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“One of the best in town!”
Review of The Green Papaya

The Green Papaya
Ranked #6,309 of 23,677 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: East End / East London
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Super tasty food, all fresh and happy, super friendly service, great prices and one of the best and most surprising selection of dishes!
Lots of choices, lots of vegetables. They really do know what they're doing there (:

All of the above make me want to go to Green Papaya every time I consider eating out.
Try to book a table as it gets rather busy in the evenings...

Thank Irismtv
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were on our way to another vietnamese restaurant on Mare street but saw that this place was buzzing so decided to stop there. We did well! The summer rolls were nice and fresh and my chicken Pho was also really good! Will definitely visit again.

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Thank Chrysteria64
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

Having tried other Vietnamese in Hackney it was great to get back to the Green Papaya. The food was really fresh and tasty, lovely crispy squid with purple bsil dip and excellent beef salad. In future we'll stick to the Green Papaya for our Vietnamese fix.

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

I came here for a light bite and was amazed at the quality of the food.

I shared a selection of starters including the soft shell crab (absolutely mind blowing- deep fried in a light batter then topped with crispy onions, bread crumbs, chilli and spring onion), fried sweet potato and king prawns (cooked perfectly with a delicious, light batter) the Vietnamese pancake (absolutely huge for an appetiser- filled with bean sprouts, onion, minced pork and prawn) and the mini-spring rolls (same as in other Asian restaurants).

Service was quick, efficient and friendly. The bill came to £30 including two glasses of wine- an absolute bargain considering the quality of the ingredients and the cooking.

I will definitely be coming back here to try out more of the menu. What a find.

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Thank L_Smash
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Its good to attend a restaurant which lives up to your best expectations. In this case, as we where from out of town and wanted a top notch cheap and cheerful meal before going to the Olympic Stadium, all three of us had a great time and felt lucky to have found Green Papaya.

Totally unpretentious place quite easy to find.

The food was superb, perfectly seasoned and flavours well balanced. It was rewarding to ask for spring rolls and the waitress ask if we liked them deep fried or fresh. The dips accompanying were really good and food costing twice as much elsewhere, in more pretentious surroundings, is common across the country.

Look forward to my next visit.

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Thank vegasicilia
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