6 French restaurants

HO CHI MINH CITY – The restaurant has a classic space, luxury, with European meals priced from 500,000 VND to several million are suggestions for visitors.

The following addresses are suitable for dating, formal gatherings, intimate with friends, family, business partners, or for those who love French cuisine.

The Refinery

The restaurant is located in Hai Ba Trung street (District 1), has an outdoor terrace space decorated with classical style, like a French street restaurant.

Here, French cuisine is the mainstream, in addition to English, Spanish, Italian dishes … The average price of dishes is 100,000 – 500,000 VND. This is also a suggested place to enjoy perennial sparkling wine and champagne, originating from France, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Spain, Italy … The restaurant is open every day, from 11am to 23 o’clock.

The Refinery is one of the French restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City with a classic atmosphere, attracting many check-in lenses from customers.  Photo: elvitravelbag / Instagram
The Refinery is one of the French restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City with a classic atmosphere, attracting many check-in lenses from customers. Photo: elvitravelbag / Instagram

Le Corto Saigon

Located on Nguyen Sieu Street (District 1), the restaurant has a modern, formal design with black tones with wood. The kitchen here has an open space for guests to see the chefs making dishes. Guests can sit in the sofa row, bar or upstairs.

The dishes here inherit the principles of traditional French cuisine, but are modified with local flavors, bringing new experiences to diners. The dishes are priced from 190,000 VND to more than 1 million VND. The restaurant is open at noon, at 11am – 14:30, except Saturday, in the evening at 17:30 – 22:30.

Garden Of Senses Saigon

The restaurant can accommodate 40 guests, located in an ancient villa on Dien Bien Phu street (District 3), with indoor and outdoor spaces, private rooms.

The menu at the restaurant is made up of two Michelin-starred chefs. The dishes have a contrast of flavors, a blend of modern and traditional cuisine, sweet and bitter, hot and cold. In addition, the wine cellar and bar also serves teas.

Prices of individual dishes range from VND 420,000 to VND 2.1 million; Lunch set menu 2 – 3 with price from 250,000 VND; Set menu of main course costs 1,800,000 – 2,700,000 VND / person. The shop is open from 12am – 2pm and 6pm – 9pm, weekdays.

French restaurants are suitable for dating, in which Jardin Des Sens Saigon has a bright, cozy and luxurious space.  Photo: Jardin Des Sens Saigon
The French restaurants are suitable for dating, with a cozy and luxurious space. Photo: Jardin Des Sens Saigon

Chez Gilbert Saigon

Located on Nguyen Huu Canh Street (Ward 19, Binh Thanh District), the restaurant has a brick wall design and wooden furniture. This place can make diners feel like entering a small restaurant in France.

The restaurant is considered the first place to sell high-class French bread, pate and sausage in Ho Chi Minh City. Gourmet sandwiches can enjoy a wide variety of handcrafted fresh breads, served with homemade sausages and mustard, on the Charcuterie (small European appetizer plate) and wines.

The price of the items is 130,000 – 280,000 / item. The restaurant is open from 11am to 9:30 pm every day.

The French Villa

The restaurant is located in a villa with slightly French architecture on Ngo Quang Huy street, Thao Dien ward, city. Thu Duc (formerly District 2). The dining space is located in the villa and outside the garden with many green trees, under the golden light creating a warm feeling.

The dish here has the style of the South of France, the home of the chef. Guests can choose from 6 menus, including traditional French dishes and chef’s creations. All menus offer matching wine recommendations, with Les Freres Marchand cheese, coffee and sweets.

The price of odd items is about 650,000 – 1,990,000 VND, the set menu is priced at 930,000 VND to 3,200,000 VND / person, not including drinks. The restaurant serves from 11h45 – 13:30 and 18:30 – 21:30 on weekdays, only Sundays are open in the evening.

La Villa French serves cheese trolley, a trolley with a variety of cheeses imported from Les Freres Marchand (France), one of the best cheese places in the world.  Photo: La Villa French
“Cheese trolley”, a trolley with a variety of cheeses imported from Les Freres Marchand (France), one of the best cheese places in the world. Photo: La Villa French

Three Gourmands

The restaurant is located on Tran Ngoc Dien street, is considered a pure French restaurant, from cuisine to space. It specializes in serving lamb fillets, lobster butter sauce, ravioli barramundi with wine sauce mushrooms, orange sauce duck breast, individual dishes and set menus, and a wine menu.

The restaurant serves dishes between 11h45 – 13:30 (can sit until 16:00) and 18:30 – 21:30 (closes at 0:00) on except Mondays. The main dishes are priced in the range of 116,000 – 960,000 VND; Set menu 5 – 7 items priced at 1,100,000 – 1,300,000 VND / person. Follow vnexpress