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Giang Cafe

No. 39, Nguyen Huu Huan, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 62940495
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Ranked #12 of 980 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $3
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Giang Cafe was founded by My Father ,Mr. Nguyen Giang in 1946, when he was working as a bartender for the famous five-star Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel. Although the cafe has been relocated twice, its egg coffee recipe is almost the same as in its early days, with its chief ingredients being chicken egg yolk, Vietnamese coffee powder, sweetened condensed milk, butter and cheese.
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Sligo, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The egg coffee here was amazing. It's difficult to find as its a very narrow building with a long corridor leading to the cafe so I would recommend looking at the picture of the street sign online

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Christchurch
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We were advised by our hotel staff that we had to try the egg coffee at Giang Cafe, And I must admit we were dubious, it is a little hard to find so just look for number 39. We went upstairs and ordered our hot egg coffee, OMG it was one of the nicest things I have ever done to... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I'm a coffee lover, but the the first time I was recommended Cafe Giang for their original egg coffee, honestly I was a little put off by the sound of it. But was I glad I went! It was well worth the trip. Nothing like I had before it was rich, and satisfying. I tried a plain, and one with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Giang Cafe specializes in egg coffee so you have to try some before leaving Hanoi! I went there twice over two days and loved it there because it's not just a place that tourists enjoy checking out, many locals hang out there too. Head upstairs and then for 20,000 dong you can get a cuppa and immerse in the intriguing... More

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Santa Barbara
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Best & original egg coffee in the world! Went there four times and 3 of my servings came in a small teacup - sorry but egg coffee looks much better in glass - presentation! Anyway, back in the day fresh milk was not available in Vietnam, so egg was used as coffee creamer and later came sweetened condensed milk in... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

When I told my friends we should go this place to have an egg coffee they were all like "what? eggs in coffee, booo" We went there they were like ordering the second one. Its hard to find. There is Cafe 39 named after this place also offering egg coffee at the same adress, don't fall to it. Just look... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I'm not a coffee drinker but my fiancee is and she assures me that this is a very nice drink. The cafe is full of locals, has a great atmosphere and everyone seems to be very happy while sitting chatting round the small tables and chairs. The price was reasonable and the non coffee drinks were very nice too. We... More

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Darwin, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Been here a couple of times. Busy on weekends but still fun. Order egg coffee and subflower seeds and chat away the evening. Mind you the seeds are a lot of work for very little food?

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Giang serves their signature blend simply called egg coffee. Serving size is small but the price is small too. Cracking sunflower seeds is the thing to do while chatting over coffee. I was there on a Sunday afternoon and the discarded shells were so thick, I could slip on them. The coffee tasted really smooth while the aroma lingers in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lovely little spot. If you are a coffee lover, you will definitely want to try this totally new approach to coffee - egg coffee.The combination of sweet, fluffy egg yolk with strong and rich Vietnamese coffee is excellent. The cafe is visited mostly by tourists, may not be fancy and in western style, but have an authentic, Vietnamese charm. So... More

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Additional Information about Giang Cafe

Address: No. 39, Nguyen Huu Huan, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 62940495
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Average Prices: USD 1 - 3
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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