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Refuge

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148 Hung Vuong | Quant Tran, Nha Trang 0000, Vietnam
+84 122 808 7532
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. The restaurant was very cosy. The staff was really friendly including the owner, Anthony, a recent transplant from Paris. We had the cheese plate to start, which was delicious --I didn't realize Brie cheese could have so much flavour. The bread it came with was freshly baked right out of the oven. We... More 

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Thank Martin A
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi Mr Martin, Thank you again for coming to my place,and to choice it for the birthday of your wife. Thank you also fr your nice review. For information the wine you ordered is a "petit bourgeois". I hope also to see you again. Regards Anthony More 

Germany
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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The restaurant is fairly small and has one of the most inefficient layouts I have seen in a long time. We tried three appetizers: the french onion soup was excellent, the potato salad just ok. The goat cheese salad was disappointing: almost no cheese on a few leaves without dressing. The four different main courses were more or less all... More 

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1 Thank Unterwegs
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi, I would like to thank you for your review, even it's such a complain. Except i'm wrong, you told me you came already here 1 year ago, but absolutely nothing have changed....so thank you for coming back. I hope to see you again . Regards Anthony More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stopped in here for a coffee on the day we were leaving Nha Trang. Wish we had found it earlier in our stay!! Antony (the owner) is such a nice friendly person. Unfortunately, we did not get a chance to sample his food, but if we return, we most certainly will. It's like a log cabin inside and very... More 

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El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review anf for coming to my place. Your company was really appreciable. You are welcome anytime. Cheers. Anthony More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very authentic French food, including some incredible cheeses. I ordered crocodile in a cream and tarragon sauce, which was very good. The crepes and the duck (which my wife had) were good but not fantastic. The wine was quite nice. And the owner was very friendly and helpful, so we ended up having an unusual but wonderful Thanksgiving dinner on... More 

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1 Thank Julian J
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi, That's great if you had a good time in my place, and if your thanksgiving was nice also. I am happy for that. I helped you in your choice, and finally it was the good one, that is important for me. i do my best to satisfy my guests. Hope to see you again. Regards. Anthony More 

Bathurst, Australia
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109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The staff and owner here try very hard, that much is obvious from the outset. The ambience is quite good though the large tables and trestles you sit on resemble pews at church. I'm not sure if I like it or not but that's how the business is presented. It seems clean. We ordered the duck and a simple side... More 

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El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hello, i would like to thank you, first to have tried my restaurant ans secondly for your review. Glad to know you appreciated my place. I just wanted to add some precisions about your comments. My place is a restaurant with Savoie style, region from mountain in France. It means a style quite similar to a chalet, refuge in mountain.... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I have been to this restaurant many times and this is one of my favorite in Nha Trang. The atmosphere is warm and cosy. Great place to enjoy a nice meal with friends. Give a try to the cordon bleu (with blue cheese sauce), pork chops, crocodile or even the almonds tuna you won't be disappointed. If you are a... More 

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Thank Matthew F
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for this nice review. Indeed, this selection of dishes is great, i could add the duck breast honey sauce with lime , a delight. I am glad if you feel at home, actually is a bit yours. I do my best for my guest in this way. Thank you again for your review and for coming. You... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The chicken cordon bleu was fantastic with a large portion and the owner was really friendly, making recommendations and asking if I liked the food. Slightly pricey but definitely worth it in this nice and cosy restaurant.

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Thank Joshua C
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hello, Glad to know you liked the cordon blue. Indeed, it's a good value, tatsy and great portion. I just try to be kind with my guest, i appreciate you felt confortable in my place. Thank you again for coming and for your review. See you again. Cheers Anthony More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely breakfast and great staff, the owner was very nice when 10 of us came for breakfast. Great coffee, and gave us advice for things to do around nha trang

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Thank William R
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi, I appreciate, this is some kind words, thank you for your review. Ihope you had a great time in my place, and i hope the diner was good also. You guys were very nicem enjoy your trip and good luck for the future. Cheers. Anthony More 

Paris, France
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The refuge is a french restaurant hold by a nice owner; The best place to eat french dishes in Nha Trang. The crocodile estragon is just awesome. I recommand this restaurant, Thanks again for your welcomming. See you again.

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Thank etiennedg
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. I don't know if i am the best place, but for sure i try to do my best, regarding my food and the service. Thank you again for coming and see you again. Cheers Anthony More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Tip: you will enjoy ... duck ... a delight. Pancakes ... delicious. And the owners are so cool and friendly. Very helpful and welcoming. THE PLACE TO BE in nha trang if you love PARIS...

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Thank Benjamin M
El C, Propriétaire at Refuge, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review, i appreciate . Indeed, if you love Paris, France, french dishes or just if you love t have a great moment, for sure that's the right place. You are welcome anytime. Thanks again ... Regards. Anthony More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Hung Vuong | Quant Tran, Nha Trang 0000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Khanh Hoa Province  >  Nha Trang
  • Phone Number: +84 122 808 7532
Description
An establishment convivial and welcoming. A decor atypical in wood, a chalet in Vietnam. A change of scene in Vietnam, where you will find great french meal, delicious and generous. For sure a place you should test !

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