prawn crackers and monk spring rolls (there is something about having to follow the paper instructions in making the perfect wrap that makes it fun), I then order the Beef Rendang with the...More

Thank Tiffany I
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that you are a big fan of the Legendary Rendang from the Minangkabau Hill tribe of Indonesia. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 11 December 2016

Lovely cafe in Angel, not too far from the tube. Great variety and choice of food and lovely milkshakes and drinks.

Thank Lizzie S
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you for such kind words. We are pleased to hear that you had a positive dining experience with us and that you enjoyed our delicious food from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Speedy and friendly service at the right sort of price. Great for a quick meal before a theatre visit. No frills but fresh and tasty...

Thank Helene H
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you very much for writing a positive review and for recommending our restaurant to other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

we were a big group of more than 10 people and everyone enjoyed their food. lots of variety and the food is tasty i recommend it

Thank Aya E
BananaTreeUK, Manager at Banana Tree - Angel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you very much for writing a positive review and for recommending our restaurant to other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Banana Tree Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412-416 St John Street | Islington, London EC1V 4NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 7565
  • E-mail
Description
At Banana Tree Restaurants, we offer you an authentic selection of dishes and specialities from the indochina region. Fresh, award winning food from the lemongrass growing countries including Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian, & Laotian as well as flavours from the peninsula of Malaysia and Singapore. Come try our fresh new flavours at one of our restaurants today!
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