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La Carambole

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19 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue, Vietnam
(054) 3810491
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
a safe bet for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

I go to La Carambole each time I'm in Hue and my mother and I love this restaurant. They have a huge menu with great European or Vietnamese dishes and there's always something for everyone. I love their simple avocado salad and their smoothies. Ask for the smoothies slightly less sweet then... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
kimmie l
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I go to La Carambole each time I'm in Hue and my mother and I love this restaurant. They have a huge menu with great European or Vietnamese dishes and there's always something for everyone. I love their simple avocado salad and their smoothies. Ask for the smoothies slightly less sweet then they'd normally make them. The decor is lovely... More 

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We found the restaurant in our lonely planet book and decided to go have a look. The place is very pretty and located amidsts the busy neighbourhood downtown Hue. We started looking at the menu and ufff so many different choices! We decided to go for the Cholon and Amman set 7 courses menu, we nailed it! After a busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Booked restaurant on our first night in Hue. Welcoming, clean and efficient service. Food was good but not that memorable. We had a table outside which made for a lovely evening as we watched the world go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We enjoyed our several course meal of traditional Hue dishes, from soup through appetizer, main course and desert, I'm not sure the chocolate cake is Vietnamese, but suspect a French influence - it was delicious. Service was excellent, ambiance was pleasant. If we were staying longer in Hue, we'd come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Only the one visit for lunch so 5 might be high. Definitely 4.5. Avocado salad was heaven fresh with tomato and lettuce and served with a fresh crunchy Baguette. Was enough on its own but been me I had also ordered a pizza. Bit smaller than most(luckily) it was a good price and tasty. Beer was nice and cold too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

When you start miss your home style food (Im from Finland) in your travel in Hue, then you should visit here! They have two restaurants in city... Other one in Pham ngu Lao street(more busy area) and other one near citadel(more quiet location). Clean and hassle free place :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Food is ok, I tried one of the complete menus. Nothing fantastic though.. On the plus side, they were fast and attentive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We had lunch here and it was very nice. Friendly staff, Big menu card with a lot of choice: asian, european etc. Would go there for lunch again, a bit more expensive than most others ~20% but worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This restaurant is situated almost next door to the Asia Hue hotel. It is busy but staff friendly and helpful. We weren't very hungry so had a salad each which were fresh and tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were looking or somewhere to eat and this place looked so nice. Plus a big thunderstorm was about to happen, so we went in. It was well worth it. Fabulous meal, mixture of French and Vietnamese. Highly recommended, good value, great food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: (054) 3810491

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Noodle, European, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children

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