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Kangaroo Cafe

18 Bao Khanh St, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3828 9931
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18 Bao Khanh St, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked on Sunday afternoon for the 3 day tour for USD 175 leaving on the Wednesday. The promised itinerary is in the pictures, in short it was meant to entail Day 1 on the boat with overnight stay, Day 2 on the boat with...More

Thank IEatFood101
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was my second visit 7 years later to this great café and travel place. This last visit I brought my eighty some year old parents with me. During our fantastic visit (a must do) to Ha-Long Bay my mother sadly badly cut her leg....More

1  Thank leslielockey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after a week of only Vietnamese food, and boy was this a nice change of pace. Max, the owner was truly hospitable, and gave us a lot of tips and stories. The food was great, especially the burger (and veggie burger!), and...More

1  Thank Noam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This entire place is a sham. Kangaroo cafe? There's not a kangaroo to be found!!! No kangaroos to pet! No kangaroos to take photos of! Not even stuffed kangaroo toys to pick up and hold! Brought the kids here and it was a big disappointment...More

1  Thank Rian G
RealKangarooCafe, Owner at Kangaroo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is hardly clever & again we mention that this is a forum we're all lucky to have & when used correctly & decently is a most useful restaurant & tour guide. It's easy to see how this poster has never been here, they have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Hanoi for more than 10 years and when friends and family visit me I always bring them here. When my widowed mother visited from England I thought it would be nice to treat her to a few drinks and food that...More

2  Thank PeterThuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Check it out. The food is fantastic and they don't muck around with serving sizes...if you are hungry this is the place for you. The prices are the cheapest I found in town, the staff were adorable and all speak great English...More

1  Thank Penny S
RealKangarooCafe, Owner at Kangaroo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the wonderful post Penny & you & your partner are the sort of people we're always so grateful to have met. It'll be great to see you two again one day & lets hope it's sooner rather than later.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We first came across Max 10 years ago. Since then we have dropped in for a good burger and beer on different trips, 4 times. We booked a Sapa tour with him and he saw us to our train, over 5 rail tracks and did...More

1  Thank Denis492013
RealKangarooCafe, Owner at Kangaroo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the cool post Denis & seeing people again time & after time is for sure, the best part of working at the Kangaroo Cafe. You're spot on too about these "windows" that people go to for travel advice & it's hard to imagine...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited the Kangaroo Cafe for a coffee and found it was excellent. Sitting upstairs on the balcony drinking very large mugs of coffee was a great way to people watch the people of the old quarter. The owner was very interesting to talk to.More

1  Thank Bruce F
RealKangarooCafe, Owner at Kangaroo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the cool post Bruce & people watching from our balcony is a favourite with so many of our guests. Our staff & me in particular enjoy meeting & have a nag with good people like you very much. Until next time, thanks &...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Hello Everyone, Max and Thuy have a fantastic Cafe in Hanoi. We stopped in on the way to Thailand and had the best experience ever. The hosts were very friendly and the in-house meals were delicious. We also toured Ha Long Bay and Sa Pay...More

2  Thank stevenwilliams6
RealKangarooCafe, Owner at Kangaroo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great post Steve & unlike the previous poster, we're happy to have people pay online just like you two did. It can be a strange old world with people posting things that are clearly untrue & we've had a few doozies lately...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and 4 friends had the pleasure of meeting Max at his Hanoi based cafe. From the start it was clear that he was one of the most genuine and knowledgable individuals we have met. His continual assistance with any problems we encountered in Vietnam...More

2  Thank Jack G
RealKangarooCafe, Owner at Kangaroo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I haven't stopped talking about you guys since you left to be honest. You fellas were wonderful to be honest & I really do want you to tell you parents that we all reckon they should be so very proud of you. Really well mannered,...More

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Nikki H
7 June 2016|
Response from clame15 | Reviewed this property |
just call at café see max they watch game nearby hope this helps have good trip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
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07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Bao Khanh St, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 24 3828 9931
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