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Dropped by for a cocktail on a Monday night. The waiter seemed put out because I did not want to go upstairs. Asked to order a cider and was rudely told there was none despite it being on the menu. Then ordered cocktails including a...More
Being gin enthusiasts, we were looking forward to visiting the Mad Botanist.
Firstly, it was very difficult to find, having to go through and to the rear of the downstairs food emporium to get to the stairs. Then having to climb many flights of stairs...More
I’m completely perplexed by the bad reviews. This place is friggin’ fantastic. You have to go to the top floor to really catch the ambiance. There you can sit out by soft light, floating above the city, gazing at views of St. Jo’s, sipping on...More
After learning that it was the first specialty gin bar in Hanoi, I was looking forward to checking them out.
Finding the bar is a bit tricky. If you do not know where it is, it’s easy to miss. You have to go to the...More
Had to walk up past what must be used as a local bar to the top bar. Service was very poor and worse of all the gins on their menu they had hardly any. After asking for four off their menu and being told they...More
After drinking beer all week, I needed a proper GnT and was recommended to visit the Mad Botanist in Old Town Hanoi.
It was easy to find and worth the walk up 4 flights of stairs.
Opens out onto rooftop terrace overlooking the Catholic cathedral....More
Tried it once but don't feel like I want to come back.. the place is quite hard to find 'cause it's not on the street, they seem to want to make decoration classy and tame but I still feel like something's missing...
My husband and I are quite discerning cocktail consumers and this place is honestly amazing. The recipes are well considered and each drink we ordered had a perfect balance of flavours. The menu is extensive but not overwhelming. We ordered from the signature selection following...More
It has an impressive selection of gins. The bartender was kind and happy to share his favorite picks. He helped us pair the guns which added to the experience. The view of the church from the rooftop is beautiful.