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Hoa Sua Training Restaurant - CLOSED

34 Chau Long St., Ba Dinh District | Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 4 3942 4448
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
7 Jun 2014
“Not worth it”
11 Jan 2014
“Good food for a good cause”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Vietnamese, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Chau Long St., Ba Dinh District | Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Compared to the NGO Friends' restaurants in Cambodia and Laos, Song Thu does not stand a chance. The food was blend and not freshly prepared. The banana flower salad with chicken was blend and mushy as if the ingredients soaked in the seasoning for too...More

Thank Alexei99
Reviewed 11 January 2014

While this place is a little more than many eateries in Vietnam it is a beautiful experience and worthy of our patronage. This is a training restaurant so staff are learning but they are all super friendly and polite. Our meals were lovely but in...More

Thank mammicino
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Putting the hyper, but helpful, waitress into the bracket of "experience" this is a really good place to eat at a very reasonable price, plus you have a glow of actually having helped a charity. Bit of a trek out for most people - not...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We went to this restaurant as we were waiting for the citadel to re-open. The place is a training school and because of this is a non-profit organisation. The food on offer was a mix of European and Asian. After making our initial order we...More

Thank amcs1983
Reviewed 14 November 2013

A pleasent experience for a great cause. It's not only a training french restaurant, these guys love what they're doing. Good job!

1  Thank FabioB626
Reviewed 9 June 2013

The best food I have in Vietnam, spring rolls are delicious and the Bun Bo is the best I had so far. The terrasse is really peacefull and people are really nice. I went there several times during my stay in Hanoi.

Thank LittleLandais
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Although the restaurant mainatins the same sign board, the chef and the manager must be different from those of the actual training restaurant. The present restaurant lost entire French style. They serve Britsh bread instead of French baguette. They do not even try to manage...More

2  Thank Ogimoto
Reviewed 19 March 2013

The restaurant was amazing, extremely good. In all the places we visited, this was the best one. The service was excellent and all the waiters and waittresses were cheerful. There was a lot of choices for food, and the smooties were incredible. I recommend it...More

Thank Iz123_13
Reviewed 4 March 2013

I read about this training restaurant in a guide book and was excited to check it out. Overall, I had a very pleasant experience. Food - I chose the vegetarian set menu. The tofu and tomato soup was pretty tasty, but needed some spices. After...More

Thank norcal1993
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We wanted to visit this restaurant as we had read on Trip Advisor of the good cause it supports. The building they are in is obviously old, and colonial in appearance. We were the only customers in the evening we were there. My husband ordered...More

1  Thank Twinkletwo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Chau Long St., Ba Dinh District | Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3942 4448
  • E-mail
Song Thu Restaurant, located in the Ba Dinh district, is just a short cab ride from downtown Ha Noi. It's French influence on menu and decor give a warm invite for locals and visitors alike to enjoy a fine dining experience.Song Thu restaurant works with disadvantaged youth throughout Vietnam from the Hoa Sua School and encourages hands on experience working in the hospitality industry. Allowingthese students to practice their table service skills with customers allows for more practical adaptation, and gives them opportunities to make an earnest living.Nearly 8000 students from difficult circumstances have benefited from the quality professional training at the Hoa Sua School. After training, the students will be placed in full-time jobs in hotels and restaurants throughout Vietnam.With outdoor and indoor seating available, Song Thu welcomes big tour groups and corporate meetings to come enjoy a meal together, with set menus available for all to enjoy French and Vietnamese cuisine prepared by Hoa Sua School students!Also available is a cooking class, with a kitchen able to teach classes for 4-5 persons. Come learn how to cook your favourite Vietnamese and French dishes!Call now for a reservation and we hope to see you soon!
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