Cafe Soya

Vietnamese Restaurant
The Arcadian, 70 Hurst St, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TD, United Kingdom
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Tue, Thu–Sun
    • Noon–10:00 PM
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Based on 60 votes

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    James K.
    "Vietnamese roast pork steam pancake rolls are really good."(2 Tips)
    Deep S.
    "Chicken in garlic blackbean sauce is really good"(2 Tips)
    Constantin O.
    "Great range of vegetarian and vegan dishes."(2 Tips)
    Handi S.
    "Chilli pepper squid fried rice is the best"(2 Tips)
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  • vegetarian food
  • pancake rolls
  • blackbean
  • chilli pepper
  • seafood
  • great value
  • pepper squid
  • roast pork
  • good service
  • Vietnamese spring rolls
  • papaya salad
  • noodles
  • good for a quick meal
  • soup
  • smoothies
  • chicken
  • desserts
  • meats
  • fish
  • fried rice
  • Ryan L.

    Yummy veggie selection!

    Ryan Laird · January 10, 2015
  • Antonio

    When you are around the Arcadian stopping here is a must. You will not be disappointed by the quality-quantity/price ratio of food here. If you're not, get a coconut soy-milkshake to go.

    Antonio · November 26, 2014
  • James A.

    I love the soups here. Tom Yum is my new favourite.

    James Allen · October 28, 2014
  • James K.

    Vietnamese roast pork steam pancake rolls are really good.

    James Kimbley · August 31, 2014
  • Alexis Belle

    The tofu with blackbean and aubergine is a really tasty dish, especially for vegetarian and Vegan diners - Highly recommended folks :-)

    Alexis Belle · March 30, 2014
  • Laurence A.

    The Express Boxes at £5.50 are amazing value...

    Laurence Adams · March 10, 2014
  • Wendy Karen Leong

    Must try ! Roasted duck . Beef chao fen and also sweet and sour pork !

    Wendy Karen Leong · March 7, 2014
  • martka

    Great Singapore Noodles and Thai Chicken Curry (more Chinese take on that dish) in lunch menu that comes with a drink and desert. Nice portions! Love their Pho- Beef soup.slow service only minus

    martka · January 5, 2014
  • James A.

    Great value takeaway boxes for £5.50!

    James Allen · October 21, 2013
  • Emily J.

    They don't take cards so make sure to have cash!

    Emily Jayne · October 12, 2013
  • Chick a.

    This restaurant is to seriously die for best Chinese/Vietnamese ever when it comes to their food and smoothies :-) well worth the 250 odd mile drive! service is extremely slow tho

    Chick ago · June 10, 2013
  • Sophia V.

    Try the vietnamese spring roll. Keep away from the greasy beef ho fun and tasteless pho...

    Sophia V · May 18, 2013
  • Simon P.

    Ask for the vegetarian menu, good selection of mock duck, chicken etc

    Simon Powell · May 6, 2013
  • Constantin O.

    Great range of vegetarian and vegan dishes. If you come at lunch time do not miss the lunch deal.

    Constantin Orasan · April 27, 2013
  • Chimski P.

    No starter required the portions are substatial and highly recommend sharing. Also the Papaya salad is a must!

    Chimski Pomwog · February 16, 2013
  • Rowan L.

    Portions are huge but doggy bags are always available. My favorite is the fish ball noodle soup.

    Rowan Lennard · February 1, 2013
  • Deep S.

    Chicken in garlic blackbean sauce is really good

    Deep Sheth · August 18, 2012
  • Virginia P.

    get to the manager and bargain for the price if you're students, in big group ;)

    Virginia Poetry · April 23, 2012
  • Alexandre P.

    not so good for asians. perfect for european.

    Alexandre Pezzali · January 9, 2012
  • Bryony W.

    Steamed Vietnamese pancake rolls are delish!

    Bryony Walker · November 27, 2011
  • Jez B.

    Portions are massive, like huge massive, like large huge massive, like a fucking trough. If you eat it all youre very fat. Im fat and im taking most of it home. Im fat. I aint stupid.

    Jez Batten · November 23, 2011
  • BaitOey K.

    Nice veggie menus!! :)

    BaitOey Kuwisetsang · August 24, 2011
  • Tracey Y.

    I love the set lunch offer here. The salt and pepper squid is a must try!

    Tracey Yani · July 23, 2011
  • Handi S.

    Chilli pepper squid fried rice is the best

    Handi Salim · July 23, 2011
  • Zoe G.

    The fit birds are at chinno

    Zoe Gruszeckyj · April 9, 2011
  • Zoe G.

    Specify TWO chopsticks.

    Zoe Gruszeckyj · April 9, 2011
  • Zoe G.

    Leave your straw in the centre

    Zoe Gruszeckyj · April 9, 2011
  • Zoe G.

    Have a soya shake

    Zoe Gruszeckyj · April 9, 2011
  • Zoe G.

    Get the special

    Zoe Gruszeckyj · April 2, 2011
  • Eleanor L.

    very friendly and accessible - they let us have a cordoned off place for our meeting for no extra charge

    Eleanor Lisney · February 22, 2011
  • Steve S.

    I always have the chilli pepper pork soup noodle. Gotta get ma broth

    Steve State · February 15, 2011
  • Craig C.

    Really slow service...

    Craig Colclough · January 29, 2011
  • Vuong N.

    Whoever said that Vietnamese bowl noodle (Pho) in here was good have no idea about what it is!!

    Vuong Nguyen · November 13, 2010
  • Vuong N.

    Serving is really sloww!

    Vuong Nguyen · November 12, 2010
  • andrew

    this is one of the best restaurant in the city i have eaten here many times with friends and family deffo one to look out for Read more

    andrew · August 5, 2010
  • Pooh B.

    For takeaway belly roast pork (siu yuk), it's a rather small portion but it's yummy.

    Pooh Bear · May 16, 2010
  • Liz G.

    My favourite is the tofu and fish rice! Yum yum yum!

    Liz G · January 28, 2010
  • Nick D.

    Our "usuals" are the beef and pak choi Ho fun and Vietnamese spicy noodles - recommended!

    Nick Drew · December 30, 2009

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