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Broma Not-A-Bar

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Bar, Pub, European, Wine Bar
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41 Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 126 387 2603
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Dublin, Ireland
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511 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is one of my favourite (rooftop) bars to chill and relax in while having some drinks. It's very much quieter than some of the other rooftop bars and has a real sense of calm and chill about it. It overlooks 'walking street' and is surrounded by a wonderful collection of high-rise buildings that illuminate at night time to give... More 

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Thank Professor_Sparrow
Bangkok, Thailand
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stopped by around midnight for a drink with a mate. Was okay, but loud and crowded so we didn't feel comfortable since we just wanted to chat and catch up. A so-so experience, but I'd imagine it better with a crew of friends on a night out.

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Thank Alberto G
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The city is full of rooftops which makes it pretty special and unique to other countries/cities so you have to try them. This rooftop bar had a DJ, a casual vibe and great views of course. However the cocktails weren't the best - tasted like they were pre-mixed and that was backed up by the fact they arrived too quickly... More 

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Thank Tania S
sydney
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

If you are in District one and doing a rooftop bar hop and find the Rex, Caravelle (Saigon Saigon Bar) or even the Sheraton a little to crowded and looking for a nice quiet spot to enjoy a sundowner then head to this bar. Not to hard to find as it is a few doors down from the Duxton, but... More 

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Thank murray c
Brighton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We visited this place whilst out with some friends who lived in HCM City. A nice and simple bar with a good choice of drinks and cocktails with medium price range. A solid rooftop bar with the occasional acoustic open mic nights. Would return.

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Thank ChKa44
Vietnam
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Decent place to have a quick drink. Sadly feels like it should be way cooler than what it is. Drinks list is ok, music often good, staff a bit distracted. Sometimes plagued by mozzies, but there's a convenience store very close to buy repellent.

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Thank ZephyrHousing
Da Nang, Vietnam
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Right there on Nguyen Hue promenade, it's worth to stop by for drink and enjoy music. Love Tequila + cointreau cocktails. Price is reasonable

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Thank DanaMoonApartment
Dublin, Ireland
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511 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Not sure which is the official page but this is the review I previously left: This is a little gem of a place that not a lot of people would really know much about. It's in a great location but is very discreetly hidden from the street level. There are a number of narrow stairs to endure before you reach... More 

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Thank Professor_Sparrow
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I went on my own on a Tuesday night and had a great time. I sat at a table over looking the street so it was a cool view. Drinks are expensive by Vietnam standards, I had 2 cocktails that were 160,000 dong each. They were crazy strong though so definitely all I needed! Tuesday nights are also open mic... More 

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Thank Jane L
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We went there on the first night that we landed in HCMC and we love it. They played good music and not too loud so we can talk easily. Staffs are nice.

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Leo H, Manager at Broma Not-A-Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at our venue. Hope to see you again. Broma team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 126 387 2603
Description
Broma provides patrons with comfortable lounges to take in the surrounding features of this unique establishment. A fluorescent water tank placed in between the downstairs bar and rooftop area, filled with exotic, aquatic life is one of the highlights of this venue. Distinguishing itself from other bars and restaurants in District 1 with its serene, unique rooftop, guests are able to look over Nguyen Hue street and the Saigon river. A perfect place to relax and unwind after work, as well as enjoy the fireworks during the number of Saigon’s festivitiesRenowned for its beautiful rooftop experience, Broma is also known for its large variety of beers, with more than 30 types of beer to offer as well as Broma’s signature cocktails such as Rum Bo Hue and Broma Martini. Broma has established itself as one of the places to be in Ho Chi Minh City with a number of live music and DJ acts provide a variety of music to cater to all tastes.

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