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“The best food of the holiday”

The Gourmet Corner Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 2,341 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located on the top floor of Hanoi La Siesta Diamond hotel, the Gourmet Corner restaurant boast the finest view of Hanoi from the 12th floor, overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake, the Red River and the ever-growing skyline of Hanoi. The Gourmet Corner food menu is the combination of Vietnamese and some Western favorites. Our Vietnamese food options mostly are the dishes from the North. In northern Vietnam, a colder climate limits the production and availability of spices. As a result, the foods are often less spicy than those in other regions, especially the middle part of Vietnam. Black pepper is used in place of chili as the most popular ingredient to produce spicy flavors. Also, coriander is used commonly in most dishes. In general, northern Vietnamese cuisine is not bold in any particular taste - sweet, salty, spicy, bitter, or sour. Most northern Vietnamese foods feature light and balanced flavors that result from subtle combinations of many different flavoring ingredients. PS: Please be informed that your reservation request by email will be answered within 24 working hours or later depend on our work-load at that moment. Any urgent booking request should be made through the phone call. We are sorry for any inconvenience may cause.
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“The best food of the holiday”
Reviewed April 10, 2014

We found this place on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. This restaurant is on the top floor (12th) of the Hanoi Elegance hotel with views across the city. The food and service were exceptional. We would definitely recommend the bread crumbed beef which was lovely and tender and the best beef dish we ate in Vietnam.

Visited March 2014
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Indaiatuba, São Paulo, Brazil
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great staff, good food, nice choice!”
Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

We found this restaurant here in tripadvisor and it was very nice. Good view from the city, the food is very good and the staff is very pleasant. Nice choice if you want to eat a nice food in a comfortable place.

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“Great view great service but expensive if you drink!”
Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Dined based on reviews. Service from staff excellent. View from roof top excellent. Food very good although not better than other Vietnamese restaurants tried. Would eat here again but would stay away or minimise alcohol as quite expensive.

Visited April 2014
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Fantastic Restaurant”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

If you want 5 star service with 5 star food go to the Gourmet Corner Restaurant. The staff were all brilliant and did everything to make us feel warm and welcome.

Visited January 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Top of the morning & evening”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

Staying in the hotel itself we were already aware of the excellent breakfasts. However the evening meals better. Forget European/western food stick to the native Vietnamese food as these guy's know how to cook it. As wine is hard to pair accompany it with the local beer and you won't be disappointed. Service is attentive without being intrusive. If it is a clear night you will get good views too. Enjoy.

  • Visited March 2014
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