Saigon Pho specializing in Vietnamese cuisine
Saigon Pho, a restaurant specializing in the Vietnamese cuisine offers the varieties of cuisine from the Vietnamese kitchen, known to be one of the healthiest cuisines of all in the world. The restaurant in Nepal has specialized in the Vietnamese cuisine with the cooks preparing the cuisines belonging to the same country.
Just as you enter the restaurant, you will come across a bar that is fit for a quick bite and drinks. As you move through it, you will notice the interior of the restaurant decorated in black and red with spacious seating arrangement. The organized table setting with its bamboo place mats and wooden chopstick holders along with a smaller place mat for keeping the customary glass of water and the instrumental pop and playful jazz soundtracks playing the background gives a classic tropical feel to the whole place. Also, small portraits depicting Vietnamese culture and traditions adorns the walls of the restaurant along with the leaf hats replicated in life form from the portraits lining the top of the bar. The whole ambience of the Saigon Pho gives a warm and welcoming feel to its clients and visitors.
The Vietnamese cuisines are famous for the use of fresh ingredients, minimal use of oil and herb and vegetables making it one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. The menu contains the name written in Vietnamese with English translations of the names along with the explanations of the dishes as what to expect from each dish. Also, the pictures of the select dishes are displayed on the menu to attract the first timers. The menu offers the national favorite dish Goi Coun (fresh summer rolls) for appetizers, Vietnamese salads like Goi Du Du (Green Papaya Salad), variety of Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup), stir fried dishes like Bo Luc Lac (Shaken beef) stews like Thit Kho Trung (braised pork belly) and desserts like Che Bap (sweet corn and coconut soup).
The Pho catered here is one of the must-try dishes in the restaurant, however, the Che Bap for desserts after a heavy meal is not preferable. The Saigon Pho in Kathmandu is one of its kinds specializing in the Vietnamese dishes made by the Vietnamese cook, giving the taste of authentic Vietnam here in Nepal.