Restaurants

Top Choice Vietnamese in Hue

Hanh Restaurant

Newbies to Hue specialities, start at this busy restaurant. Order the five-dish set menu (100,000d) for a speedy lesson of banh khoai (savoury prawn pancakes), banh beo (steamed rice cakes topped with shrimp and spr…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Hue

Hang Me Me

A top, unfussy spot to try Hue's dizzying menu of royal rice cakes. Serving portions are pretty big, so rustle up a few friends to try the different variations. Our favourite is the banh beo, perfect little mouthful…
Fusion in Hue

Les Jardins de la Carambole

A memorable dining experience, this classy French restaurant occupies a gorgeous colonial-style building in the Citadel quarter. The menu majors in Gallic classics, and a Vietnamese set menu popular with groups. Add…
Cafe in Hue

Gecko Pub

With a laid-back vibe, this is our favourite of the cafes and restaurants along Pham Ngu Lao. Friendly service and Asian chic decor combine with the best streetside tables in town, and food is a versatile mix of Wes…
Vegetarian in Hue

Lien Hoa

No-nonsense Viet vegetarian restaurant renowned for filling food at bargain prices. Fresh banh beo, noodle dishes, crispy fried jackfruit and aubergine with ginger all deliver. The menu has very rough English transl…
Japanese in Hue

Ta.ke

An authentic Japanese restaurant with tasteful furnishings including lanterns and calligraphy, and a winsome menu with sushi, tempura and yakitori dishes. The air-conditioned interior is a calming haven away from Hu…
Vietnamese in Hue

Quan Bun Bo Hue

Excellent spot for a hearty bowl of bun bo Hue, the city's signature noodle dish combining tender beef, vermicelli and lemongrass. Next door at number 19, Ly Thuong Kiet is equally good. Both sell out by early after…
International in Hue

Stop & Go Café

Atmospheric little place with decent Vietnamese and backpacker fare: banh beo (steamed rice cakes), beef noodle soup, tacos, pizza and pasta, and filling Western breakfasts. It's worth dropping by for the excellent …
Vietnamese in Hue

Mandarin Café

Owner-photographer Mr Cu, whose inspirational pictures adorn the walls, has been hosting backpackers for years, and his relaxed restaurant has lots of vegetarian and breakfast choices. Also operates as a tour agency…
Italian in Hue

Little Italy

Large trattoria with a decent line-up of Italian favourites (pasta, calzoni, pizzas and seafood), a choice of beers and a palatable Sicilian house wine.