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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: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night Food, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not for groups

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Hai L
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Hanoi, Vietnam
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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93 reviews 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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Saarbrucken, Germany
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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Halifax, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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169 reviews 169 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
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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Sao Paulo, SP
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

We went to Old Hanoi few minutes after arriving in Vietnam. We had the pre set menu, 10 courses, and it was a great start of what we would find at the streets the following days. The food was good, but for dessert we were expecting something more local than watermelon. We were put on a private room upstairs, which... 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, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Families with children

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