Hanoi Sponsored Listings
31 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Tel: (04) 3718 6377
This bar-cum-restaurant is outfitted with comfortable, stylish furnishings and is famed for its luxurious rice wine liquors and newly created cocktail class. Does regular events including comedy nights and shows all the live football. Also known for its creative Vietnamese food menu.
2 Ta Hien, Hoan Kiem, Tel: (04) 3292 7614
8pm to late
LOUNGE BAR & CAFE
Park Hyatt Saigon, 2 Lam Son, Q1, Tel: (08) 3824 1234
An elegant, ground floor venue in The Hyatt, perfect for social and business gatherings. As well as nightly live music, serves afternoon tea staples including warm scones with generous portions of homemade jam and clotted cream.
LOUNGE BAR & RESTOBAR
19-21 Dong Khoi, Q1, Tel: (08) 6291 3686
An international comfort-food menu mixes with excellent cocktails and an extensive winelist at this attractive, international bar and restaurant. Dine at the bar or upstairs in the restaurant space.
3rd Floor, Caravelle Saigon, 19-23 Lam Son Square, Q1, Tel: (08) 3823 4999
Martinis with various combinations of premium spirits and other fresh flavours figure prominently on the drink menu at this classic Indochine-styled bar, all put together by Caravelle’s award-winning mixologists.
STEAKHOUSE / GRILL
23J Hai Ba Trung, Hoan Kiem, Tel: (04) 3938 8388
An all-day eating and drinking lounge fit for all occasions, with of course, a focus on steak. Has three floors all with different vibes, the kind of slick service you’d expect from the Al Fresco’s Group and an extensive wine list.
CONTEMPORARY NORTH AMERICAN
16 Quang An, Tay Ho, Tel: (04) 3719 3719
This lake-facing venue with its top floor Oyster Bar is the work of charismatic Canadian restaurateur and wine connoisseur Donald Berger. Focusing on comfort food done well, the main restaurant menu includes anything from wood-grilled rare tuna steak with fragrant Chinese black bean beurre noir to gourmet pizza and pasta dishes Excellent range of imported oysters, great breakfasts and an extensive wine list.
CAFÉ / LOUNGE BAR
71-75 Hai Ba Trung, Q1, Tel: (08) 3824 8468
This iconic upmarket downtown bar is known for its cocktails and wine list. It serves a range of international and Vietnamese dishes to be enjoyed in its richly decorated interior. Regular DJ nights.
HOTEL LOUNGE BAR
Saigon Sofitel Plaza, 17 Le Duan, Q1
Tel: (08) 3824 1555
Boudoir’s sun-drenched conservatory, plush salon, old-timey cigar room and upscale library will please any lounge enthusiast. Features breakfast, lunch and evening bouchées, as well as International DJ sets on weekend nights.
Level 52, Bitexco Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, Q1, Tel: (08) 6291 8750
Breathtaking views require a vantage point and EON Heli Bar is by far the highest spot in Saigon for a spectacular cityscape, appealing drinks and a vibrant ambience. Night live music and DJs.