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Essence Restaurant

22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 24 3935 2485
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Vietnamese, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every meal we ate in the restaurant and every breakfast buffet we had was delicious, not a bad work can be said. Well done

Thank ojmclean
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently returned from Vietnam and we had a super time. We stayed in the Essence Hanoi Hotel and it was great. We ate in the restaurant a few times and each time, the food was excellent. I can honestly say that this was the...More

Thank william l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hanoi was the second part of our trip and loved every part of it. The Essence Hotel was absolutely immaculate. Front Office staff, Food & Beverage staff and all others were perfect. Our room was spacious and ambience was beautiful. We had two stays and...More

Thank dianeloades
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like the attention to service and facilities within the hotel, the restaurant maintains the high standards already set. Food was delicious and staff attentive and efficient, always smiling, always working hard to make your experience as memorable as possible. top marks, great restaurant, great...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service from Thanh Tu was amazing! Food was excellent! My wife had a cold and our waitress went out of her way to get her special tea for it. Everybody was very friendly. I had the duck and my wife had the seafood noodles. The...More

Thank Gershon V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only ate breakfast here as we stayed 3 nights in the hotel. The breakfast was superb! The buffet selection varied and great quality. The service second to none with the best staff we met in Vietnam ( and I work in hospitality in the UK...More

Thank nmascoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were guests of the hotel and decided to eat here as we didn't want the trouble of eating at a random place. Reviews are right here it is really good. Great Vietnamese and western menu catering for many pallets. The staff love to practice...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and service. Something for everyone with Western dishes too. there are some booths for added privacy.

Thank ShariWestSussex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

an A* for service definitely! wait staff were extremely friendly and experienced in knowing what to recommend and each recommendation was a HIT! felt very welcomed throughout the time we were there. restaurant was in a hotel on ground floor and very near to bustling...More

Thank Wantstotravelalone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for dinner after the water puppet theater. Fantastic service, great food, amazing presentation. 5 stars, 10/10 etc. Would come back in a heartbeat. Felt like i was eating out in the US for $150 when we in fact payed less than $40.

Thank Tony M
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Questions & Answers
22 December 2016|
Response from Essence H | Property representative |
Hi, Our Essence Restaurant open daily, sir! Breakfast time from 06.00am - 10.30am. Lunch,Dinner from 11.30am - 21.00pm. We still serve our normal Menu during the New Year. If you want to make a reservation, please call... More
10 March 2016|
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Response from Amanduhl |
Golden Mile super market should have it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam (Formerly Essence Cafe)
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 24 3935 2485
  • E-mail
Located on the ground floor of the Essence Hanoi Hotel & Spa, the artfully designed Essence restaurant offers you various tasty authentic Vietnamese dishes and standard Western menu for lunch and dinner. Accomplished with an extensive menu of beverages including fresh fruit shakes, coffees and wines, the restaurant ensures you a wholesome meal with great food, excellent service in the right ambiance and fine spirits, all at a price guaranteed most reasonable in town. Wifi-internet & iMac is available, free of charge.
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