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.

Where to eat in Hue

Confetti

Confetti

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 updating tradition with a healthy dash of culinary innovation.

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Yoshihara Restaurant

Yoshihara Restaurant

A genuinely styled Japanese house, Yoshihara makes authentic sushi, sashimi and other favourites from Japan. Slide up to the bar and watch the talented sushi chefs prepare your meal. One of the premier restaurants in the Imperial Hotel Hue, after your meal, head over to the in house Prince Club and try your luck at one of the many gaming options.

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Ancient Hue

Ancient Hue

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 decorations passed through generations of Hue culinary artists. Royal Package A typical entertainment under the Nguyen Dynasty will ...

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Tinh Gia Vien

Tinh Gia Vien

A Vietnamese celebrity, royal descendent Madam Ha shares her knowledge of imperial cuisine through her restaurant and class. Every dish is a delicious work of art. The traditional garden courtyard is a perfect venue for sampling the treasures of the past and learning the secrets neccessary to replicate the recipes yourself. Set menus and a la carte are available.

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Le Parfum

Le Parfum

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 on the shore in a garden setting fit for a king.

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More Where to eat Venues

Ancient Hue

Ancient Hue

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 decorations passed through generations of Hue culinary artists. Royal Package A typical entertainment under the Nguyen Dynasty will ...

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Tinh Gia Vien

Tinh Gia Vien

A Vietnamese celebrity, royal descendent Madam Ha shares her knowledge of imperial cuisine through her restaurant and class. Every dish is a delicious work of art. The traditional garden courtyard is a perfect venue for sampling the treasures of the past and learning the secrets neccessary to replicate the recipes yourself. Set menus and a la carte are available.

Read More
Yoshihara Restaurant

Yoshihara Restaurant

A genuinely styled Japanese house, Yoshihara makes authentic sushi, sashimi and other favourites from Japan. Slide up to the bar and watch the talented sushi chefs prepare your meal. One of the premier restaurants in the Imperial Hotel Hue, after your meal, head over to the in house Prince Club and try your luck at one of the many gaming options.

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Hue Specialities

Hue Specialities

Hue cuisine is Vietnam’s haute cuisine. During the lavish rule of emperor Tu Duc, cooks were ordered to not only to create delicious dishes but works of art. Their skills were passed down the generations so you can still experience authentic Royal cuisine (as well as hearty street foods) in the city today. Banh Bot Loc: Tubular rice dumplings stuffed ...

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An Dinh Vien

An Dinh Vien

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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Take

Take

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 choice. Try the chicken teriyaki, a surefire hit that ...

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Confetti

Confetti

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 updating tradition with a healthy dash of culinary innovation.

Read More
Le Parfum

Le Parfum

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 on the shore in a garden setting fit for a king.

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La Carambole

La Carambole

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 with generous proportions.

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Khai Hoan

Khai Hoan

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 cosier setting, head to their teahouse Vy Da Xua.

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Imperial Restaurant

Imperial Restaurant

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, sophistication and subtlety are served up on every plate.

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