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Cookbook Cafe

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Welcome to the main dining venue of our InterContinental Nha Trang, located on the first floor adjacent to the hotel lobby. Interact with live cooking stations featuring local and international favorites, including a delicious range of seafood, char-grilled meats and authentic Vietnamese specialties. Open all day, dine al fresco facing the sea or inside the restaurant. Breakfast will encompass all of your favorites, as well as fruit-infused water, imported cheeses and homemade Dim Sum. Healthy choices are available with calorie counts, low GI indicators and gluten free dishes. Travelling with children? Ask for our specialty shaped pancakes.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
European, Vietnamese, Seafood, International, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Valet Parking, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Very disappointing. Not worth extra money and food produced didn’t comply with menu description . My tuna gravalax came as a tiny small hard lump, asked for lime to juice it up. My partner ordered juicy stir fried lobster medallion . Came as a small...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

Dear B7024IRemmah, We sincerely apologize for the service challenges your experience. We strive to provide the highest level of service and in this instance we clearly were not able to meet your expectations. Although we never want to learn that a guest has had a...More

Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Tried this restraraunt 2 years ago and I enjoyed it then.. Not very good.. The quality and variety has gone down but the price has gone up.. The half lobster is so small, it's a baby lobster or you could call it a shrimp.. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Dear _CDN_Travel_Guy_BC, We sincerely apologize for the service challenges your experience. We strive to provide the highest level of service and in this instance we clearly were not able to meet your expectations. Although we never want to learn that a guest has had a...More

Reviewed January 23, 2019

I really wanted lobster and I wanted a reliable option in Nha Trang so we headed to the Cookbook Cafe expecting great food and not worrying about paying a premium for it. The lobby of the hotel was beautiful! Wow. The Bad: When we arrived...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David S
DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019

Dear David S, We sincerely apologize for the service challenges your experience. We strive to provide the highest level of service and in this instance we clearly were not able to meet your expectations. Although we never want to learn that a guest has had...More

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Because we chose the Intercontinental Nha Trang as a stopover, we had a great dinner at Cookbook Cafe. The space is both luxurious and cozy with the melodious music. The seafood here is very fresh, and very well prepared, especially lobster dishes. We also enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Dear rasmusssorensen, We love to hear such terrific guest feedback, I am so happy to know how much you enjoyed your dining experience. Our restaurant and passionate colleagues are very deserving of your praise and I will share your kind words to them. Many thanks...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

A fan of seafood? This is the place to go for fresh and perfectly cooked seafood. of course more expensive than other restaurant but I will still come back as it's worth it.More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Marc J
DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Dear Marc J, We love to hear such terrific guest feedback, I am so happy to know how much you enjoyed your dining experience. Our property and passionate colleagues are very deserving of your praise and I will share your kind words to them. Many...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

I dont usually go to Hotel for dinner while travelling. Yet, reviewing those recommendations in tripadvisor, I decided to give it a try. And, turn out I visited twice during my stay. The price is relatively high compared to the local street food of course,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear ChiwingC2, We love to hear such terrific guest feedback, I am so happy to know how much you enjoyed your dining experience. Our restaurant and passionate colleagues are very deserving of your praise and I will share your kind words to them. Many thanks...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Always great service, relaxed setting and sensational food. The seafood is amazing and so fresh. Wine selection is very good for a restaurant and the service is very professional. We will be back!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sakepb T
DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear Sakepb T, We love to hear such terrific guest feedback, I am so happy to know how much you enjoyed your dining experience. Our restaurant and passionate colleagues are very deserving of your praise and I will share your kind words to them. Many...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We ordered salad, lobster bisque, seafood lasagna, Vietnam crane prawns & fruit platter for dinner. The food quality & service are very good. Price is reasonable, also cheaper than the food price of other Intercontinental in Asia.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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DuyP109, Manager at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear lucy123115, We love to hear such terrific guest feedback, I am so happy to know how much you enjoyed your dining experience. Our restaurant and passionate colleagues are very deserving of your praise and I will share your kind words to them. Many thanks...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I'm normally not one to review to praise or complain but I had a great time here and the staff is the most attentive, well mannered, and hospitable group I have ever come across. The seafood buffet was great, amazing food. Worth the money especially...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David D
LucieB1921, Internship at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dear David D, Thank you very much for taking the time to give your positive feedback about our food and service. We strive to offer our guests a fresh and quality buffet. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we do hope we'll have...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We were the only people in the restaurant at 7:30 on a Monday night. Three of the appetizers were not available. The wine we ordered was not available. Very attentive service, but limited menu and fairly ordinary food. We suspect the high rating of this...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RVS798
Lucie B, stagiaire at Cookbook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Dear RVS798, Thank you for taking the time to leave message and apology for a rather negative experience. We are sorry that some of our appetizers were not available, we will do our best so that it does not happen again. We hope to see...More

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fmoros
January 12, 2018|
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Response from nils w | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not, but I do remember it wasn't very much. Obviously more expensive than 'normal' street food. But worth every penny, I can assure you.
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Resort716884
July 18, 2017|
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Response from JAS333 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that you can... you could always ring them and ask... or roll up to the desk they have out in front of the hotel just off the pavement... Best of luck...
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Sidneeman
August 11, 2016|
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Response from Ben O | Property representative |
Dear Sidneeman, For one adult the final price for our Seafood buffet is 855,000 VND. If you bookk 24 hours in advance you get 10% off. I wish you a wonderful day. With best regards, Megret Benjamin
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