Indian restaurants have had their place in Hanoi for many years, serving up all sorts of treats — some of which are authentic, and some of which have been toned down to cater to the sensitive palates of the clientele.
Tay Ho’s first dedicated sports pub, Republic, made its mark on the capital a few years back after owner Chris Vella finished his eight-year stint as a manager with the Al Fresco’s Group.
Vietnamese restaurant Highway4 has introduced a new menu, offering more Vietnamese style dishes, and an insect section — for those brave diners out there.
After three months’ worth of renovation, Square One in Park Hyatt Saigon has reopened to cater once more to its customers’ cravings for artful French cuisine and upscale Vietnamese fare.
From a country with no knowledge of the cuisine beyond its borders, to a place that sports international cuisine from every corner of the globe. That is the fate of Vietnam in the 20 years since the US lifted the trade embargo.
After a period of refurbishment, Opera Restaurant in the Park Hyatt Saigon recently reopened its doors to hungry hotel guests and walk-in customers.
Two years since opening, Linguini Fini continues to go from strength to strength. With an extensive menu using only the freshest ingredients and home-made pastas, it’s easy to see why.
A little over five years ago, Red River Tea Room (RRTR) opened its doors, and would go on to become one of the most iconic bars in Hanoi; a uniquely chilled-out place with great staff, great drinks and Frank the dog.
101 things to do or not to do before you leave Vietnam. Words by Matt Cowan, Edward Dalton, Thomas Barrett and Nick Ross