About Le Saigon
Le Saigon is an authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand. We are located on the ground floor of a heritage building on Featherston Street near Lambton Quay – just a stone’s throw from Courtenay Place. We are open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner.
Our Success Story
Le Saigon extends the Vietnamese culinary cuisine that our ancestors and the French has taught us and that is balancing the five taste elements – sweet, sour, salty, bitter and spice. Most of our main ingredients are imported from Vietnam.
Our Chefs are certified and specialist in Traditional Vietnamese Cuisine with many years of experience working in one of the most famous high-end restaurants in Ho Chi Minh which provide traditional Vietnamese Cuisine.
We aim to give you an experience like no other restaurant can give you.
Discover Our Authentic Flavors
Banh Mi became the world’s most popular street food, a culinary sensation of our globalized age. It is so popular that you can get this from the streets and all the way to the high-end Vietnamese restaurants all over the world.
It is made out of soft crunchy baguette, homemade pate, pork, meat floss, pickled carrots, slices of cucumber, and a good amount of fresh herbs to balance it all out. It could be served with a chili sauce to match your liking.
A bite into our Banh Mi will be savory, sweet, salty and aromatic all at once. It is always a moment of bliss.
Curry came to Vietnam a long time ago, and while it’s a little less well-known than Thai or Indian cuisine but no less delicious and flavourful.
Boneless chicken thigh perfectly cooked with carrots and kumara simmered with lemongrass to dip with homemade salt and pepper mix fresh lemon juice will give you an unforgettable taste.
If you are hot and spicy eater then you can add our homemade fresh chilly into your pot. Perfectly for winter time when you need something really can make you sweat.
VIETNAMESE ICE COFFEE
Vietnamese coffee uses robusta coffee beans which is low in acid, high in bitterness so that condensed milk is used to balance everything out.
Our Vietnamese coffee is serving while still brewing through the stainless steel drip filter. You can drink it hot or add ice to make it even more refreshing.