Saigon Pho is the one and only authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Kathmandu. It is located in Lazimpat, directly across the Shangri-La Hotel. It is within walking distance for residents of Baluwatar, Rani-bari, Maharajgunj, and Pani-pokhari. It has ample parking space.
Vietnamese foods are renowned for freshness. There is very little oil used, and the cuisine is known for its liberal use of herbs and spices such as lemongrass, basil, mint, cilantro, and bean sprouts. Most importantly, Vietnamese food is very healthy, so diners can be assured that they are getting a nutritious meal, as well as a delicious one. We serve not only the famous Vietnamese soup-pho, but also serve a veriety of other
Vietnamese dishes, such as summer rolls, bun thit nuong, grilled Basa fish, mi (sandwich), banana pudding etc.
Saigon Pho has a warm family ambience, is peaceful and clean.It is a good place for gathering of family and friends. Saigon Pho also hosts LIVE events from time to time.
It has a seating capacity for 86 people in a two-story building; it accommodates seven tables on the ground floor, 16 tables on the upper floor and four tables on the beautiful terrace.
The design is simple but elegant, with dark wooden chairs and tables with bamboo mats on each table along with chopsticks and wooden sauce bowls. The walls are decorated with paintings depicting Vietnamese culture and traditions. There is also a popular balcony where people can enjoy the view of Lazimpat and the Shangri-La Hotel. Saigon Pho is a perfect to gather with family and friends, as well as for the single diner.
Saigon Pho places great emphasis on cleanliness, and the ambience is peaceful. Guests can focus on the food, and enjoy the ultra-fresh flavors of Vietnamese dishes, which are prepared by Vietnamese cooks.
Saigon Pho welcomes people from all over the world and from all walks of life. Prices are very reasonable. Please note that smoking is not allowed inside, but guests may smoke on the balcony and terrace.
Three wheel tampoos with #5 run Sundhara-Lazimpat-Golfutar road so anyone coming from Budhanilkantha or Sundhara (New Road area may take #5 tampoo or take green sajha bus that run on Lazimpat road as well. From Thamel it takes just about 10-15 min on taxi on traffic. Call us at 01-444-3330 should you need any directions.