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“Awesome Resturant!”
Review of Essence Restaurant

Essence Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 2,628 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Diner, Vietnamese, International, Fusion
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, 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.
Reviewed May 16, 2013

So we didnt initially intend on going to this restaurant we were walking down the street when it started pouring! We ducked under the cover of the hotel where the lovely doorman said for us to come and stand inside out the rain. Now were 4 backpackers and even though we had made an effort that night we still did look slightly out of place, however this place was amazing!! We looked at the menu and were shocked to find out how affordable the food was! We had been eating street food for weeks so this was such a treat! We decided to stay for dinner and a few bottles of wine as a treat and we are so glad we did The food was amazing and the staff could not have been better they treated us like we were special and not just a customer from start for finish! We were leaving Hanoi the next day but if we had not have been we would have definitely have gone back.

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Thank katiehuskie298
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

We had dinner here 2 nights in a row as the food was so good, dearer than street cafes, the food and cocktails were fabulous and you were demonstrated how to eat the dishes correctly

Thank Anneanne
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

Recommended by our guide for dinner within walking distance of our hotel, this restaurant was not easy to find, but worth it! It turned out to be an intimate hotel dining room, with both a Vietnamese and Western menu. All four of us chose the latter. The bill for two of us, with wine, dessert and coffee came to $US42, with the usual 3% tacked on for using VISA. Our starters were spring rolls, and then I splurged, with probably the most expensive item on the menu, an Australian rib eye steak, while my wife enjoyed the stir-fried chicken with cashew nuts. Dessert was pineapple crepes. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals, and the service was excellent. A fine evening!

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Thank Billitchyfeet
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Good food, great staff, very affordable. We are vegetarian and they had a number of options for us to choose from. the decor is very nice and it is air conditioned if you need a break from the heat.

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

There is a sense of missing out the real Hanoi when you go the Essence... and somehow you do. On the other hand you will get one amazing culinary experience... and I am yet to experience staff as helpful and friendly anywhere else in the world.
We came with 3 despondent near teenagers and they were also blown away by the food.
It's unmissable.

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Thank FrenchJerry
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