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The Hanoi Social Club

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    ( 24 reviews )
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6 Hoi Vu, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam,

Serves meat, vegan options available. Cafe, restaurant, and bar housed in a 100 year old villa with air-condition inside. Sketches and paintings from local artists adorn the walls, and a garden bar is on the top floor. Hosts live music nights. The menu features Pan-European food with some meals being vegetarian and a few vegan. Open Mon-Sun 8:00am-11:00pm.

Category: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Beer/Wine, European, Non-veg

Reviews (24)

First Review by tattopani

Great atmosphere! - Edit

Very nice atmosphere with a very nice green terrace. Some veggie options. I had the veggie burger with fries and was very good, though a bit over priced was a good size.

Pros: Some veggie options.

Cons: A bit over priced.


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Decent vegan options - Edit

Had the Lentil Pasta and Mango Curry which were vegan. They were both pretty decent but could have used a pinch more of salt. Portions are pretty huge which justifies the slightly higher prices. Also got the chai tea which was a little thin and mild in flavour. Friendly bunch of staff and cool interior.


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Nice atmosphere, good food - Edit

Great place, i love the atmosphere and the food was amazing. The only bad thing is that they dont have enough vegan options.

Pros: Atmosphere, good food.

Cons: Not many vegan options.Pricy.


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cute place - Edit

Friendly staff and nice as most of them spoke good English.
However, very poor vegan options and did not feel quite clean.

Food is expensive and not so tasty.

Pros: Hip place

Cons: not clean, expensive, food not good


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Fab service, food, & atmosphere - Edit

Lots of veggie options, only a few vegan but totally worth it as the meal was delicious! Big portions, excellent friendly service, & the slushies are a must at this place. Would definitely recommend this place along with the mango curry!


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all around superb - Edit

very nice food with numerous vegan options. the Hanoi social club is famous in Hanoi. breakfast and falafel especially recommended. the service is a little slow at times but can be forgiven since I was told that street kids are given a chance here. try the Vietnamese coffee black. goes down like a thick cup of delicious dark chocolate.


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Great non veggy place - Edit

The food was great - we ate burgers and falafel and everything was delicious! The decoration and the garden on the 2nd floor are adorable and we really had a nice dinner there!! Totally recommend this place!

Pros: Decoration

Cons: Non vegetarian, A bit pricy


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Okay place - Edit

I went in there very excited after seeing the board with tempeh sandwiches and other eye grabbing options with would appear to be vegan but quickly discovered that I couldn't have any of them because the bread wasn't vegamvega. That took away a lot of the options which seems like something they could easily change to appeal to a wider audience. That said they still had some options. I tried the lentil pasta which was quite nice having not eaten pasta im 2 months, and the mango curry which sounded great but was not really a curry as much as it was just rice and mango. I did love the vegan coconut cake and the chai tea.

Pros: really great vibe

Cons: not many options


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lovely cafe, with funky interiors.. - Edit

It's a lovely cafe, with funky interiors.. one of the better ones we visited. And in spite of a lot of visibility given to the fact that they have vegan food, there was only one or 2 options on the menu. Even the breads had milk in them. A vegan specials menu had green pea soup which really was not very good. I gave them my feedback and they have promised to do something about the vegan options. Great to visit, but not as yet a great option for vegans

Pros: Ambience, Staff, Interiors

Cons: not many vegan options


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nice place - Edit

Nice spot, with some good food and great drinks. The mango curry is a nice combination of textures and tastes with the sweet of mango, the crunchy peanut and coriander, and the vegan lentil pasta is perhaps their best dish. The rest of the vegan/vegetarian food is really poor, and the veggie burger was one of the worst i've had (sugary bun, patty falling to bits, no salad). The iced drinks are pretty good, but if you want vegan food you are limited here.

Pros: central location, iced drinks


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Tourist Prices - Edit

Paid $15 for two coffees and two muffins. Vegan entrees run $5-6 but aren't that big. If you want to drop a lot of money on a good vegan meal, try zenith instead!

Pros: Good Coffee, Western Selection , Atmosphere

Cons: Small Servings


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Lovely place - Edit

Hanoi Social Club has lovely atmosphere and decoration. It is a cafe where I would like to sit for hours. I ordered pasta with cherry tomatoes and olives but the taste was plain. It seemed to only have some oil and maybe a little bit spices in the pasta and then cherry tomatoes and olives around it. I would have been good, if the tomatoes and olives had been made to a lovely fried sauce with oil, chopped onions and garlic, salt, pepper and herbs. But no. There was not many vegan options in the menu. I would have liked to eat a burger, but it was not vegan. If I lived in Hanoi I would come here often, but not to eat if the other portions are as bland tasting. It would be amazing if they had any vegan cakes or cookies. I visited Hanoi Social Club in March 2014.

Pros: They have soy milk for coffee is you ask, Lovely decoration


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fantastic place - Edit

Fantastic vibe. Check out all 3 levels of comfy seating. Great food but expensive. Many vegetarian options but vegan options for breakfast/light lunch a bit thin on the ground. Iced coffee is delicious.

Pros: great vibe, great English speakers, high quality food

Cons: expensive for Hanoi, not much vegan snacks


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