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“Lovely haven in busy Saigon”
Review of Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Saigon - CLOSED

Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Saigon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: "TUI THAI Eatery" is former Monsoon Restaurant and Bar Saigon with one of the same founders. Managed by Thai & Vietnamese-French management team and Thai Chef. Authentic Thai Cuisine from secret home recipes from Bangkok in a relax and fun atmosphere. Outdoor dining Thai BBQ available. Thai Cooking class starts in May 2016. For tour operators, we can provide Vietnamese and Thai Set Menu with special prices. A real local taste of Thai in Saigon!
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Lovely haven in busy Saigon”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

We ate here in January 2013 and loved the setting which was cool and elegant. Very nice to be sitting in air con luxury and enjoying great food. Good choice of dishes from all over Indochina. Not cheap but great for a special meal.

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1 Thank Shropshirefoodie
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Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Food Ok but way too expensive”
Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Nice place and good service. Food is ok but nothing extraordinary. 6 prawns for 150.000 VND is way to expensive even for a good restaurant in Saigon.

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Turku, Finland
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good, no excellent”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

This restaurant is silent and nice to watch. It is difficult to find. Prices are clearly more expensive than most restaurants where we visited in Saigon. Taste of food was good, but it was noot excellent. Ideal for a bit more formal dinner. I was surprised that there was only few people
when we was eating.

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Riku V
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Perth, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Stylish and Delish!”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

The menu is split up into regions eg Vietnamese, Cambodian, Thai... The food was soooo good and we found some fabulous dishes that we had not seen before. Upstairs, they have a great kids' play area, including a large blackboard wall and heaps of toys - you can sit at a table right near if you have kids. Monsoon also sells some fabulous merchandise from local producers, including good quality cushion covers and teatowels with black and white photos of "old Saigon," and some yummy jams. They also have a really good wine list.

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“A modern approach”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

This is a good choice for something a bit different without leaving Vietnamese cuisine. The catfish with mango was delicious.

  • Visited December 2012
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