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La Badiane restaurant

10 Nam Ngu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3942 4509
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (36 reviews)
“scallops” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
French, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
10 Nam Ngu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 750 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I stopped in for lunch as we read good reviews. The drinks were OK but the food was excellent. I recommend the duck confit. They’re kids menu was perfect for my toddler.

Thank ESJ83
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a dinner in this nice french restaurant We ordered foie gras as appetiser and Salmon, Seabus and steak as main dish The presentation as well as the taste were excellent Mostly recommended, but take in the account this is an expensive restaurant

Thank Haim V
Reviewed 5 days ago

A belated anniversary celebration yesterday at a venue fortuitously chosen. The ambiance of La Badiane set the mood perfectly for our rendezvous with its clean lines, cream walls over wooden wall panels, delicate wrought iron embellishments, high ceilings, warm lighting, set off by striking black...More

Thank Viveck C
Reviewed 6 days ago

An elegant restaurant, gourmet fare on the menu, a good wine list, all made for a perfectly good lunch . . . and then they spoilt it by demanding Cash or a 2% commission on top of the bill for Credit Card payment. We've dined...More

Thank StanleyPinto
LaBadiane, Manager at La Badiane restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback Mr Stanley we appreciate honest comment and will use it to improve our restaurant. This topic is currently being fixed by our owners. We are really happy to see you enjoyed your experience with is almost to the end.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful food and wine, especially the scallop lasagne and Pinotage. There was also a string quartet playing! We were supposed to go to La Verticale, but they stuck us upstairs in a cold room and ignored us for 15 mins, so we left and went...More

Thank T-bird97
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an excellent Christmas meal at this restaurant & both the food & service were of a very high quality. This truly is a gourmet restaurant. However, we were seated in a small room upstairs & I was a little disappointed at the lack...More

1  Thank jdmcg47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food quality here was excellent and delicious. Came here with friends and everyone loved it! The ambience was quiet and nice, suitable even for business casual lunch. The service was very professional. The only downside was sometimes we waited quite a long time for...More

Thank Kansala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the new year dinner at this French restaurant. Every details was taken care of.. their attention to detail in terms of food, service and ambiance was taken care of. For anyone visiting Hanoi who like French food - not to be missed!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and food. Price is high by vietnamese standards but definitely 'cheap or affordable' compared to most first world cities. I am really impressed with the myriad of flavours and the plating of the dishes. Every dish spelt quality and i only wished i...More

Thank Evan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this restaurants during a work trip and dined with my co-workers. The service here was very good and I love the restaurant environment. It was so nice and so quiet. The food was delicious and with the quality of food we got,...More

Thank Fish H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 66
Meals
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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Nam Ngu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 24 3942 4509
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Description
Founded in December 2008, La Badiane -French for Star Anise spice- is heralding its claim to be one of the best restaurants in Vietnam, dedicated to fusion of flavors and international gastronomy.

As reference, La Badiane is rated top 500 Restaurants in Asia by The Miele Guide, has been recommended by The New York Times, and has received 5 consecutive Certificates of Excellence by Trip Advisor -since 2011. Indeed, with more than 300 upvotes as “EXCELLENT”, La Badiane knows a high rating deserved to top-end restaurants.

Yet, if most is about tastes, fusion of flavors and international gastronomy, great attention is also constantly paid to the quality of the service provided as well as to the overall atmosphere, so guests have a unique culinary experience by enjoying every aspect of their meal.

When coming in, one’s attention is instantly caught by the multitude of perfumes & aromas flowing out from the open front kitchen.

The entrance corridor planted with harmonious luxuriant vegetation leads you towards the heart of the restaurant, and its glass covered patio. Surrounded by carefully chosen leaf plants, walls predominantly white, and large B&W photo portraits, the place provides for a true feeling of calm and elegance.

The combination of tablecloths, two-color curtains, and the green vegetation gathers all conditions to let guests’ visual and gustative senses fully express themselves. The attentive and discreet lightening in the evening makes it very romantic, and live classic music concerts every Wednesday evening levels-up La Badiane restaurant to turn it into a complete place.

On the upper floor, two rooms available provide for perfect intimate spaces, appropriate for guests either looking for privacy, or mid-size groups wishing to enjoy a private lunch or dinner on a special occasion.

As opposed to the ground floor and its B&W photos, the first floor presents large-size color portraits. A must-see.
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