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“Magic!”
Review of Indochine Saigon

Indochine Saigon
Ranked #971 of 3,288 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Price range: $20 - $30
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: A sense of Indochina located in the heart of the city Inspired by the movie “Indochine” by director Regis Wargnier, the Indochine Restaurant was opened right in the heart of a bustling street, yet still remains its isolated nature. Leaving behind any daily worries, customers will go on a pleasant journey as soon as he or she step into the grandiose old 19th century villa – where Indochine Saigon is located. Following the unique and excellent design, the Indochine Restaurant is skillfully divided into different room sections, from the separate cozy dining rooms to spacious and elegant ones, as if to bring customers back to the old Saigon. The beautiful garden adorned with a “cloud-shape” lake which is skillfully made by master craftsmen is eminently suitable for any outdoor parties or events. A beautiful and elegant designed public bar with dozens of types of drinks made from Vietnamese traditional fruit would bring great joy to any customer. With a wealth of experience and passion in their expertise, chefs in Indochine Restaurant have spent an adequate time to visit any corner of this country to discover, experience and, literally cook with regional inhabitants. From what they have experienced, chefs in Indochine Restaurant will capture the very essence of every meal they have tried and create such an extensive and colorful menu that we currently have. Customers can detect distinguishing smell and taste of different unique meals which could only be found in this restaurant. With the above special features, Indochine Restaurant would present the perfect choice to anyone who has a savor in Vietnamese cuisine
England
Level 6 Contributor
477 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
“Magic!”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

We had the most delicious Vietnamese set meal in this restaurant which is set in an old french villa.. We sat outside on the patio by a small pond The atmosphere was magic as everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves particularly a group of locals across the pond. The patio was decorated with trees, shrubs, plants and fairy lights. Our waiter was charming and our dining experience was further enhanced by a small band of very talented musicians

  • Visited February 2013
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Zurich
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful atmosphere”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

This Restaurant provides excellent food in a wonderful atmosphere especially if you sit in the large patio outside. There are small private dining rooms also available in side but if it’s just the two of you or the four of you I recommend outdoor dining. We had local food and have been surprised by the wonderful decoration of the dishes. If you like an alcoholic beverage we recommend the local beer not the wine. Wines are quite pricy in Vietnam.

  • Visited November 2012
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Singapore
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Excellant Vietnamese Restaurant”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

This is a large restaurant set in an old bungalow and provide indoor and outdoor seating, they do provide private rooms for indoor.
We had great food because a local who is knowledgeable picked the food for us. This place has a large outdoor area among trees and a small pond, with a bass, guitar and violin band in the evening. They cater to tour groups as well. Generally when food is prepared in large quantity they tend to be not as good as when done in small portions, plus tour group organisers can be cost conscious.
All in all I will be back, in fact this is my second visit.

  • Visited December 2012
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Adelaide, South Australia
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Fabulous massage”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

Great atmospheric day spa. Massage was very professional and we were treated to some snacks and ginger tea before and after our treatment.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Lily073
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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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214 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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“Nice but predictable”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

We had a set menu here as part of our tour. The food was decent, the place was nice but the atmosphere was not that nice. It really felt like a tourist trap.

Visited August 2012
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