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Bamboo Bar

#75 of 1,819 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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15 Ngo Quyen Street, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem DIstrict | Sofitel Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
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+84 4 3826 6919
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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a croissant and later lunch. First of all, absolutely 5 star service here. Servers are attentive and polite. We received complimentary macaroons because we waited quite some time for our meals. The bar is tucked away behind the pool. A very serene environment great for popping in for a pre-dinner drink. A nice break from the... More 

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Thank WanderlustAri
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whenever I travel in Asia I always try to find a bar/restaurant that will give you the colonial experience. Hanoi is a wonderful city, and the street food and traditional bars are great places to sit and watch the world go by. But if you are looking for just one night where you are prepared to dress up a little... More 

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Thank Simon R
Melbourne,
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we didn't stay at this lovely hotel, we did take the time to experience the poolside Bamboo Bar. We only stayed for 1 drink but it was great to experience the history of the Sofitel Legend Metropole. The Graham Green cocktail is yummy! We didn't order food, but the staff brought us some complimentary nuts / nibblies. We then... More 

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Thank LN0909
Hong Kong, China
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during our stay at the Sofitel hotel. Great drink options, food is okay - quite overpriced especially given you can get MUCH better food in town for a tenth of the price. Note: Don't sit by the pool with your food unless you like pool-water in your food. The signs that say 'No Diving' mean nothing apparently.

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Thank P D
St. Petersburg, Florida
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended a busy day here, away from the bustle of the streets. They made us very welcome, and served delicious drinks!

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Thank stpetesusan
Andover, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a light lunch of Vietnamese spring rolls which were delicious. This is a lovely bar overlooking the swimming pool and a great place to have a relaxing break from the busy Hanoi scene.

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Thank 528jean
Australia
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some very interesting offerings on this cocktail list and the fur we tried all very good. The Graham Green especially for me...

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Thank Dexter56
Red Deer, Canada
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235 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This lounge offers light snacks and a variety of drinks. It's easy to carry on a conversation because it is quiet.

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Thank Cindy P
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This has to be one of the best looking bars in the world. Its stunning. We sat just outside on the terrace, but the pool on a balmy evening last week. My wife is an interior designer and she was completely knocked out. Its not cheap by local standards, but for the calibre of hotel (real *****) that this is... More 

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Thank FlannObrien2020
London, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great bar in this old colonial style hotel. Masses of history. Good place to relax. Definitely worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem DIstrict | Sofitel Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3826 6919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?