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Com Viet

#611 of 17,611 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Covent Garden
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2-4 Garrick Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9BH, England
+44 20 7497 2779
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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302 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the £10 lunch menu before theatre. Nice, tasty and fresh. Good service and a great spot to people watch. The pho wasn't the absolute best but still pretty good. Nice ribs and spring rolls. Friendly quick service and great prices.

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Thank Pumperman
Tilos
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has become a favourite place to meet a friend at Covent Garden. The main courses are delicious, especially the big soups with fresh vegetables and noodles. The downstairs room gets a little cold and noisy so get there early to grab one of the few street level tables!

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Thank Jen B
Moscow, Russia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can recommend this place with good quality viet food. We took Pho,Pho huet, prawns with garlic sauce, 2nd rolls (very good!). Personally I prefer rolls and prawns, but you could try something else))

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Thank Ver0chka
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited a couple of times this month and have enjoyed the atmosphere and food. The staff are really friendly and thoughtful, there are highchairs for our 2 year old, the food is soooooo tasty and really quick. It's got a basement full of seating areas so don't worry if it looks full on the ground floor. Really recommend... More 

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Thank Stephanie N
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Com Viet serves a tasty range of freshly prepared Vietnamese food and has a lovely atmosphere. I have booked it several times across the years when I have friends in town or or for group meals. The management do need to have look at the quality of the service however, yesterday for the third time in three years, after I... More 

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spain
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185 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed: food bland and lacklustre. The caramelised chicken in particular was a real let down and even unpleasant. The duck was ok but far from authentic. Pretty place and friendly service.

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Thank yashoSpain
Savannah, GA
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had lunch at Com Viet. Very disappointing. We had the Pho, which was bland and had hardly any meat in it. Also had the Carmelized Chicken. It was tiny and the rice on the side was 4 pounds. It was just a small bowl with about a thigh's worth of chicken in a salty soupy sauce. Had I not... More 

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Thank Mikestages
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked early to avoid a queue, and the table was ready for us when we arrived. The waitress was very friendly, and had great knowledge of the menu. The food was amazing, bursting with flavour, and we were surprised at the generous portions! We will certainly return when back in the area.

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Thank nicollepsly
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice surprise! I was expecting a typical touristy restaurant, given the location. I was mistaken! Atmosphere, service and food stsndard were those of a nice, local, friendly restaurant. They were very accommodating with my special dietary requirements too. Good wines choice. A really nice experience at a reasonable price!

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Thank Nicoletta A
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couple of pints after work, nipped a for quick meal. Excellent food not too spicy . Good wine, great service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Garrick Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7497 2779

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

Neighbourhood Profile
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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