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19 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue, Vietnam
(054) 3810491
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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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
Lovely building but not rapt in their food

I had one of the banquets and was really disappointed. The food was neither Vietnamese nor French but a bad blend of both and boring. Some people might could it fusion but I'd expect fusion food in Vietnam to be full of flavour and delicious but to me the food was like over processed bulk... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Wandering_Ozzie
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I had one of the banquets and was really disappointed. The food was neither Vietnamese nor French but a bad blend of both and boring. Some people might could it fusion but I'd expect fusion food in Vietnam to be full of flavour and delicious but to me the food was like over processed bulk food. I walked away feeling... More 

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herts
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23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A bit more of a western menu and a little bit more expensive (but not much). Seemed to be pretty full most nights so quite a nice atmosphere, very good service and OK food. Wouldn't go out of my way to visit again, but competition in the area is not great.

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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Only tourists come here but like any "regular" restaurant in Vietnam. Nice decoration. Excellent deep fried banana.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

French Vietnamese cooking reflecting owners marriage High quality food and wine with excellent service Very reasonably priced

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great ambience and decor. Staff very friendly. Food well presented and very tasty. Recommended their Green Mango Salad!

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Hue, Vietnam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I had dinner in La Carambole inside the citadel. very good friendly service, tasty food, nice decoration....! Love to come back soon!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The restaurant is charming, and despite arriving with no reservations in "prime time" we were seated within ten minutes. I chose the Bleu cheese pasta and it was wonderful. Only complaint was no bread included. Another guest, however, chose pizza, and said it was dreadful. Prices were fair and location good. Service was a bit off by our standards (... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

nice place to eat. Good food at a fair price. Book a table if you wish to eat between 7.30 and 8.30pm. Good service. No smoking. French vietnam owners. European and vietnam food. All first class.

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pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Lovely to sit outside. Recommended by our hotel. Grilled chicken was delicious. Rice pancake with peanut sauce was good service was quick. Convenient location. Crowded with only tourists on a street with loads of restaurants which all looked ok

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Farnham
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

There are two of these restaurants in Hue we went to the one at 19 Pham Ngu, close to our hotel. Good food, reasonably priced, served by attentive (and busy) staff. Worth a visit.

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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, European, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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