What to eat
Wild lotus is located on Nguyen Du Street, just 10 minutes away from Hoan Kiem Lake. The restaurant features 100 dishes, mostly Vietnamese and mix with Western cuisine. A good starter to try at the restaurant can be the corn soup or prawn salad. The main dishes are always interesting and delicious, giving a wide range for guests to try from Vietnamese traditional such as spring roll to Western classic with a twist such as orange duck. The restaurant ambiance brings a sense of serenity and peace through the extensive use of wooden furniture with classic Vietnamese designs. The sound of the running water to the pond, the warm lighting, the Buddhist touches are just some of the interesting features of the restaurant.
There is no restaurant that has such unique location like Nineteen11. It is at the basement of Hanoi Opera House, a place that ties with so many historical and arts event. Before entering the restaurant, diners will pass through the café and lounge garden, seeing the grandeur of the opera house. Inside the restaurant, a sense modern with strong Asian touch greets guests with warm wooden features and lighting. The food in the restaurant was imported with high quality from local and international. Guests can choose the finest wine from the restaurant own storage. With tip top service quality, dining in Nineteen11 will be a memorable one.
Bobby Chinn is an upscale restaurant that serves mostly Western-Asian food rather than authentic Vietnamese food, serving mostly Westerners. It has been compared to Rick’s Café of Casablanca. The restaurant is covered with a deep burgundy color. However, the restaurant exudes a casual fun vibe, reflective of the owner’s personality in the menus. There are many witty comments on the menu as an added touch. The level of service is outstanding with the staff making sure all guests are the center of their attention. The famous chef can be spotted mingling around with the customers.
With the long a century of history, it hardly can get wrong with the Le Beaulieu restaurant. This classic French place is famous for its dazzling and sublime Sunday lunch. It has been the popular dining destination for many war correspondent in the past and frequent by many politicians and businessmen alike now. Located inside Sofitel hotel, the restaurant has a unique blend of Sofitel décor with French sophistication with marble and wooden floor. The extensive wine selection will impress the pickiest guests. All staff in the restaurant is well trained and attentive to every customer’s need and requirement.
A restaurant with 360 degree view of the city and great food and drink is rare. However, Summit Lounge manages to do just that with its location on the 20th storey of Sofitel Plaza Hanoi. The restaurant offers delectable Asian and International food, a-la-carte buffet and seafood buffet in the weekend. Dinning at the terrace in the evening is spectacular with the city view and extensive drinks menu that will fit for anyone. The restaurant is perfect for business meeting, family gathering or an intimate romantic date.