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“ Best Cocktails in Saigon”

The Alley Cocktail Bar & Kitchen Restaurant
Ranked #186 of 4,048 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Coming from Seattle, which has a fantastic craft cocktail scene, I wasn’t sure what we were going to find in Southeast Asia. The drinks and atmosphere at The Alley far exceeded my expectations. I believe it’s the best cocktail bar in town. Granted, we haven’t been to many...but it was so good we went back for a second night of our 3 night stay.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Cocktails quality is good with right choice of glass for each tipe, with only one bar man we have been waiting out first drink almost 20 Minutes and when eventually arrived we was rudely asked to squeeze to fit more people so was not possible to stay longer and left

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Looking out for one last drink before heading back to our hotel from the city centre, a quick google maps search for nearby bars threw up The Alley Cocktail Bar.

Unsure of what to expect, we made the short walk from the city hall, and we’re so glad we did. Hidden away quite literally down an alley and behind a set of dark curtains, the bar is a cosy, stylish prohibition era-inspired outfit that recalls New York more than HCMC.

The menu contains all of the classics as well as some with a local twist such as the superb Mekong Negroni. Service is prompt and friendly, with good English spoken and we were even treated to some impromptu live piano jazz from one of the regulars. Highly recommended!

Thank Nick P
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Dark alley, a man sweeping back a velvet curtain to reveal the entry into a dim and classy speakeasy bar. Can't get more cool than that.

The cocktails were top form - the best we tasted in Vietnam and a reasonable 150k. Very dangerous, in a tipsy way :)

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Thank Tim L
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We came in at the suggestion of a friend and we're pleased to find a nice cocktail bar playing live music. The drinks we're great, we asked ordered cigars and we're told a few minutes later that other patrons might be annoyed with smoking and that we couldn't smoke which was a little annoying but no big deal. After another 20 minutes they told us we had to move to another table from a small couch we were on because a group of 7 came in. The group never came and we were still moved to another table. All in all, great drinks, cool vibe but disappointed with how things went down.

Thank Ben F
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