Pho †

ADDRESS
86 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4EH
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Thu: 12noon-3pm and 6pm-10pm; Fri: 12noon-3pm and 6pm-10.30pm; Sat: 6pm-10.30pm; Sun: closed
PRICES
Main courses £5-£7.50

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Supermarket or upmarket? Opinions are divided over this Vietnamese eatery; it?s not too busy a weekends yet but as word gets round lunchtimes are getting packed, although the service still seems to be keeping up. The simple menu comprises various Pho, a noodle soup made from a protractedly processed stock rippling with subtle flavours, Bun, a dish based on eastern vermicelli, and baguettes with an oriental twist. The food is a mixed bag but it?s definitely more hit than miss. The enormous bowls of soup are definitely the highlight, with all stock made on site, and simmered for twelve hours. It?s not as rich, or as overpoweringly flavoured as most inexpensive oriental food, and it?s all the better for it. So it might be time to trade in your staid cheese ploughman?s for a more exotic snack tomorrow lunchtime.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Farringdon Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Barbican Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
25 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Caxton House NCP
3 minutes walk
Cardinal House NCP
3 minutes walk

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £195† 42% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 1 minute from Pho
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £105† 39% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from Pho
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £58† 34% off
Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Pho
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
109 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 11 minutes from Pho
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
1 Ropemaker Street, City, London EC2Y | 11 minutes from Pho
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
4 Great St Thomas, Apostle, City, London EC4V | 16 minutes from Pho
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
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Luca
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
88 St John Street, EC1M | Same location as Pho
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Tinseltown
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
44 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Pho
24 hour dining at this tatty, friendly restaurant renowned for erratic service. The food is perfectly good and there's usually a good atmosphere late at night. ... More
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Apres Food Co.
London > Restaurants >
72 St John Street, EC1M | 1 minute from Pho
Taking a different approach to healthy eating, the Apres Food Co. swaps quinoa and goji berries for hearty, nutritious comfort food, showing ... More
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Clerkenwell Design Week
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 21st, 22nd and 23rd May 2019
Pho, St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Pho
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, Clerkenwell Design Week is a three-day festival celebrating the creativity, social relevance and advancements in technology behind design. Taking place ...More
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Pho, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Pho
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Pho, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Pho
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Pho
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Pho
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Pho
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Pho
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Pho
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Pho
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Pho
Its location opposite†Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Pho
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Pho
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ... More
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 7 minutes from Pho
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Pho
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Pho
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Pho
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Pho
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Pho
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
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Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Pho
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Pho
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Pho
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Pho
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
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Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 3 minutes from Pho
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Pho
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Pho
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Pho
... More
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Pho
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More

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