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“Yums!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Essence Restaurant

Essence Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 2,196 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, 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.
Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Yums!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Ordered grilled bamboo beef. .extremely yummy. Price is a little high for Vietnam standard @ U$7.90 but ok versus many other places. Ambience is great and service is good!

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Sydney
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Every bit as good as the reviews say!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

Read the revieews and ate here with friends. Service and food was fantastic? Could not fault anything. So much so returned the next night! All that needs to be said is "go there". The only disappointments you may face are if you want cheap street food, this is not that level. Also can be busy, so book.

  • Visited May 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

The staff were really friendly and the food was good too. The creme brulee is one of the best I have ever eaten. The portion of the Bun Bo and the fried rice were really huge but we finished it anyway because it was just so good especially the Bun Bo. We also tried the banana crepes but just found it quite normal. The price is really reasonable for the quality of food, service and ambiance. Other restaurants in Hanoi charge the same or higher prices for food but were not as nice in terms of food and ambiance. It is also conveniently located in the old quarters. Excellent job!

  • Visited May 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent food, wonderful friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

We ate here when staying at the hotel. The food was great, particularly the local options. Staff were very helpful and friendly, explained how to eat the dishes that are put together in a certain way or order. We were sad to say goodbye to Tracy! We ate here a few times over our stay in Hanoi and always had a great experience. Highly recommend!

  • Visited April 2014
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

What a perfect venue for our last night in Hanoi. Our only regret is that we hadn't discovered it earlier. Nhung looked after us and was exceptional. We would highly recommend this restaurant for those looking for an authentic Vietnamese tasting experience.

Visited May 2014
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