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Banana Tree Canteen
412-416 St. John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1V 4NJ
- +44 20 7278 7565
I've gone to Banana Tree a few times already due to its proximity to my work so feel like a review is overdue.
From some of these reviews, I'm surprised people are harping on its authenticity. To me, I immediately took it as an Asian fusion restaurant and I think Banana Tree achieves that. I've gotten the Legendary Rendang, the Roast Duck Curry, and the Bun Bo Meaty Salad Bowl. My favorite...more
The last time I went to a Banana Tree it was in Watford. I really enjoyed it and was disappointed when they closed the branch. The restaurant in Angel is well situated for those going to Sadler's Wells and the staff are well aware of the different events happening nearby (there's a sign by the till with all the details).
I came with three friends and brought my Taste card which permits 2 for...more
As someone from 'Indochina' I loathe to have to write this review, and I loathe myself for having been here, and I loathe myself to give it a three star, but Banana Tree has begun to up their game.
I reviewed the first ever Banana Tree in Soho and absolutely hated it. Unauthentic, stodgy and failed the Asian test. Since then, I've been working across the street from the one on St John Street...more
I have had a Tastecard for a couple of years now and I keep on forgetting to use it. Whilst, it gives you access to discounts at the run of the mill chains, it does also give you some independent surprises local to wherever you may be in London.
Following the back to work Monday blues, I grabbed my mate and we headed to Upper Street for some exciting food shopping (yes, I am being sarcastic)....more
Checked in to Banana Tree today after a very long time. My last visit was more than a year ago and to be honest it must have not been memorable because I don't remember what I ate back then! If it were good I would have remembered :-)
This time around I went for the lunch menu - had the Chicken Dumplings and a Chicken Rendang. The dumpling arrived quickly and were OK and nothing exceptional....more