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The Matchbox

40 Cao Ba Quat, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
3 Mar 2015
“Couldn't find you”
10 Nov 2014
“Comedy night - thankfully the food was good!”
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Italian, French, Vietnamese
40 Cao Ba Quat, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Walked for miles to this restaurant on the recommendation of lonely planet. Couldn't find it& told by a local it was closed!

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Well, this is a hard one to rate, after a mixed experience. I was taking a friend out for diner to celebrate his birthday and had heard good things about this place, so thought I'd give it a whirl. The 'experience' started with a phone...More

Thank PurpleG70
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Possibly the worst waiter on the planet. Lunch visit and were led to a just va ated table in its unmade state, stains on table cloth etc. from previous diners; there were other fresh tables available. Got no better from there, won't go in to...More

3  Thank MonsieurPeutEtre
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Our family went for lunch. Really good food in a lovely setting. We had Vietnamese dishes and our kids had western dishes. All were excellent. Definitely recommend.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Clean, quiet but uninspiring. Vietnamese tea didn't have that characteristic 'sugar puffs' flavour but coffee was nice. Spring rolls were nice.

Thank cut2quick
Reviewed 22 October 2013

In the fine art museum compound (do not miss the ground floor exhibits of Champa artifacts). Cosy and tasteful interior. Has also al fresco upper floor dining. Service quick and attentive. Vietnamese menu . Very ample wine cellar

Thank Vigorish93
Reviewed 6 October 2013

If you want to escape Asian cuisine for a bit this is the place to go. We had lunch and my teenage son said it was the best burger he had ever tasted! Great service and a nice atmosphere

Thank Meredith F
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We ate here for lunch prior to going to the Museum of War based on TA reviews! Again we were not disappointed! The english was a bit difficult to understand, but we were surprised when the people who ordered their toasted sandwiches actually got them...More

Thank Thehiprocks
Reviewed 1 May 2013 via mobile

After a hot day wandering around the city and the worthwhile Fine Arts Museum, we were in need of some tender loving care. Matchbox provided, being set into the grounds of the museum and treating us very well. Salads, tofu, and cheese platters were well...More

Thank Monsieur-Canard
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Monday evenings, The Matchbox, in the grounds of the Fine Art Museum, has a steak and wine offer for 199,000 VND - around $10 or £7. We were the only people at 6pm but the candlelight and the water cascade made a romantic backdrop. Once...More

Thank Val-Director
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Cao Ba Quat, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
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