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Essence Restaurant

22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 24 3935 2485
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were guests of the hotel and decided to eat here as we didn't want the trouble of eating at a random place. Reviews are right here it is really good. Great Vietnamese and western menu catering for many pallets. The staff love to practice...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food and service. Something for everyone with Western dishes too. there are some booths for added privacy.

Thank ShariWestSussex
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

an A* for service definitely! wait staff were extremely friendly and experienced in knowing what to recommend and each recommendation was a HIT! felt very welcomed throughout the time we were there. restaurant was in a hotel on ground floor and very near to bustling...More

Thank Wantstotravelalone
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here for dinner after the water puppet theater. Fantastic service, great food, amazing presentation. 5 stars, 10/10 etc. Would come back in a heartbeat. Felt like i was eating out in the US for $150 when we in fact payed less than $40.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, service and ambience are all superb. I’ve given five stars twice before on this holiday in Da Nang and Hue, but this overall was the best experience. The choice is good, but not overwhelming as it can be in restaurants. It’s not street...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family here for breakfast - delicious and great deal!! All you can eat from the buffet and great omelettes from the a la carte menu! Well worth every dong!

Thank World_Explorer_JC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautifully prepared dishes, in cooking and presentation.. They take pride in all that they do and their restaurant is no different. We particularly enjoyed the 'aubergine clay pot curry' & chicken pho - highly recommend!

Thank schung2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is amazing. Really fresh and very tasty. You can choose traditional Hanoi/Vietnamese food or from a more Western foods. I had a great Malbec with my Vietnamese food.

Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for a comfortable (airconditioned, with familiar chairs) meal on our last night. We had great service, discussed how hot to make the food, and received advice on how much to order. It was all delicious, and the only overheating occurred when I ate...More

Thank dianah833
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok where do I start.... this restaurant was amazing! Food was so beautiful and the staff so polite and friendly! We stayed in Hanoi for 4 days and chose to eat here at least once a day. We had a 3 course meal and glass...More

Thank Snooze01
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Questions & Answers
December 21, 2016|
Response from Essence H | Property representative |
Hi, Our Essence Restaurant open daily, sir! Breakfast time from 06.00am - 10.30am. Lunch,Dinner from 11.30am - 21.00pm. We still serve our normal Menu during the New Year. If you want to make a reservation, please call... More
March 9, 2016|
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Response from Amanduhl |
Golden Mile super market should have it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam (Formerly Essence Cafe)
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 24 3935 2485
  • E-mail
Located on the ground floor of the Essence Hanoi Hotel & Spa, the artfully designed Essence restaurant offers you various tasty authentic Vietnamese dishes and standard Western menu for lunch and dinner. Accomplished with an extensive menu of beverages including fresh fruit shakes, coffees and wines, the restaurant ensures you a wholesome meal with great food, excellent service in the right ambiance and fine spirits, all at a price guaranteed most reasonable in town. Wifi-internet & iMac is available, free of charge.
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