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La Badiane

10 Nam Ngu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3942 4509
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
10 Nam Ngu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice decor, atmosphere, service, etc. Food very good. Good wine selection too. Very consistent throughout. Amusing that it happens to also be opposite to my favourite pho ga shop in Hanoi ($2 chicken noodle soup).

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 4 days ago

My girlfriend and I decided to dine at LaBadiane as our one very nice dinner during our stay in Hanoi. The rest of the trip we mostly ate vietnamese street food, which is excellent and very cheap. This place was not worth the money. The...More

Thank Harrison H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly special dinner here. French/Vietnamese in a beautiful and serene setting. High end food, so pricey for Hanoi but a bargain by international standards. Food was uniformly delicious and beautifully presented; excellent service.

1  Thank Holly7000B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food, a little pricey considering other restaurants in the area but well worth the additional. Dessert probably my highlight but all courses superb.

1  Thank HaylingMikehall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually took a punt and booked a meal here on a Saturday night even before arriving in Vietnam and i am so glad we did.Walk to get there was made more pleasant by roads around Lake Hoan Kiem being closed to traffic during the...More

Thank lindylou53_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had lunch there a couple of times, quality is constant, service follows european standards. Lunch set is very good and you get a very good value out of it. I will keep going there for sure. This is one of the best restaurant in...More

Thank h-thomasbkk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with my family. The service was okay, but I wasn't impressed by their dishes. It's not really delicious as expectation.

1  Thank Brian_JYL
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A must try in Hanoi. It is not too far from the Hoa Lo (Hanoi Hilton) prison. They serve divine French gourmet food in intimate, serene surroundings. Pricey but worth it.

Thank NancyvaL
Reviewed 15 April 2017

There's nothing fancy about the location of La Batiane, but that doesn't mean much in Hanoi. The dining room is decidedly French and nicely appointed. I wasn't that impressed that even tho' I informed the restaurant we were celebrating a special birthday, they gave us...More

1  Thank Sangii
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting Hanoi for the first time I was surprised to discover this delectable restaurant within walking distance from the Sofitel The ambience was enchantingly intimate and the welcome and service excellent The menu had a set dinner for US$39 which was limited to a four...More

2  Thank Swee Han Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 66
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Nam Ngu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3942 4509
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Created in December, 2008, by three French friends, Minh Spielmann, Benjamin Rascalou & Anthony Balenci, La Badiane -French for the Star Anise spice- is heralding its claim to be one of the best restaurants in Vietnam dedicated to fusion of flavors and international gastronomy.

Surrounded by harmonious leaf plants, & walls predominantly white alternating with carefully chosen vivid colors, the place provides for a true feeling of calm and elegance, which gathers the best conditions to let your senses express themselves.

When coming in, an open-sky corridor planted with luxuriant vegetation leads you towards the heart of the restaurant. One’s attention will be instantly caught by the multitude of perfumes & aromas flowing out of the open front kitchen.

Then, depending on your mood & weather permitting, you can have your meal in the airy Patio, calm, convivial & surrounded by photographic art works. For a more intimate setting with warm colors you can choose one of the three air-conditioned rooms located between the ground and the first floor.

At la Badiane, all is about food but there’s also great attention paid to the service and the overall atmosphere, so that we make sure you enjoy every aspect of your meal. La Badiane, top 500 Restaurants in Asia by Miele Guide and “Certificate of Excellence” by Trip Advisor in 3 consecutive years 2012, 2013 and 2014 will never fail to satisfy you. Moreover, at this very same “picky” travel community, there were more than 300 upvotes as “EXCELLENT” for La Badiane – a formidable rating which can only be seen for top-end restaurants.