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Benkay Restaurant

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84 Tran Nhan Tong Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went for a dinner tonight at Benkay. Thinking that Hotel Nikko has always been a decent Japanese hotel. Its Japanese restaurant should be good if not the best in town. Nevertheless, it ended up as a great disappointment tonight! I strongly recommend fellow readers to avoid this restaurant! Service level is ridiculous for such a prestigious hotel. No one greets... More 

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Singapore
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221 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Been to this restuarant before. Good and quiet place. For 4 people you can get a private room. Sashimi is wonderful. So is the Augus prime beef. The summer mochi runs out. So order early. Sake selection here is good but expensive as well. Probably more than 50% of your total bill. Been to Le beauliu. 1911. Benkay. All good... More 

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Perth, Australia
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221 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is inside Nikko Hotel, so expect to pay five star prices. For the high quality of food, this restaurant met my expectations. It was a weekend, and set lunches were available but we ordered a la carte. Nothing was amiss with the service. It was an enjoyable time.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

I visited there for lunch time and only few customers. But waiter did not come to get order long time. Food taste is good but why 5% service charge??

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great place for quality Japanese food cooked by a Japanese chef. Very quiet atmosphere. Wonderful place for a change from the noise and chaos outside. Down side (to me): This is a non-smoking restaurant but smoking is allowed in the private booths inside the restaurant space, which being Japanese-style (not airtight) can let through heavy cigar odour. If you are... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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800 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

"Benkei" is located within Nikko Hotel. I visit this restaurant when I want to feel Japan's atmosphere. Inside of restaurant is so quiet! I think "Benkei" is the best Japanese cuisine restaurant in Ha Noi. I recommend this restaurant. オススメします。

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

You know what. The food was actually good, I was actually disappointed with service, the girls serving were very slow, and unprofessional. I don't know what it was, the service did not settle very well. Hard to get a smile out of them. I can here them chattering behind the separators, it's like they served us differently because of our... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

If you are a lover of good sushi and want good quality, this is probably the best place in Hanoi. All the fish was perfect! We were there with friends from Tokyo and we were all very happy with the food and the meal!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

Had a dinner there with friends, we ordered shabu shabu. Taste was not bad, but food a bit pricey when compare to other good Japanese restaurants in Vietnam. Wasn't quite happy with the service as we were told by the staff a few times to finish the meal. It was not that late..

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Caronno Pertusella, Italy
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110 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

This is a truly Japanese restaurant located downtown Hanoi within the Nikko Hotel. The menu is really impressive, with a lot of real Japanese plates. No fusion or fake food here. On Sunday there are meals sets with a good dessert buffet located in the middle of the hall. Quality wise food is very well prepared and served properly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Tran Nhan Tong Street, 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?