Renowned for its exquisite French cuisine - perfectly crafted in both flavour and presentation - multi-award winning Le Beaulieu has for over a century been the venue of dazzling soirees and sublime Sunday brunches. Wine connoisseurs will find pleasure in Le Beaulieu's impressive wine list featuring selections by our passionate Head Sommelier.
One hundred years old like the hotel, this mythical dining destination frequented by war correspondents (Graham Greene, Lucien Bodart...) and also politicians, entrepreneurs and diplomats is directed by head chef Nicholas Shadbolt. The decor is a unique Sofitel blend of Indochinese ambiance and French sophistication: marble and wooden parquet floors, large windows overlooking the street, soft breeze wafting from the ceiling fans, lit by chandeliers at nightfall... One of the finest wine cellars in Hanoi, housing over 100 grands crus, excellent champagne and vintage French and New World wines, a symbol of French heritage.
Vietnamese culinary tradition redefined with French flair. Enjoy views of the lush gardens courtyard and swimming pool. Embark on an adventure of the palette with the exotic flavours of Hanoi's bustling cuisine, with "pho" noodle soup, tender spicy barbequed pork and the freshest of garden vegetables, spices and herbs.
Chef Van, who has been working in The Metropole kitchens for 17 years and familiar with all the secrets of traditional Vietnamese recipes, such as Pho, the very popular Vietnamese soup that one can buy from vendors on every street corner in Hanoi. Every lunch, there is a spectacular buffet: overflowing with a multitude of entrees and main courses. With cutting edge decor, candy colours and new veranda, dinner at the Spices Garden is a whole new experience, revealing the many different facets of Vietnamese cuisine and its finest specialties from both North and South. Spring rolls from the north, prawns with lemongrass from Hue region, Saigon chicken, plus an infinite variety of ways of preparing beef including a recipe formerly used for cooking tiger meat. Utterly unique, from its decor to the quality of the cuisine, this restaurant astonishes even Vietnamese guests.
The concept of "wining and dining" comes to life at Hanoi's most chic Italian restaurant and lounge. With avant-garde design, a "who's who" guest list, live DJ music and a wine cellar filled with rare vintages and top-shelf labels, Angelina is the venue for sumptuous cuisine, champagne cocktails, and evening soirees to remembered.
Angelina at the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has recruited one of Macao's finest Italian chefs, Ivan Negro, to supply some panache to the city's Italian aspirations. More than just a restaurant, Angelina is Hanoi's hip hotspot! Where all Hanoi meets up to sample wine, Italian spirits, new and original cocktails, martinis and rare cigars. Often a crowd of over 100 people gather outside on the pavement to wait for a table, an eclectic population, a cross-section of society including travellers of all nationalities, officials and local celebrities, Hanoi's most fashionable hairdresser, the deputy director of the hotel... No two nights are ever the same at Angelina -Â it's all about spontaneity. This Italian restaurant and wine bar is now the place to be in Hanoi for anyone who looking for an exceptional wining and dining experience with creative conceptual cuisine. Colourful and attractive, the food is a reflection of the setting.