Located in the northern University district of Hanoi, The Brickhouse is a newly opened mid-range eatery that mixes casual chic with an extensive menu of pan European-Asian dishes and a large drinks menu and selection of wine.
Former Southgate chef Shahar Lubin has taken over as the new owner of West Lake wine bar and tapas joint Daluva. He’s got big plans for a reinvention of the bar’s image, so will be seeing off the four-year old night spot with a special New Year’s Eve blow out.
If you find yourself lying awake at night wondering where to get your next gyoza fix, there’s a new kid in town, and it aims to be a contender.
Downtown neighbourhood restaurant Southgate is turning one on Jul 5 from 8pm.
Despite Hanoi’s tourism industry relying on a heavy dose of French Indochinese nostalgia, there’s precious little in the way of authentic French eateries in this town — a French business name is often nothing but a flag of convenience for generic western food targeted at tourists. The hope is to score something that at least vaguely resembles the taste of home.