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Bale Well

45/11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
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Ranked #45 of 402 restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Wow. Go, definitely. Order a beer if you like, but you won't get anywhere near it for at least 20 mins as an army of lovely Vietnamese aunties will descend on you and bring you food, assemble it and more or less throw it down your throat. Rest later in a local bar. 110k dong (£3 ish) fixed menu. Loved... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

before taking shuttle bus to Da Nang, My french boyfriend and I passed by a small alley full of grilled pork smell. it was almost 7pm so we decided to check the restaurant. It turned out my fav dish ever! Nem lui! So we order 2 completed dishes. A waitress was confused with one of the drink but she sorted... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We visited Bale Well because of a tip from a tour guide for a light bite and, damn, were we surprised! This was easily my favourite food experience in Vietnam. As soon as we sat down the staff started serving us dish after dish of Vietnamese cuisine - grilled pork and chicken on skewers, spring rolls, omelette-esque dishes, and, the... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

The food is reasonable in terms of quality, but it's the delivery that really got me down. They pick up the food on your plate and shove it in your face, maybe if you're a glutton this sort of thing is for you but I can't eat until I burst because I'll spew. They also insist on showing you how... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant is fantastic. We ate at a wide variety of different types of places in Hoi An. Everything from Ms. Vy's restaurants, to street food. While the food scene in Hoi An is amazing . . .This place was the best experience we had there. The food is outstanding. It is just a set menu (we found that out... More

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Rome, Italy
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Hard to find (you'd better ask) but nice and welcoming place! It's street food so don't expect high end level of service but just a great welcoming staff! We had fried rolls and bahn xeo! Delicious! Total cost: 130k each including beers (15 each)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

While travelling Asia we love to try everything. Nice restaurants but especially street food as its just more authentic. Bale well was great! We loved their instructions, their service and taste! BUT in the end we were quiet surprised about the price - 110 K Dong per person plus drinks. For the street ambience definitely expensive...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Delicieus one dish Food. Springrolls with lost of herbs, saté pork, egg, and great chilly sauce To dip. Very simple but so nice

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was by far the best food I had during my stay in Vietnam. I'm not sure if it's policy but I had all I could eat. And since the food was so good, I had a lot! Building your own filled rice pancakes with meat, vegies and herbs topped with a majestic sate like sauce. AWESOME!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The food was okay but was not special. It's not expensive for the visitor but when i saw they got much money to the tourist, i felt upset. The local people ate the exactly same with us(two people), they paid 200,000vnd and got the change but they asked us to pay 250,000vnd. Even if it's small money, but you know... More

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