What to eat
Perhaps a Westerner like you always wishes to enjoy pub atmosphere right at the heart of Hanoi Capital. Hence, the following pubs are expected to give you an essential review before heading to suitable one.
1. R&R Tavern
For loyal fans of classical rock, R&R Tavern should not be missed in your schedule. The address is at 256 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho District, not really close to Hoan Kiem Lake. If you wish to walk to explore the capital, it gives a lot of fun thanks to its proximity to Dong Xuan Market and Long Bien Bridge and some nice venues in the Old Quarter. Additionally, it is a great experience to taste Tex-Mex food there.
2. Le Pub
Quietly located at 25 Hang Be Street, Le Pub is seen as one of the leading pubs in Hanoi and also best-known for serving fresh beer in Hanoi. Normally, pubs target at Vietnamese or foreigners only; meanwhile, this Le Pub is a commonly visited by both of them. You will find no difference in social status or ages since people come there for chatting and sharing moments in life.
3. Polite Pub
Entering Polite Pub during happy hours from 17:00 to 20:00, it is possible that you have chance being engaged in a really vibrant community. The pub is well-designed and decorated to match with its English style. More outstandingly, it is a sports bar so that you may be exposed to more diversified activities at night.
4. Finnengan’s Irish Club
Irish-styled pubs are quite commonly seen in Hanoi. To be set as a typical Irish night spot at 32 Luong Ngoc Quyen Street in Hanoi, the pub will definitely satisfy sports lover with assistance of three big screens catering for showing remarkable sport matches. Cold fresh beer and friendly staff are also key contributors to its growing popularity in town.
5. Minh’s Jazz Club
To enjoy live music every night, let’s head straight to Minh’s Jazz Club on the 3rd floor of Hot Life café on Quan Su Street. The pub owner is an outstanding jazz saxophonist, aiming to make the pub become a gathering for jazz lovers. His performances, undeniably receives a lot of applause from the audiences.