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42-43 Dean Street, London W1D 4PZ, England
+44 20 7317 9118
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

To keep this review short and sweet - the Pho was not very nice. Below average I'd say. We ordered the classic chicken breast pho. What spoiled it was the broth - it was WAY too minty! Why are you putting mint leaves in the broth? Simply put it was overdone and spoiled the whole thing. Really disappointed me...that being... More 

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Thank Jay G
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here for lunch with my niece. We had a decent enough lunch but not good enough to make me want to go back. Prices were reasonable. They didn't really check on us once we'd had our food and we did actually want a couple more cocktails but in the end as they only came over when we'd finished... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought 20 colleagues here for our Christmas party. No lager, poor service and poor food. Definitely will not be visiting again. Assistant manager not interested in making our experience positive. Set party menu food either fatty or boney. Avoid.

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1 Thank Ross C
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear you had such a poor experience with us at Cay Tre. We really value feedback and make sure to send it to all management as well as the chef. If we could discuss this further with you we would really appreciate it. Please email abbey@vietnamesekitchen.co.uk so we can look further into the details of... More 

Charlestown, Nevis
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal at Cay Tre started with a 30 minute wait at the bar- we walked in at 9:30pm. I won't like- while sipping on my delicious Em Oi Fizz I wondered if this meal was worth the wait. IT WAS! We started with the papaya salad- delicious, then had the wraps and rolls platter, then the pancake dish, and... More 

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Thank Truly M
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and it was worth the wait. We do hope you get the chance to come and see us again before the end of your trip. Its always lovely to hear our Pho has been enjoyed and has made the top of... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited (and subsequently recommended the restaurant to friends) twice before; Cay Tre chose to cancel our NYE booking *via email* just 2 hours before we were due to eat. We had booked the table via the website almost a month in advance on the 4th December. By the time the restaurant had sent the noticeably unapologetic cancellation email, we'd... More 

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2 Thank Henry C
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Hi Henry - we have sent you an email in regards to your review. We look forward to speaking with you at your earliest convenience. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, and quick, polite service. There is often a queue but you never have to wait long. An authentic taste of Vietnam that was recommended by a Vietnamese student of mine.. which just goes to show.. and now I am a regular customer

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Thank jonnibe
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to be one of your favourites. We hope you continue to come back to see us to try even more of our dishes :) More 

Buckinghamshire
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest we walked past whilst looking for another restaurant that we were intending to visit. As we wondered past, after briefly perusing the menu we wondered on. Only to look at each other at the end of the street and say 'shall we go back, looked and smelt yummy'. So glad that we did. We hadn't booked, but... More 

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Thank holidaytime1
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Its great to hear you will be visiting us again and you enjoyed your food with us. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again soon More 

London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to wait for a table but it didn't seem like a long wait. The table was on the side and didn't look as though it was going to be very comfortable but it was fine in the end. It's quite a hot place which I probably wouldn't love in the summer. I had the softshell crab, the banh... More 

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Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback.. We take all reviews very seriously and make sure to pass them to management to continue to make improvements to our sites. We appreciate your comments and the time you took to send us feedback. We do hope you come back to see us again More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have had "pho" in three continents, and this restaurant was introduced by a Vietnamese friend. It's the only restaurant in London that I'm willing to take acquitances and call it a Vietnamese cuisine.

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Thank R R
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Thank you :) Glad you enjoy our pho. More 

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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in a Vietnamese neighborhood and have been eating Vietnamese food my whole life. I was extremely impressed with Cay Tre for authenticity and flavor. The Bun Nem was out of this world. Among the best I've had. Chicken pho was above average. Those were better than the wok dish of crispy pork I tried. But it gets... More 

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Thank OU812Kiev
Vietnamesekitchen2, Public Relations Manager at Cay Tre Soho, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. Its great to see you came back to see us so quickly and enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to see you again soon to try even more of our dishes :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 37
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-43 Dean Street, London W1D 4PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7317 9118
Description
Our modern Vietnamese restaurant in Soho emulates busy Vietnamese life, serving classic pho and aromatic street food.

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Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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