Hanoi Eats: Gourmet Corner

My cousin Queen read up on a lot of Hanoi restaurants on Tripadvisor prior to our trip.  Gourmet Corner was ranked as the city’s 6th best restaurant, and we decided to have lunch there on Day 3.

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The restaurant is located on the top floor of Essence Diamond hotel, and is well-known not just for its food offerings, but also for “the finest view” of Hanoi’s skyline.  It was a really hot day when we were there, though, so the window blinds were all down.

IMG_2360I had the sesame falafel stuffed with tofu and lotus seeds, vegetable curry, and fish wrapped in banana leaves.

IMG_2366The food was all right, but definitely not the best we had on our trip.

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IMG_2359IMG_2358We hung out at the restaurant’s terrace for a bit after eating, and they really do have a nice view of the city.  All in all a good place to have a simple and relaxed lunch.

THE GOURMET CORNER, Essence Diamond Hotel, #32 Lo Su Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam, Phone: (+84-4) 3935 1632   Ext. 1205, Email: gourmetcorner@hanoielegancehotel.com

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