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The Bistro

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2/2c van Phuc Diplomatic Compound | Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3726 4782
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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128 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

The Bistro, Hanoi offers a diverse good food in a fair prices and a perfect service. The place is relaxing and also good for business meetings. Very highly recommend in that vicinity.

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Singapore
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Came for a business lunch on Wednesday. The service was good, however the food portions were fairly small for the price they expect. The location is convenient for expats needing a place for a nice lunch with colleagues, and there are seats inside with air con, and outside in the shade and sun.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

Average, since the food is a tad overpriced and the portions of chips very stingy. That is one thing that will review lose stars. I think that Asians don't realize that potatoes are our staple food.

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Queensland, Australia
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50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised with the food and prices. A pleasant refuge from the Hanoi traffic. Relaxed atmosphere and surroundings. Our lunch of chicken club sandwich and chicken quesadilla was superbly presented and tasted very good. Two iced coffees took the total bill to 330,000 vnd ($USD 15.60).

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

I have been going there almost every day for a few years now but vowed not again. Why? Because every month for the past 6 months the portions sizes have shrunk and shrunk and shrunk again. They need to look at the total calorific content and judge for themselves. Some of the meals have been pressed to pass 200KCal. I... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

Not a bad place, pretty good food, English speaking staff, popular with expats, relaxed outdoor seating and good smoothies. Worth a visit for Lunch or Dinner. Not really cheap but reasonable prices and a pleasant atmosohere. One if the better lunch venues in this area. Nice cakes that are often half priced in the afternoon.

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Thank Robert H
Hanoi
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

I had the feel of having lunch in canteen/ pantry but paying the price for a restaurant. The food is just ok but I can't say tasty. They offer a standard menu with a mixture of Italian and some Vietnamese dishes, nothing special. Services are kinda slow and unprofessional. It took us a while to be served as the waiter... More 

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Ljubljana
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013

This was one of the first places I have visited in Hanoi. I have not found anything as good till now. The food is excellent. I cannot stop eating their Australian burger. It is amusingly juicy and tender, cooked to perfection. Great fries come served with it. I was told by a colleague that they are having a cooking school... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/2c van Phuc Diplomatic Compound | Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3726 4782
Description
Enjoy Western cuisine with a French flair in a warm, relaxed indoor atmosphere and beautiful, romantic outdoor garden courtyard. Be it a peaceful morning coffee, lovely lunch or a cosy dinner, The Bistro offers you a pleasant and relaxing dining experience with family and friends.

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