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The Hanoi Social Club

#60 of 1,815 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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6 Hoi Vu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 84, Vietnam
+84 4 3938 2117
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Pu'er, China
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had marked this restaurant off of my list of places to visit do to the many recent negative reviews I read; however, it was very near to where we were staying, so we ended up eating there out of convenience. One thing you should know if you eat here is that the wait staff will expect you to somehow... More 

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Thank Alexandra_NK
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a must try! Cake is moist and had e perfect amount of sweetness and crunch. We were sad to finish it. This place has a lovely laid back vibe and it's recommended as a lazy afternoon retreat from the never ending honking of e Hanoi streets

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Thank hildrag
ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all my wife and I saw this place on trip advisor and were both looking forward to trying it out on our first morning in Hanoi given the great reviews it had recieved. We were the first people through the door and were greeted with a smile and shown to our table. We were then told that there... More 

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2 Thank emmarkIreland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on our first day in Hanoi on the 19th only to be told that there was no food only Banh Mi being served which was fine but realised after that they simply went out to a street vendor and bought them and charged 3 times that amount to serve them on a plate! And obviously didn't say a word... More 

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2 Thank Rebekah F
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had heard great reviews of this place. Went there on 11.4.17, we were extremely hungry and told staff on arrival that we were after food and drink. Walked up 3 flights of stairs and sat down and then was told the kitchen was closed. We left as we needed food. Returned on 17.4.17 and sat on ground floor. Shown... More 

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1 Thank mel1428
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So after looking on TripAdvisor at places to go, we saw a few bad reviews for this place recently however we were told about this place by friends who have been before so we still gave it a go. We knew the kitchen was closed but the staff made us fully aware of this as well. It was quiet when... More 

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Thank 82ElBarto
Hong Kong, China
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good - Lovely little house converted into a cafe, adorable furnishing, great place to just hang out with friends and listen to local musicians. Bad - Service! I read reviews before going there and thought I'd give them the benefit of doubt. Service is just miserably slow. Waiters are not coordinated at all - we had about 5 of them... More 

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2 Thank P D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to ask twice for every drink order, beer was served hot. Kitchen had been closed for about 4 days that we were there. They still served their specials off the menu (bun mi) but they quickly run out of the restaurant, ordered it at a street vendor and served it as their own and charged tripple the price. Egg... More 

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3 Thank hewan c
TheHanoiSocialClub, Owner at The Hanoi Social Club, responded to this review

Hi Hewan, I'm sorry you've chosen to be so harsh in your appraisal. The front page of our menu carefully explains in very large font that our kitchen is closed while it's being fixed and that we are working with local vendors so we can provide something instead of nothing. In fact the kitchen has only been closed for 1... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, games and great ambience. Coffee could be served hotter, but overall this place is a gem.

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Thank siatt16
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An average service type, not too good nor bad but some of their staff are a bit rude especially men. I ordered Mojito and Local Crafted beer ( IPA ) also a burger. kinda need an improve from Mojito taste !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, European, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Hoi Vu | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 84, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3938 2117
Description
The Social Club is an oasis in a quiet laneway in the heart of Hanoi, serving excellent coffee and tea, and hearty meals, including a wide range of vegetarian choices. Come and enjoy this creative space (including our terrace garden) and relaxed vibe, day or night. Regular live music events - check our facebook page!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?