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Polite Pub

#133 of 2,023 Restaurants in Hanoi}
$$ - $$$,
5b Bao Khanh Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 90 419 80 86
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5b Bao Khanh Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We randomly walked in this bar on a Saturday night & it was packed! We did not have a reservation (as we were a bit shocked...it's a pub in Hanoi!). We decided to go next door & came back later when they had space upstairs....More

Thank Lemontea191019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We randomly found the Polite Pub when we got lost in Hanoi. Went in during happy hour and had some amazing cocktails three. The Charlie Chaplin video running the background and the décor takes you back to another time. Will definitely be back!

Thank amr1ta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once a polite pub This used to be my favorite spot whenever I came to Hanoi. A Charming little pub with jazz. Not now I got off work late so decided to get a drink at the place. As I walked in, a waiter informed...More

Thank phuongvu28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice upscale watering hole in the Old Quarter. Well crafted and reasonably priced drinks available across the board for all price ranges. Additionally the 30 bottle deep Scotch menu will not disappoint even the pickiest connoisseur.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cocktails and ambience - take advantage of the happy hour! Staff could be a little more attentive though. Would love to bring this little bar back home!

Thank shahab111
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We went in and this pub was very cool! we ordered drinks on the Happy Hour Menu, cocktails and beer. We had a few and tried a couple of different ones to taste. The staff was very friendly and we had a great time.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Immediately opposite our hotel, this was a great find in a busy city. Highly recommended to anyone looking to rest weary feet, to escape the city briefly, or for live music and an amazing array of drinks. Loved the Charlie Chaplain videos too! Could have...More

Thank R A
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Delicious cocktails. Great hipster styling! Good location. Some smokers. Definitely coming back! Ok English skills.

Thank BLOGAN1984
Reviewed August 2, 2017

My boyfriend and I used to love this place. We go frequently and often take friends who are visiting or new to town. However, a few weeks ago we invited our friends who are new in town and were extremely disappointed. Our 4 glasses of...More

2  Thank Terichristine
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This bar is really, really cool. It reminds me of a Melbourne cocktail bar, which is a pretty high compliment! We went here twice on our Hanoi holiday and had a few different cocktails and they were all pretty amazing. They make a great whiskey...More

Thank Ani M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5b Bao Khanh Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 90 419 80 86
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Located in the heart of old Hanoi, just a few steps away from the historic Hoan Kiem lake, Polite Pub & Whisky Bar is one of the first bar/pub establishments in Hanoi, serving ice cold beer with cool music, free foosball table since 1995. Recently renovated, Polite Pub now is a local favourite as a place-to-be to chill out after work with great cigar selection, a decent wine list and a large selection of single malt whiskies and other great drinks. Happy Hour from 4pm - 8pm, half-price house wines, classic cocktails, draught beers
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