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Au Lac House

13 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #260 of 1,004 Restaurants in Hanoi
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
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369 reviews 369 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Au Lac House is a French home converted in to a restaurant. Staff is friendly, spoke well and our EXO guide, Mr Tung, did a good job of letting the restaurant know of our dietary preferences. We opted for Vietnamese food fish, chicken and veggies. Food was to our liking. All the herbs and fresh ingredients were washed down with... More 

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Excellent food and charming atmosphere, in a beautiful colonial building. Add on your list, it is definitely one of the places to visit in Hanoi when coming to dinner.

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This truly great restauant with views out over the river was however disappointing when it came to the food. The pork and fish was over cooked and the vegetables were not as good as the local Vietnamise dishes we have experienced during our tour of Vietnam.

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We quite enjoyed our late lunch on the verandah of this appealing restaurant. The shrimp with tamarind was memorable.

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I am very surprised by the negative comments of Au Lac House and they very nearly made me decided not to visit but luckily I followed the positive comments and was not disappointed. I went with 3 friends. It was our first visit and it was my suggestion so I was hoping that the food, ambience and service would be... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I was very excited to go to Au Lac House. Built over 100 years ago during the French colonial period and a beautiful building. Upon entering you are taken back to a time when French aristocracy lived a lavish life in Hanoi. The decor and preservation of the building is stunning and creates a very romantic environment. The menu is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We revisited for sentimental reasons after our first visit some years ago. Bad mistake, bland food, hot white wine, dismal staff. There are so many more exciting options in Hanoi

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We tried their food for two dinners - good quality - nice Hanoi fish, deep fried tofu in salted egg, Vietnamese spinach and tofu soup, rolls - both deep fried and fresh - nothing overwhelming in spices.

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England UK
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Decided to have lunch here... sat in a restored French house, a dining room to ourselves, good enough to draw us back that evening. We sat on the veranda and had a very enjoyable meal of soup, king prawns, duck, noodles, vegetables , 2 x G&T, hanoi beer. 1,100,000 Dong. Loved it. A little further down the street at number... More 

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nj
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132 reviews 132 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I seriously advise you to avoid this restaurant because it serves shark fin soup. Had I know this in advance, we would not have come here to eat. Unfortunately, I didn't discover this fact until too late. Shark fins are cut off of living sharks which are then tossed back into the ocean to die, and due to the harvesting... More 

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Address: 13 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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