The top of restaurants in Hue that you must try and compare with other region’s cuisine. Here is list of best restaurant that close proximity to Hue’s iconic landmarks, most of these restaurant feature equally opulent interiors and exceptional service as well as traditional music and dance performances.
Catering to the growing numbers of foreign travelers, the city is also teeming with trendy bistros and expat-owned cafes serving familiar European and western fare such as pastas, pizzas and grilled meats, paired with an extensive list of wines, beers and spirits. From frills-free local eateries to upscale international restaurants, read on to discover our list of Hue’s most popular restaurants to find one that best suits your budget and preference.
Le Parfum Restaurant at La Residence resort
Le Par-fum Restaurant is an elegant spot for breakfast or dinner, this restaurant is belong La Residence Hue resort and spa, the travelers can enjoy a 6 course deregulation menu of Vietnamese or french dishes with premium wines from European. The standout dishes include lemongrass-marinated chicken with smoked eggplant (17 USD), sesame-crusted seared tuna (15 USD) and the roasted lamb rack (35 USD). Set within a Vietnam – French building, you have should make a reservation at the terrace section, you have good views of the hotel’s herb garden and Perfume River Bank.
Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 – 10:30 & 11:30 – 23:00
Address: 5 Le Loi Street, La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa, Hue
Review on Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.vn/Restaurant_Review-g293926-d1600092-Reviews-Le_Parfum-Hue_Thua_Thien_Hue_Province.html
Ancient Hue Restaurant
Ancient Hue Restaurant is typical of two-storey wooden house, it has dating back to the 1800s. This restaurant offering Hue’s royal cuisine that made a culinary hotpot of Vietnam. Your course is serve Hue traditional dance performances – Vo Kinh Van An.
Set along Kim Long Street, Ancient Hue Restaurant is surrounded by an landscaped garden and lake while its indoor eating sections are fitted with prepare items to resemble Nguyen’s royal quarters in the past with ceramic vases and silk cushions. There’s an art gallery in the dining spot, they exhibits handy craft, traditional paintings is made by local artists.
Dining course, banana blossom salad, pancake, Hue beef noodles, steamed rice flour cakes are served in shapes like dragon or phoenix and tiny flower.
Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 22:00
Address: 104/47 Kim Long Street, Hue
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Les Jardins De La Carambole
Les Jardins De La Carambole restaurant is set within a colonial villa style, where diners can enjoy authentic Italian, French, Vietnamese cuisine in a classy setting. Located in Dang Tran Con Str, it’s popular amongst tourism thanks to its close to Hue Imperial city. The upstairs dining space hosts live piano performances while its expansive veranda overlook city. Priced from 6 USD, you should try quality main dishes such as grilled chicken with chili and lemongrass, beef and grilled sea bass fish with sauce
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00
Address: 32 Dang Tran Con Street, Hue
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Elegant Restaurant serve Hue local food and potent cocktails attracts travelers looking for enjoy an affordable yet satisfying meal. With 15 mins walking from Truong Tien bridge, standout dishes at this dining venue include noodles with shredded chicken (3 USD), BBQ shrimp on sugar cane (7 USD), caramelized pork with sesame (4 USD) and. If you’re in the mood for some comfort food, English breakfasts, sandwiches, pizzas and pastas are available from 3 USD. Hue Elegant Restaurant also serves a wide range of liquors, cocktails, beers and imported wines by glass.
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 23:00
Address: 29 Vo Thi Sau Street, Hue
Review on tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.vn/Restaurant_Review-g293926-d7192741-Reviews-Elegant_Restaurant-Hue_Thua_Thien_Hue_Province.html
Mandarin Café and restaurant
Here is a legendary establishment in Hue that travelers can enjoy cheap Vietnamese such as fresh fruit shakes and vietnam coffee. Founded in 1990 by Mr. Cu, a photographer, this restaurant is decorated with numerous portraits of the local lifestyle and iconic attractions, all of which are for sale. We highly recommend its signature fried noodle (with pork, shrimp, beef and vegetables) pancake (Banh Khoai) with seafood (look like crepe), and banana pancake.
Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 – 22:00
Address: 24 Tran Cao Van Street, Hue
Review on tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.vn/Restaurant_Review-g293926-d1121808-Reviews-Mandarin_Cafe-Hue_Thua_Thien_Hue_Province.html
Tinh Gia Vien Restaurant Hue
Tinh Gia Vien Restaurant Hue is renowned for its elegant setting and authentic presentation of Vietnamese cuisine. Emulating a royal palace, Tinh Gia Vien is surrounded by hundreds of lanterns, bonsai trees, flowers and miniature pond. All dishes are made by descendants of Nguyen Dynasty, you can make reservation with set menus (inclusive of royal costume rentals, drinks and dessert) priced between 15 – 20 USD per person. Lie in Le Thanh Ton Street, the restaurant is close with Hue Imperial city around a five-minute walking
Opening Hours: 08:00 – 22:30
Address: 7/28 Le Thanh Ton Street, Hue
Review on tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.vn/Restaurant_Review-g293926-d1988490-Reviews-Tinh_Gia_Vien-Hue_Thua_Thien_Hue_Province.html
Hanh Restaurant Hue
This restaurant specializes in Nem Lụi, a regional dish that’s made of minced pork rolls wrapped in lemongrass, and served with rice paper, vegetables, and peanut sauce. Set along Pho Duc Chinh Str, this local establishment is a 15 -minute driving from Hue Imperial City. If you’re looking to some of Hue’s local food in a single sitting, its set menu comes highly recommended. Priced from 5 USD, this generously-portioned set comprises Bánh cuốn thịt nướng (BBQ pork wrapped in rice paper), Bánh bèo (steamed rice cake), Bánh khoái (rice pancake), Nem lụi and Nem Ráng(fried spring rolls).
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Address: 11 Pho Duc Chinh Street, Hue
Review on tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.vn/Restaurant_Review-g293926-d3809346-Reviews-Hanh_Restaurant-Hue_Thua_Thien_Hue_Province.html
You can find more the Hue local food by this article: 9 local food must try when travel in Hue
Risotto Hue is a good idea for when you’re craving comfort food when travel in Hue. Set along Nguyen Cong Tru Street, this two-storey restaurant features lanterns and wall murals while the upstairs dining section offers relaxing views of Nhu Y river. Risotto Hue specialists in Italian food at relatively affordable prices, such as pizza Margarita (5 USD), spinach and ricotta gnocchi (4 USD), seafood risotto (4 USD). Between 17:00 and 22:00, diners can enjoy complementary brochette, fruits, and a glass of local beer or wine with every purchase of a large pizza.
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:00
Address: 14 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Hue
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Tropical Garden Restaurant
The travelers can enjoy a wide range of Vietnamese dishes and live music every night. Occupying a two-store Vietnamese house along Chu Van An Str, the Tropical Garden Restaurant has plenty of communal tables within its indoor dining section and several thatched huts within its tropical garden. Standout dishes include banh beo, nem lui and fried crab. If you stay in Pilgrimage village, you can wait here and take shuttle bus to back to the resort.
Opening Hours: 09:00 – 22:00
Address: 27 Chu Van An Street, Hue
Review on tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com.vn/Restaurant_Review-g293926-d1121814-Reviews-Tropical_Garden_Restaurant-Hue_Thua_Thien_Hue_Province.html