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The Green Papaya

191 Mare Street, London E8 3QE, England (East End / East London)
020 8985 5486
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Definitely our little piece of heaven in London, the service great and the food perfect, we absolutely love the green papaya!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

living local, we've been thinking of going for a while. And I'm so glad we finally did! Very good and quick service, tasty food and above all very fresh. We had summer rolls (the best I've had) and beef salad and pho. Pho was lovely. All portions are really big, so consider sharing 1 between 2. One slight disappointment was... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Firstly, I would suggest you book a table, as this place is very popular and gets busy. I turned up without a reservation, but they found a space at the counter which was good fun anyway. The service was very good, really friendly and helpful. We were asked if we wanted our dishes all together, or as they were ready.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I had a lovely evening here. The staff was unbelievably friendly and attentive. The food was excellent from the prawn crackers to the main dish. The venue is cute, it's quite small and modern and seems to be clean. The prices are reasonable. I tried a lot of Vietnamese restaurant in this area and consider this one to be my... More 

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Pavia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

I had dinner at the Green Papaya a couple of times (plus one takeaway). The atmosphere is simple and relaxed, perfect for a Sunday night tasty dinner at a reasonable price.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Food came very quickly and was delicious. Great value. The BBQ lamb loin is superb. Sat at the bar - perfect for a quick bite.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

At first apprehensive having a Vietnamese dinner along Kingsland Road after not such a great experience previous time, I am glad my friend was able to sway my mind to try this place. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. The service quick and friendly. Looking forward to another visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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92 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had an early supper before a show at the Hackney Empire. The starter (deep fried chicken wings) was very good. My main course was pretty tasteless: you could see the herbs and sauce, but somehow they had not penetrated the noodles at all. My friend ordered a duck dish from the specials menu, which she said was good. On... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

lovely menu and great service the front room of the restaurant looks nicer but smells too much like food so we went to the back room which not as nice but a bit more relaxed food was yummy!!!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

After reading some mixed reviews on Tripadvisor, on balance I thought this was the restaurant to go for ahead of a show at the Hackney Empire starting at 1930. I was unable to book on Monday as they were closed, so as soon as we alighted from the train at Hackney Central, I called the Green Papaya at 1800 and... More 

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Additional Information about The Green Papaya

Address: 191 Mare Street, London E8 3QE, England
Phone Number: 020 8985 5486
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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