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Les Jardins de La Carambole

#1 of 178 Restaurants in Hue
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32, Dang Tran Con, Hue 10000, Vietnam
543548815
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Les Jardins De La Carambole is a new restaurant in Hue serving Vietnamese...
Les Jardins De La Carambole is a new restaurant in Hue serving Vietnamese and French cuisine. It is inside the Citadel, very near the Forbidden City. It's an impressive reconstruction of a French Colonial Villa. Great attention was paid to every detail of the historic reconstruction.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 530
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    Very good
  • 48
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  • 12
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Feeling of Decadent French Colonial Times

Sitting on the veranda, looking out on the surrounding village, it was easy to be transported back to French Colonial times. The French owner and Vietnamese manager have done an excellent job of creating this feeling in an old house from the French era. The meal was ok and the service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Highland Park, IL
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Highland Park, IL
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Sitting on the veranda, looking out on the surrounding village, it was easy to be transported back to French Colonial times. The French owner and Vietnamese manager have done an excellent job of creating this feeling in an old house from the French era. The meal was ok and the service was acceptable. For the price the staff's foreign language... More 

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90 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you're looking for something more than touristy places or street vendors, perhaps a special occasion or a last night in town, then look no more: Les Jardins is your place! Set on the other side of the Perfume River on the outer walls of the Citadel, an old house turned restaurant serves an excellent mix of local cuisine and... More 

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Seattle
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17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The food here was good. After a few hours of walking around the Citadel, I found this restaurant by looking on Trip Advisor. I had the grilled shrimp with red peppers and lemon grass and market vegetables in garlic.......both yummy. I'd go back for sure. I little pricier than some others, but worth it. Service good, ate outside. Really nice.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Set in a French colonial villa close to the Citadel this restaurant offers high quality French and Vietnamese food. We had two of the fixed Vietnamese menu's and we're very pleased with the quality of the food. The service is also superb. Ask for a table on the firstfloor balcony.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The restaurant is easy to find, near the Citadelle. It is located in an old colonial house, nicely decorated. The service is fast, the plates are decorated with vegetable scultures, the food is tasty and the portions are large. The staff is well trained and helpfull. They offered us to order a taxi as well. Not much to say... TRY... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The food was good, but the prices were double than they are on the other side of the river. The setting was nice and the service was excellent. We got dropped here by our driver after seeing the tombs and before going to the Citadel. You could probably do better but it's not a bad place to end up for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Ok to preface, I'm a street food lover and always find the absolute best food by stumbling upon little sidewalk joints, so that's where I'm coming from. My boyfriend and I tried Les Jardins on what happened to be Valentine's Day, to splurge a little (and mainly to get a bottle of good wine. We miss wine in Asia). Right... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

French colonial meets Vietnamese..... what a beautiful restaurant. We sat upstairs on the balcony. The welcome and service was fantastic. The food (we went for Vietnamese) was delicious. It had a great atmosphere and music playing in the background. A real treat and deserved of its status as number one. Would go back in a heart beat..... 😀

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

After a little walking around we found the restaurant. We were a bit early so we were the only one. The staff was very kind explaining about the food. My husbond got the Royal menu 5 courses and I got the Provence menu. 3 courses. And it was brilliant. The way the plate was set and the taste was Mmmmm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A very nice experiance with the new restaurant. Perfect service, exellent food. We had a set up menu, (7 dishes), a variation of vietname food and we lovad them all. Winelist was also ok, with fair prices. You should try this restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32, Dang Tran Con, Hue 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: 543548815

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Les Jardins De La Carambole is a new restaurant in Hue serving Vietnamese and French cuisine. It is inside the Citadel, very near the Forbidden City. It's an impressive reconstruction of a French Colonial Villa. Great attention was paid to every detail of the historic reconstruction.

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