Hanoi Nightlife : 30+ Fascinating things to do in Hanoi at night

Admittedly, Hanoi is a city with unique things to do at night, and is unlike any other city in Southeast Asia and even in the whole world. 

Hanoi nighlife is one of things that make Hanoi unique and memorable is the differences between the districts. If you are looking for suggestions for Hanoi nightlife, then this list of great ideas for Hanoi nightlife will give you various interesting options that spread out across the city, including the best clubs, bars, live music events and family fun…

1. Soaking Some Fresh Beer in Fresh Beer Corner (Bia Hoi Coner)

The first suggestion about Hanoi nightlife is Bia Hoi Corner in Ta Hien Street. Located in the center of the Old Quarter, also known as Bia Hoi (Bia Hoi) Corner, this place is an absolute classic nighttime destination in Hanoi. It is said that tourists actually have not seen the real Hanoi till you have spent a night soaking the atmosphere and perhaps soaking some beers at the most well-known Bia Hoi (Fresh Beer) spot in Hanoi. There are plastic stools spilled out onto the streets; beers are served here; and street vendors sell beef jerky, steamed peanuts and many exotic snacks. The beer is rather light in compared with European criteria, yet for a comfortable experience, it is absolutely worth trying. Such places are opened both daytime and nighttime ultil 00:00.

Drink beer in Ta Hien Street (Photo by: Kien Nguyen)

Drink beer in Ta Hien Street (Photo by: Kien Nguyen)

  • Location: On the corner of Ta Hien (Tạ Hiện) Street and Luong Ngoc Quyen (Luong Ngọc Quyến) Street in the Old Quarter

2. Hanoi Night Market – Dong Xuan Night Market

Dong Xuan market is known as the busiest market in Hanoi Old Quarter, opened in every evening and become the entertainment, shopping center for not only Hanoi people but also for visitors to have the opportunity to set foot in this land of thousand years of culture. 

A corner of Dong Xuan Market in Hanoi

A corner of Dong Xuan Market in Hanoi

The night market is held from 18h – 23h Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at the walking path of nearly 3km, starting from Hang Dao street which is adjacent to Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc street to the gate of Dong Xuan Market, across old houses that still retain many ancient features.

Eat food in Night Market Picture

Eat food in Night Market Picture

On Saturday evening, on the two sides of the street,  traditional folk arts and cultural performances such as rowing, graying, Quan ho, Ca tru … are organized.

This is considered to be the unique feature of Hanoi night market that attracts thousands of tourists, especially foreigners.

3. Discovery Hanoi Street Food 

Well, the idea of enjoying street foods in Hanoi regarding to Hanoi nightlife is very interesting to almost every visitors. Experience one of the greatest street food cities in the word and unlock the hidden secrets of the Hanoi Old Quarter as well as its cuisine.

You can start your evening walking tour at Hanoi’s largest market, Dong Xuan Market then heading to Hang Buom Street. This place is like the epitome of a bustling modern Hanoi. Coming here, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a gastronomic paradise, from the traditional food of Hanoi to the strange gift from many countries around the world with different ways of processing.The food court is open from 19:30 to 24:00 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, so take advantage of the weekend nightlife and come here to enjoy the bustling atmosphere.

Don’t forget seasonal fruits, sample a delicious French-inspired snack from the street cart  which are served in a cup and smothered with condensed milk and crushed ice in the small alley like To Tich Street. 

Discovery Hanoi Street Food Picture

Discovery Hanoi Street Food Picture

If you still have time, visit one of the best kept secrets of Hanoi, a hidden café with great views over the picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake(Sword Lake). Here, you can enjoy egg coffee, a unique local delicacy that you can enjoywhile admiring the bustling of the city center right below. If coffee is not your choice, then go for a cold beer. Though wandering around Hanoi streets to enjoy street foods does not bring to you the most stunning circumstance of Hanoi nightlife, it gives you a unique experience about this old city.

4. Long Bien Brigde 

Long Bien Brigde is not only a historic building, it is also one of the fun places for the a night in Hanoi, especially for young people. If in the daylight, the bridge is ancient, calm, then when the sunset falls, the city began to light up, Long Bien bridge brings the beauty of romance, peace. And there will be nothing more wonderful after the noisy life, you come here and feel a little quiet of Hanoi. At night, from the bridge can see the view of the Red River ripples, the lights in the far suburbs or zoom out to view the bridge Chuong Duong bus traffic lights. Even in the cold winter, the Long Bien Bridge still attracts visitors thanks to the roasted corn, hot potato and hot potato aromatic brightly at a corner. The most beautiful sightseeing spot is in the middle of the bridge. From here, you can cover the capital with the Red River, the red color of alluvial and feel the life when Hanoi lights up. With friends and relatives watching Hanoi night, sipping a glass of corn juice and chatting on the Long Bien bridge, it is really simple things that are extremely valuable. 

Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi

Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi

5. West Lake

A place to meet all your needs from fun, shopping, dining to sports and fun activities around the lake.Therefore, every night, especially the weekend is considered the most crowded and busy place in Hanoi. You can choose a small corner around the lake to chat with friends or take a walk around the lake and enjoy the extremely attractive dishes like shrimp cake on the Thanh Nien street, ice cream West Lake or other wildlife like barbecue, iced tea.

A corner of West Lake in Hanoi

Overview of West Lake in Hanoi

6. Hoan Kiem Lake

This lake is famous with hoan kiem lake turtle. Besides, the walking treet in Hoan Kiem lake is crowed with the Vietnamese folk activities on the weekends.

Hoan Kiem Lake at night

Hoan Kiem Lake at night

The folk plays and music activities which are celebrated along the walking towns of Hoan Kiem lake at night attract a number of tourists n the foreign and domestic tourists.

7. Lemon Tea at St Joseph’s Cathedral

Lemon tea has become a familiar culture among young Hanoian.

If you’re not a fan of straight green tea which is usually quite strong and bitter, try tra chanh-lemon iced tea. This comes in a larger glass with lemon, is sweetened with sugar and served over ice. It is delicious and super refreshing on a hot day. The area around St Joseph’s Cathedral is also an ideal place where you can sip on lemon tea while taking in the fantastic view of the old church. 

In the evening flows of young people gather at trà chanh (lemon green tea) shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter not just to drink but also to shoot the breeze. Over a glass of lemon green tea with a dish of sunflower seeds, they can chat the entire evening.

Tra chanh Nha Tho

Tra chanh Nha Tho in Hanoi

Other places in Old Quarter can be found on the corner of Hang Bac and Hang Ngang Street or Dao Duy Tu Street.  Expect to pay around 10,000 VND, possibly more in the tourist areas.

8. Quang Ba night flower market

The Quang Ba wholesale flower market, the biggest in Hanoi, turns busy when night falls. Visiting the market is always an interesting experience.

The Quang Ba flower market supplies fresh flowers for Hanoi and adjacent provinces. It used to be a makeshift market at Nhat Tan junction, where flower growers from the flower villages of Nhat Tan and Quang An and other communes in Tu Liem district came to sell their flowers. 

Quang Ba Night Flowers Market

Quang Ba Night flower market (Photo by: XÓM)

The Quang Ba flower market has 2 sessions: one from 2AM to 4 AM for wholesalers and another from 4AM to midday for retailers. Flowers are gathered from Hanoi’s outer districts and from as far away as Da Lat in Vietnam’s central highlands. 

For many people, staying awake and wandering around the flower market is a good way to enjoy life at night. The masses of colorful flowers on trucks and sales tables recall a familiar rural market session. 

Quang Ba Night flower market
Quang Ba Night flower market

The market has become a popular destination for foreign tourists. Anni Bell Miller from the UK said, “It’s the first time I came here. It’s very beautiful. A lot of flowers everywhere. It’s the first time I saw it. Amazing!”

The higher the sun rises the less crowded the market becomes as the flower vendors fan out to different parts of Hanoi and make the city more beautiful and colorful.

Quang Ba Night flower market

Flowers in Quang Ba Night flower market (Photo by: We25)

9. Enjoy Unique Culture and Entertainment Show

+ Water Puppet Theatre

If you want to enjoy the classic taste of Hanoi nightlife, then the idea of going to water puppet theatre will be a great suggestion. For those who enjoy a cultured evening, the Water Puppet Theatre should be in their Hanoi nightlife check list. Actually, this world-famous Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre has its origin in the art from the 11th century. This art stems from a time when the rice paddy fields were strongly flooded and farmers and villagers made entertainment by standing in the water which is waist-deep and used the puppets to perform over the water.

Water Puppet Theatre

Water Puppet Theatre

Puppets slide and dance gracefully over water, illustrating stories of many ancient myths as well as folklore which are very easy to grasp for those international guests. If you want to enjoy this art, then you should book tickets in advance, particularly on weekends.

Performance here are often accompanied by the orchestra that plays traditional music using wooden bells, drums, horns, and bamboo flutes as well as cymbals. Also, there are some operatic songs of authentic Vietnam that tell the stories being acted by puppets. The majority of the shows relate Vietnamese legends and folk tales.

The shows celebrated in this modern theatre are carried out in a water pool which is the stage for puppets. These puppets are controlled by a few puppeteers (no more than 8) who hide behind the bamboo screen. Actually, these shows are reckoned as among cultural highlights of Vietnam dating back to the tradition which first began in the Red River Delta.

Water Puppet Show in Hanoi

Water Puppet Show in Hanoi

Nowadays, the performances often consist of many short sketches rather than just a long story, thereby taking the guests to discover a journey of the ancient Vietnamese village life, dances of mythical creatures, and agricultural harvests. Here, the live music is an integral part of every show with singers usually shouting encouraging words to the puppets.

These days, Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre is considered as among the most popular attractions in Hanoi. It is advised for tourists to pay more in order to get closer to the stage because there are hundreds of seats and the puppets are not very big.

  • Opening hours: during the day and evening from 2 pm – 8 pm
  • Location: No.57B, Dinh Tien Hoang (Ðinh Tiên Hoàng) Street, Hanoi

Vietnam Central Circus

Vietnam Central Circus in Hanoi

Vietnam Central Circus in Hanoi (Photo by: Huu Duong)

The Vietnam Central Circus is ideal for a day of family-friendly fun, where travellers can enjoy, live performances and simple fairground games within a large park in the south of the city. Featuring clowns, acrobats and animal performances, the Central Circus in Hanoi follows a fairly predictable schedule, but it can be a lot of fun. Located next to Thien Quang Lake, it is a 10-minute taxi ride from Hanoi Old Quarter.

Vietnam Central Circus

Vietnam Central Circus

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 20:00 – 22:00

Address: 67 Tran Nhan Tong, Nguyen Du, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi

  • Opening Hours: 7pm – 10pm
  • Location: No.67 Tran Nhan Tong (Trần Nhân Tông) Street, Hai Ba Trung (Hai Bà Trưng) District, Hanoi

+ Ionah Show

Explore a spectacular story of Hanoi in performances which feature a perfect balance between the art of circus, belly dance and hip-hop under the sounds of both Western music and Vietnamese traditional folk music; along with leading theatrical technology, Ionah Show is an unique experience for all who adore performance art and Hanoi alike.

A scene of Ionah Show in Hanoi

A scene of Ionah Show in Hanoi

Price from: 630,995 VND

Hours Today: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION87 Lang Ha Str, Ba Dinh Dist | Star Galaxy TheaterHanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone: +84 24 3664 6969
A scene of Ionah Show in Hanoi
A scene of Ionah Show in Hanoi
A scene of Ionah Show in Hanoi
A scene of Ionah Show in Hanoi

+ Lang Toi – My Village: Vietnamese Culture Show at Hanoi Opera House

Enjoy an evening of traditional and contemporary Vietnamese culture with tickets to Lang Toi, or ‘My Village’, an hour-long show at the historic Hanoi Opera House. Watch acrobats, dancers, and jugglers bring a rural Vietnamese village to life on the stage as you hear live music on classic Vietnamese instruments. Your admission to Lang Toi includes reserved seating and pre-show drinks at the Hanoi Opera House.

Lang Toi - My Village: Vietnamese Culture Show at Hanoi Opera House

Lang Toi – My Village: Vietnamese Culture Show at Hanoi Opera House

  • Cultural show at the Hanoi Opera House
  • Enjoy drinks before the show
  • See dancers, musicians, and acrobats

10. Hanoi Opera House

Despite it is not a too impressive idea regarding to Hanoi nightlife, heading to Hanoi Opera House still allows tourists to see a new side of Hanoi. It is one of the most iconic examples of colonial architecture throughout Vietnam. Just simply spend one night at a live musical or opera performance here, you will have great memory in mind. Shows are not constantly performed here, so you should make sure that you check with the concierge at the hotel in order to see if there is any performance scheduled according to your time. That helps you book in advance more easily. Situated in the central area of the French Quarter in Hanoi, this place is worth a visit at night, even when there is no special performance scheduled here.

Hanoi Opera House at night

Hanoi Opera House at night

This building is established in 1911 by the French. It features with Gothic themes, featuring through pillars, shuttered windows, glass rooms and balconies. This is the biggest theatre countrywide and speaks volumes as cultural and historical evidence of Vietnam under the French rule. Actually, the interior of this building is much more impressive than the exterior. Guests will be entertained at this site when visiting here. The performances are various, including traditional folk music, international concerts, Vietnamese opera, and ballets.

The Hanoi Opera House is situated near Hoan Kiem Lake. You can enjoy superb views of this house at the Hilton Opera House hotel which is close by.

  • Location: No.1 Trang Tien (Tràng Tiền) Street, Hanoi

11. Looking panoramic view of Hanoi from high

Have you ever looked at Hanoi completely in sight? And do you wonder if Hanoi looks from above will not. We believe that having a glimpse of Hanoi at night will be one of top things to do in Hanoi. A glimpse of Hanoi in the fog at sunrise, sparkling in the sun at sunset, or magical in the night light is the best time to discovery Hanoi at its most charm. And it will be an unforgettable experience if you choose the cafes and restaurants on the roof to bring Hanoi completely into the eye. Sip a little coffee next to some delicious food to quietly watch a noisy Hanoi, busy. Let us explore the 5 great places below for this experience.

panoramic view of Hanoi

Panoramic view of Hanoi from high


So far, Top of Hanoi is still the highest bar and coffee in Hanoi, where you can see almost the entire city of Hanoi. Located on the 67th floor of Lotte Center Building – the second tallest building in the city, with a large terraced and extended section of the balcony creating a very open space for you to explore the beauty of Hanoi. Top of Hanoi is designed as a ship, with two upper floors at each end and a lower floor in the middle, making you feel like floating on a large boat in the sea with opened views at all sides.  

Top of Hanoi

Top of Hanoi

Top of Hanoi is the most beautiful in the evening when the city lights up. The bustle, hustle life of Hanoi at the light-up moments with the view of West Lake will make you totally surprised

Top of Hanoi from Lotte Hotel Hanoi

Top of Hanoi from Lotte Hotel Hanoi

Address: Floor 67, Lotte Center Building, Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh District, HanoiOpening hours: 17: 00-11: 00Tel: +84 433 333 016Price range: 100,000 – 300,000 ($ 5 – $ 13.5).

+ Summit Lough

Summit Lounge is a long-standing coffee bar in Hanoi, located on the 20th floor of the 5-star Sofitel Plaza (the new named – Pan Pacific Hanoi) on Thanh Nien Street. The Summit Lounge is divided into two main areas – outdoor and indoor, with elegant and graceful design with modern, elegant decor. The Thanh Nien Street is right at the foot of the building, so you will have the opportunity to enjoy some of its great beauty especially in the sunset. We recommend that if you want to get a panoramic view of the West Lake, choose a location outside of the restaurant. This is an ideal place to have an evening cocktails with friends while watching the sunset on the West Lake. 

Summit Lounge

Summit Lounge in Hanoi

Address: 20th Floor – Pan Pacific Hanoi, 1 Thanh Nien Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

Opening hours: 16:00 – 00:00

Tel: +84 93 695 1041 or +84 16 63 045 828 

+ Skyline Hanoi

Located on floors 11-13 of the Tirant Hotel at 38 – 40 Gia Ngu Street, Hoan Kiem District,  Skyline is one of the highest and finest coffee shops in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Skyline Hanoi is more than a bar and restaurant, this place will bring you an unforgettable experience with special attention and above all it embraces the whole Hanoi old town in sight. Located in the middle of the old town – the heart of the capital, Skyline is a great place to enjoy the unique Sword Lake during the holidays. This restaurant and bar promises to give all guests a great experience, whether it’s dining at the main dining area or simply relaxing on the leather sofa next to the door to see a noisy Hanoi in a very different way and watching Hoan Kiem Lake, Long Bien Bridge and enjoying the sunset on the skyline of Hanoi. How wonderful it is!

Skyline Hanoi at night

Skyline Hanoi at night

Address: 38 -40 Gia Ngu, Hang Bac, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Opening hours: 24 hour

Tel: +84 385 851 080

Lying amidst the old town – the heart of the capital, Skyline is infinitely impressive with an amazing view of the bustling Sword Lake. If you want to escape from the noise and crowd, just choose another angle, the ancient Long Bien Bridge at night would probably be great on your eyesight.

+ Cielo 13 Sky Bar

Cielo 13 is located on the top floor of the Sun City 13 building on Hai Ba Trung Street, Is one of the most beautiful rooftop restaurants in Hanoi. The architecture of the entire restaurant is entirely designed of glass to give all guests the perfect opportunity to enjoy gourmet dining and panoramic city views. Cielo is famous for its wide range of French wines, light wines, and desserts. There is nothing more romantic than an evening with wine and candles, sitting on the top floor of Sun City, enjoying the panoramic nightlife of Hanoi. This will be the ideal place for you to have a romantic date in a cozy and elegant atmosphere.

Cielo 13 Sky Bar

Cielo 13 Sky Bar

Address: 13 Hai Ba Trung, Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Opening hours: 10: 00-11: 30

Tel: +84 438 248 899

+ Avalon cafe & Lounge 

Around the Ho Guom area there are many beautiful cafes to meet the needs of relaxation, sightseeing of the old town and tourists. But not at any restaurant has a wide viewing angle, panoramic view angle is easily hidden by the trees. With a very favorable position when facing the old town, one side overlooking Ho Guom and The Huc Bridge, Avalon Cafe is always in the top of the most popular coffee shops in the central area. The terrace of the restaurant is sky-garden style (garden garden in the European style), so you will enjoy the quietness of the peaceful moments. The more special when sitting here in the evening, the city lights up colorful and extremely charming. Beside beautiful view, food menu, drinks are also quite diverse. However, because of the favorable location, the price here is quite “chat” compared to the coffee shop with the model. Address: 73 Cau Go Street, Hang Bac, Hoan Kiem  6 Degrees Cafe Located on the street of Nghi Tam, 6 Degrees Café on the 8th floor will make you can not drown in the space of ultra-romantic blue. With the modern design, luxury, bonsai plants create extremely standard, the pomegranate tree, hibiscus flowers make the space on the top floor filled with green. From the 8th floor, you can admire the whole city with the ceramic road, far from Nhat Tan bridge. Especially, if you come here at sunset, you will admire the sunset on West Lake. As the sun goes down, the sparkling blue water makes the dating scene more romantic than ever. 6 Degrees Cafe offers both open-air spaces and cozy indoor spaces for private parties or private parties. The prices of food and drinks are also reasonable, not too expensive compared to a prime location. 

Avalon cafe & Lounge 

Avalon cafe & Lounge 

Address: 189 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho District

+ 6 Degrees Cafe 

Located on the street of Nghi Tam, 6 Degrees Café on the 8th floor will make you can not drown in the space of ultra-romantic blue. With the modern design, luxury, bonsai plants create extremely standard, the pomegranate tree, hibiscus flowers make the space on the top floor filled with green. From the 8th floor, you can admire the whole city with the ceramic road, far from Nhat Tan bridge. Especially, if you come here at sunset, you will admire the sunset on West Lake. As the sun goes down, the sparkling blue water makes the dating scene more romantic than ever. 6 Degrees Cafe offers both open-air spaces and cozy indoor spaces for private parties or private parties. The prices of food and drinks are also reasonable, not too expensive compared to a prime location.

6 Degrees Café

6 Degrees Café

6 Degrees Café

6 Degrees Café

Address: 189 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho District

11. Club in Hanoi nighlife

+  Minh’s Jazz Club

This club belongs to Quyen Van Minh (Quyen Van Minh), the Godfather of Jazz in Vietnam, who has performed in jazz festivals throughout Europe and Asia. Minh’s Jazz Club is very perfect for those who want to experience a calm and inspiring Hanoi nightlife. It is situated in the centre of the Old Quarter. Minh teaches saxophone at the Hanoi Conservatory and moonlights here. When visiting here, you will meet a lot of musicians, including the talent son of Minh and top-notch international players.

  • Opening hours: 9 pm – 11:30 pm every night
  • Location: No.65 Quan Su (Quán Sứ) Street, Hoan Kiem (Hoàn Kiếm) District, Hanoi

+  Funky Buddha Club

Funky Buddha Club

Funky Buddha Club

In regard to Hanoi nightlife, this is a renowned place for those tourists who love bass heavy beats. Here, you will meet a young crowd of a lot of foreign tourists, expats backpackers, and locals as well. Situated in the Old Quarter’s center area, this two-storey, narrow bar and club celebrates music all night long. The music gets louder steadily till the fairly strict police step in. Beverages are rather reasonable and there is a live DJ here nightly.

  • Opening Hours: 5 pm – 11 pm
  • Location: No.2 Ta Hien (Tạ Hiện) Street, Hoan Kiem (Hoàn Kiếm) District, Hanoi

Wanna enjoy something more energetic? Check out the next suggestion in this list of Hanoi nightlife!

+ Hanoi Press Club

Hanoi Press Club

Hanoi Press Club

Another destination for an interesting Hanoi nightlife is Hanoi Press Club. This is an upscale bar which offers great service and a sophisticated ambiance. In this greatly stocked bar, you will enjoy excellent cocktails and wines along with some delicious bar snacks. From Thursday to Sunday, there is live music. On every Thursday, you will get a special promotion of “buy-one-get-one-free” of beverages.

  • Opening hours: 11 am – 3 pm & 5 pm – late<
  • Location: No.12 Ly Dao Thanh (Lý Ðạo Thành) Street, Trang Tien (Tràng Tiền), Hoan Kiem (Hoàn Kiếm) District, Hanoi

Apart from Bia Hoi Junction which is mentioned earlier in this checklist of ideas for Hanoi nightlife, you can also great cold beer at the following site:

+ Legend Beer

Legend Beer

Legend Beer

This is a bar with a sweeping terrace that overlooks the downtown of Hanoi and Hoan Kiem (Hoàn Kiếm) Lake. In fact, there is no place in Hanoi that can give you a really cool ice cold beer while still allowing you to enjoy the nighttime escapades of Hanoians. Because of the low level of that terrace, you can almost feel the city in a real way. This bar brews its own beverages, with wheat beer along with a dark stout available in different sizes. Also, they have a decent menu of dishes followed German style, like sausages and knuckle.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00
  • Location: No.1, Dinh Tien Hoang (Ðinh Tiên Hoàng) Street, Ba Dinh (Ba Ðình) District, Hanoi

+ Dragonfly Bar Lounge

Dragonfly Bar Lounge

Dragonfly Bar Lounge

When it comes to Hanoi nightlife, what makes Dragonfly Bar Lounge different from many other bars and clubs in Hanoi? This is a new location of the Old Quarter in Hanoi that attracts a large number of young expats and locals. The music ranges from party pop music and hip-hop and there is space for guests to dance, despite most guests prefer to mix and then mingle. Maybe, because of the amount of those backpackers that frequently go Dragonfly today, large cocktails are very popular here and are good at value. You can also head to the upstairs to enjoy a shisha pipe accompanied with some different flavors.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00-23:00 (may stay open later if busy)
  • Location: 15 Hang Buom (Hàng Buồm) Street, Hoan Kiem (Hoàn Kiếm) District, Hanoi

Hanoi nightlife will not be fulfilled if you skip La Salsa, a tapas bar for the youth, which is introduced below:

+ La Salsa

La Salsa

La Salsa

This is tapas bar which is a great site for you to meet friends and enjoy great pre-dinner snacks as well as cocktails before going for a big exciting night. The beverage list features with various options, particularly fine wines. If you would like to have more tapas, then you should head to the restaurant located on the second floor that serves classic French cuisine.

  • Opening hours: 8 am – 11 pm
  • Location: No.25 Nha Tho (Nhà Thờ) Street, Hoan Kiem (Hoàn Kiếm) District, Hanoi

+ Factory 47 Bar

Factory 47 Bar

Factory 47 is a pub with industrial style. This attracts a large number of friendly young tourists, locals and expats. It is just open from the afternoon and serves burgers, pizzas and sandwiches. Proximity to Ta Hien Street, this means that this bar is very busy at every night of the week

  • Opening hours: from afternoon to midnight
  • Location: No.47 Hang Buom (Hàng Buồm) Street, Hanoi

13. Sun Set Bar In Intercontinental Hotel

When Hanoi hectic nature gets too much, you can give yourself a retreat by relaxing on comfortable daybeds and couches on the chilled-out wooden deck. Then, finish your experience with serene views of West Lake. This is an ideal spot for everyone to enjoy cool evening cocktails far away from the crowds of Hanoi.

  • Opening Hours: 4:30 pm -12 pm
  • Location: 18.00 – 19.00 and 22.00 – 23.30 every day

12. Sing Karaoke in Vietnamese style

Karaok is originated in Japan in the 1980s and has been popular in Asian countries since the 1990s, including Vietnam. Getting to Hanoi, you can easily find karaoke bars to mix with melodies, music along with friends and relatives. When singing, people often sip beer with a little candy and fruit and dance with vibrant dance.

Hanoi Nightlife – Some Tips And Tricks Upon Going Out At Night In Hanoi

The idea of wandering around the city at night to enjoy the best Hanoi nightlife is very interesting and no one can interrupt your own trip. Nevertheless, you should note that:

  • The most convenient transport means in Hanoi is motorbike. Remember that you should fill up it with energy as it is hard to find a gas station if you are not familiar with the streets here. If you do not have a motorbike, then going by bike is another good alternative option. That also helps you enjoy the trip.
  • To keep yourself safe, you should better not go alone, particularly at night because you might come up against robberies, thefts, or drug addicts. So, it is the best to avoid those dark places. Avoid stopping at the deserted street for a long time; report anything you are suspecting to the police.
  • Keep yourself warm, and bring your own identification with yourself to show the flying squad if being asked. Do not bring something with great values such as jewelries as precaution.

The above are the most highly recommended places to go for a memorable Hanoi nightlife experience that tourists should not miss. Despite Hanoi is not too well-known for an exciting nightlife when compared with Ho Chi Minh City, there are still some special things about Hanoi nightlife that you hardly find anywhere else in Vietnam, in particular, and all over the world, in general.

Due to the limited frame of this article about Hanoi nightlife, we cannot cover all of the best suggestions for Hanoi nightlife. Do we miss anything else about this topic of “Hanoi nightlife”? Leave your words below to let us know your own thoughts!

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