Shopping

Clothing in Hanoi

Tan My Design

Stylish clothing, jewellery and accessories, with the added bonus of a funky cafe when you need a break from shopping. The homewares and bed linen are definitely worth a look.
Arts & Crafts in Hanoi

Indigenous

A top spot for quirky ethnic-style gifts and excellent fair trade coffee. There’s a great little cafe too, so you can choose your favourite Vietnamese java before you buy.
Market in Hanoi

Dong Xuan Market

This is a large, nontouristy market located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, 900m north of Hoan Kiem Lake. There are hundreds of stalls here and much of it is household items or tat, but it’s a fascinating place to expl…
Market in Hanoi

Night Market

This market runs north–south through the Old Quarter along P Hang Ngang (P Hang Dao near Hoan Kiem Lake). Content-wise there is spillover from the area's shops, cheap clothing, souvenirs, street food and plenty of j…
Market in Hanoi

Buoi Market

Located near the southwest edge of West Lake at the intersection of P Duong Buoi and Lac Long Quan, this market sells live animals like chickens, ducks and pigs, but also features ornamental plants.
Books in Hanoi

Thang Long

One of the biggest bookshops in town in a cluster of others, with English and French titles, international newspapers and magazines, and a good selection of titles on the history of Hanoi.
Arts & Crafts in Hanoi

Hanoi Moment

An oasis of classier Vietnamese souvenirs, including lacquerware and jewellery, amid the T-shirt overkill of nearby stores. Bamboo, stone and porcelain are also used to great effect.
Clothing in Hanoi

Cua Hang Bach Hoa So 26

Come here to browse for hip vintage clothes – it's mostly American but there are some Vietnamese items too, including local designers who have refashioned old fabrics.
Market in Hanoi

Hom Market

On the northeast corner of P Hue and P Tran Xuan Soan, this is a good general-purpose market and excellent for local fabric if you plan to have clothes made.
Homewares in Hanoi

Mosaique

Modern and chic updates of traditional lacquerware and silk. The ideal spot to pick up stylish cushion covers, linen and accessories.