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Old Hanoi Restaurant

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04 Ton That Thiep | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+8437478337
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tamarind prawns

Just the two of us out to dinner. Tried the tamarind prawns. Yummy. Also rice, ribs, and spring rolls. Did not wait long for meal at all. All served with a smile and more than accommodating staff. Very attentive to our needs, would come back again

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Louise L
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Just the two of us out to dinner. Tried the tamarind prawns. Yummy. Also rice, ribs, and spring rolls. Did not wait long for meal at all. All served with a smile and more than accommodating staff. Very attentive to our needs, would come back again

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had come to this restaurant after reading the reviews on trip advisor. It was a Saturday night and we along with another couple were the only diners. We ordered before the other group and they got served all their meals before we did. The beer we wanted was out of stock, the assorted spring rolls were not recommended instead... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

What has Gordon Ramsay got to do with this place I do not know? There was his picture up on the wall so I thought I should try. The service was good, there was a very nice and courteous female staff and nothing much else. It was not busy (only 2 tables) and that perhaps explained why king prawns I... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Dining in couples is ok or maybe a table for 4, or 5 people could be a good choice. Larger number than that, you will be put on waiting, like what we already experienced The place is easy to find. Price is ok.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Gordon Ramsay cooked in this restaurant so we wanted to try it. Also because the restaurant has reasonable prices. And Gordon Ramsey restaurant are way to expensive. My god.... it was heaven on earth. That is how food has to tast. We enjoyed every bit of it. And the next day we went back. We even got the VIP room.... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had dinner here with a group of 10. The restaurant is nice and the food itself was good. A bit pricy but a nice place in Hanoi. The problem was they were not able to deal with us as a group. Took a long time before everyone got his food and appetizers and main courses came in most cases... More 

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Ha Noi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Traditional North Vietnamese food well cooked and presented is not always easy to find, but in Old Hanoi it is always there. An excellent place to try authentic Vietnamese cuisine in Ha Noi. The menu is clear, well presented in Vietnamese, English and Japanese. Set in a villa in a side street yet not far from Hoan Kiem Lake and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

You'd expect a place which was "baptized" by Gordon Ramsay to be milking that cash cow more, but kudos to Old Hanoi for not making the place a tourist trap. The staff speaks little English but is super nice. The menu comes with a convenient set of pictures. We had beef in bamboo, pinapple and meat skewers, and claypot eggplant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Although this place is a little off the beaten path, it isn't far from the Hoan Kiem district ($1 US taxi ride from our hotel), and has a delicious menu (printed in Vietnamese, Japanese and English). Everything we had was delicious, the service was great, the owner visited us to say hello and thank us for our visit, the building... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

For a taste of the best of this world class cuisine with the added spice of experiencing a French  colonial era villa, don't miss a meal in Old Hanoi Restaurant. We had a set meal of  7 courses plus an eighth of sweet fruit. The spring rolls were crisp and scrumptious. The banana flower salad,  morning glory greens with garlic,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 04 Ton That Thiep | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +8437478337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine

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