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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%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (101 reviews)
“mango salad” (23 reviews)
“shrimp” (38 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at Essence d'Orient and the breakfast buffet was included. There was a wide variety of foods (both Vietnamese and Western) and you could also order several items a la carte off the menu (also included in the breakfast buffet). The food was fresh...More

Thank casa1234
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this hotel / restaurant on our second last night in our short stay in Hanoi. I definitely would go back again had I known it would be this good and better than others we tried later. The price is a little bit more...More

Thank Sherz86
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to eat pork and duck and both were delicious. Good choice of wine. Ambience quite and peaceful in the heart of Hanoi Will be back soon

Thank Giovannijohnhcmc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a great option for dinner: most importantly, tasty food; also clean kitchen, good ambience, good balance to the many more hole in the wall type places you’ll find in old quarter. Come here when you need a break from grunginess. The food is good,...More

Thank woosaandwander
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real taste of Vietnam, great food, best price, friendly atmosphere. It was super! I really recommend.

Thank lcicarelli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We order 4 dishes and a glass of white wine for USD30. The spring rolls are crispy and come with bun. The Papaya salad with beef was super great - highly recommended. The Fried fish tamarin sauce was good. It comes with stick rice and...More

Thank Van Can Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our last night in Vietnam we thought we would treat ourselves to a really nice restaurant not that any of the others we had were bad. This place is exceptional. We had a “booth” to ourselves and we could talk and listen to one...More

Thank Ian K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with great food, great prices and warm, friendly attentive staff. Good selection of Vietnamese and Western, gorgeously presented. Coconut shrimp fab.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff added to atmosphere but the food was the real highlight. Fresh, colourful and tasty - just what we were hoping for. And big ups to the Gia Ngu restaurant too, they were full but dispatched one of their staff to lead us...More

Thank D5851OKtonyh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and well presented. The service was also good. I am very familiar with Vietnamese food so I was little disappointed because the sauces were dumbed down a little for westerner.

Thank HectorJonesBaron
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Questions & Answers
21 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
9 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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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