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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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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“truffle fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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"
AaronB3603
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3. Best Bar/Brewery in Saigon
"Awesome bar with wide range of unique craft beers. Easy place to drink"
zero_1999
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1 - 10 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you enjoy a great beer and good music, Heart of Darkness is a can't miss when you visit HCMC. One way I judge a brewery is by how good the types of beers I don't particularly like are - I'm not a huge fan...More

Thank AshtonMorrow
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ashton. Thank You so much for the great review. Great to hear you enjoyed all of the beers - especially the ones you don't usually like! Yeah we think we have the best team in the city so we appreciate the feedback from our...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I saw this place was just up the road from my hotel and craving a more fulfilling drink than the usual happy hour lagers I ended up here. Wow, twenty craft ales, ten regular, ten of the moment. I sat at the bar downstairs and...More

Thank Ian S
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi Ian. Thank You so much for the great review. Glad to hear you enjoyed it so much. And happy to hear you liked all the beers. Thanks again for the kind words and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer!...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here after dinner for a craft beer tasting. The range of beer choice and the ambience really blew my mind. Would never eat here having the chance of eating authentic Viet food everywhere else, but they seem to have a decent fast food/pub menu....More

Thank Manuel C
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Manuel. Thank You so much for the kind words. Great to hear you enjoyed the beers and the ambience. Hope you get to try the food next time - I recommend the amazing truffle fries! Thanks for the review and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The prices are tough but the beerselection is worth it! A must-have for beerlovers visiting Ho Chi Minh!

Thank 789johnnya
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Johnny. Thank You so much for the great review. Great to hear you enjoyed the beers. Glad to hear it's a Must ! Thanks for the kind words and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a night with some friends. Went on a night where there had free flow. Since it was not a beer I liked I did not go with the free flow. It did not take long to learn how expensive this place really...More

Thank E5743XBdavidw
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey David. Thanks for the review. Glad to hear that everything was great and you enjoyed yourself. Sadly, to deliver the premium product and experience you complimented us on, we do need to also pay for imported ingredients, better quality food and reward our team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed atmosphere, good beer, cool merchandise. The beers were a little bitter for me but that's just my personal taste. They don't provide free filtered water (can buy somewhat pricey mineral bottled water) which was a shame for a brewery.More

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

Hi Collone. Thanks for the review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the place. Yeah many of the beers are bitter - we make them that way on purpose :-) We actually DO provide free drinking water - always have, always will - you just have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for a few beers in aircon and what a good selection of different types of beers the pitiless folly pale ale was a spectacularMore

Thank simongF4803JD
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Simon. Thank You so much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the Beers. Pitiless Folly was one of the first beers we ever made and is a firm favourite ! Thanks again for the kind iWorks and hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if this is exactly a 'restaurant' more of a beer pub but they serve some food so I'll go ahead and rank it. My buddies and I loved the beer so that's number one. Being hungry I ordered roasted lamb but something happened...More

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

Hi Philip. Thank You so much for the kind words. Great to hear you enjoyed the Beer !!! Glad to hear we were able to make you happy. Thanks again for the great review and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited and had one beer.. Cost was more than I have paid for a beer in a while. Staff were unfriendly apart from when I paid the bill. Competition is badly needed and a smile. Beer was nice but 7 Usd in Saigon for 1...More

1  Thank Road18194490705
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Road (super creative name BTW). Great that you had one beer and it was 'nice' . Sorry to hear that you don't like to pay a little extra for a different tasting craft beer (in a craft beer bar where prices are clearly listed)....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came from Singapore for this brewery. And it lived up to expectation. Special shout out to Yong for his immaculate service. We really appreciate it.More

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

Hi Willy. Thank You so much for the great review. Great to hear that we lived up to your expectations!! Thanks for making the trip !!! Thanks again for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer....More

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dkziggy
15 September 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, we have a selection of spirits with a range of tonic waters and soft drinks to mix with them. Best wishes, John
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Adam W
10 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
US$2 - US$43
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:59
Monday
11:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:59
Thursday
11:00 - 23:59
Friday
11:00 - 23:59
Saturday
11:00 - 23:59
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
  • E-mail
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 Salads, Sandwiches, Flatbreads, Sliders, Wings and many other delicious 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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