5 best restaurants in Hanoi for Vietnamese Desserts

No matter how stuffed you are after the main course, you always have room for a little dessert. And what will be better than a plate of Vietnamese dessert? It tastes sweet and also delicious that you will crave for the second one.
Let’s join with Eatout and find out 5 places served the best Vietnamese desserts in Hanoi!

1. Home restaurant

Set within a former French residence in the charming Truc Bach neighbourhood, Home is the unique Vietnamese restaurant situated between the historic labyrinth of the old trading quarter and the expansive serenity of West Lake. Standing strong for almost a century, their property has survived two devastating wars and now remains one of the most attractive and well-preserved buildings in the city. Their interior space befits the exterior majesty with a modern and yet cozy arrangement inspired by traditional and historic tastes. Each inside room has a unique atmosphere and our outdoor tables encircle the detached mansion.


Step into Home – Vietnamese restaurant and be captivated by magnificent aromas before sitting down to a wealth of enchanting flavours of authentic Vietnamese food. Their passion is to impress and excite and it’s through their cuisine that this is best achieved. You are invited to Home at anytime, with a la carte and set menus served throughout the day and a unique Vietnamese afternoon tea. And after stunning main course, you can enjoy some authentic Vietnamese desserts. One of their favourite is Sweet corn and sticky rice pudding. The aroma of the sticky rice and coconut milk in the air immediately makes you feel nostalgic and excited. This is also just a darn good dessert and the warm, sticky texture always leaves you feeling full and satisfied.

Address: 34 Chau Long Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Opening hours: 10:00am – 02:00pm | 05:30pm – 10:00pm

2. Viet Deli restaurant

Viet Deli is located at the northwestern corner of Hoan Kiem Lake,housed within the Oriental Suites Hotel, making it one of the best-located restaurants in Hanoi. Nestled right in the city center and the old quarter, this hotel restaurant is ideally located within easy walking distance of many of Hanoi’s premier attractions including the Water Puppet Theatre, Dong Xuan Market and Ngoc Son Temple.
In the beating heart of it all and as one of the best restaurants in the Hanoi old quarter, Viet Deli provides some welcome relief from the enthralling but exhausting bustle of life outside. As the sun goes down, the Hanoi lights are turned up, and our mouthwatering dishes are served in elegant and cozy surroundings.


Bringing together favored Vietnamese dishes from across the country, Viet Deli cooks up a delectable menu of traditional dishes cooked with contemporary flair,entirely new and exciting to the Hanoi old quarter restaurant scene. Viet Deli provides a concise menu that revels in the extraordinary contribution Vietnamese food has made to the world of cuisine with representative dishes from across the country. Beside these delicious dishes, Viet Deli also serves many attractive desserts. There are many kinds of Vietnamese pudding such as Black sticky rice pudding with coconut milk, Sautee young sticky rice in longan broth, Deep litchi and red jujube broth. And a special dish called Deep fried jack fruit cake with young sticky rice. An un-seed piece of fruit that is deep fried with flour mixture and coated with young sticky rice (cốm). Chewy taste from the fruit, crunchy from fried sticky rice will bring you an extraordinary feeling about this dish.

Address: 58 Hang Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Opening hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm

3. Pots ‘n Pans restaurant

Pots n Pans’ unique design blends Hanoi tradition and modernity while the fusion cuisine is Vietnamese with an international flair. Pots n Pans’s cozy atmosphere is a favorite spot for many families that locates in the center of the city. Spacious private rooms with simple but elegant decorations are also suitable for a big gathering of family members. Here in Pots n Pans, you will be able to find the familiar tastes of Vietnamese cuisine served in the luxurious Western style.


High-quality dishes along with elegant and cosy ambience here is always highly appreciated by their expat diners therefore, if you have a meet with your business partners or a warm family union, a day to date with your friends and lovers, Pots n Pans should be on your top list. Besides, after a stunning meal, Pots ‘n Pans will not let you down with their delicious dessert. Combining two styles of cuisine, Vietnam and Western, the talented chef in Pots ‘n Pans has created Banana spring rolls with chocolate sauce and cinnamon ice cream. Hot crispy rolls hold smooth banana filling inside and cold tasteful ice-cream surprisingly pair together and create a delicious for diners to try out.

Addres: 57 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
Opening hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

4. Potomac Restaurant

Potomac Restaurant is the most luxurious yacht on the West Lake. Potomac Restaurant & Coffee including three floor and a standing floor on the open water, which is unique and being a star on the West Lake, offering wide range of services, and can accommodate from 350 up to 800 guests at a time. Services in the Potomac Boat are the same as those in many countries in the world. Having a large cabin, a spacious balcony and a private area for VIP tourists, the Potomac Boat looks like a hotel, full of light. The boat is also designed with a special space for a tea room and café corridor for music festivals and summer festivals to serve young people.

The menu is inclusive of more than 350 separated flavors of dishes, enables diners to enjoy various choices of delicious dishes, exquisite drinks while being deep into the amazing view of West Lake. One of the most popular desserts at here is Lotus seed Sweet soup (Chè hạt sen). A sweet soup bowl with lotus fragrance wafting with cereal will attract you in the first time you taste it. Moreover, it is really good for health. The Lotus Seeds can make your health better and stronger.

Address: 6 Nguyen Dinh Thi Street, Tay Ho District, Ha Noi
Opening hours: 08:00am – 11:00pm

5. Halia

Halia restaurant offers contemporary European fare with Asian touches, featuring signature dishes for gourmets in Hanoi. The restaurant is designed with impressive items, making its own ambience more elegant and peaceful.


At Halia, you can refresh yourself, isolate from long working weekdays and be deep into a truly interesting dining experience. Besides, he restaurant itself is also ideal for couples, business meeting or friend gathering. After enjoying a stunning meal, you can call for dessert. This restaurant serves a special one called Vietnamese coffee creme caramel flan. It is a delicious custard dessert inherited from French colonialism. But the chefs have a little twist, instead of using vanilla flavour, they replace it with coffee. The creamy from cream and eggs combine with bitter taste from coffee and little sweet in caramel, which level this dish up. The delicate, beautiful amber color and its smooth, velvety texture. The cold of shaved ice reduces the sweetness of the flan’s caramel, maintains it’s texture and keeps it nice and cool.

Address: 29 Xuạn Dieu Street, Tay Ho District, Ha Noi
Opening hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm

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