Top 5 Best Cafe In Hanoi Old Quarter 2024

Even though not being Hanoi-born, nor true connoisseurs of coffee, visitors always find Hanoi's old cafes to have uncanny charming characteristics. If you have a chance to visit the Old Quarter, you must try to visit the top 5 best cafes in Hanoi Old Quarter once!

1. Hanoi Cafe Guide: All Of The Best Hanoi Cafe In Old Quarter

1.1. Giang Cafe

Giang Cafe
Giang Cafe

Giang Cafe, named after the talented bartender in the past, is famous for its egg coffee. It is located in a small alley on Nguyen Huu Huan coffee street. In case you are a first-time visitor to Hanoi, the cafe is perhaps difficult to find because there is only a small sign in front of the alley.

The most unique point of Giang Cafe is its flavor. Compared to other egg cafe shops, this drink in Giang is very fragrant, smooth, and greasy right from the first sip. The coffee cup consists of 2 ingredients, egg cream, and black coffee, blended together perfectly to create a unique coffee of Hanoi.

Address: No. 39, Nguyen Huu Huan Alley, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Time: 7:30 - 22:00 daily

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1.2. Dinh Cafe

Dinh Cafe
Dinh Cafe


Dinh Cafe has no signboard and only those who know will come. The cafe shop is located in a building from the old French period. From the 2nd-floor railing, you will see the Old Quarter of Hanoi as well as the whole space of Hoan Kiem Lake.

Dinh Cafe brings a nostalgic style, and for some people, it may look a bit old and messy. However, the drinks here are quite delicious, especially for those who love cafes. The average price is only $1 to $3.

Address: No. 13, Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Time: 7:00 - 22:30 daily

1.3. Vintage 1976 Cafe

vintage 1976 cafe
Vintage 1976

If you are looking for beautiful cafes in Hanoi's Old Quarter, this is the perfect suggestion. From the sitting position of the cafe shop, you can see the streets of Hanoi in the most authentic way. Vintage 1976 is also a familiar destination for tourists traveling to the Old Quarter or young people wandering the book street on weekends.

The shop has a wide variety of drinks ranging from coffee, smoothies, juices, etc., so you can choose freely based on your preferences. Additionally, when you come inside this cafe in Hanoi Old Quarter, there are many shimmering virtual living corners. Remember to prepare a new camera with good focus to take pictures.

Address: No. 19, Dinh Le Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Time: 7:00 - 23:00 daily

1.4. Hanoi House Cafe

 Hanoi House Cafe
 Hanoi House Cafe

Just a small shop is hidden in an alley on Ly Quoc Su Street, but Hanoi House has become a familiar destination for foreign visitors. It is said that once you go to Hanoi, you must definitely come here to take a photo with the words "Hanoi" as proof that you have already drunk at the best cafe in Hanoi Old Quarter. 

At Hanoi House, there are many strange and diverse drinks. You can enjoy ice-free juice, smoothies, yogurt, or especially hot coffee in the cold weather.

Address: No. 47, Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Time: 8:00 - 22:30 daily

1.5. Loading T Cafe

Loading T Cafe
Loading T Cafe

Loading T Cafe is dressed in a characteristic yellow shirt that has been tinged with moss and a simple brick wall. It makes everyone who comes to the shop feel like they are back in the 60s - 70s.

Here you will be able to relax in a nostalgic space, listen to French lullabies and drink delicious cups of coffee. In addition, the shop also has teas, smoothies and juices for you to choose from.

Address: No. 8, Chan Cam Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Time: 9:00 - 23:00 daily

2. Conclusion

Hanoi Old Quarter has a lot of cafes and each of them has its own interesting point. If one day you don't know what to do but want to wander or sit in a cafe with friends, the above best cafe in Hanoi Old Quarter will be an interesting suggestion for you!

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author hoan
My name is Hoan and I come from Hanoi, with more than 10 years working in the tourism industry (both as a tour guide then tour operator). I am very proud to say that I can give you the best advice for your trip to beautiful Vietnam.

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