The house speciality is banh xeo – crispy folded pancakes stuffed with pork, bean sprouts and shrimp – cooked over open fires out the front. Other Vietnamese dishes are served too. This place is wonderfully animated at night-time.
Makeshift eateries are assembled at this open-air night market outside Ben Thanh Market to serve up a huge selection of good-value Vietnamese fare. Dishes include noodle soups, seafood crêpes and fruit salads.
This period French-style bistro is housed in a restored opium refinery, set off the street behind the Opera House. The menu is contemporary European and includes homemade ice-creams and excellent weekend brunches.
Renowned fine-dining venue with a romantic ambience. Expect classic French and Mediterranean cuisine with Asian accents – think duck confit samosas with balsamic and shallot dipping sauce. Extensive wine list and immaculate service.
This cavernous restaurant specialises in authentic imperial Hue cuisine, such as tiny rice pancakes with shredded shrimp. Decorated in traditional imperial style and set in a colonial villa. Reservations are essential.