A night out in Hanoi is not complete without making your way to a roadside beer joint, where you can enjoy Vietnamese beer at a fraction of you’d pay back home. If you prefer a quieter setting, make your way to the more upmarket bars around Hoan Kiem Lake, all of which boast plenty of alcoholic offerings, local and international delicacies, and live performances of various music genres. Most nightlife venues close at midnight, so be prepared to start early by finding a place that you like with our list of Hanoi’s most popular bars and nightpubs. Here are: “Top 5 Attractive Bars and Nightclubs in Hanoi “.
1. Fat Cat Bar
At 25 Ta Hien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Fat Cat Bar, co-managed by Olivier Waryn and his French friend, is smaller than Rockstore, however, it is special regarding its menu. With a style combining lively bar and gentle lounge, the atmosphere is open and comfortable. Customers are mainly foreigners, coming here in groups, gathering, talking, looking out at the street and drinking beers. The garret is also available for those who want to sit out and enjoy the informal style.
Customers to Fat Cat often enjoy live music. The favored drinks here are beers and cocktails. There are stools in the front where you can enjoy lemonade priced from just 1USD.
2. Funky B
At 2 Ta Hien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
The Funky B (formerly called Funky Buddha) is situated on Ta Hien street, famous for its music, namely house, trance and techno. Apart from these, an eclectic mix of musical surprises serves to attract tourists and resident foreigners alike. This bar is larger than most in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, with the two lounges of the bar in different styles. The outer space near the entrance has a simple design, while the inner room is done up with a complicated display of bird cages. Choose whatever fits your style to enjoy the atmosphere.
3. Binh Minh’s Jazz club
At 01 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Binh Minh’s Jazz Club is a legendary nightlife spot in Hanoi Old Quarter, where jazz fans can catch live performances by some of the finest musicians in the city. Owned by pioneer Vietnamese jazz artiste Quyen Van Minh, the establishment features minimal décor, cosy seating, efficient service, and an extensive food-and-beverages menu. Open all day, patrons can enjoy an impressive line-up of local and international acts performing between 21:00 and 23:30 every night.
4. Dragonfly bar lounge
At 15 Hang Buom street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Dragonfly is a longstanding night spot in the Hanoi Old Quarter that attracts both locals and expats. The club has a big bar, space to dance, cocktail and shisha lounge with varies between hip-hop and party pop music. Opening hours from 10.00am until 2.00am
5. Le Pub Hanoi
At 25 Hang Be, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Just a five-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake, Le Pub Hanoi attracts an international clientele thanks to its friendly vibe, live music, stylish décor, extensive drinks list, and attractive promotions. The tavern-like establishment is also fitted with a rear courtyard, street-facing terrace, and plenty of TV screens, making it a great place to catch up with the latest sports matches. Le Pub Hanoi serves imported wines, beers, cocktails, and liqueurs at reasonable prices while bar snacks range from nachos and pizzas to Vietnamese spring rolls. Every Thursday, ladies get to enjoy free cocktails all night long and ice cold beers from 19:30 till 20:30.
If you are looking for more Bars and Nightclubs in Hanoi, you can try some places such as: Hanoi Press Club, The Rooftop, Mao’s Red Lounge…
Now, Let’s enjoy your Vietnam holiday completely when spending time in Hanoi !