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La Restaurant and Bar

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25 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
39288933
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Cambridge, England
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the only terrible meal we had in three weeks in Vietnam - and the most expensive. We had not eaten all day and we all enjoy our food - but none of us could eat our meals. The fish was inedible, the chicken curry dire. None of the wine advertised was available. The waitress disappeared off on her... More 

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Thank Raspberrypavlova
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We happened upon La by accident whilst trying to find an evening meal that would suit my Gluten Free, coeliac wife. The host and chef at La were very accomodating, and we had a lovely traditional Vietnamese meal. We would recommend La for a very good, quiet meal.

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Thank Jay D
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a small attractive restaurant and bar in the heart of Hanoi's Hoan Kiem tourist district. Wanting a break from 9 straight days of noodles, delicious though they were, a menu that had farfalle with shrimp and capers and medallions of pork in a mustard sauce looked appealing. Wine by the glass was also available, served in generous wine... More 

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Thank tileduck
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Fresh beef spring rolls!! I love the small, quaint atmosphere of this place. A nice retreat from busy Hanoi.Everything I have had here is great.

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Thank chuck b
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1,741 reviews
1,008 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 697 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

had my brunch here and they serve good sandwich. enjoyed the food the setting. the staff are attentive and prices are mid range.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was thoroughly disappointed with the Sea Bass dish. Rarely do I send a meal back but the fish was extremely smelly and the black sauce smeared on it was dreadful. Completely inedible. It made me wonder if the fish came from West Lake. I am wondering if this restaurant has new owners.

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Yarraman
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant with its fine dining. We only had desert here but it was unique and of a high class. We all had something different all the quality was exquisite. Well worth a visit.

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Thank ArtistKev
Chengdu, China
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Was apprehensive about going in here but I am glad I did. The food was really good. The spring rolls were tasty and so was the chicken curry. It became quite busy as we were dining. There were French people dining here and for me that's always a good sign. They seemed happy with the food so that's also a... More 

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Kranj, Slovenia
1 review
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This was so far our worst food experience in Vietnam. The pork ribs were raw and the noodles were tasteless. We really don't recommend this restaurant.

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Ireland
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Called in here for lunch while sightseeing around the lake - mainly based on recommendation from our guide book. Had pho and a chicken curry plus a (expensive) glass of red and some water. The red wine was pretty good so didn’t mind the price, pho was reasonably good, chicken curry wasn't the best. Reminded me of my mother's stewed... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: 39288933

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?