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Ancient Town Restaurant

Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Hue, Vietnam
+84 90 516 27 89
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I planned a family dinner here and walked 1.5km only to find out this place is closed and no one knows where it has moved to! No addresses were updated on the internet so I Guess it’s poor service On that front.More

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Ẩm Thực H, Chủ sở hữu at Ancient Town Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam We sincerely apologize to you for the late updates on tripadvisor on our property. Because the Hue city government renovated Nguyen Dinh Chieu street, all of its business activities had to be halted and the property had to be dismantled until the completion...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

We were looking forward to going to this restaurant based on the reviews from Trip Advisor. Near the night market area along the river, this place is just a little bit further out but well worth the walk. The menu was extensive and we decided...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We ate here a couple of times. Nice atmosphere, great food and service. Ha Phan was very polite and professional. Very nice having a chat to her. Well worth going too

Thank Ian-Julia C
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Small portions, good location but not really impressed with the food. The selection was not so great a little pricey for what you get. I didn’t enjoy the food at all. I been all over vietnam and this was a VERY touristy restaurant designed around...More

Thank Agent x 4
Reviewed 7 May 2018

At Ancient Town you can sit by the Perfume River and watch the world go by with a cold beer or two. But as well as that you can eat some really good vegetarian food.We weren't sure whether we were that hungry but order a...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We took a walk by the river to try some local food. It was nice and very good value but made a lovely experience because the waitress and i shared our languages and taught each other a few words. She was very polite and professional....More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice food, fast and friendly service, by the river, in a nice pedestrian road by the river, fully recommend

Thank Ilias K
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Worst experience in Vietnam - bad food coupled with shocking hygiene - we witnessed staff literally beating a fish to death on the pavement next to the restaurant to serve to one of the customers..

Thank Roopet9
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had an excellent dinner and recreation in this very nice restaurant, where both food and service were outstanding. Special thanks and appreciation for our young waitress, Ha Phan, who was so friendly and smiling, so contributing in the best manner to our pleasure to...More

Thank Pierre F
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Ancient House restaurant in Hue offers an amazing blend of delicious food, Perfume River setting and impeccable service. We were very new to Vietnamese cuisine, when we booked Ancient House to celebrate our friend’s birthday. We decided on set menus to appreciate various dishes and...More

Thank Beata F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Hue, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: +84 90 516 27 89
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In order to renovate our restaurant we have to temporarily close, we plan to reopen it at the end of 2018. Thank you very much.
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