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What to Drink in Hanoi?

This is one of the frequently asked questions we’ve received from our blog’s audiences, clients on our food tours, and those who are heading to Hanoi for a visit. Want to know what to drink in Hanoi too? This article post brings you a list of 7 drinks that Hanoi’s famous for, read on!

Goi Cuon

Cau Go Restaurant – Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Cau Go Restaurant is a Vietnamese cuisine restaurant in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, perched on the fifth and sixth floors of a six-storey building at the corner of Cau Go Street. Since its opening in 2014, Cau Go has gained its reputation as one of the most visited restaurants in the city.

Press Club Hanoi

Press Club Hanoi – a Distinguished French Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Located in the vague line between Hanoi’s Old Quarter and the French Quarter, Press Club Hanoiaccommodates an upscale mixture of restaurant and a lounge bar. The club is the next building from Capella Hanoi Hotel, across the street from the Sofitel Metropole, and just one block awayfrom the Opera House.

Sugarcane on motorbike

This Is Why You Should Drink Sugarcane Juice

Sugarcane juice, or “nước mía” in Vietnamese, is one of the most looked-for beverages on streets across Vietnam – especially on these warm days. Being a local street food tour provider, we’d like to answer sugarcane juice related questions, such as why you, or anyone who’s visiting Hanoi, should drink it.

Lobster at Ly Club Hanoi

Lý Club Hanoi – A Shining Modern Vietnamese Restaurant

Ly Club Hanoi is a colonial style fine dining Vietnamese restaurant in Hanoi’s French Quarter. Set in a splendid French villa at 12 Le Phung Hieu, the restaurant locates across the street from the Capella Hanoi, Sofitel Metropole Hotel, and just two blocks away from the Opera House.

Banh Xeo

Quán Ăn Ngon Restaurant

The “Quán Ăn Ngon”, meaning a “delicious restaurant”, is a Vietnamese restaurant at 18 Phan Boi Chau Street in Hanoi’s French Quarter. Its extensive menu featuring authentic cuisines from the north, central, and south Vietnam has made it one of the busiest restaurants in the city.

Mr. Nguyen Trong Thin

Phở Thìn Lò Đúc

The “Phở Thìn Lò Đúc”, or Pho Thin, is a renowned family-run “Phở” restaurant at 13 Lo Duc Street, in the southern fringe of Hanoi’s French Quarter. Opened since 1979 by Nguyễn Trọng Thìn, his place serves only one dish – pho bo tai lan, or half-done stir-fried beef noodle soup.

Cafe Giang

Café Giảng

The “Café Giảng” is one of the most famous traditional coffee shops in Hanoi, located on the east side of the Old Quarter. Opened since 1946, the café was named after its founder – Mr. Nguyễn Giảng – a bartender at a colonial hotel in the French Quarter.

Bun cha Huong Lien

Bún Chả Hương Liên

The “Bún chả Hương Liên” is a prominent family run restaurant, situated in in the south east of Hanoi’s French Quarter. The place is now commonly referred to as “Bun Cha Obama”, as it was where Barrack Obama and Anthony Bourdain ate their $6 dollar dinner.