Cuisine: A La Carte, Cocktail Bar, Vietnamese
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $30

For the real Vietnamese dining experience, don’t let bygones be bygones. Go Saigon!

Taking on the chilled vibes of a café, Saigon is perfect for a relaxed dinner. It’s neutral décor, exposed brickwork and grey tones make for a relaxing space. Think an edgy, minimalist café for millennials and you’re in the right ball park.

Their menu is refreshingly concise, with carefully chosen dishes that range from sharing plates to salads and noodles. Celebrate the seasons with their springrolls and summerolls that come with your choice of filling. If you fancy something truly heart-warming, move on to their grilled lamb racks or go for a noodle soup which you can personalise with whichever meat you fancy. The sharing plates cater to all tastes. The wakanui beef rolls are great for meat lovers whilst the fresh grilled salmon fillet is perfect for a light supper.

And whilst you’re there, you might as well sample one of their expertly made cocktails. It’d be rude not to!

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Saigon Van Grill Bar
201 Cuba street
Wellington 6011

Open Hours:
Tuesday - Thursday 11am - 2pm // 5pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday 11am - 3pm // 5pm - 11pm
Sunday 11am - 3pm and 5pm - 10pm

Phone: 04 801 8668
Website: www.facebook.com/Saigonvangrillbar/

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Saigon Van Grill Bar
Location: City Centre
Cuisine: A La Carte, Cocktail Bar, Vietnamese
Mains: $15 - $30

Reviews

Absolutely delicious food!
Great staff - supplied a different meal with no problem when we had a misunderstanding.
Would 100% go back!

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Aine Céitinn

Beautiful. Authentic Vietnamese food and really excellent service. Staff were very friendly. I dined with my parents, who had never eaten Vietnamese before, and our waitress was great for advice and tips on how to use chopsticks! I really enjoyed the summer spring rolls and vegetable curry was gorgeous.

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Took my mother and friends here. They loved it and are still raving about the food!

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Amazing food and service. We were kindly welcomed upon our entry. The staff was knowledgeable about the menu. We had two Vietnamese dish which were one of the best in Wellington. Very clean and friendly atmosphere. Definitely recommended to all and will definitely visit again. Thanks again for your superb food and service :)

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Huimin Lin

Excellent foods with good price! We came in four people, ordering a grilled beef share plate, a grilled pork share plate, a pancake and kumara chips. All came in high quality and delicious. Staffs are very nice and helpful. Would love to come back again.

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Nicola Smith

We had a really enjoyable dinner here (two adults and two kids.) I highly recommend the freshly squeezed orange juice and the soft shell crab! Everyone else loved their dishes and raved about the crispy spring rolls. They did look good. Thanks for a lovely meal. We will be back.

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Great service here...felt like the wait staff really wanted to share their cuisine with you. The pancake was delicious.

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jane drumm

Loved our meal at Saigon Van Grill. The mixed rolls entree was yum and the mains of beef rolls and lemon butter fish were awesome and very very filling but healthy with lots of greens. really pleasant atmosphere and will def visit again next time we are in Wellington

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Great evening. The food was excellent. Beautifully balanced dishes with all the fragrance, texture and freshness you’d expect from good Vietnamese food. Felt a bit embarrassed we were paying half price for such a quality meal. Lovely servers as well.

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Absolutely delicious food!
Great staff - supplied a different meal with no problem when we had a misunderstanding.
Would 100% go back!

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Aine Céitinn

Beautiful. Authentic Vietnamese food and really excellent service. Staff were very friendly. I dined with my parents, who had never eaten Vietnamese before, and our waitress was great for advice and tips on how to use chopsticks! I really enjoyed the summer spring rolls and vegetable curry was gorgeous.

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Leon Staikopoulos

We really enjoyed our dinner. Yum food with plenty of salad and friendly, genuine staff.

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Great service and good food. Can’t complain.

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Linda Clark

Great food and the staff were great, we will be back, thank you

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Took my mother and friends here. They loved it and are still raving about the food!

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Amazing food and service. We were kindly welcomed upon our entry. The staff was knowledgeable about the menu. We had two Vietnamese dish which were one of the best in Wellington. Very clean and friendly atmosphere. Definitely recommended to all and will definitely visit again. Thanks again for your superb food and service :)

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Megan Tee

Great service

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Huimin Lin

Excellent foods with good price! We came in four people, ordering a grilled beef share plate, a grilled pork share plate, a pancake and kumara chips. All came in high quality and delicious. Staffs are very nice and helpful. Would love to come back again.

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Stephanie Prendergast

Located on Wellington's cosmopolitan Cuba Street - Saigon Van Grill is easily a restaurant you could walk by mistaking the entrance as a private home if you weren't in the know.

The restaurant is small and intimate with additional seating upstairs if required. All but two of the main floor tables were full during our dinner, which allowed for a lovely atmosphere and experience at Saigon Van Grill. The menu is extensive and offers a range of options as well as daily specials.

My partner and I chose to share all the dishes and opted for crispy spring rolls, pork belly and mushroom skewers followed by a pork belly and egg main. All the dishes tasted wonderful and certainly did not disappoint. Service was prompt and dishes came out as and when ready. Certainly would recommend if in the area.

Thanks for a lovely evening - look forward to seeing you again soon.

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I have been there several times! It is absolutely fantastic! Love the food and service! will definitely come back!

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Trish Ieong

Love this place, they do the best crispy spring rolls. Their grilled pork belly and crispy spring roll rice noodle dish is a must-have! So delicious

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Amazing! Will be back

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Alana Todd

Really good food and wine, and the waitress was really lovely!

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Nicola Smith

We had a really enjoyable dinner here (two adults and two kids.) I highly recommend the freshly squeezed orange juice and the soft shell crab! Everyone else loved their dishes and raved about the crispy spring rolls. They did look good. Thanks for a lovely meal. We will be back.

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Glenn Campbell

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Great service here...felt like the wait staff really wanted to share their cuisine with you. The pancake was delicious.

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Bev Schubert

An excellent evening out. Enjoyed the combination spring rolls. The fresh rolls were amazing. Followed with soft crab, pork belly and the salmon. All absolutely delicious. Highly recommend going to this restaurant. Service was great too. Love to return when back in Wellington.

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jane drumm

Loved our meal at Saigon Van Grill. The mixed rolls entree was yum and the mains of beef rolls and lemon butter fish were awesome and very very filling but healthy with lots of greens. really pleasant atmosphere and will def visit again next time we are in Wellington

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Monique Lepionka

Happy Staff, delicious food!

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Michelle McConnachie

Once again Great food and lovely service. Highly recommended

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Emma Tucker

We had a lovely meal and really enjoyed ourselves.

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Janay Tauri

First time I have been to Saigon Van Grill Bar. I was very impressed. The space and decor was great and cosy. The waitress was lovely, very helpful and polite. Loved the food and such a good deal with First Table. Would highly recommend to all!

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Delicious food, great service 8/10!

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Eugene Boyle

Very good, food was very nice and quick to the table. Staff were nice and friendly. Would go back again for sure.

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Food is tasty, service is nice and welcomed. Definitely go back again.

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Jamaila Go

The staff at Saigon was very friendly and there wasn’t a very long wait for the food. We enjoyed our soft shell crab especially the fried spring rolls! Highly recommended asian restaurant in Wellington :)

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Great evening. The food was excellent. Beautifully balanced dishes with all the fragrance, texture and freshness you’d expect from good Vietnamese food. Felt a bit embarrassed we were paying half price for such a quality meal. Lovely servers as well.

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The food was delicious and the service was excellent. We would recommend it.

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Sarah Collins

Perfect experience great food and responsibly priced great surroundings good service will definitely be returning

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Delicious, nice atmosphere

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Chilly Tualima

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Michael Phuoc

Warm and cosy atmosphere.
Food was absolutely delicious. Everything reminded me of home cooking. Best Vietnamese food in Wellington.

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Nell Windsor

The pancakes were delicious and the pork belly the best we've had - so tender! Highly recommend.

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Thank you for a lovely meal and amazing service! I enjoyed the cocktail recommended in the earlier review with lemongrass and lime

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Excellent food and services, it's definitely our favorite restaurant at town now.

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Jane Choi

Defo a gem in Wellington.
I highly recommend this place - all the dishes are delicious!!!

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Ting Xu

great food, great staff, great nignt!

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Minh Thu Vũ

Everything was lovely and cosy :) My friend really enjoyed the music there that night. Food was delicious and the waiter was helpful. We're gonna come back soon.

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Fresh authentic food and very friendly prompt service

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Enjoyable dinner, recommend! Loved the deep fried spring roll.

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Annabelle Hung

Food was fresh and tasty, loved everything we ordered. Services were superb too! Will recommend :D

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This restaurant was amazing. The food was incredible and was just like what I had in Vietnam, only better. The egg cocktail was a favourite too.

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Angela Marsden

Walking in the door, first impressions were good, a lovely old building, nicely decorated.
The service was quick, the food was both healthy and tasty, and i recommend the lemongrass cocktail!

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June Campbell-tong

Panic stations as we arrived at the wrong Vietnamese restaurant on a Friday night. Driving through Wellington at rush hour very stressful, then finding a car park, then the restaurant ( lòking for 210 not 201) was in a complete panic by the time we arrived a little late. The gracious hostess seated us and then we enjoyed a delicious meal. Such delicate flavours if you dont add the chilli!

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Michelle McConnachie

The Food is excellent, one of the top in Wellington. Food is fresh, healthy and traditional. It is quality food. If you are looking for a big plate of heavy and saucy noodles then don t go there. There are nice vietnamese salads, spring rolls, noodles soups, tofu, sweet potatoes and lots more. Our waitress was very helpful in explaining the menu.

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Attentive service, staff provided good advice about the menu.

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Amber Ramoo

Saigon Van Grill Bar is situated in a delightful old white building set back from the street in Cuba Street. It was lovely to sit in the window and watch the busy world go by. I ordered the beef salad which was out of this world, so fresh, so many flavours and very filling, no sad salad here! My husband and son had the special of pork ribs which were cooked to perfection, the meat literally just fell of the bones and melted in their mouths. My other son had a huge bowl of soup which was tasty and filling. The staff were very friendly, attentive and polite. Will definitely return again.

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Good food. Enjoy the meal.

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Melia White

Overall was good , but it was disappointed that we got told that one of the dishes was still taking time to be made for at least 2hrs... So they r not offering on the first table menu .

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