Enjoy Punchy Asian Flavour at Soho’s New House of Ho

Already big in Vietnam, New Zealand-born chef-patron Bobby Chinn is making his London debut and looks set to spice up Soho, with The House of Ho, a modern Vietnamese restaurant on Old Compton Street.

“Chinn has 17 years of experience under his belt and already owns two hugely successful eponymous restaurants in Hanoi and Saigon. This is his London debut and with fans including chef Anthony Bourdain, his future in the capital looks promising,” Natalie Chassay writes for the Telegraph.

“The concept: Modern Vietnamese restaurant and bar, including a semi-private dining room. The simple interior of oak floors and bamboo timber tables, is enriched up by patterned tiling and deep green leather upholstery.

“What’s cooking? A fusion of traditional and modern Vietnamese cuisine.

“Signature dishes: The caramelised smoked pork belly with braised cabbage is a sticky delight whilst the lemongrass monkfish is fresh and fragrant. The shredded confit duck and banana blossom salad is also a must. For dessert, the molten Marou chocolate cake is the perfect end.

“Best for: Enjoying punchy Asian flavours in a hip, informal setting.”

The House of Ho opens on 6 January.

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