Hanoi’s top romantic restaurants specially cater to couples looking to enjoy an unforgettable night out in Vietnam’s capital. Boasting picturesque surroundings, delectable cuisine, and quality wines from reputable vineyards across the world, many of these luxurious dining venues are located close to the iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, where you and your beloved can enjoy a leisurely stroll after a romantic dinner together. Ideal for wedding anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, and extravagant first dates, check out our list of Hanoi’s top romantic restaurants.
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La Badiane Hanoi is an award-winning restaurant in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District, combining traditional French cuisine with Vietnamese flavours. Established in 2008, this stylish dining venue occupies a whitewashed colonial villa that’s fitted with large windows overlooking a lush courtyard. The upper level has two elegant dining rooms, where you can enjoy a private meal with friends and family, while the ground floor offers a more relaxed yet sophisticated setting.
Food-wise, La Badiane Hanoi’s signature dishes include the foie gras (served with figs and blackcurrant liquor, stewed apple in spices and roasted almonds), grilled eggplants and goat cheese rolled in Parma ham, pesto and balsamic sauce, and duck French rillettes, served with candied onions in cumin. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00-15:00 & 18:00-22:30
- Address: 10 Nam Ngu, Cua Nam, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
- Tel: +84 43 942 4509
Located in Hanoi French Quarter, La Verticale Hanoi is an elegant fine-dining restaurant that’s housed in a French colonial-style villa. Established by Chef Didier Courlou, the restaurant’s seasonal menu utilises French techniques as well as the region’s freshest farm produce, herbs, and spices.
With the villa’s original white walls and tiled floors intact, the upstairs dining area is fitted with simple décor, wooden furnishing with white tablecloths, and an open kitchen that delivers quality French-Indochinese cuisine. La Verticale Hanoi also has a spacious roof terrace with comfortable armchairs and excellent views across downtown Hanoi, French Quarter, and Hoan Kiem Lake. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:30 - 14:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
- Address: 19 Ngo Van So Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Tel: +84 43 944 6317
AMATO is Western-styled boutique restaurant that’s set behind Hanoi Opera House, offering a broad range of modern European delicacies, crafted cocktails, and an extensive wine list in a cosy and sophisticated setting. Great for an intimate dining affair, the two-storey venue has a seating capacity of only 25 people with an elegant bar on the ground floor. Standout dishes at AMATO Hanoi include pan-fried foie gras (VND 180,000), grilled flank steak (VND 240,000), and mustard rabbit (VND 260,000). Happy hour promos are available between 17:00 and 19:00 daily, with martinis priced at VND 90,000 instead of VND 140,000.
- Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 07:30 – 23:00
- Location: Ngo 1A Trang Tien Street, French Quarter, Hanoi
- Tel: +84 122 736 74700
French Grill at JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi serves an extensive menu of classic French cuisine with a local twist. Attracting affluent travellers looking to enjoy a luxurious dinner after a day of exploring Vietnam’s capital, the restaurant features a sophisticated setting, glittering chandeliers, a semi-private and a private dining room with leather seats, extensive seafood bar, and a glass-encased wine cellar. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:30-14:30 & 18:00-23:00
- Location: 8 Do Duc Duc, Me Tri, Tu Liem District, Hanoi
- Tel: +84 43 833 5588
Le Beaulieu Restaurant Hanoi is a brasserie-style dining venue in Hoan Kiem, serving authentic French cuisine and cocktails in a luxurious setting. Set within Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, it’s highly regarded as the first upmarket restaurant in Hanoi, having served entrepreneurs, diplomats, politicians, and affluent travellers for over a century.
A five-minute walk from Hanoi Opera House and Hoan Kiem Lake, this award-winning establishment combines French colonial décor with Indochinese touches, featuring dark wooden furnishing, polished wooden and marbled floors, while chandeliers, as well as large windows overlooking the hotel courtyard. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 - 10:30, 11:30 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 22:30
- Address: Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel, 15 Ngo Quyen, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Tel: +84 43 826 6919