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45/11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food, tiny price

Ate at bale well twice it was so delicious. Don't even need to look at a menu, the biggest decision you will make is whether to have a LaRue or Saigon beer. Be prepared to get your hands dirty but don't worry as the lovely owner will show you exactly how to assemble your rolls. Grilled pork and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
emma d
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Wellington, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Ate at bale well twice it was so delicious. Don't even need to look at a menu, the biggest decision you will make is whether to have a LaRue or Saigon beer. Be prepared to get your hands dirty but don't worry as the lovely owner will show you exactly how to assemble your rolls. Grilled pork and chicken on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Here you don't have to think about what to get. They bring out the grilled pork, vegetables and crispy rice paper, and show you what to do. Lots of locals. You have to be a little adventurous to like this place. We thought it was fun to dine like the locals. The bill was practically nothing.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Came here on hotel, trip advisor and lonely planet advice. Meat, spring rolls and crispy pancakes which you then wrap in rice paper for 120,000 per person in a mild upgrade on street food ambience. Everything was okay but we'd had the same food for a fraction of the price earlier in the day from a street vendor and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

VDN 110, for all you can eat pork rice rolls, dipped in sauce that you mack yourself. The best dinning experience and rice rolls in Hoi an.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Set menu, delicious Vietnamese food, cheap beers and very friendly, English speaking staff. Located in a side lane so look out for the blue sign.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There is no razzle dazzle here. You sit down, they ask if you'd like a drink and the food comes out. It's DYI spring rolls (with a quick lesson) and it's amazing! Great value! You walk out full and ready to shop again!

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went here of the back of a recommendation of a tour guide! Fab place to eat, full of character, set menu, so you will just get given food and chow down! They even do a good pud :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

On a recommendation of a friend, the 5 of us had lunch at Bale Well and it was a very unique experience (in a good way!). The owner is very friendly middle-aged woman named Be who is super friendly and eager to show you how to go about your meal. The service is very quick. You are immediately given a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Delicious food, very busy at night, great value. Go on an empty stomach. Ladies serving the food also help you to roll your food and guide you along.

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Madrid, España
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

You cannot choose the food. It is served to you automatically. Fresh ingredients, nie place, nice taste

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45/11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

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