I love this place and will continue to frequent for one reason only: the roll-your-own fresh ginger beef nem. Costs 50,000, and it's enough to feed two people as a large appetizer. at only 55,000 -... more
I see Fanny ice cream came back with a new image, younger, nicer and more interesting. The location is in the center of Hanoi..that's great. The ice cream is really rich with more than 30 flavours and... more
Little Hanoi 2 has no relation with Little Hanoi 1.
This is a lovely open-plan cafe with a mouthwatering selection of baguettes, pastas and salads. Their French breakfast is a steal at VND30,000.
69 is situated in a old house, over two floors. We sat on the balcony overlooking the street - had fresh spring rolls and Hanoi spring rolls, eggplant and rice, chicken chilli and beers. Cost $25.... more
A sorry note to this one, Bobby closed shop early Feb 2009 (due to rent hike). Will keep an eye on where he will reapear
Give this place a thumbs up for cuisine, dam fine very up market dining.... more
A very romanic place to spend with the one you love. Prices are high for Vietnam, but the food and staff are of the highest standard. The set menu is really expenisive, so i recomend ordering dishes... more
Brothers is in a French Villa and is a Vietnamese Buffet. Not like what you would get in the uS however. It is all freash made in front of you. Grill where all the meats are fresh cooked. Ladys who... more
Virtuoso vegetarian food and a blend of fresh flavours bringing together Asian and European elements.
It opens from 6am to midnight and menus from USD2 to USD4.
Note: delivery and catering services... more
After a hot afternoon of wandering around Hanoi, nothing hits the spot like a cold Bia Ha Noi (Hanoi Beer) at a lakeside cafe. Bia Ha Noi has been called by many the "cheapest beer in the world" and... more
Al Fresco's is the place to go if you need a change from local food.
They have excellent ribs, good pizza, and good salads. I didn't try the Mexican dishes. Favorite dish is a toss-up between their... more
Nha Tho street comes up with several restaurants, most of them too expensive for the average Vietnamese. Moca Café is good place to have a coffee and a tiramisu. The food is also good, but the service... more
During our stay in Hanoi we were treated by our good friend to Indochine Restaurant.
The restaurant is walking distance from their resident, about ten minutes walk.
The surrounding of old villa... more
Been to Paris? Still miss it while in Hanoi? No problem! Check out Paris Deli in 13, Nha Tho street (just next to the cathedral). This restaurant provides you with a Paris-look-alike atmosphere. They... more
The Ciao Cafe is a popular cafe in Hanoi with western food (e.g. steak, fish, chicken, sphagetti), and I enjoyed my dinner here in December 2006. It is conveniently located along Hang Bai Street at... more
KOTO .. Know One Teach One... impressed so much.. for its vision.. educated the young generation becomes capable and talent till they can work on the top restaurant..
food is delicious.. so yummy.. we... more
Breakfast our first morning in Hanoi was at Le Malraux, a small French Bistro in the heart of Hang Bong Street. As is the case with most restaurants in the city, they cater to tourists. But they... more
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Eating a gourmet Vietnamese meal is always a good experience in this part of the world. Yes, over here, you don't have to pay gourmet prices for good food or force your husband... more
Aussie proprietor, Max, has been in Hanoi for years and years, and there's little he doesn't know about anything and he's happy to point you in the right direction for anything (be it DVDs or day... more
Delicious, cheap local food. Safe, too. Packed at luch with locals, but popular with expats and some tourists. If you like Quan An Ngon in Saigon, you'll like this place. Less ambience, but something... more
The 5 storey building just north of Hoan Kiem Lake has several bars and restaurants. We tried the microbrewery on the second floor called Legends, and it had good German beers, as well as an outdoor... more
I have been coming to this restaurant for over ten years and it is still one of my favourite hanoi restaurants. The quality of the food is always high, I eat at a lot of indian restaurants, and this... more
If you're looking for an interesting local dining experience, head to Quan Ba Tu. It's a small restaurant. You can sit inside, but I recommend sitting out by the street. It's cooler. I also recommend... more
Newly opened restaurant has great Italian food. Bottom 2 floors are (very) Italian, and the top floor is (very) Vietnamese, but the food is 100% Italian, with the best pizza I've ever had. Good,... more
5 different styles of beer on tap, brewed there. Ambience is similar to brewpubs in the US, but the crowd is local. I tried their "American Ale" which was not exactly true to style but is nonetheless... more
I Landed in Hanoi in the middle of the morning and, after leaving my luggage in the hotel I went out to feel a bit the atmosphere of the surroundings and to try not to be caught by the inconveniences...
Hanoi is a compact city where the sighseeings are all relatively close by. You may walk by foot or esplore the city by cyclo. You would probably stay at the Old Quarters and use Hanoi as a base for......
My visit to Hanoi and northern Vietnam in December 2006 was an interesting one because it was rather unexpected. Having visited China and Japan in Oct-Nov 2006, I was rather exhausted from travelling....