Cafe VN  

 
 
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144 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 5DP
 
 
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Weekdays,Sat 11:30-22:00
 

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Cafe VNWe are a fully air conditioned Cafe, Bar & Restaurant serving Vietnamese food in a modern way using the freshest ingredients available. <br /><br />You can come in to dine with us or to drink with us. We have a fully stocked bar serving Asian Beers, wines.<br /><br />Cafe VN also has a basement where it can be hired out or booked for private functions and can cater for small or large parties.<br /><br />You can also come to Cafe VN for coffee, because we are the only coffee house in the UK that puts a Vietnamese coffee through a coffee machine.

 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  28% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Cafe VN
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £205  25% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Cafe VN
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  22% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from Cafe VN
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pho
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
86 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Cafe VN
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, ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
109 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 11 minutes from Cafe VN
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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Pho, Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
65A Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 15 minutes from Cafe VN
The popularity of Vietnamese restaurant Pho has rapidly increased and in early 2015 they opened their 14th branch. Located in Covent Garden, it continues the theme ... More
 
 
 
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Potemkin
London > Restaurants > Russian restaurants
144 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Cafe VN
A trendy, stylish and likeable Russian restaurant which has won many friends in the past two years. Potemkin is split over two levels and has an ... More
 
 
 
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Good & Proper Tea Leather Lane
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
96a Leather Lane, EC1N | 1 minute from Cafe VN
Despite the explosion of coffee shops on our high streets, tea is still the nation's number one when it comes to a cuppa - 165 million ... More
 
 
 
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KIN
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
88 Leather Lane, Clerkenwell, Holborn, London EC1N | 1 minute from Cafe VN
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Nature Morte
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th September 2017 to 2nd April 2018 - Various Times
Cafe VN, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous with the 16th and 17th centuries. ...More
 
 
 
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OutSmart Your Comfort Zone
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 28th January 2018 - 4.30pm-6pm
Cafe VN, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 5 minutes from Cafe VN
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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A Ghost Of An Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th November 2017 to 25th February 2018 - 10am-5pm
Cafe VN, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from Cafe VN
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from Cafe VN
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 | 2 minutes from Cafe VN
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 | 2 minutes from Cafe VN
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cafe VN
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 5 minutes from Cafe VN
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a network ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Cafe VN
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cafe VN
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
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Leather Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Leather Lane, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Cafe VN
This down to earth market in Leather Lane is what traditional London street stalls should look like. A bit scruffy it may be but you never ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Cafe VN
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Cafe VN
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Cafe VN
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Cafe VN
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe VN gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Cafe VN
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Cafe VN
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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Cafe VN
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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The Gunmakers
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 1 minute from Cafe VN
A cut above your average boozer, The Gunmakers in Clerkenwell has been taken over by the people who brought us Nine ... More
 
 
 
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The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cafe VN
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
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The Hat & Tun
London > Nightlife > Pubs
3 Hatton Wall, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 1 minute from Cafe VN
There's a return to tradition with the takeover of The Hat & Tun pub by Tom and Ed Martin (owners of nearby pubs The Well and ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe VN clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Cafe VN
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cafe VN.
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
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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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from Cafe VN
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Rosewood London: Monkey 47 Winter Lodge
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Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Rosewood London 9 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

This festive season, Rosewood London has partnered with German gin brand Monkey 47 to transform the hotel's courtyard into a ...More

 
New Adventures: Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Dance | Until 27th January 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 10 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

Matthew Bourne commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Blitz with a revised production of his sweeping wartime romance set to ...More

First Amongst Equals
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 11 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
American Black And White
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2018 

Magnum Photos 11 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Futureshocks: Human
Exhibitions | On 24th January 2018 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

Literary & Education, Talk....More

February Half Term: The City Today
Kids Events | On 24th January 2018 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

London Visions
London Visions
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

See London through a crystal ball. The Museum of London presents London Visions, fantastical future scenarios of the city. Artists, ...More

 
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 14 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Peeping Tom: Mother
Dance | Until 27th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

Gabriela Carrizo and her performers present a non-narrative piece, taking the audience into recognisable spaces to trigger disquieting reflections on ...More

Vincent Moon And Priscilla Telmon: Hibridos
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Cafe Vn

An audiovisual showcase of various forms of Afro-Brazilian spiritual ceremonies....More

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The crossover vocalist from Mansfield, who regularly performs with classical luminaries Andreas Bocelli and Jose ...More

 
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