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Lion City Cafe & Restaurant

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30 Nha Chung | Hoan Kiem Quarter, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Tarragona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We were attracted by their birthday promotion, since we can get a discount of 45%, we decided to give it a try. We seat in front of the live cooking area and were well entertained by the very friendly and skillful chief. Both the food and the service are excellent. The only but is their price... It's not cheap at... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

The sea food was prepared in front of us by a very entertaining and well practiced Filipino chef. The fresh crab was excellent and the ambience was great. The kids loved the displays of live crab and lobster, I hope to return soon to eat some of the display without the kids as this place is not cheap!

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Thank Huw J
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Even with 30% of reducing, this is really to much expensive, 80 000 dong for a very small watermelon juice!The tax are not included also !! The food was not bad, not good .... small quantity ... I really don't recommended this restaurant.

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Walt Disney World, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

Stopped here during my first few days in Hanoi. Given the location in the Old Quarter, prices are higher. All I wanted was a plate of veggies (rau muong, or morning glory), which they served up just fine. For such a simple order, it did take them a long time to prepare. I got the sense that they only work... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

We made the decision to go to lion city transit after receiving a leaflet telling us that there were select meals with discounts each day. We had previously seen the restaurant, but had decided at the time to not eat there as it was completely empty. We decided to give it a try however, all having the mango chicken which... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

Overall the Singapore / Malaysian food served in Lion City falls far short of the standard that we Singapoprean & Malaysian are used to. I tried the Fried Kway Tiew and the grilled Stingray in their newest outlet in Trang Tien Plaza, Hanoi last night and I have only 1 rating for them - TERRIBLE. The Fried Kway Tiew was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

Actually called Lion City Transit (part of the same chain I think). Four diners. Ordered the Chilli Crab for two and it was the best crab we have ever eaten - amazing taste and not overpowering with the chilli. Also had the curry chicken and steamed rice and it was excellent. Last person had the Singapore noodles which were also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Nha Chung | Hoan Kiem Quarter, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi

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