TAG : Hanoi

  • Handmade chic

    Handmade chic

    Founded in 2015 by Hanoi-based marketing executive Thanh Tam, who has a great passion for fashion and art, Élan Art and Handmade has become a much-loved fashion brand for hip and stylish Vietnamese and expats.


  • Beer & cheer

    Beer & cheer

    Joining the night life in the heart of the Old Quarter not long ago, Craft Beer Pub quickly became a favourite among both local people and foreigners.


  • Very vegetarian

    Very vegetarian

    The name Thien Phat means ‘volunteering to work towards Buddhism’ in Vietnamese, and so only serves only vegetarian dishes.


  • Lakeside locale

    Lakeside locale

    Ideally located by West Lake, Abu Cafe is popular for its view.




    Open since 1995 in the centre of HCMC, Hoa Vien Saigon Brauhaus is known as the place to experience Czech beer and cuisine and is also famous for its traditional brewery operations making Pilsen beer in-house, where guests can pour their own glasses from taps connected directly to kegs in the cellar


  • Michelin on the cheap

    Michelin on the cheap

    Located on the 36th floor of the Lotte Hanoi Centre, Tim Ho Wan is a franchised restaurant from Hong Kong specialising in Dim Sum and other Sichuan-style dishes.


  • Live beats

    Live beats

    A new 3-in-1 venue for music, art and drinking just opened in the expat area of West Lake and is lively every night, thanks for its diverse live shows.




    Gà không lối thoát, or ‘inescapable chicken’, is the funkiest dish found at May Restaurant in Hanoi.


  • The boutique Hanoi La Siesta Central Hotel and Spa will hold its grand opening in Hanoi

    The boutique Hanoi La Siesta Central Hotel and Spa will hold its grand opening in Hanoi on 15 August. Located on Cau Go Street, next to Hoan Kiem Lake, the new property, owned and operated by Vietnamese boutique hotel brand Elegance Hospitality Group (EHG), makes full use of its proximity to the legendary body of water, with 19 of its 27 rooms boasting views of the lake.

    Guests will find it super easy to strike out within the Old Quarter and to nearby highlights such as the French Quarter, a charming enclave of broad avenues and majestic buildings. A key feature of the property is its La Siesta Spa, with an extensive menu of treatments and massages, many of which are based on traditional Vietnamese healing methods. A simple black and white theme, meanwhile, gives its seven treatment rooms a cool, calming atmosphere. Other highlights of the hotel include fine Vietnamese and international cuisine at the rooftop Red Bean restaurant and a selection of bespoke cocktails and other premium drinks and spirits at Twilight Sky bar. Contact: Hanoi La Siesta Central Hotel & Spa, 1B Cau Go St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi. Tel: (024) 3938 0963, Email:info@hanoilasiestacentralhotel.com.

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