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Ancient Faifo

66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 510 3917 444
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At 8.30pm we were the only customers of the restaurant. We had the table on the balcony overlooking the street which was very nice and cosy! Food was very good! Highly recommended!

Thank George O
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stopped for a much needed beer. Excellent staff, lovely traditional surroundings. Well worth a visit

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Probably in top 3 of our hoi an visit. A bit more fancy in setting and more sophistication in the food. Great experience in wonderful building.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The wait staff were very friendly, and the surroundings were beautiful. That being said, I was a bit disappointed with this restaurant. I ordered the duck with lemongrass, it was so overdone I thought it was beef. It was rather tasteless as well, and it...More

Thank rthoele
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This restaurant was book by our tour company as part of a walking tour of the town so we were not expecting too much but the place is wnderful. The building and decor traditional with some mordern styling twists, service rapid and friendly. We had...More

Thank NevilleJones
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

After reading good reviews on Internet fora and in our travel guide, we decided to book a table. As we are real foodies, we where anticipating the Vietnamese fusion dishes, however were really disappointed. After ordering, we heard after 15 min the duck leg was...More

Thank Niven M
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I normally don't write negative reviews about restaurants, but when a restaurant is deceptive in its practices and then fails to make the situation right, I feel customers have a right to know. When deciding on a restaurant for my friends who are visiting Hoi...More

Thank petekahl
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

As I can't give half stars I thought it was fairer to give this a 4 rather than a 3. We had a beautiful balcony seat on the first floor. The food was good but not amazing. The portions were quite small and the overall...More

Thank danmo23
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We went here based on our our Fodor's guidebook and glowing TripAdvisor reviews, but we unfortunately did not experience what others obviously had. It is a nice setting and our party of four was shown to a table upstairs near the balcony. The big issue...More

Thank vinoblanco8888
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The ambience was nice, and from the balcony on the first floor we had a nice view down the busy street. The food, however, was just of average quality. My grilled chicken was dry and hard to eat, my wife's filled prawns were also not...More

Thank Walter S
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Diane R R
Good morning, We would like to make a reservation for 14 people for Wednesday 6 April 2016 at 7pm. This booking is for my manager James Embelton and we are inviting our customers to be our guest. Would you please confirm this reservation. Thank you Diane Read
2 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: +84 510 3917 444
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An opulent experience to delight the senses, ancient faifo is a venue like no other. Combining elements of art, music and history, ancient faifo offers culture catered to the highest tastes with its menu of quintessential Vietnamese cuisine and innovative reinvention of ancient recipes.