7 Best French Restaurants in Hanoi

By Onetrip | Foods and Drinks

Aug 10

The best French restaurants in Hanoi cater for a more international patrons with serving premium wines and cocktails as well as authentic French, European and American cuisine in classy settings. If you are a person being interested in French architecture, French Quarter may be an ideal place located to the south and east of Hoan Kiem Lake, the French Quarter, from which you can find the city’s government offices, embassies and elegantly restored villas with French architectural influences

La Terrasse du Metropole – Hanoi french quarter restaurants

La Terrasse Du Metropole at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi offers well-off  travelers an extensive all-day menu with traditional French cuisine and refreshing beverages.

Setting  special and charming space, with a polished timber deck, iron-framed awning, vintage ceiling fans, and comfortable seating arrangements makes this Parisian-style sidewalk become a convergence place to admire the views of Hanoi city center.

Foods & Beverages

Food-wise, La Terrasse Du Metropole offers a wide range of soups, salads, and sandwiches throughout the day, while mains made with fresh seafood and premium imported meats are best enjoyed in the evenings. We highly recommend a club sandwich( VND 300,000) for a quick meal that is suitable for a busy person, with simple ingredients such as generous amounts of smoked bacon, chicken breast, egg, tomato, lettuce, and mayonnaise.

La Terrasse Du Metropole is a ideal place for you to enjoy both a live performance by its resident saxophonist and  the standout French dishes such as

  • The Australian veal ‘Milanese’ with mesclun, sautéed potatoes and mushroom sauce (650.000 VND)
  • Pan-seared sea bass with winter vegetables, lobster bisque reduction and parsley (450.000 VND), paired with premium French wines and potent cocktails.

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In addition to French dishes, La Terrasse du Metropole also has served Vietnamese dishes like banh mi, pho, nem…

They also serve Japanese food there!

Their wonderful cakes will sweeten up your day!

Basic Information

  • Location: 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District,
  • It is recommended to make a reservation especially during the weekends or national holidays.
  • Average price: 500.000 VND/person
  • Cuisines: French, Vietnamese, European, International
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Family with children
  • Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
  • Dress code: Smart Casual (no shorts or flip flops)
  • Open Daily 6:00 – 24:00
  • Tel: +84 43 826 6919

Green Tangerine – French Restaurant in Hanoi

Green Tangerine, where people are passionate about Vietnamese and French cuisine often come to, conveniently located in the Old Quarter, is a peaceful oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of Hanoi,

The restaurant offers the dishes exquisite French cuisine and a little Vietnamese flavour, made from the freshest ingredients, and features service that is comparable to European and American standards

Since opening in July 2003, Green Tangerine has been the recipient of numerous awards and made impression for customers not only its food and excellent service but also  its friendly family atmosphere. The staffs are very attentive and courteous.

Customers – foreigners and traveller often linger for hours appreciating the restaurant’s unique and charming atmosphere.

It’s cold outside, come and have a glass of wine with delightful dishes in our cozy interior at Green Tangerine.

Enjoy a glass of wine with delightful dishes in our cozy interior at Green Tangerine is so great when it’s cold outside

Foods & Beverages

Foods

Green Tangerine Restaurant is also well-known for its artfully – presented dishes, a harmonious but equally combination of French and Vietnamese cuisine.

During the day, diners can opt for the two-course (295.000 VND) or three-course (380.000 VND) lunch set, which comes with a starter, main, and dessert.

Dessert is also highlight of this restaurant with Green Tangerine Restaurant Hanoi’s homemade desserts such as “Mousse-cake”, Baba in Rhum and Black & white chocolate truffle fritters, which can satisfy even” the most fastidious” customer.

Wine

Dining at Green Tangerine, you will be given the chance to immerse yourself in the harmonious blend of French and Vietnamese culinary art as well as experiencing firsthand the vivid stages of delightful sensation with numerous most admired and well-known wine brands in the world.

Wine here is chosen carefully from the countries owning famous wine including France, Spain, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, and you are comfortable to choose the kind of wine you like  from an abundant diversity of choices

Proudly owns the 2009 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – one of the ten most expensive bottles of wine in the world, Green Tangerine will definitely give you unforgettable “on top of the taste” experiences

70% of their wine menu consists of the most basic brands that are highly preferred and selected by the wine lovers, 20% is followed by special wines that is the selection of Sommelier co operating their chef and cuisine experts.

The rest is upon the search and the collection of restaurant over the years. With these highlights,  Green Tangerine is indeed an ideal stopover for you.

Basic Information

  • Location:  48 Hang Be, Hoan Kiem district
  • It is recommended to make a reservation especially during the weekends or national holidays.
  • Average price: 500.000 VND/person
  • Cuisines: French, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian-Friendly, Gluten-free Options, Vegan Options
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Family with children
  • Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
  • Dress code: Smart Casual (no shorts or flip flops)

  • Open Daily 11:00 – 23:00
  • Tel: (+84) 243.825.1286 – (+84) 243.828.9167
  • Email: contact@greentangerinehanoi.com

La Badiane Hanoi – French Restaurant in Hanoi

Founded in December 2008, La Badiane -French for Star Anise spice- is claiming its position as one of the best restaurants in Vietnam, dedicated to the fusion of flavors and international gastronomy.

As a reference, La Badiane was rated 500 leading restaurants in Asia by The Miele Guide, was introduced by the New York Times and received 5 consecutive Excellent Certificates by TripAdvisor -since 2011.

Indeed, with more than 300 rates as “GREAT”, La Badiane knows a high ranking worthy of high-class restaurants.

Inside La Badiane restaurant, guests not only experience the unique cuisine on every aspect of their meal but enjoy the great quality of the service and overall atmosphere as well

When coming in, one’s attention is instantly caught by the multitude of perfumes & aromas flowing out from the open front kitchen.

The entrance hall is planted with harmonious luxuriant vegetation that leads you to the center of the restaurant and the glass-covered inner courtyard.

Surrounded by carefully selected leaf trees, the walls are mostly white and large B&W portraits, which provide a truly peaceful and elegant feel. 

The combination of tablecloths, two-color curtains and green vegetation gathers all the conditions for guests to look and feel strongly expressed.

Attentive and discreet lighting on a very romantic evening, and live classical concerts on every Wednesday night – La Badiane restaurant turns it into a complete place.

Upstairs, two available rooms offer perfect intimate space, be suitable for guests looking for privacy or mid-sized groups who want to enjoy a private lunch or dinner on a special occasion.

As opposed to the ground floor and its B&W photos, the first floor presents large-size color portraits. A must-see.

Foods & Beverages

Foods

La Badiane Hanoi’s signature dishes include:

  • The foie gras (served with figs and blackcurrant liquor , stewed apple in spices and roasted almonds)
  • Grilled eggplants and goat cheese rolled in Parma ham, pesto, and balsamic sauce, and duck French rillettes served with candied onions in cumin.

Grilled eggplants and goat cheese rolled in Parma ham, pesto, and balsamic sauce, and duck French rillettes served with candied onions in cumin.

Diners can also enjoy daily set lunches for 375.000 VND, which come with a starter, choice of one main, salad or pasta, and dessert.

Daily set lunches here for diner cost 375.000 VND, including a starter, choice of one main salad, salad or pasta, án dessert

We highly recommend the beef carpaccio with parmesan cheese( a kind of French ingredient) , lime dressing and French fries, grilled prawns with sesame, mashed sweet potatoes, red wine sauce, and seafood lasagne with vegetables.

For dessert, La Badiane Hanoi’s Tiramisu comes highly recommended, consisting of chestnut cream in Amaretto liquor and crispy chocolate.

Brulée ice cream, or toasted ice cream, is a dessert diner must try in  Hanoi

Beverages

Available by the bottle, wine lovers will also be satisfied with the restaurant’s selection of wines from Australia, France, Argentina, and Italy.

Drink list:

  • House wines
  • Sparkling wines
  • Prestigious wines
  • White wines
  • Old World Red Wines
  • New World Red Wines
  • Alcohol
  • Non-alcohol

Basic Information

  • Location: 10 Nam Ngư Street, Hoàn Kiếm street
  • It is recommended to make a reservation especially during the weekends or national holidays.
  • Average price: 500.000 – 600.000 VND/person
  • Good for: Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
  • Cuisines: French, European, International, Fusion, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian-Friendly
  • Accommodation: 80 people
  • 2 VIP rooms (10-20 customers/room)
  • 1 garage (Parking fee: free)
  • Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
  • Subsidize for beverages customers bring in: 12 USD/bottle (of any kind of wine)
  • Dress code: Smart Casual (no shorts or flip flops)
  • BOOKING DAYS: Monday – Saturday
  • BOOKING LUNCH: 11:30 – 14:00
  • BOOKING DINNER: 18:00 – 22:00
  • BOOKING AREAS: Ground floor or upstairs
  • Tel: +84 24 39 42 45 09
  • Email: labadiane.booking@gmail.com

Maison Vie Restaurant – Hanoi French Restaurant 

Based on 28 Tang Bat Ho streets, Maison Vie restaurant is a familiar destination for those who love French cuisine and French culture in Hanoi. With 20 years of intensive experience in the field of French restaurant business, Maison Vie promises excellent food and services provided by skillful chefs and dedicated staff.

With a capacity of over 350 seats in 3 floors, Maison Vie can welcome and serve hundreds of visitors each day.

In particular, the first floor designed with a large room and an outdoor dining area next to the green liana buttress will be ideal space for nature lovers

On the second floor, 4 VIP rooms with cozy brown furniture will suit private and intimate appointments.

And on the third floor, a ballroom with 180 seats, large stage and sound system can suit any event requirements.

Foods & Beverages

Food

Diners can choose from the ala carte menu or the three and five-course lunch and dinner menu, with the latter priced at VND 168,000 and VND 398,000 respectively.

For mains, we highly recommend the roasted sea bass with crusted chorizo, rice paella and creamy shellfish sauce, roasted duck breast with olive sauce, and the fried duck leg served with calamansi sauce and fried potatoes.

Its dessert options consist of well-executed delicacies such as crepes Suzette flambéed with Grand Marnier, profiteroles with vanilla ice cream and hot chocolate sauce, and cheese platter served with walnut bread.

Beverages

Basic Information

  • Location:  28 Tang Bat Ho Street, Hoan Kiem district
  • It is recommended to make a reservation especially during the weekends or national holidays.
  • Average price: 454.545 VND – 2.250.000 VND
  • Cuisines: French, Fusion, Vegetarian-Friendly, Gluten-free Options, Vegan Options
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Family with children
  • Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
  • Dress code: Smart Casual (no shorts or flip flops)
  • Open Daily 8:00 – 22:00
  • Tel: +84 24-36330206
  • Hotline: 0904150383
  • Email: -info@maisonvie.vn

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French Grill, JW Marriot Hanoi – French Restaurant Hanoi 

Proud to be one of the best French cuisine restaurants in Hanoi, Authentic French Grill and interesting French specialties, including but not limited to Seared foie Gras, Classic Caviar and Premium Steak.

You will be amazed at dishes crafted to perfection before your eyes in the largest open kitchen in town.

Having a wide selection of wines to perfectly paired with your dishes, French Grill ensure that your gastronomy journey will be unique and uplifting.

You will be amazed at dishes elaborately processed right before your eyes in a large and luxurious kitchen in town.

You can also select the wines matching with your dishes. French Grill ensure that your gastronomy journey will be unique and boosted

The service of French Grill is considered great. The moment you arrive there, you are welcomed with positive-looking employees. In addition, during dinner, there are 2 professional staff taking care of your desk and providing whatever you need.

They will provide you with explanations of the dishes and suggest the best way to enjoy each delicious dish. Their attitude has never been criticized.

Open kitchen

The chefs at French Grill are extra professional when they must cook in the cooking area that diners can see ,so it is not only a challenge for chefs but also an experience for diners.

A very special thing here is that the chefs can awaken the 5 senses of diners. In addition to taste, texture, scent, and sight, the surrounding sound is also an important part of the dining experience.

Imagine you’re waiting for food while listening to the butter hitting the hot iron, creating an attractive scent and the sound filling the dining room when the order is made. In fact, melodious kitchen sound is indispensable to enjoy a dish.

Foods & Beverages

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Le Brunch – a New Tailored Experience

A brand new concept of brunch at French Grill.

Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, enjoy yourself with brunch buffet in an endless elegant setting of French Grill.

A brand new concept of brunch, so-called “Le Brunch” where dinner will have an opportunity to enjoy our freshly baked croissants, signature homemade bread that you could possibly find nowhere else, charcuterie, tartars, and seasonal seafood platter.

So what is something new or special here. That is the cheese trolley presented and served at you table. You absolutely enjoy it combining with the wine you choose or recommendation from experienced sommelier

  • Every Sunday from 11.30am
  • Starting from 990.000 VND/adult
  • Free flow of Mimosa at 600.000 VND/adult and house wine at 900.000 VND/adult

Promotions

Detail: https://www.facebook.com/frenchgrill/posts/974985322662208

Book in advance: 024 3833 5588, ext. 1142

  • Apply for every booking before 5 pm, every Saturday
  • Limited to 8 persons, within 20km in Hanoi
  • Include 01 demi bottle of Deutz

Basic Information

  • Location: No 8, Đỗ Đức Dục street, Mễ Trì Ward, Nam Từ Liêm district
  • Open Daily
  • Dinner: 6pm – 10.30pm
        Sunday Brunch: 11.30am – 2.30pm
  • Mostly packed on Friday night
  • Cuisines: French, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian-Friendly, Gluten-free Options, Vegan Options, Seafood
  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Family with children

  • Accommodation: 82 seats, including one VIP room
  • Dishes you should order for the first time: Tuna tartar, beef tartar, house smoked salmon + caviar, egg 65 degree
  • Foie gras ravioli must be booked 2 hours in advance
  • Average price: 1,500.000 – 2.000.000+++/person
  • Dress code: Smart Casual (no shorts or flip flops)
  • Email: mhrs.hanjw.fg@marriotthotels.com
  • Phone: +84 24 38335588 | Ext : 1142 

Au Delice & Le Restaurant d’Arthur Hanoi

Delice & Le Restaurant d’Arthur Hanoi is famous for serving quality French cuisine in a homely setting.

A  favourite amongst the French expat community, this restaurant also has an rich drinks menu, ranging from coffees, teas, and fruit juices to aperitifs, wines and champagnes from New Zealand, Chile, Australia, and Italy. 

Located in Hanoi French Quarter, Au Delice & Le Restaurant, Hanoi restaurant is divided into a luxury pub, wine cellar and a main dining room decorated in a minimalist style.

There are three-course lunch sets( priced at VND 89,000 upwards) for food-wise, diners to enjoy on the weekend, which comprise dishes such as feta cheese salad, stuffed chicken leg with vegetables, Belgian chocolate mousse, chicken breast with curry sauce, and homemade waffles.

For dinner, outstanding dishes at Au Delice & Le Restaurant d’Arthur Hanoi include veal escalator with lemon and vegetable gratin, duck breast with orange sauce, sautéed jumbo crab meat and beef fillet mignon, and lamb tenderloin with mint sauce. 

If travellers are often in a quick or need a quick snack, they can browse through the restaurant’s spacious deli section, where they can enjoy freshly baked pastries and baguettes with a wide selection of ham, cheese, and fresh greens. 

Open daily from 09:00 onwards, Au Delice & Le Restaurant d’Arthur Hanoi is located along Ngo Thi Nham Street, about a 10-minute stroll from Hanoi Opera House.

Au Delice & Le Restaurant d’Arthur Hanoi 

Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00 

Address: 2B Ngo Thi Nham, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 

Tel: +84 43 944 9288

Cafe de Paris Hanoi

Cafe de Paris Hanoi is a French pub, located in the old town, attracting a steady number of European expatriates and tourists who want to escape the crowd of  Hanoi are often passionate about quiet atmosphere.

Open daily, the unique café serves quality dishes and reasonable prices, salads, snacks and desserts as well as imported wines with glasses and bottles.

Priced from 100,000 VND or more, the outstanding dishes include rib steak with shallots and salardaise (250,000 VND), stewed duck (210,000 VND) and Paris-style double cheese (170,000 VND).

For vegetarians or those who prefer a lighter meal, salad with goat cheese, tartif Muff and gazpacho are highly recommended.

Cafe de Paris Hanoi also offers French breakfast sets for about VND 110,000, including two eggs, an unlimited number of slices of bread, coffee or tea, a glass of fresh orange juice, as well as croissants Newly served with jam and butter.

The bistro is also fitted with either of terrace overlooking the bustling street of Hanoi, making it an ideal dining venue after a day of exploring Hanoi Old Quarter. 

Set along Luong Ngoc Quyen Street, Cafe de Paris is accessible within a 15-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake.

Cafe de Paris Hanoi 

Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 23:00 

Address: 12 Luong Ngoc Quyen, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 

Tel: +84 43 926 1327

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