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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Essence Restaurant

Essence Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 2,204 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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.
Hong Kong
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Look no further”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

This is a great hotel restaurant. It is very clean, the food is superb and it is reasonablly priced. Both Vietnamese and Western food. The staff are friendly and very helpful. I returned to this restaurant on 3 occasions during my visit to Hanoi.

Visited July 2013
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Arizona
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106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Nice little restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

We were staying at the hotel, so the cafe was convenient. The breakfast buffet was good and offered a nice variety of food. The one lunch we ate there was also good and very reasonably priced.

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great meals”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Stayed and dined there. See also review of hotel which I've mentioned re the meals here.

In short-great food and value for money! :)

  • Visited July 2013
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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

We were craving some Western food after eating rice for several weeks. Essence Cafe has both western and Vietnamese food. I had the homemade ravioli, which was delicious! Be sure to try the creme brûlée for dessert! We did not have reservations, but although they were full, they were able to make room for us. The service was fantastic and very personal. They even brought us a small appetizer because they felt bad we had to wait even though the wait was not long at all. I would definitely return to Essence if I go back to Hanoi!

  • Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Brilliant - great menu and fabulous food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Fabulous meal. Great service and delicious food. Shame we left it til last night or we would have returned.
Spring rolls were 10 out of 10 and the lamb chops superb.
Great evening

  • Visited July 2013
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