The nearest green lung to the Old Quarter, Lenin Park is about 2km south of Hoan Kiem Lake. It’s a great place to escape urban Hanoi...
The official centre of Buddhism in Hanoi, the Ambassadors’ Pagoda attracts quite a crowd on holidays. During the 17th century there was...
Jazz Club By Quyen Van Minh
This atmospheric venue is the place in Hanoi to catch some live jazz. There’s a full bar, food menu and high-quality gigs featuring...
Le Petit Bruxelles
Brussels-style brassiere occupying a fine old colonial mansion and its shady courtyard. The set-lunch deal is superb value, but venture...
Benkay Restaurant information
Lonely Planet review
For authentic Japanese dining, Hotel Nikko’s restaurant is hard to beat, and the lunch specials are a steal.