- 11.30am-2.30pm and 5pm-Late
Viet-Thai is an authentic Vietnamese and Thai restaurant in Leeds run by husband and wife duo Minh and Huong. The traditional and homely environment makes it a wonderful choice for small groups or families, as it seats up to twenty.
The limited seating due to the size of the restaurant could quite easily become a drawback, but fortunately Viet-Thai have used this to their advantage instead, offering personable and genuine service to make sure that everyone feels right at home. Huong is a wonderful hostess in that she is both friendly and knowledgeable about the dishes so she can let customers know about what ingredients are used in each dish, and what flavours stand out. This wonderful service paired with the traditional yet simplistic décor makes it a wonderful choice for those after an authentic meal.
They offer a wide variety of dishes using fresh ingredients, their specialties being a starter of summer rolls with homemade plum sauce and peanut dip alongside tiger prawns or tofu, or slices of chargrilled pork marinated in five spice and herbs as a main dish. The use of textures and exotic ingredients combine together to make wonderful dishes and this is down to Minh. He has fourteen years’ experience, beginning his culinary journey in Vietnam and Thailand and then refining his skills in London before opening Viet-Thai with his wife.
Alongside the vast and exciting menu, they are happy to amend dishes as best they can to suit individual needs, such as vegetarian dishes. The restaurant also offers a bring your own alcohol service without an additional costs of a corkage fee, and have a selection of soft drinks including homemade lemonade.
Viet-Thai is the perfect taste of Vietnamese and Thai food in Leeds: bringing together fresh ingredients with many years of training and experience means that both the cuisine and the ambience authentic and welcoming.