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40 Hang Manh Street | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Name says it all - cheap and cheerful, service was great and food was delicious. Would definitely recommend it to anyone seeking cheap and cheerful.

Thank Ben J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I got here 2 years ago with 2 branches of this chain, Gecko, nearby Sword lake in Hanoi. Both of these restaurants were good to me. From the foods, drinks, reasonable prices and good staff. The space was a little small and there wasn't restroom inside. But they took us to the restroom of the apartment besides. A little bit... More 

Thank Thao Phuong N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ate here three times during our week in Hanoi. Good selection of Western foods and cocktails. The food is always inoffensive. Pizza's need some work. Weird crust that tastes like toasted bread. Curries were good, sandwiches were pedestrian. Good cocktails and service. You'll always leave with a full stomach. Our average bill for drinks and food was 225,000 Dong. It... More 

Thank Michael R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed garlic chicken which was a proper comfort food :) unfortunately "sorrow of war" drink was good but not as good as described by some of the travelers, the flavor was quite good but it was a short drink cocktail which was a bit too expensive for what you get.

Thank EA_Oussov
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling with a 13 year old, so needed something good for everyone. We were not disappointed. The staff was friendly, and the meals were all served looking and tasting fantastic. Even the 13 year old liked it...If you are looking for something less local for choices on the menu, this is a good place to visit. The Vietnamese... More 

Thank Al S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a quite nice place for lunch or dinner. You have the choice between European food (like Pizza or Pasta) or local stuff. Quality and service are good!

Thank Stefan G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

i ate here 100 of times never get tired of going. i took so many students too, friends and business leader too. 

Thank F4023NZalbertos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful as it says on the sign outside. We stopped here for dinner when we needed something quickly, I had the chicken curry which was served as a big portion and was really tasty. Also returned another day for breakfast which was good value for money! Small place but cosy - you forget about the tooting of motorbikes... More 

Thank Paige O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Just arrived in Hanoi and read reviews of the Gecko. It lived up to expectations and delivered a fine selection of great dishes. We had been recommended the spring rolls and they were nothing short of delicious. I would happily go back just for another plate of them.

Thank Travel_4_fish
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

they have a few out lets all over hanoi. At all their out lets they serve chilled beers. you even have happy hours in the evenings. the ambiance and cold beers makes the place worth chilling out. prices are reasonable. staff are friendly.

Thank jeff1955malaysia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Asian, Vietnamese, American
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Hang Manh Street | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +8422110812

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?