Restaurants

Seafood in Cat Ba Island

Quang Anh

At this 'floating' fish-farm-meets-restaurant at Ben Beo Pier, select your seafood from the pen and it will be grilled, fried or steamed in no time. Prices go by weight and type of seafood; you can eat your fill of …
International in Cat Ba Island

Green Mango

With a menu traipsing from steaks, to seafood, and over to Italy for pasta and pizza (with a small selection of Asian dishes as well), Green Mango is a great dinner choice, with friendly staff. It's also a chilled-o…
Vietnamese in Cat Ba Island

Green Bamboo Forest

Friendly and well-run waterfront eatery that also acts as a booking office for Blue Swimmer. There's some good seafood on offer and myriad rice and noodle dishes. The quieter location is also a bonus.
Vegetarian in Cat Ba Island

Buddha Belly

Right next to Cat Ba market, this bamboo-clad place serves up lots of vegetable and tofu goodness, and doesn't use any dairy or eggs (or much seasoning) so is a top choice for vegans as well. Its 30,000d daily-chang…
Vietnamese in Cat Ba Island

Vien Duong

One of the most popular of the seafood spots lining Ð Nui Ngoc, and often heaving with Vietnamese tourists diving into local crab, squid and steaming seafood hotpots. Definitely not the place to come if you’re looki…
Bakery in Cat Ba Island

Family Bakery

Friendly spot that opens early for goodies like pain au chocolat and almond pastries. Pop in for a coffee, crème caramel or croissant before the bus-ferry-bus combo back to Hanoi.
Vietnamese in Halong City

Tuan Huong

A simple place with a small menu (in English and French) that specialises in fresh seafood. You can also pick your fish or crab from the tanks outside, but make sure you check the price (worked out by weight) first.
Vietnamese in Cat Ba Island

Phuong Nhung

Bustling breakfast spot that’s a popular place for a hearty bowl of pho bo (beef noodle soup) – just the thing you need before a day of climbing or kayaking.
Vietnamese in Halong City

Linh Dan Restaurant

Linh Dan has a novella-length menu conjuring up pretty much every stir-fried variation on pork, chicken, seafood and vegetables.
Supermarket in Cat Ba Island

CT Mart

Handy supermarket for stocking up before heading off trekking or for the boat trip back to the mainland.