Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, is a real cosmopolitan hot-spot that you must visit on your private Vietnam tours. In a city famous for culinary adventure, you’ll find a plethora of choice from restaurants that serve traditional dishes to French-Vietnamese fusion food. We share our enchanting pick of the best.
Located away from the hubbub near the West Lake, celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Chinn sets the standard for international elegance.
Situated within Bobby’s colonial style home, this is a vibrant international hotspot that offers a luxurious setting for an unforgettable award-winning evening of foodie delights from local, seasonal and organic produce to imported delicacies.
77 Xuan Dieu St. – Tel: (84- 4) 3719 2461
Seasons of Hanoi
An intimate experience awaits you fifteen minutes from downtown Hanoi with this classical restaurant.
Serving the finest in fresh Vietnamese cuisine, the candlelit interior of this beautifully restored colonial villa is tastefully decorated throughout in warm earth-tone colors, gorgeous flower arrangements and authentic locally-produced furnishings.
After hours you can amble around the Truc Bach Lake.
95B Quan Thanh St. – Tel: (84-4) 3843 5444
En route to the airport and a 20 minute drive from downtown Hanoi, Vine is a fusion restaurant as well as the city’s largest wine importers; the walls are literally floor to ceiling with bottles.
Run by a master chef with an eye, taste and passion for detail, Vine dining is a must for any food lover.
1A Xuan Dieu St. – Tel: (84-4) 3719 8000
Within walking distance of Hanoi’s Opera House and the Sofitel Metropole Hotel, this long-established club boasts three fine dining restaurants of Vietnamese and International cuisine. Include this in the itinerary of your private Vietnam tour, after an evening at the opera.
The library/cigar bar provides a particularly relaxed ambiance for a night cap.
59A Ly Thai To St. – Tel: (84-4) 3934 0888
Located within the grounds of the historic Opera House – built in 1911 – the Nineteen 11 invites an authentic colonial fine dining experience.
Its intimate corners and wine cellars are an ideal place to hang out after dinner.
1 Trang Tien St. – Tel: (04) 3 933 4801
Housed in a French colonial style building with a garden terrace, this is a really romantic spot where you can enjoy authentic Vietnamese cuisine full of fresh sea flavor, including roasted shrimp with salt, grilled crab on charcoal and holothurians.
13 Tran Hung Dao St. – Tel: (84-4) 3933 3533