Essence Restaurant

Essence Restaurant offers authentic Vietnamese dishes and Japanese menu in an elegant, refined setting. Featuring an exotic décor which draws on the aesthetics of both colonial Vietnam and cutting edge contemporary design, Essence Restaurant is considered by many as one of the best restaurants in Hanoi. 
At Essence Restaurant, both residents and non-residents can enjoy a delicious meal with great food and excellent service in a pleasant environment, all at a reasonable price. We currently offer 10% discount for lunch.

The Essence Restaurant was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in 8 consecutive years from 2013 to 2020 Winner by TripAdvisor

We proudly to be voted 'The 2nd BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT IN VIETNAM IN 2015' by TripAdvisor



Bun cha is a well-known local food in Hanoi. It is made of grilled pork and noodle, often thought to have been originated from Hanoi, Vietnam. This dish is served with grilled fatty pork (cha) over a plate of white rice noodle (bun) and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce/broth. Listed in top 7 specialties of Hanoi street food, the available density of Bun cha Hanoi is so great that you can easily find a Bun cha everywhere but we are proud our Bun Cha served by Essence Restaurant is the best.

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