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The Green Papaya

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East End / East London
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191 Mare Street, London E8 3QE, England
+44 20 8985 5486
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Excellent casual Vietnamese restaurant. Great tasting noodles, friendly service and reasonable. I had noodle and my partner had the ramen, both excellent.

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1 Thank Richard S
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty food full of flavour ( I had the soy tofu noodles) and very attentive waiters. Will be back. Nice for couples.

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1 Thank Amy C
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Needing an early meal before an event at The Hackney Empire - and not knowing the area at all - we stumbled across The Green Papaya - and had the most delicious Vietnamese meal. relaxed - cafe - extensice menu - freshly prepared and cooked - delicious. Very friendly and buzzy.

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1 Thank KPcoach1
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ate there Saturday night early, front part a bit spartan but the cafe style was not reflected in the quality of the food or the service.

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Thank nicholas m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely place for delicious Xianess & Vietnamese street food. The service was friendly and efficient. The quality of the food was excellent. Love the cold noodle, Xi'an burger.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went here with a friend and it was really good. We took ages to order as we were chatting but no one hassled us. The food was absolutely delicious and I am recommended it to friends. Prices are very reasonbale. This was the first Vietnamese meal I've had and the flavours were wonderful. I am going back as soon as... More 

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Thank Eileen R
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had a delicious meal here. 5 of us all had something different and each of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Simple surroundings but good food, good service and good prices.

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1 Thank Rose2855
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. Really rustic in a cafe type of vibe with real authentic Vietnamese food and drink. The best Vietnamese I've had outside of Vietnam.

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1 Thank Eddie_Nero
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Really great menu and amazing food. Fast and efficient service. The only negative is that we were sat at the back of the restaurant which lacks ambience compared to the front but it did not take away from the deliciousness of the actual food.

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1 Thank Sean F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by other friends and didn't disappoint us .. Food was delicious and nice ambience. Good portions and attentive service. Would definitely come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?