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Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery

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31D Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 90 301 75 96
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  • Poor1%
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CUISINES
Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31D Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery
1. Great Beer, Food and Staff
"This is one of my favorite places in Saigon!"
John H
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2. Award winning craft beer!!!!
"clean tidy modern restaurant/brewery was beyond expectations"
Aaron B
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3. Can't get enough of this place
"Wow, this place has nailed it. Great combination of top notch Craft"
Bws64
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Heart of Darkness has great beer, great food, great ambience and is in a great location. My husband is a beer enthusiast (or snob, whichever you prefer) and absolutely loved the craft beer Heart of Darkness has to offer. We live in the brewery capital...More

Thank Rachael W
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Rachel. Thank You so much for the great review ! We love our Beer Enthusiasts too !! Glad you enjoyed the beer - especially that you recommended our flagship. Thanks again for the review and hopefully we'll see you again soon for an Ice...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I recently visited HCMC and had a wonderful time at Heart of Darkness. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun, the staff is friendly, and the beer is fabulous. I tasted several and they are all excellent and really different and interesting. My favorite is the...More

Thank Stephanie S
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi Stephanie. Thank You so much for your review. We're so glad you like the new menu and we love that you love our beers ! Pitiless Folly is also a favourite and go-to beer of mine too :-) Thanks again for the review and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent range of home brewed beers. Was impressed with the Mild in particular. Staff also reasonably attentive. Room a little dark and industrial in appearance - but this is a minor detail.

Thank Arran H
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Arran H. Thank You so much for the great review. Very happy to hear that you enjoyed the beers. We like the darkness so that's intentional :-) Hope to see you again soon ! Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Asia is known for beer that kindly be described as unexceptional. This brew pub is an exception. Started by an ex-pat Aussie, it makes about a dozen exceptional beers across the entire range from lagers to stouts. Located across from the huge children hospital, it...More

Thank remarkable1
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Remarkable1. Thank You so much for such a great review :-) Really glad you enjoyed the beers so much. We love our beer and it's always great when fellow beer drinkers appreciate the effort we go to. Hope to see you again soon for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beers are excellent. Nice flavours and very modern. Hoppy beers, perfect porter. Also they have a nice choice of food. Our chilli cheese nachos were awesome for our munchies. Recommended

Thank Francisco T
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Francisco. Thank You so much for the review. Glad you enjoyed the Porter - we do too :-) Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heart of Darkness has become my regular spot to hang out after work/over the weekend! Beers are consistently amazing, I get to drink not only my regular fav Kurts IPA, but also their seasonal beers that changes regularly, and I am often spoilt for choice...More

Thank piglyn
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Piglyn. Thank You so much for the review. On top of providing a steady supply of new and exciting Craft Beer we really strive to be "the local". It's great when our customers appreciate that. Hope to see you again for an Ice Cold...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heart of Darkness :Can't wait to re-discover my favourite water hole again.The rustic ambience makes a drinker to ask for more top ups. Though Kurtzs and Pitiless Folly are our all time favourites the rest of the new brews also gets alot of "likes" They...More

Thank kwayyonglye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group enjoyed our dinner with great craft beers. The chef, Phil, came to our table and gave us great recommendations for dinner. We were there for the Octoberfest celebration and the brats and pork knuckle were both yummy. Great find in Saigon!

Thank Lee B
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lee. Thank You so much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the Darktoberfest weekend and our special menu. Hope to see you again for another Ice Cold Beer. Until next time. Cheers !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heart of Darkness was recommended by a Vietnamese friend. We were eager to try Vietnamese craft brews and we're not disappointed. Great atmosphere and beer with friendly English speaking staff. Only, negative is lack of Vietnamese food choices but the chef (from Minnesota) convinced us...More

Thank Amy M
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy. Thank You so much for the great review. Glad you like the beer and food. There is SO MUCH AMAZING Vietnamese food in Saigon we wouldn’t want to risk not getting it 100% right so we avoided it altogether by focusing on beer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. Nice and cool inside, plus a comfortable outdoor area. Had great food, great beer and attentive staff. WOULD RECOMMEND

Thank James P
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi James. Thank You so much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed our bar, the beer and the food. Hope to see you again soon for an Ice Cold Beer. Thanks again for the review. Cheers.

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dkziggy
15 September 2017|
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Response from SaigonStevo | Property representative |
Hey there. On top of 6 core beers and 14 constantly rotating small batch beers, we have Cider. We also have wines. And a selection of spirits and mixers. As well as soft drinks.
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Adam W
11 June 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adam, sorry, we don't have any gluten free beers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 44
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31D Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 301 75 96
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Description
Craft Beer with a unique and exciting twist and available at selected premium locations throughout Vietnam. Our Flagship Bar and Restaurant features 20 different Ice Cold Craft Beers at any one time and features Flatbreads, Sliders, Wings and many other snacks made using our very own Heart of Darkness beer. Don't let fear hold you back. Enter the Heart Of Darkness today...
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