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Press Club

59A Ly Thai To | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3934 0888
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (4 reviews)
“pho” (8 reviews)
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European, Delicatessen, French, Bar, Vietnamese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
59A Ly Thai To | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive and very bad Pho in hanoi. I will never come back to this place again. They let guest smoke in the restaurant , service really bad and you have to wait at least 30 minuits to get a bowl of Pho, bad experience in...More

Thank vu c
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear vu c, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write your first comment on Tripadvisor. We are very sorry about this experience and please accept our apologies. Your feedback has been carefully discussed in the management department. We would however like...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Oh my god such a delicious meal. The entrees were amazing the mains to die for the desserts excellent and the service very professional. Would come back every visit to Hanoi. Do not miss eating here .More

Thank johndavewarren
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear johndavewarren, First of all thank you enormously for taking the time to write such a heartwarming feedback. It was a pleasure to receive you, and we would be delighted to welcome you back to Press Club in the future. Your comment has been passed...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stopped in here for a late night drink. Nice looking bar with a terrace and other outdoor seating. the outdoor seating is cramped on plastic lit up chairs. We chose inside. Its a cocktail lounge and the service was good. Don't go out of your...More

Thank gottagothere525
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Dear gottagothere525, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us at the Press Club. It was a pleasure receiving you. We are however sorry that the view and outside area was not at the level of your expectations. However, thank you...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the press club with 7 friends. Trendy interiors, terrace outside but not many guests (also in evening around 11:30 pm). That is a pity because the looks are great. Expensive. And a huge wine list but a lot of wine was not in...More

Thank Marcellino1966
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Dear Marcellino1966, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback about this establishment. It was a pleasure to receive you! Regarding the affluence, indeed, we are in the lower season at the moment and sadly we have some evening where we are less...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

I had overdone local cuisine so when i spotted a western menu with western veggie dishes I couldn't resist. The food was incredible. The ambience of the restaurant also makes it attractive. It's a roof top restaurant opposite the swankiest hotel in town. The vibe...More

Thank ARCHIE0410
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Dear ARCHIE0410, A big thank you from the whole Press Club team for your valuable comments. We have passed on your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back soon if you ever come back to Hanoi. Thank you again, The Press Club team

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Went for a quick bite. I had the spring rolls to start. The service was quick and friendly. I would go back for a full dinner next time I am in town.

Thank Eve_in_the_World
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

Dear Eve_in_the_World, Thank you for the comment, it would be a pleasure to receive you next time you are in Hanoi! We are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. Warm regards from the whole team! The Press Club

Reviewed 11 May 2017

I recently took a business relation for drinks here. They have a nice in-door and outdoor place for drinks. In addition, they have a very good restaurant. The service is great. A classy place if you want to escape the tourists.

Thank Kerkwijk1972
Management response:Responded 15 May 2017

Dear Kerkwijk1972, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed you experience here with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. Kind regards, The Press Club team

Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a must for anyone wanting the above average place in Hanoi. Clean,excellent staff and decor. This certainly is one of the gems of the city

Thank thaikwai
Management response:Responded 10 May 2017

Dear thaikwai, The whole Press Club team would like to thank you for this kind comment that motivates us to keep up the good work! We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Kind regards, The Press Club team.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great bar and cocktail options, including some very interesting signature options. Do try! and sit on the terrace in the evening!

Thank kangelini
Management response:Responded 10 May 2017

Dear kangelini, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your experience here with us. It was a pleasure to receive you! Hope to see you soon at Press Club, The Press Club team

Reviewed 29 March 2017

definitely one of the best places in town to have lunch or dinner in a business or friendly occasion. Really good customer care and a constant will to improve and develop new dishes, thanks to French top chefs consultancy. don't miss it in Hanoï !

1  Thank Arthur d
Management response:Responded 10 April 2017

Dear Arthur d, A big thank you to your great feedback! It was a pleasure to welcome you at Press Club and we hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, The Press Club team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59A Ly Thai To | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3934 0888
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Situated above the historic home of many famous journalists and writers, on the third floor of the "Press-Club" building, you can find one of the most spectacular French restaurants and its trendy lounge, a real "must go” destination in the heart of the old district of Hanoi. Open all day to anyone and overlooking the famous Metropole Hotel, eating and drinking are taken to an exciting new level. Here, in the splendid surroundings of old colonial flair, you can experience at “La Table du Chef", a unique 2 Michelin-star menu from Alain Dutournier (Paris) or enjoy at "La Plume Lounge” a choice of traditional Vietnamese dishes and the best cocktails in town from our world championship finalist mixologist, Mr Pham Tien Tiep.
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