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Le Beaulieu

15 Ngo Quyen, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3826 6919
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Ranked #136 of 1,005 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $120
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Renowned for its exquisite French cuisine - perfectly crafted in both flavour and presentation - multi-award winning Le Beaulieu has for over a century been the venue of dazzling soirees and sublime Sunday brunches. Wine connoisseurs will find pleasure in Le Beaulieu's impressive wine list featuring selections by our passionate Head Sommelier.One hundred years old like the hotel, this mythical dining destination frequented by war correspondents (Graham Greene, Lucien Bodart...) and also politicians, entrepreneurs and diplomats is directed by head chef Olivier. The decor is a unique Sofitel blend of Indochinese ambiance and French sophistication: marble and wooden parquet floors, large windows overlooking the street, soft breeze wafting from the ceiling fans, lit by chandeliers at nightfall... An exclusive selection of cigars and one of the finest wine cellars in Hanoi, housing over 100 grands crus, excellent champagne and vintage French and New World wines, a symbol of French heritage.
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English first
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The service is all that you would expect from a first class restaurant, attentive, helpful and unobtrusive. The ambience is a little too clinical for our tastes: warmer, more subdued lighting would improve things. And the food is carefully prepared, nicely presented and very tasty. This, in our opinion, is not quite Michelin star standard: the food is not quite... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This rates as one of the most exceptional meals I have experienced. The menu is french inspired and did not disappoint. I shared the chateaubriand with my daughter and followed it up with crepe suzette. The wines were superbly matched to the cuisine. The Sommelier was knowledgeable, well travelled and experienced and more than happy to share his experiences which... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Absolutely amazing dinner here... we both ordered the lobster bisque which was finished and served at the table and a steak that they make as a specialty of the restaurant that is served with foie gras and black truffle sauce and I honestly nearly passed out with delight. It was the best thing I have tasted in my life... A... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

From the greeting to the farewell, my wife and I had as good a fine dining experience as we'd had anywhere in the world.Food and service excellent.The only minor negative was the elevator style music piping through the restaurants sound system.

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Vergennes, Vermont
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

What was the chef thinking that s/he could serve a coq au vin dish that contained chicken so tough it would not yield to a knife, in a gravy so dark and lacking in delicacy it should have belonged to an overlooked pot roast! Dessert was crepes suzette, a simple dish really, but this version was, well, soggy. This is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

After spending some hectic days in Hanoi we wanted some fine dining and visited Le Beaulieu for dinner needless to say we were greeted and showed to our seats the waiter was not experienced enough and made a few mistakes which he quickly rectified Linh was exceptionally knowledgeable and his recommendations for wines and food was absolutely perfect Thank you... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is to voice a slight concern about the evolution of food quality at the buffet over the past weeks. The price of the weekday buffet restaurant has not changed over more than 1 year, while inflation is running high. So it's likely that they have to cut costs? Problem is, this seems to be having an influence on the... More 

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New York City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We are staying at the hotel and decided to have a French style dinner after being in Vietnam for almost one week. What a great experience! The wine selection was much better than some of our NYC places... The steak that he had was cooked perfectly and my onion soup, very French! Two thumbs up!

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Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I went here specifically for the steak bearnaise; as so highly recommended from friends and family who have stayed and dined here. I ordered medium rare; but got very little pink. The bearnaise sauce seemed ready to separate; as if it had sat too long in the heat. I found this to be most disappointing when considering price and reputation.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We wanted to end our stay in Hanoi with something memorable, as such we dined at the Beaulieu. And what we discovered was a variety of excellent foods. I ordered a deliciously tender medium-well salmon with herb butter sauce. Even the kid's menu was great - my son had his tomato soup poured right in front of him onto little... More 

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Address: 15 Ngo Quyen, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3826 6919
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Average Prices: USD 40 - 120
Cuisine: French

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