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Baguette & Chocolat

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Nguyen Van Huyen Str | Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 6675 0216
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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

It's the Wandering Yank here. In my travels I've been to a number of museum cafes and restaurants, usually out of desperation. This was no different - it had been a long day of sightseeing and we were ready by early afternoon for some refreshment and comfortable chairs And we were very pleasantly surprised! Service was excellent and very attentive.... More 

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Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This little cafe in the grounds of the ethnic museum is just amazing. It's run by the Hoa Sua School for disadvantaged youth, who learn how to cook, serve and manage restaurants. And they are great at all they do. This has to be one of the best meals I have had in Vietnam. I sat outside under the shade... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

This review was really late. I have been here once before and the consistency was apparent. I enjoyed the coffee and chocolate confections. The outdoor seating at the museum was more pleasant for me. Definitely returning if I visit Hanoi again, though I may not visit the museum. 😇😄

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

We had a very relaxing a lengthy luncheon here as a nice break in our most enjoyable tour of the museum and exhibits. The food is pretty average and a little expensive but given it serves a 'captive audience' this was not a surprise. The facility serves to train young entrants to the world of hospitality and seems to do... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

Run by school students this restaurant was pleasantly peaceful. After looking through the Ethnology museum (the restaurant is inside the museum) we came to the restaurant and were served by lovely students. The food was very good offering french cuisine as well as traditional Vietnamese food. For drinks they had a wide variety of juices, alcohol, hot beverages and soft... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

For a good cause and the only place at the museum , ok food for ok price , nothing fantastic but not bad , service can be slow but they are all learning so just take a break , have a drink or something to eat and keep on visiting the Museum :)

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

I love the idea of students learning about the food industry by running a restaurant.after a lovely tour of the museum we stopped in here for lunch.straight away I knew something was wrong. There was one other couple in the restaurant but we were left for close to half an hour before the staff came to take our drink orders.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

The best cappuccino we had in Hanoi. Lovely tarts, delicious food. Highly recommended for lunch or a break while touring the museum. Very friendly staff. Came for a coffee...stayed for lunch.

Thank pdjtraveller
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

After visiting the inside of the Ethnology museum, I stopped for lunch in Baguette & Chocolat. The place is run by students, as some kind of training, and the food was just awesome! Very delicious, nice looking place, very friendly service, all this with a splendid view over the traditional Vietnamese houses that surround the Ethnology museum. Definitely recommended!

Thank Heleendewitte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012 via mobile

We are travelling a a five, my husband, his parents and our daughter. The museum itself is fantastic and this was an amazing find! Wow all of the food was amazing. We tried a significant portion of the Vietnamese dishes and the stand outs would have to be: bun bo, grilled pork with spring rolls, pho ga oh and, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Vietnamese, French
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nguyen Van Huyen Str | Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 6675 0216
Hoa Sua School - A school with a difference!This non-profit organization provides its students with training for high qualified jobs in Vietnam's hotel and restaurant business, as well as education in the area of tailoring and embroidery. By enjoying the food at Baguette & Chocolat Hanoi you help providing free meals, accommodation, uniforms, medical service, psychological counseling, job orientation and placements for the disadvantaged students. The students, aged 17-26, are children of war invalids, ethnic minorities, orphans, street children, disabled individuals, victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. Baguette & Chocolat Hanoi is one of the two training restaurants of Hoa Sua in Hanoi. Here, the students practice professional skills, gain experience and raise funds. For some students it is the place for their first contact to customers.

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