Thursday, 10 October 2013 17:00

Les Siestes Electronique

Les Siestes Électronique

Imagine a music festival in a park. Blankets on the grass, dancing barefoot under the trees, beats coming out of 10-metre high stacks of speakers, a veritable smorgasbord of sound.

Published in What's On
Monday, 30 September 2013 17:00

October Big Five


The Big Five October


Planning your social calendar for the month of October? No worries, The Word has you covered. From theatre to music to festivals, these are the five biggest events coming up this month. Don't miss out.

Published in What's On
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 09:49

French Wine Week

French Wine Week

It was only a matter of time. France has been celebrating 40 years of ties with Vietnam all through the year, and finally we’re getting to the wine.

Published in Ho Chi Minh City
Friday, 09 August 2013 08:00

Indochine Spa

69 Thu Khoa Huan, Q1, Tel: (08) 3827 7188

Indochine Spa provides a peaceful and serene atmosphere with aromatic scents and lulling melodies. Customers are pampered by qualified therapists using natural French products in a clean and pleasant environment.

Thursday, 08 August 2013 05:08

Les Gaulois De Saigon

This originally French team welcomes football enthusiasts looking for competition or conviviality both on and off the pitch.


Published in Football & Rugby
Monday, 05 August 2013 04:14



First Floor, 151 Dong Khoi, Q1, Tel: (08) 6674 9565; 70B Le Loi, Q1, Tel: (08) 3521 0703

French-style wooden decor compliments the spacious, whitewashed contemporary interior of L’Usine. A simple, creative menu combines with reasonably priced coffee, and a fashion store and art gallery out back. Second location on Le Loi.

Published in Cafes & Ice-Cream
Friday, 02 August 2013 08:31

Wine Bar 38


38 Dong Khoi, Q1, Tel: (08) 3829 3968

With a huge selection of self-imported wines from Bordeaux, this classy but contemporary venue is a wine bar downstairs, and a lounge on the first floor. Has a French-Asian menu paired to all the wines, with a huge selection of the good stuff sold by the glass.

Published in Bars & Clubs
Friday, 02 August 2013 06:26

Long Phi


207 Bui Vien, Q1, Tel: (08) 3837 2704

French-run but universally appealing, Long Phi has been serving the backpacker area with excellent cuisine and occasional live music since 1990. Excellent late-night bistro cuisine.

Published in Bars & Clubs
Friday, 02 August 2013 06:16

La Fenetre Soleil


44 Ly Tu Trong, Q1, Tel: (08) 3824 5994

A seductive watering whole in a great corner location thanks to its old Saigon glamour, Japanese-Vietnamese fusion cuisine, imported beer, classic cocktails, and entertaining music events / DJ sets. 

Published in Bars & Clubs
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