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The Escape bar

$$ - $$$,
18 Phan Boi Chau Street, Ward 1 | (Basement of Muong Thanh Hotel), Da Lat 6001, Vietnam
+84 63 3578 888
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“house band” (3 reviews)
“curtis king” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
18 Phan Boi Chau Street, Ward 1 | (Basement of Muong Thanh Hotel), Da Lat 6001, Vietnam
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

First things first, the house band are really really talented and are the only reason customers show up❤️ Curtis King is a drunken bafoon who ruins the atmosphere for everyone every single night. He takes instruments from talented musicians and stands drunkenly swaying with them...More

Thank JOEC4000
Reviewed June 16, 2018

A cozy small bar with live music. Meet the crazy owner - King Curtis to feel his warm welcome. the atmosphere, you can see on the picture. Wine and beer is fair enough for what they give you. If you love the true live music,...More

1  Thank DUONG Q
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Got a bill for an inordinate (over the top) amount of cocktails, the bar staff quickly reduced this but it was still over what we had. Band we’re poor, wouldn’t recommend.

Thank keitheireoz85
Reviewed April 2, 2018

A great little bar with excellent musicians playing mostly rock and blues. The staff all wear T-Shirts with "Who is Curtis King?" emblazoned across the front. I think Curtis King is the manager of the bar, an egotistical narcissist who took over on stage, and...More

1  Thank Fergo64
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

We were enjoying an evening of great live music and drinks (a little expensive) until it was ruined by an obnoxious man getting up on stage and interrupting a great live performance by a really talented woman. The man humiliated and belittled his staff, particularly...More

2  Thank affraic
vcafedalatvietnam, Owner at The Escape bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Sorry for that experience. That musician has been banned from the bar (and no longer lives in Dalat). Sorry again. Safe travels.

Reviewed January 3, 2017

This is a small place at the bottom of Muong Thanh Hotel. The music can be loud for a small place. Great entertainment.

Thank 442joseph
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited the bar on a Monday. Place was not that packed but a nice atmosphere! Go there then you like live music! Prices for drinks a bit high!

Thank Joep B
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I came back to this place after a year and found that they have a new female singer. It was extremely difficult for us to find it the 1st time as Google Maps was quite strange for highlands area like Dalat (as well as Map...More

Thank Phương M
Reviewed October 3, 2016

One of the few live music venues in DaLat, Escape Bar is a small friendly place in the basement of Maung Thanh Hotel not far from the lake. Live music every night and usually with other local musicians who drop in to have a jam....More

Thank ddcwanderer
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

got to say that i always love this nice plce no matter how many times i've been here. live music every night. it's a bar, however i can easily order some pizza or lasagna or whatever else from Vcafe, which is located nearby

Thank Catherine G
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Kerry P
September 25, 2015|
Response from Animateur | Reviewed this property |
It's in a 4 stars hotel i think. At least before it changed to Muong Thanh hotel. They don't have Jazz or blues music now anymore. I'm a local come there often so I'm sure about that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Phan Boi Chau Street, Ward 1 | (Basement of Muong Thanh Hotel), Da Lat 6001, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Lam Dong Province  >  Da Lat
  • Phone Number: +84 63 3578 888
  • E-mail
The Escape bar is a cosy wine and music bar in the basement of the Muong Thanh Hotel. Great place to hang out in the evening.Sunday Jam session. Open Daily: 4pm till mighnight. Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm. Nightly live music - acoustic, blues, jazz, Rock n Roll.
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