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19 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue, Vietnam
+84 54 3810 491
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our guide highly recommended this restaurant to us. It was not bad... the food was ok, service ok, prices ok, location and locale ok, but I would have expected more because of the guide's high recommendation. That said, I probably would recommend, although just not with the glowing recommendation of our guide.

Thank Mitchelllafrance
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very flavourful crepe. We had the mushroom and cheese in a wine cream sauce. Could have licked the plate to get it all! Crepe was around 120,000 dong.

Thank RobertBc
Neston, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at lunch time and the food was okay, but the atmosphere was pretty well non-existent and the staff appeared to be not very interested in their customers.

Thank Richard C
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Carambole topped off our visit to Hue. Chi,our hostess, is the best example of professional dining attendant we have found in Vietnam. Charming restaurant decor complemented the fine quality food and service. Congratulations to founder Christian Athenaux and wife Ha for creating such a fine restaurant.

Thank paddymossman
Hangzhou, China
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint restuarant with a great dessert and wine selection. The other items on the menu also seemed great but the desserts are what we went for because they were great.

Thank Andrewbyrne86
Victoria, Canada
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124 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went there last night and we were all quite pleased with our choices. We ordered a selection of Vietnamese dishes and found them all quite tasty and not drowning in sauce. The menu is quite varied with French, Italian and Vietnamese choices. We stayed with Vietnamese so cannot comment on the others. Many patrons were ordering... More 

Thank stefanop54
Victoria, Canada
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw all the great reviews so we gave it a try. I have to say the food was ok but we've had better. To be honest, so of the dishes were very good while others were just average. The rice and noodle dishes were nothing outstanding, we did have a good shrimp dish. The deserts were disappointing. A lively... More 

Thank Keith H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been in Vietnam for 6 months and this was our worst meal. Could almost hear the ping of the microwave as our food was served! Pizzas were small and still frozen in the centre and rubbery, the pasta dish was hot on the outside and cold underneath-and far too salty. My boyfriends fish was ok but basic. The restaurant... More 

Thank MegGeb17
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the set meal. Every dish was tasty and a great introduction to Hue food. Highly recommended. There is a newer branch called Le Jardin de Carambole which I heard serves the same food but has a better ambiance.

Thank Han Y
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant is centrally located in the town and close to many of the other establishments frequented by tourists. The menu appears to have no direct focus and appears to have French, Vietnamese, Italian and other offerings. We elected to have the Vietnamese set menu which was reasonably priced at 200k VN Dong per person. The courses were varied and reasonably... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: +84 54 3810 491

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