A Chef’s Bistro in Hanoi

By famed Montreal-born Chef Don Berger, Don’s – A Chef’s Bistro’s impressive menu ranges from authentic international specialties and an oyster bar to sophisticated fusion dishes all mastered to perfection. Pair your meal with wine from the in-house wine cellar and end it with a premium cigar. Dine indoors or out, chic or casual, smoking or non-smoking. Don’s – A Chef’s Bistro has got it all from eclectic art to refined decor and a dazzling view of Hanoi’s West Lake. Don’s Bistro’s focus is on local produce, top-notch imports and flawless service.

Hanoi Best Restaurant

“We love taking great care”

don’s Bistro has several distinctive areas, each unique in their concept allowing the dinner to enjoy the a la carte menu in an comfortable environment of their choice. On the reservation form you can choose your preferred area.



(1st floor)
Relax in the downstairs bar, a casual and laid-back setting with comfortable bar stools and luxurious sofas. A great area to meet friends for a pre-dinner cocktail, a pizza cooked in one of Hanoi’s few wood-fired oven or a quick breakfast overlooking the lake. A selection of classic and modern musical videos can entertain for hours, or you can select your own music



(4th floor)
With breathtaking sweeping views of West Lake and fresh oysters from around the world, all to the soundtrack of live musical performances, the rooftop is the pinnacle of sophisticated and refined nightlife in the capital. The perfect place for a glass of champagne at sunset or a post dinner cognac. The full menu is available on the rooftop.


Restaurant Dons Bistro Hanoi

(2nd & 3rd floor)
Be spoilt in one of the two dining rooms with wonderful views of the lake and Vietnamese art adorning the walls. Classic Ming dynasty furniture in exquisitely decorated and spacious rooms make the dining experience a very special one. Your choice of Smoking or Non Smoking.


The-Private-Room-Don Bistro Hanoi

(3rd floor)
For that very special occasion or important meeting, the private room will meet your every need. Also home to the 25 different varieties of Cuban cigars, the private room has a real feeling of luxury.


Cigar-room-don's bistro Hanoi

(4th floor)
A living room setting with sofas, a big screen TV and Youtube Playlist from Cuban to Jazz, place for friends to share Cigars, laughs, drinks and the full menu is available.


Catering Hanoi
Don’s Bistro is the preferred caterer for the Embassies of Sweden, Italy, U.S.A, Canada, Greece, Belgium, Angola, Mozambique, Rolls Royce, BMW, Mercedes Benz, The Sedona Suites, AmCham and many private parties.

Please advise your occasion, location, number of guests and demographics, budget and special requests and we will prepare a tailor made menu proposal to ensure your party is perfect and stress free.



Monday to Friday
Breakfast and Lunch 9:00 – 14:30
Dinner 17.00 – 22.00

Saturday and Sunday
8.00 – 22.00


Don’s Oyster Bar

 Friday & Saturday
17:00 – 23:00

Holidays & Sunday
17:00 – 22:00

** Hours subject to change without notice, depending on weather.


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Don-Berger Chef HanoiChef Donald Berger a Montreal born Red  & Gold Seal Certified Canadian International Master Chef, worked with the Ritz Carlton Group for nine years, opening the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong as Executive Chef in 2003, he was also posted with the Ritz Carltons, in Laguna Niguel California. and opened Ritz Carlton in San Francisco California.

Berger worked in the exciting cities of Bangkok, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai American Club. He amassed a loyal following of crème de la crème, including Presidents, Prime Ministers, Royalty, Ambassadors, CEO’s, celebrities, artists, and top dignitaries.