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“Good contemporary Local cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Club Opera Novel

Club Opera Novel
Ranked #120 of 2,196 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Geelong, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good contemporary Local cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

Close to the Sofitel Metropole. Nice atmosphere with the appearance of a Brasserie. 50USD for 3 mains and drinks. Excellent food. Try the eggplant and mushroom dish which was very tasty. The lemongrass chicken was grilled and full of flavour. Impressive wine list. All in all quite good value and the service was excellent too.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Cheng-Hon Y
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ManagerClubOperaNov, Manager at Club Opera Novel, responded to this review, January 19, 2014
Dear 285C_Y,

thank you for your kind review on Club Opera Novel. The service and food is our pasion and it is very rewarding to read that you have enjoyed both.
It would be a pleasure to welcome you back whenever you are in Hanoi again.
Sincerely,
Rasa Delsol
Restaurant Manager
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Cardiff
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88 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Lucky find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

Came across this restaurant by accident as it was close to our hotel and were delighted with it. As just one example the Hanoi crab spring rolls were the best spring rolls (of many) that we sampled in Vietnam. The decor is old fashioned and comfortable and the staff were attentive without the fussiness that we encountered in some other restaurants.

If it were a local restaurant we would be back frequently.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank aluakea
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ManagerClubOperaNov, Manager at Club Opera Novel, responded to this review, January 14, 2014
Dear aluakea,
thank you very much for sharing your experience in our restaurant. Your kind comments go straight to the heart and I am happy to share them with my team.
I hope to have a pleasure to welcome you back to Club Opera Novel.
Sincerely,
Rasa Delsol
Restaurant Manager
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Helsinki, Finland
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346 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 483 helpful votes
“Close to Hanoi de l'Opera”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

just few hundred metres from the Opera House this is an upmarket restaurant with prices to match (starter and main for two ~50 USD). The food is imaginatively presented and service excellent. Worth the money? Not necessarily as you'd be paying for the same dishes in other places only a fraction. The atmosphere is however nice.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Timo R
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ManagerClubOperaNov, Manager at Club Opera Novel, responded to this review, January 14, 2014
Dear rantati7,

thank you for your feedback on our restaurant. We strive to give a great dinning experience to our Guests in sharing traditional Vietnamese cuisine. I am happy to read that you enjoyed the service, the food and atmosphere in Club Opera Novel. I hope to welcome you back during your next stay in Hanoi.
Best Regards,
Rasa Delsol
Restaurant Manager
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“Great food, lovely ambiente”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

The Opera Club Novel is a lovely restaurant with style and ambiente. There is a variety of food to be chosen, including several dinner menus. The wine and cocktail list is exhaustive.
We had as starter crab spring rolls - absolutely delicious. They were followed by mandarin duck and tamarind fish dish.
The service was very friendly and attentive. Except for the main course not been served at the same time, everything else was perfect.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Drmue
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ManagerClubOperaNov, Manager at Club Opera Novel, responded to this review, January 14, 2014
Dear Drmue,

it is very rewarding to read such a positive review as yours. The hole team and myself would like to thank you for taking time and sharing your experience with Tripadvisor users and us.
I appreciate your remark regarding the timing in serving the main dish as we aim to improve the service we offer. Please be assured that we work on the issue together with the kitchen.
I hope to have a pleasure to welcome you back in Club Opera Novel during your next trip to Hanoi.

Sincerely,
Rasa Delsol
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“Fantastic, beautiful service, food melt in mouth. Decor and ambiance, wow. Big comfy leather arm chairs.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

Try this place, a gem. Big comfy leather arm chairs, background sophisticated music. Food worth the flight from Sydney. Staff gorgeous.round the corner from
Metropole.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Nicstoc
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ManagerClubOperaNov, Manager at Club Opera Novel, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Dear Nicstoc,

thank you very much of your review. I am happy to read that you have enjoyed Club Opera Novel in every way. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back whenever you are in Hanoi.

Meanwhile, I wish you a Happy New Lunar Year.

Sincerely,
Rasa Delsol
Restaurant Manager
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