We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gecko Cheap and Cheerful Restaurant

7A Dinh Liet Street | Old Quarter, Hanoi 7A Dinh Liet Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam, Vietnam
+84 4 3935 0016
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (7 reviews)
“spring rolls” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, International, Vegetarian Friendly
7A Dinh Liet Street | Old Quarter, Hanoi 7A Dinh Liet Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam, Vietnam
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (173)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and drinks at a great price - as it says, cheap and cheerful! Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank SweetAudrina
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here twice with friends. The stewed tofy curry is yummy and so big! For the price I was really impressed, the restaurant is small and cosy and the Wi-Fi is fast and efficient, as is the service! Would go again!

Thank Rachieonstage
Reviewed 19 March 2017

After a lot of touring by foot this place caught our attention as it had a balcony. We perched up there and had some cold beers and enjoyed people watching. The staff was most friendly and attentive.

2  Thank Codiak!
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great atmosphere & music, lovely food with a friendly smile, we ate in some really nice places but Gecko had decent and varied choices that suited everyone's choice.

Thank John B
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Another local restaurant selected by our cycling guide. Shared another tasty set menu. Probably should just not serve wine as have no idea about red or white and Dalat wine was barely drinkable. Did have "safe" bottled water ice. Enjoyable evening with friends.

Thank Merlouis
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The name says it all. By tourist standards this place is very reasonably priced but don't expect linen tablecloths and fine crystal! Large bottles of cold beer at less than most places charge for small bottles. We went for standard fare of spring rolls, chicken...More

Thank BernardandCoring
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went here a few times during our trip to Hanoi because I was so delighted to find some mashed potatoes after 2 months traveling in Vietnam. The first meal I had was a local river fish (tilapia) with mashed potatoes and veggies. I couldn't...More

Thank Colorado-Miss
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Got back into Hanoi quite late from Sapa. Needed somewhere to eat, stumbled across this place cos it was still open at 9.30pm. Food was great, served very quickly, piping hot and very tasty. Would visit this place again if we're back in Hanoi. The...More

Thank OrinderC
Reviewed 22 November 2016

they have a few outlets all over hanoi and you can assured all the beers are chilled. a nice place to relax and chillout. staff and friendly and the service is good. prices very fair.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Simple review... got chicken in mushroom sause with mash and it was amazing... well worth rooting this place out!

Thank podgeoconnell
Nearby Restaurants
Viet Deli Restaurant
496 reviews
.08 km away
Cau Go Vietnamese Cuisine Restaurant
1,656 reviews
.04 km away
Avalon BBQ Garden
235 reviews
.04 km away
Avalon Cafe Lounge
699 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Moon Travel
25 reviews
.08 km away
Green Lion Bus
36 reviews
.11 km away
Ha Noi Gallery
11 reviews
.12 km away
Funny Travel
503 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gecko Cheap and Cheerful Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7A Dinh Liet Street | Old Quarter, Hanoi 7A Dinh Liet Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3935 0016
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing