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Pots 'n Pans

#34 of 1,502 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
As featured in Romantic Guide to Hanoi
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57 Bui Thi Xuan Street | Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3944 0205
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Dublin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was of such a high standard and service was so friendly. Not to mention the margaritas which were great value. For those with a sweet tooth,the duo of chocolate mousse is a must.definitely the best meal we've had here so far.

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Thank John2001
Pots 'n Pans R, Manager at Pots 'n Pans, responded to this review

Dear John2001, Thank you for choosing our restaurant for your special occasion. We are very proud of our service and it is always a pleasure to know we achieved our goal: providing a unique experience to our guests and meet every guest’s expectations. I am very pleased that you liked the food, cocktail, the staff and the service. Kind regards,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a starter we had the foie and as main courses the sea bass and the salmon... I couldn't say which one was the best! They were great! In addition, the purpose of this restaurant is a great initiative. It is a bit expensive but worth it. Definitively I would recommended!

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2 Thank noelianoelia123
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience at Pots 'n Pans is one of the highlights of my travels through Vietnam. The food, service and ambience was sensational!

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3 Thank Michael F
Pots 'n Pans R, Manager at Pots 'n Pans, responded to this review

Dear Michael F, Thank you for choosing our restaurant for your special occasion. I are very pleased that you liked our story, the food, the staff and the service. Kind regards, Pots 'n Pans More 

Makati, Philippines
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambience and really cool decor - a good change from the traditional decor found in the local restaurants. Service was excellent and the presentation was good (food is slightly above average) but all in all, a wonderful experience

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2 Thank Travelling_Brogue
Hanoi
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80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I have tried some fine dining restaurants in Hanoi but none of them can compare to this one. The food was beautifully presented. All was excellent from starter, main courses to desert. I would highly recommend beef carpaccio, tuna salad, duck with orange sauce and creme brulee. The staff was very friendly. I was more than happy to know that... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Superb! Immaculate, professional and very friendly service with absolutely delicious and beautifully presented food. We loved it and ate there on 2 evenings - both excellent meals. The manageress - a Pots 'n Pans graduate - and all her staff (we had an especially lovely waiter) get the tone exactly right and made us feel like genuinely welcome guests. She... More 

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5 Thank Alison M
Pots 'n Pans R, Manager at Pots 'n Pans, responded to this review

Dear Alison M, Thank you for passing by our restaurant for dinner and it was nice to share this unique dining and our story with you. We are glad that you liked the meal and service. Thank you for the recommendations and we do look forward to welcome you back again, Kind regards, Pots 'n Pans More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My starter was so good with scallop then duck breast as my main so amazing with green tea smoke and purple sweet potato mash. The staff is friendly and quite professional.

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8 Thank Tommy2713
Pots 'n Pans R, Manager at Pots 'n Pans, responded to this review

Dear Tommy2713, We truly appreciate the time you’ve taken to share your memories from your recent visit at our restaurant. . Please let us know when you are back, we will be happy to serve you again! Regards, Pots 'n Pans Manager More 

Bellville, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant but expensive dinner. Waitress was very personable and friendly. Thursday night, unfortunately no other guests. Thanks Hanoi and the whole of Vietnam. It was fantastic.

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2 Thank Ben N
Pots 'n Pans R, Manager at Pots 'n Pans, responded to this review

Dear Ben N, Thank you for writing a review and it is good the read you feel our restaurant is beautiful with beautiful and friendly staff. At Pots 'n Pans, we do our best to give each diner a personalized service and a wonderful dinner when they dine here. Thank you for the recommending words and it would be a... More 

U.S.
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Went here twice for lunch. You can get away for $10 if you stick to the lunch set menu. First time was super. Appetizer was two very good spring rolls and the main was their crispy skin sea bass.. Excellent. Second time was a small salad with a few slivers of chicken and a coconut sauce. Good not much chicken.... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and great staff- so friendly. The carpaccio of beef to start was totally yummy and the rest of the meal was fabulous. The staff gave me a birthday cake as a surprise topped off with 3 feet high sparklers! 5 star - definitely recommend!

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2 Thank SuCBlue
Pots 'n Pans R, Manager at Pots 'n Pans, responded to this review

Dear SuCBlue Thank you for writing a review and it is good the read you feel our restaurant is beautiful with beautiful and friendly staff. At Pots 'n Pans, we do our best to give each meal a personalized service and a wonderful meal when they eat here. Thank you for the recommending words and it would be a pleasure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Asian, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Bui Thi Xuan Street | Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3944 0205
Description
Pots ‘n Pans is about innovation. Vietnamese cuisine infused with an international flair.Our food takes the best ideas from modern Vietnamese and puts a new spin on them. The flavours are familiar but done differently. We don’t want to detract from what we believe to be the core of Vietnamese cuisine which is a big emphasis on fresh and local ingredients. However, we believe that the produce found in Vietnam should lend itself to a wider range of cooking techniques and presentation.Pots ‘n Pans is a dynamic partnership between Know One Teach One (KOTO) and its training program graduates along with its international partner; Small Giants. KOTO is a not-for-profit organisation in Vietnam that is changing the lives of street and disadvantaged youth through vocational training. Small Giants is a boutique Australian impact investment company that is dedicated to businesses that are changing the world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?