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Hanoi Soul Cafe

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Tang 3, So 7 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 123 422 5859
07:00 - 23:00
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go here as it was close to the water puppets show. Having looked at the menu thought it would fit the bill. On getting to the third floor the drab and lacklustre interior should have sent us on our way however we sat. Food was average to poor, we also had incorrect food delivered. Was pricey for... More 

Thank Kiwimcc
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You dont go to Hanoi to avoid heavy noise, and you dont go to a restaurant with a owner yelling and shouting commands to a scared and stresset youg staff.When I in a polite way asked thats if he could not stop we had to leave. He was angry, but shut down. Unfortunately we din not leave, because the dinner... More 

Thank Roger S
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stopped for coffee, beers and a snack after just arriving in Hanoi. Service is prompt and very friendly. The range of food for snacks or main meals is very good and was well cooked and very reasonable. Sit outside on the balcony and have views of the lake and the chaotic traffic.

Thank GRK56
Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

They have wify...nice smiling people... But their greed and lack of professionality when ordering food is quite high. Don't order a juice unless you want an industrial supermarket juice... And don't ask for the yam potatoes with honey unless you are absolutely hungry, they are disgusting. The coffee was good. And they will charge an extra for services and taxes!... More 

Thank kimdrp
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Its at a great location; excellent view of the lake if you sit on the balcony. Service was quick, with both vietnamese and international food. The sautéed Pho was hardly sautéed; more so it had beef instead of chicken mixed in it though we ordered chicken only. The fried spring rolls had enough oil dripping. More so they billed us... More 

Thank siladityo
Liege Province, Belgium
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Bad view. Additionnaly, it is written in small characters on the menu that the prices does not include tax and service. Good way to abuse tourist that do not take care. It is not for the price but for the fact... Avoid that place and go somewhere else.

Thank tofgau
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

They never told us when we sat down that there would be a service charge and VAT. Food quality was low and prices were expensive. Would give this place a pass. Would have been nice if they had told you about the service charge when you sat down.

Thank 123CarmenSandiego
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A reliable cafe with a good range of quality dishes both western and Vietnamese, and a great spot for tourists to enjoy a clean meal while watching the chaos on the streets below. One or two good Veg/Vegan option such as vegetable pho, salad and french fries and onion rings.

Thank Wayde N
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Hanoi Soul Cafe after discovering it when exiting Highlands Coffee which is right next door. The menu looked good, and unlike some on the strip overlooking the lake it did have a huge selection of Vietnamese dishes rather than a combination of local and Western. This is what we look for when away, we have a rule... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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591 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is situated right next to the lake. There are many young people touting for business outside for the many restaurants over 5 floors, all with views of the lake. You decide by looking at the different cuisine menus before entering and then are shown to the correct floor. We chose this Vietnamese restaurant. It has a terrasse with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tang 3, So 7 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 123 422 5859

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