When it comes to French fine dining, La Table du Chef can be considered an ideal choice in the heart of Hanoi’s French quarter.
Located on the 3rd floor of the Press Club, La Table du Chef offers a unique dining experience in an elegant setting, which evokes the French colonial architecture of 1920s. Diners are invited to a subtle journey into fine crafts, paintings, culinary and winemaking arts sourced from Vietnam and France. Reminiscences of a golden time in the past can be found on the dining plates, the lacquered tables and table accessories, as well as on the Hermès wickerwork wallpapers.
This story appealed to two Michelin-star chef Alain Dutournier who had selected La Table du Chef to bring his art of haute cuisine for the first time outside of France. Born in the gastronomic cradle of south-western France, Alain has a brilliant cooking career and owns several top restaurants in Paris. Together with his talented Vietnamese Resident Chef, Dao Van Son, he brings to La Table du Chef the highest standard of excellence in French cuisine, with a touch of Vietnamese taste. Diners will have a chance to discover an exceptional menu, highlighting the best local and imported products delivered daily, such as foie gras from Landes, truffle from Perigord, sea salt from Guerande, duck from South Western France, langoustine from France, Sapa’s honey, Phu Quoc’s pepper… just to name a few.
French cuisine is worth being expensive. Fortunately, at La Table du Chef, there are many ways to approach this delicate art of culinary. Besides a-la-carte menu featuring the best of French culinary, there is temptation menu, inspired by chef Alain Dutournier, which brings delicious France on the table, at only VND520,000++ per person. With the choice of a starter, a main-course and a dessert that can be changed according to the season, the menu features a wonderful blend of French cooking style and fresh ingredients sourced locally. A special French dining treat not to be missed!
With a capacity of 70 seats, La Table du Chef remains a peaceful oasis in the bustling city of Hanoi, where diners enjoy the exquisite French cuisine carefully paired with the most refined selection of wines.