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The Green Papaya

191 Mare Street, London E8 3QE, England
+44 20 8985 5486
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (12 reviews)
“pho” (12 reviews)
“summer rolls” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
191 Mare Street, London E8 3QE, England
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive food and drinks menu, though I enjoyed the starters (summer rolls, squid, prawn crackers) more than the main - they're the main reason for not scoring this average. I had the pork noodle main and the pork was dry and sauce was salty and...More

Thank jeizza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is excellent quality, especially the pho, the salmon, the salad. Deep fried salted aubergine was a bit tasteless, but that was an aberration on what is generally great. Service always friendly and efficient. Price slightly above what you might expect for the area, but...More

Thank BluebirdLondon
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Terrible pho had much much better in several other local restaurants. Unfriendly and unhelpful staff not remotely interested in my comments about the meal. Avoid if you want good food.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly wonderful time had by all. Food prepared quickly, very attentive service (even providing wine coolers), and decent price! £2 per head corkage a notable bargain. Good food and vibes

Thank Jordana H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I had veggie tofu and egg fried rice, so simple and delicious! Never had Vietnamese coffee before, it’s interestingly delicious too.

Thank Chen J
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Visited recently with family. The food was fresh and tasted great. Really enjoyed the cumin lamb and squid from the starters. We had one of the beef dishes as main and the meat was very tender. The only thing I am knocking off a point...More

Thank Zekiye G
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I am very big lover of Vietnamise food since last year when I visited Vietnam and I must to say, that they have the best Pho I ever got here in England. I am visiting them quite often, at leat onces a week, and I...More

2  Thank Michalina L
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Had Vietnamese fried rice with a friend, who tried the noodles. Delicious fresh food, home made feel, quick service, perfect for lessa than £10 each.

1  Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We've been here lots over the years. Seems in a good place at the moment. I like the bar out front. Food still good, we just popped in for some starters and a beer. Very good and keenly priced. Friendly service. Something to consider after...More

Thank mmmthatsnice
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A very poor meal , both noodle dishes swimming in oil , too salty and served in a metal bowl which didn't help.

Thank DaffDeWinter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Mare Street, London E8 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8985 5486
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