Address: 60 Ly Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Sen Restaurant Hanoi at 60 Ly Thai To stands out amongst most restaurants in Hanoi for serving extensive buffet-style dinners in a sophisticated setting. Attracting affluent locals and tourists looking to sample a variety of Vietnamese cuisine in a single sitting, the restaurant is set beside Hanoi Opera House, just across from the Sofitel Metropole Hotel in Hanoi’s French Quarter.
Other Branches of Sen Restaurant
There are three other branches of Sen in Hanoi but this is arguably the best of the bunch. Featuring an elegant black-and-white theme, it’s fitted with neo-colonial décor, chandeliers, mirrors, white tablecloths, wooden furnishing, a massive buffet area set up in the centre, and spacious seating arrangements that make Sen Hanoi feel like a proper sit-down restaurant.
Sen Hanoi at 60 Ly Thai To’s buffet dinners are priced at VND 210,000 (not inclusive of drinks), where diners are presented with plenty of Asian and European delicacies to choose from, including over 60 traditional dishes from three regions in Vietnam. Standouts include grilled lobsters, fresh salmon, oysters, sashimi, crab, and escargot, as well as Vietnamese spring rolls, nem sen (lotus rolls), cha ca (grilled fish), bun cha (grilled pork with noodles), and banh duc (Vietnamese cake).
The restaurant atmosphere
The restaurant’s overall atmosphere is high-class, but it can get very bustling during peak dinner hours. Nonetheless, the service here is seamless thanks to its team of professional and English-speaking staff.
Thanks to its classy dining space, good quality and diverse menu that’s also excellent value for money, Sen Restaurant Hanoi at 60 Ly Thai To’s buffet dinner will impress everyone – even people who don’t usually like buffets! Due to its popularity, it’s always a good idea to make a reservation before making your way to Sen Hanoi.