Wednesday, 21.2.2018

BEP Vietnamese Kitchen Value and Nostalgia in Central

[13/07/14] 

There’s no doubt that Vietnamese street food is all the rage in Hong Kong at the moment.

The light, fragrant flavours of Vietnamese cuisine lend themselves to the hot, wet nights of a Hong Kong summer as well as they did the steamy evenings you may remember from gap years of backpacking debauchery through Saigon and Hanoi. Late night meals perched on plastic stools, cold beers, and new friends – it was a time of innocence that’s always been difficult to recreate.

Fortunately, pedestrian friendly Tsung Wing Lane (aim a little north of Staunton), with tower blocks and bare concrete walls on each side, is the perfect location for the city’s newest street food eatery, BEP. Owned by a Vietnamese restaurant group from Nha Trang (yes it’s that authentic) and catering to value loving locals looking to sate their appetite on everything from steaming bowls of pho to crusty banh mi sandwiches stuffed with pate, coriander, and vinegar-soaked cucumber, BEP is the perfect anti-hipster hangout, thanks to quick, unpretentious service, simplistic yet chic interiors, great value for money, and a small army of cheerful chefs in the open kitchen. The menu covers the whole Vietnamese culinary spectrum so there’s something for everyone, and although there’s no reservations, cold beers are served in the laneway while you wait for your table.

Just like good old times.

 


 

BEP Vietnamese Kitchen
9-11 Staunton St, Central, +852 2522 7533
nhatrang.com.hk


Related-Articles

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

Cooking Classes with Nobu

Nobu Matsuhisa is a gastronomic legend and you’ll get to lea...

Sakesan

Hong Kong's fascination with all things Japanese, from their...

Le Dome de Cristal

Hong Kong has, you might have noticed recently, a lot of peo...

The French Window

Contrary to what you might have heard, the French are not th...

H One

Like tree stumps on a rain-soaked freeway, the differences b...

Sushi Sase

This city is sushi crazy. We can't get enough of raw fish wr...

Le Whaf Inhalable Cocktails

Le Whaf is an extraordinary piece of kit that turns any alco...

Boomshack

This might have slipped the nets of your passion for trivia ...