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Ancient Hue

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Asian, Vietnamese, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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At Ancient Hue, guests will sample many types of Hue specialties such as banh beo (tiny rice flour parcels topped with shrimp flakes and pork crackling), and banh khoai (fried rice-flour pancakes stuffed with shrimp, pork and bean sprouts), along with innovative fusion cuisine. Trained at a five star hotel, Ancient Hue's chef mixes local specialties with Asian and European flavors to create memorable modern-day royal feasts. Rounding out the fine dining experience are creative cocktails blended with local fruits and an impressive international wine list.
$3 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Asian, Vietnamese, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We tried to go to this restaurant for my Aunt's birthday. The concierge from our hotel called and found out that they are closed for renovations until the end of 2018. So please call ahead and check if they are open before you go. We...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank brieannasoo
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Our visit to Ancient Hue Royal Gallery Cuisine in Hue was a pre-cruise activity of our Vietnam/Cambodia Mekong River cruise. We dressed up in royal costumes for an imperial banquet giving us a glimpse of the city's past. It was kind of fun doing that....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kenl461
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dear Our valued guest, That's our mistake to put you in the unsatisfied case like that. And We're immediately fixing that after your comment saw. once again, thanks very much for your wholeheartedly review and that helped us pretty much to improve soon. hope you're...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

For the prices we paid, you can get better service and quality of food elsewhere. The pancakes were dripping with oil, and even the waitress used half a dozen serviettes to help us wipe it off. Waiters could not speak clear English, and the food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ashava12
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Dear Ashava, Regarding to your comments, I would like to apologize for the uncomfortable experience that you had to get last time with us. We're under the massive mantenance and re set up to new level, So there's some bad moments happened, once again, We;re...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

One other family eating in the place so extremely quiet, the food was below canteen standard although some nice carrot sculptures to mislead you. The setting however is beautiful in an ancient building with stunning gardens. Staff were attentive. Overpriced and wouldn’t recommend if you...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Storyteller681434
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Dear our valued guest, We're sorry cause your bad experience in our place last time But I would describe that's like your unlucky day indeed. We know that our service is in high quality but may not meet your even higher demand. So, we do...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning restaurant, we visited on the last evening, while visiting the city of Hue. Our meal was beautifully presented, and was delicious, served by lovely staff. The restaurant building itself is old and historic, with beautiful gardens. Would highly recommend a visit.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ann281
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Dear Our valued guest, Warmly greeting from Ancient Hue and we're really glad you came last time. You have come, enjoy and left the outstanding message as well as review like this, it made us much more inspired. truely appreciated for that. We wish you...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

the design, table set, food and service is one of the best we had in Vietnam. Very pleasant experience!!! And the garden walk is worth after the full meal

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank KarinL2439
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Dear Karin, Warmly greetings from Ancient Hue team, we're much appreciated for your kindly review. Wish you the best and do hope that you keep supporting us next time. Thanks again Best regards, Ancient hue Team.

Reviewed April 2, 2018

We had a private tour guide while we were visiting Hue, off our cruise last month, and he reccommended that we have lunch at Ancient Hue and some local beer. WOW, was he right! As we entered this beautiful local restaurant, the staff was eager...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mina1948
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear Mina, We're really happy to serve you last time in Ancient Hue and much more glad when reading your outstanding review like this for us. I think that this kind of review keeps us motivated and moving on Thanks again and wish you all...More

Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a really amazing setting for a restaurant in an old family home about 200 years old. You are given traditional robes to dress in and treated to fantastic traditional food, wonderful local music from fantastic musicians and service that is second to none....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mikejhutt
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Dear Mr.Mike, We're glad and inspired while reading this wonderful review & we do promise keep doing well. I wish you nothing but all the best and hopefully you all coming back soonest. The even more exciting things await you for sure Thanks again Best...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

I booked the dynasty course on 24th May 2018. I was only one person, so I could enjoy beautieul music and magnificent dishes. Surprisingly, one well-trained waiter, Ms.Linh, helped me while I was staying there. She was so helpful and friendly. As for dishes, appetizer...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Yohei M
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Dear Our value guest, We're really glad to welcome you to visit here- ancient Hue restaurant- royal cuisine - gallery. And we're also happy with your satisfaction. Hopefully you keep supporting us by coming back next time. Thank you and Regards, AH team.

Reviewed March 21, 2018

Came here for dinner and love everything huere. From food, drink, staffs and atmosphere were all very nice. Nothing to complain at all.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jasonstrark
AncientHue, Manager at Ancient Hue, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Dear Mr. Jason, On behalf of ancient Hue team, I would like to say thank you very much for coming to dine in our restaurant. We're very proud of, and Much appreciated. We're gonna be happy to welcome you back soonest with us. Thanks again...More

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December 9, 2017|
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Response from AncientHue | Property representative |
Dear My guest, Our restaurant set menu 's price range from 249,000 vnd to 649,000 vnd for 1 person. We also offer other kinds of service like royal dinner, cooking class as well as Alacarte menu. Hope to see you... More
July 19, 2015|
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Response from M1keB | Reviewed this property |
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