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“Great for Breakfast”
Review of Essence Restaurant

Essence Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 2,258 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Diner, Vietnamese, International, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located on the ground floor of the Essence Hanoi Hotel & Spa, the artfully designed Essence restaurant offers you various tasty authentic Vietnamese dishes and standard Western menu for lunch and dinner. Accomplished with an extensive menu of beverages including fresh fruit shakes, coffees and wines, the restaurant ensures you a wholesome meal with great food, excellent service in the right ambiance and fine spirits, all at a price guaranteed most reasonable in town. Wifi-internet & iMac is available, free of charge.
Brisbane, Australia
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great for Breakfast”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

I had breakfast here as part of my stay at the hotel. There was a good selection of both hot and cold foods. As usual with the Essence hotel the service in the cafe was exceptional

Visited November 2012
Thank Paul S
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Vietnamese first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food great service”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

Food was fantastic and service was sincere and friendly. Pricing of the food was reasonable, actually really value for money given the high quality of ingredients and the attention to details by the service staffs. An enjoyable experience at Essence Cafe!

Visited December 2012
Thank VidaOng
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A spot of tranquility in Hanoi!”
Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

Excellent, well presented and amazing food - it would probably rival most of London's restaurants! Friendly staff, who even explained the types of dishes and when/how they are traditionally eaten. A wonderful, calming atmosphere. Truly amazed at how cheap a three course meal can be.

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Thank RachelSnell
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Singapore, Singapore
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84 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nice food, great service”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

As with any Elegance group, the service is very good. The staff made sure you are very well taken care off, kudos to the management for such good training in hospitality. We had a wonderful lunch.

Food was tasty and very nicely presented. Attention was paid to the details.

I will come here again to get pampered by the staff while enjoying the good meal

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank OrangeWhale
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Almost Mystical”
Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

Decided to go here after reading reviews on trip advisor, what can I say, did not disappoint :-)

Had a wonderful meal and the service was phenomenal. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone. Especially those who have never ventured into traditional food, people with children who are willing to try new experiences and also those who love food. I like my food a bit spicy so ordered some chillies on the side.

Had a wonderful dinner and would recommend to all. Don't be put off that its in a hotel as the food stands alone. Mind you, next time I stay I'm Hanoi, I will certainly stay at the Essence Hotel :-)

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Thank Karma H
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