Name: KOTO on Van Mieu
Address: 59 Van Mieu, Dong Da, Hanoi
Directions: Across from Temple of Literature
Contact:+84 4 3 74703378, www.koto.com.au, kotohanoi@koto.com.au
No ordinary restaurant. It’s a place where customers enjoy delicious Vietnamese and European cuisine and where the staff (mostly former street and disadvantaged youth) are so full of energy and enthusiasm that it’s contagious.
Spread over four floors KOTO on Van Mieu offers many alternatives to escape the hustle and bustle of Hanoi’s busy streets.Koto
* KOTO CAFE is an ideal place for a casual coffee or an informal meal. Step in for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
* Head upstairs to the TEMPLE BAR or the BAMBOO TERRACE, on levels two and four. Both are perfect places to meet up with friends or business associates for a drink or meal. Each has a full range of drinks including KOTO’s selection of cocktails, smoothies and trainees ‘specials’. These levels also have Wifi Internet access.
* The GRADUATE GALLERY can cater for larger dining groups and is dedicated to KOTO graduates and their careers. It can be reserved for your private party and functions.
* The Bamboo Terrace offers alfresco dining with breathtaking views over the Temple of literature and Tuesday and Friday night specials.
The menu offers a wide range of Vietnamese and International dishes – from snacks and dips to enticing main courses as well as KOTO’s famous cakes and pastries. There is a good selection of beer and wine and KOTO is well known for cocktails and, of course, guaranteed attentive service.
When you dine at KOTO, you are directly helping build a future for a young person. Preparing Vietnamese and Western cuisine and providing polished service offers far brighter prospects than hawking postcards or shining shoes.
At KOTO on Van Mieu, the young trainees put into practice what they’ve learned in theory classes, they interact with customers and practice their English, work as a team and gradually improve their skills and increase their confidence.
Restaurant Type: Sit-down restaurant
Typical Price Per Person: 60,000 – 150,000 VND
Speciality: Good Food/Good Cause
Take Out: Yes
Delivery: Yes