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Little Saigon

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6 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
+44 191 233 0766
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Opened in 2008, Little Saigon is the not the first but the one and only...
Opened in 2008, Little Saigon is the not the first but the one and only Vietnamese Restaurant in North East England. Located at the centre of Newcastle City Centre, Little Saigon offers a wide range of authentic Vietnamese food at the reasonable price with a warm, cosy atmosphere and excellent customer service. In 2009, Little Saigon has won the Best Oriental Restaurant in North East by Gourmet Society. Continuously, in 2010, the restaurant was the Champion in UK Fusion Food Festival. In 2011, we won no.1 On Trip Advisor for the best restaurant in Newcastle.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 41
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  • 30
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, nice ambiance, great coffee, will return

Our family want to visit Vietnam so when Groupon offered vouchers to eat at a local Vietnamese restaurant I ordered vouchers for four before reading anything about the restaurant. After buying I looked to see where Little Saigon is located and was extremely disappointed that it was located in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
Cheryl P
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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307 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Visited with a friend recently, we had the Groupon deal and as I'd not been here before I was unsure what to expect but I was very pleasantly surprised. We had the same set menu as many of the other reviews below all for £18 and the only thing we paid extra for was a glass of wine each. The... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've wanted to go to Little Saigon for a long time and jumped at the chance when a Groupon deal came along. £18 for the sharing platter for two which was supposed to represent a 50% discount. If the portions we received was true to the full value then it's vastly overpriced! I thought even £18 for the amount we... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hadnt been to LS in a while so was really looking forward to eating some good Thai food tonight. Unfortunately for the first time we left feeling really dissapointed at the quality of what we were served, the food was oily, the chicken very overcooked and tasteless. My first dish served had a long hair in it that the waiter... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our family want to visit Vietnam so when Groupon offered vouchers to eat at a local Vietnamese restaurant I ordered vouchers for four before reading anything about the restaurant. After buying I looked to see where Little Saigon is located and was extremely disappointed that it was located in the heart of Newcastle's Bigg Market. Well known for drunks being... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Never been here before. Several items on menu were unavailable, so we had to look again. We ordered the set menu and our friends ordered individual dishes. When the food eventually arrived, the waitress was confused with who was to have what. The one dish was totally dried out and the other which was chicken soup with noodles looked like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I went here with my mum for a groupon deal (Vietnamese dining experience) which included 7 courses to share for two people. The drinks seemed reasonably priced and were brought to the table fairly quickly. I ordered apple and carrot juice (and I think it may have been only carrot but it was so nice if didn't complain!) while my... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Bought a voucher, booked in..excited! it was moderatly busy, getting busier. The waiter sits us down. He does struggle with english so we were passed onto the english waiter, an elder man. Not a problem- I'd do the same to gain a speedier service with less confusion. We're instantly given some crackers to chew over whilst waiting for our set... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I hadn't been to this restaurant in over 2 years when I decided to back last week. The food was just as good as I remembered - not quite sure why I left it so long to return. We ordered a set starter option which included Vietnamese spring rolls, beef wrapped in some kind of leaf (can't remember the exact... More 

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Northumberland, UK
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Purchased a cheap Groupon voucher for this meal. It was very good. Vietnamese crackers, mixed starters which consisted of deep Fried Vietnamese Spring Rolls, Pork Salad and wrapped spicy sausages, all were fresh and tasty with 2 dipping sauces. Main courses were excellent Caramel Pork, deep Fried Squid and a really tasty chicken dish and 2 portions of sticky rice.... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Hi, shared a groupon deal with my partner last night. First time to little Saigon, and were very impressed by the food, very fresh and tasty. Milder than Thai food, but really tasty. Service was good from staff, only disappointing thing was that we were crammed into the front corner of the restaurant. Overall very tasty and would go again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 233 0766

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 45

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Opened in 2008, Little Saigon is the not the first but the one and only Vietnamese Restaurant in North East England. Located at the centre of Newcastle City Centre, Little Saigon offers a wide range of authentic Vietnamese food at the reasonable price with a warm, cosy atmosphere and excellent customer service. In 2009, Little Saigon has won the Best Oriental Restaurant in North East by Gourmet Society. Continuously, in 2010, the restaurant was the Champion in UK Fusion Food Festival. In 2011, we won no.1 On Trip Advisor for the best restaurant in Newcastle.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?