Hue | Food

Food In Hue

Held as one of the foremost food centres in Southeast Asia, Hue utilizes its royal lineage by offering rich, sophisticated cuisine passed down through generations. For a lavish feast fit for a king, you’ve come to the right place. The full treatment can be found at a variety of restaurants catering to tourists with royal dinners, including era appropriate costuming, photo opportunities and impeccable service in addition to the sumptuous spread.

For a more understated experience, Hue’s culinary delights are available at local restaurants with all of the flavour and a little of the extravagance. Not every venue is a gem, however, and choosing carefully, based on our recommendations and local suggestions will eliminate the risk of ending up at a lackluster establishment.

As for what to order once you’re there, Hue’s most popular works of art masquerading, as dishes are Bun Bo Hue, a beef and rice noodle soup with unique seasonings, and Banh Beo, rice flour crepes topped with shrimp, shallots and pork rinds. Don’t be fooled by the intricate design and preparations. These offerings are meant to be eaten, not gaped at, no matter how beautiful they are. Take a minute to appreciate their grace, then tuck in and enjoy.

Attractions

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An Dinh Vien
Hue | Vietnamese
For a taste of Hue's imperial past, get the royal treatment at An Dinh Vien. With authentic dress, court musicians and recipes passed down through generations, this is ancient Hue at its finest.
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Ancient Hue
Hue | Vietnamese
Located in lush garden houses near the Citadel, Ancient Hue is a high ranking restaurant where visitors can experience fine food and Hue’s cultural heritage in a beautiful ambience. Offering refined takes on local specialities, the scrumptious dishes are presented with traditional royal...
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Confetti
Hue | Vietnamese
Stylish and chic, Confetti serves warm ambience to match its colourful selection of Hue specialities. Pair your fresh hot pot or barbequed seafood with a bottle from their extensive international wine list. Be sure to try their grilled duck with lemongrass and chili, a savoury and spicy dish...
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Hot Tuna
Hue | Western
A two level corner cafe plating Vietnamese and Western cuisine, Hot Tuna is warm and casual. Handmade decorations liven the interior and the good times always go late.
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Imperial Restaurant
Hue | Vietnamese, Western
With a wide open kitchen and indoor and outside seating, Imperial Restaurant serves international and Vietnamese cuisine in a graceful setting. Three private rooms are reserved for meetings in addition to the open and inviting main dining room. The house restaurant of the Imperial Hotel Hue,...
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Khai Hoan
Hue | Vietnamese
Serving a mix of Vietnamese and Western fare in an elegantly authentic setting, the family run Khai Hoan delivers exceptional atmosphere and value. Try a Hue speciality fit for a king in a dark wooden interior completed by hanging lanterns and dedicated staff. For after dinner beverages and a...
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La Brasserie
Hue | Western
A glamorous restaurant befitting of a palace, La Brasserie can’t help but impress. With refined decoration and a menu of international and local favourites, you will be swept away by extravagance. This in house restaurant of the Indochine Palace serves a spectacular spread for breakfast and a...
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La Carambole
Hue | French
One of Hue’s most established dining venues, La Carambole offers an unmatched atmosphere and some of the best French food in town. Warm, professional service and a delicious menu of local and international dishes complete the experience. For a great value, try one of their set menu options served...
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Le Parfum
Hue | French
The signature restaurant of La Residence, Le Parfum offers a menu of international fusion and local specialities. The inimitable service of the staff makes for an exceptional dining experience. For even more intimacy and adventure, book a dinner aboard a boat cruising the Perfume River or dine...
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Take
Hue | Japanese
Hue’s premier Japanese restaurant, Take offers a comprehensive menu of fresh sashimi, sushi, noodles, rice and grilled meats. They also offer a wide range of sake and shochu including a Hue brand. For the best of the Land of the Rising Sun in a serene setting, Take is the destination of...
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Lotus Web Write-Up

All of our featured venues offer first class services, but to further guide your travels and refine your choices, we have created the Lotus Rating: one Lotus designates a venue that stands out from the crowd; two Lotuses are for premium venues offering a truly exceptional experience; three Lotuses are saved for that rare venue that transcends local standards to earn its place amongst the world’s best.

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