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Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room

Level 1. 25 Ho Tung Mau Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 28 3821 0088
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Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, European, British, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Level 1. 25 Ho Tung Mau Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful quiet spot on the first floor of an old apartment building. If you want to be transported into a dining room with old-world elegance, this is the place to be. Perfect English high tea with proper pots of Earl Grey tea, cucumber sandwiches, salmon...More

Thank AuntyJoJo
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I am back in Saigon for a short visit and I just had to go back and visit again. Tracey you and your staff never disappoint. I had a cease salad that was delicious and hit the spot, but then I had to try a...More

Thank katiah688
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I hadn't been to the downtown Villa Royale in a while but glad I met my mate there for lunch/ cake/tea today. Delicious as always. Waiting staff as expected - professional and friendly. Very comfortable welcoming atmosphere. Will definitely be back again soon. Thanks Tracey...More

Thank Shaheena P
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Came for high tea with my wife. First time at D1 location. Beautiful inside. Waitress very rude when asked to provide vegetarian high tea option. Told us it was a “big problem” and we should order off regular menu or could wait 15 minutes for...More

5  Thank djturntable
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hi djturntable I am of course distressed to read your review of Downtown. At Villa Royale we pride ourselves on our excellent food and attentiveness to our customers. I apologise that the staff member that you dealt with was not properly trained to explain that...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

On arrival we were shown to our table ( which we booked earlier) and our order was taken almost immediately. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly. The variety of food was not only well presented but flavorsome and arrived in an acceptable...More

Thank Marie C
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you so much Marie C. What a wonderful review. We definitely appreciate all the lovely comments, especially about the team. They work very hard to ensure a happy and friendly service environment. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Villa Royale Downtown.

Reviewed 20 April 2018

I'd been meaning to try this place for ages and having looked at a few reviews I thought maybe it wouldn't be as great as the concept suggested. However, it really works! The service was very attentive, The food is quite good and there is...More

Thank Prince S
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you so much Prince S for the wonderful review. We so appreciate the kindness of your words. We certainly will look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Went here for the first time last week. Delicious desserts, coffees and teas.The manager loves tea and will talk about and suggest ones for you to try. it gets busy on the weekends but weekday mornings it is quiet and perfect for a group meeting....More

Thank cholt808
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks for the kind words cholt808. Sometimes people say we can be a little difficult to find, so we appreciate the helpful directions! We look forward to welcoming you back to Downtown soon.

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This places was very cute. The food was yummy - we have lasagne and scones. Would have been better if the cream was real cream it tasted like mock cream. It is a little way out from where we were saying in district 1. But...More

Thank Sammy F
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Sammy F. We are truly sorry you did not enjoy the cream, normally our customers rave about it. I can assure you it is real cream freshly prepared everyday.

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful gem in the hustle and bustle of HCMC! Miss Tracey and her staff are amazing and the food is incredible. Will certainly be back again and recommending to my friends and family!

Thank K2theT88
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you so much K2theT88! We always appreciate a genuine recommendation from one of our loyal customers. We look forward to welcoming you back to Downtown.

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my husband and parents on our last day in Ho Chi Minh and we fancied something other than vietnamese food.What an amazing array of savouries,salads and cakes we had to choose from and we all chose different varieties of tea which...More

Thank trolleydolly70
Tracey M, Owner at Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you Trolleydolly70 for the very kind words. It was such a pleasure to have everyone in! You were a very entertaining group. I'm glad you really enjoyed your experience at Downtown.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1. 25 Ho Tung Mau Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 28 3821 0088
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Description
A charming tea room and antique shop nestled in a gorgeous 100 year old french colonial style building. Relax and unwind in this delightful and calming oasis situated in the centre of District 1. Enjoy the best cheesecakes, desserts, pastries and meals in Saigon, whilst sipping a glass of wine or one of the 40 varieties of TWG teas Villa Royale Downtown has on offer.
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