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KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant

) #42 of 1,929 Restaurants in Hanoi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Asian
59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 4 3747 0337
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Australian, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had tried some drinks and Vietnamese foods which were good.The staffs were friendly and warm.It was a great lunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here because it was for a wonderful cause. We go back because the food is delicious, the presentation is what you would find in a 5 star restaurant anywhere in the world, and the service, impeccable!!! Anyone completing this course can work in...More

Thank mystic76
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended by my friends and was located next to the Temple of Literature. The food was nicely placed while the taste was pretty good. The food worth mentioning are: 1) Fried Spring roll with fish sauce - crispy 2) Bun cha -...More

Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem for lunch before going to the Temple of Literature directly opposite. We had a club sandwich and it was delicious. A little more expensive than the usual in Hanoi but well worth it! The idea of this restaurant which employs...More

Thank Harriet F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for a quick lunch before heading over to the Temple of Literature which is just across the road. The food was good eventhough I'd describe it as being on the pricier side for Hanoi. This was our first meal in Vietnam and...More

Thank KelvJong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant, near the Temple of Literature, a number of times over a few years. Today, the food and drinks were even better than I expected. The fusion menu was modern, the quality outstanding, the tastes were terrific and the prices reasonable. The...More

Thank ros703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the food here, and the staff were really helpful. However, there were a lot of bugs around our table. It was a hot day and this is probably a difficult thing for the staff to control. I don't want to put anyone off...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is quite delicious, we had the bamboo beef, fried spring rolls and burger. The staff still needs more experience with serving. I guess this is a place where they train and i applaud the effort of the pioneer.

Thank HungoverTT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the dinner here.. It was a preset menu and had a good mix of items and the quantity was also decent. The food was very tasty..

Thank Niths2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there as part of a group tour. We had a great meal with professional level service from the staff. The opportunity for the staff to train in the service industry and to interact with the guests is a valuable resource. Highly recommend supporting this...More

Thank cvinh7475
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do I need to book for lunch time?
27 January 2016|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from br1dgy | Reviewed this property |
I visited during the peak lunch period (12:30 to 1:30) and they were turning people away at the door because they were full up with both large and small tour groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3747 0337
  • E-mail
KOTO stands for "Know one, teach one." KOTO is one of the most unique experiences in Vietnam for travelers who can enjoy a meal at a real working vocational training restaurant operated by one of the leading non-profit social enterprises in Vietnam.

KOTO is a unique not-for-profit social enterprise that started in 1999 in Hanoi. The program targets at-risk and disadvantaged youth—aged 16 to 22—with a 24-month-long training program in vocational hospitality, life skills and English.

KOTO’s Vision
Positive permanent change for at-risk and disadvantaged youth through the transformative power of social enterprise.

KOTO’s Mission
We believe at-risk and disadvantaged youth should have access to a holistic program that provides career training and life skills in a nurturing environment, where each builds self confidence and exercises their right to live a life of dignity.
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