Best Restaurants in Halong Bay

Halong Bay, one of the Natural Wonders of the world, does not only has breathtaking landscapes that attract a large number of people worldwide every year, but also features a good wide selection of restaurants. A lot of best Halong Bay restaurants are the beachfront ones and situated in Bai Chay Town. Therefore, a romantic view for a tasty dinner is not a doubtful thing. If you stay in a certain hotel during your visit to Halong Bay, then you could begin your food adventure from the place you are staying. Or, you could check out some best Halong Bay restaurants below. While Chinese and Vietnamese foods are reckoned as major dishes in the coastal eateries’ menus, other Indian and western foods are recently getting more popular. Just take a quick look!

1. Green Mango

One of the top options of Halong Bay restaurants on Cat Ba Island is Green Mango, which offers you both good food and service. Guests could sit outdoors enjoying the harbor view or simply relax in a hip indoor and trendy setting. This restaurant has a great menu featuring fusion food along with tapas, mouth-watering main courses as well as delectable deserts. However, the prices might be a little bit above average.

Dinner at Green Mango restaurant

Dinner at Green Mango restaurant

  • Opening hours: 6 am – 10 pm daily
  • Location: The heart of Cat Ba Island

2. Royal Restaurant

Would you like to enjoy a royal treat? If yes, then Royal restaurant is your ideal choice. Overlooking the charming Halong Bay, this restaurant features with elegant style. There are colorful Vietnamese Lanterns hanging from the ceilings of the restaurant. Also, a live orchestra playing traditional Vietnamese instruments is always readily to serve the guests. Dinning at Royal Restaurant will surely bring to you a pleasant experience.

Royal Halong Restaurant

Royal Halong Restaurant

There is a wide range of food in the menu, from average to good, but in general, none of them are bad. It is recommended to enjoy the piquant beef salad served with crushed peanut and lime, and shredded lettuce and tomato salad. The staffs here are attentive and friendly that will make any customer feel comfortable and enjoyable.

  • Opening hours: 6 am – 10 pm daily
  • Location: Royal Park Area, Halong Road, Bai Chay, Halong City, Quang Ninh province

3. Kim Hang Restaurant

Situated in an exciting area of Halong with a lot of hotels and restaurants, Kim Hang restaurant is one of the most standing out ones, which has a unique ancient exterior design. This design creates a good first impression from the outside. When entering the restaurant, you will find its inner space large and attractive. The deluxe amenities along with exquisite decoration are what make this restaurant memorable in the mind of guests who used to have a dinner here. Another unquestionable feature of the Kim Hang Restaurant is its high quality food. Having a diverse menu mainly focused on coastal specialties, the restaurant brings to guests an unforgettable taste. It is no surprise that Kim Hang Restaurant is famous for its dishes with professional decorating style.

Buffet at Kim Hang restaurant

Buffet at Kim Hang restaurant

Additionally, the staffs of this restaurant are courteous, friendly, and prompt, who are very attentive to all orders of the guests.

  • Opening hours: 7 am – 10 pm daily
  • Location: No. 123 Halong Road, Halong City

4. Cua Vang Restaurant

Are you a fan of luxurious seafood with especially good hygiene? Then, you should not skip Cua Vang restaurant – one of the best Halong Bay restaurants recommended for tourists. Known in English as Golden Crab, Cua Vang restaurant is a perfect place for guests to enjoy Vietnamese seafood in such a deluxe ambiance of Western style. When combined with blue, yellow, and pink neon lights, it creates a unique impression.

Cua Vang restaurant overview

                                                                    Cua Vang restaurant overview

This restaurant provides guests with various high quality seafood with good hygiene. All dishes here are cooked in clay pan in order to help keep its natural flavor. For those who still love to enjoy the taste of family dishes, there is a specific family recipe that has been passed down from different generations and amazed a lot of customers coming here. In addition to the extensive seafood menu, Cua Vang restaurant serves a wide selection of Eastern, Vietnamese, and Western cuisine.

foods at Cua Vang restaurant

                       Cua Vang restaurant serves a wide selection of Eastern, Vietnamese, and Western cuisine

  • Opening hours: 6 am – 12 pm daily
  • Location: Group 9, Area 9, Bai Chay Ward, Halong City, Quang Ninh province

5. Co Ngu Restaurant

Co Ngu restaurant is opened in 2009, with an investment of over 2 million USD. The owner of Co Ngu restaurant is an innovative and ambitious person, who wants to construct the most luxurious restaurant in Halong. It is situated in the best location (in the center of the downtown, just a few minutes of walking from the deluxe hotels and Bai Chay beach). This restaurant is designed rather similar to a genteel Vietnamese palace in Hue, with impressive wooden style and amazing front garden.

Co Ngu Restaurant night view

                                                             Co Ngu Restaurant night view

In reality, it is reckoned as one of the most unique, luxurious, and largest Halong Bay restaurants. Being designed in an ancient style, the restaurant has an image of the old royal palace. When entering Co Ngu, you will feel like entering into the past of the ancient Vietnam. Having 3 floors with different capacities in each floor, the restaurant can accommodate of nearly 600 guests at the same time. In detail, the first floor has a capacity of 250, the second – 180, and the third – 140. Also, there are 3 private rooms with particular amenities for those VIP customers. With an extensive and diverse menu offering a variety of dishes, Co Ngu restaurant can serve both Easter and Western cuisine. 

Co Ngu dinning room

                                                                           Co Ngu dinning room

According to many former guests, Halong specialties are some of the most suggested dishes and cuisines in Co Ngu Restaurant, especially fresh seafood. Roasted oyster and shark fin are high class seafood served here. Besides, in this restaurant, guests could order a many kinds of wine, from traditional Vietnamese rice wine to famous Western wine brands. For those people who do not drink alcohol, they could opt for tropical juices which are readily available with the best quality.

  • Opening hours: 6 am – 12 pm daily
  • Location: Premium Villas, Halong road, Bai Chay, Halong city, Quang Ninh province
In the limited frame of this article, we may not cover all of the great Halong Bay restaurants that are recommended by a lot of former tourists worldwide. Yet, these restaurants are the most out-standing ones we would like to recommend you to visit at least one time in your Halong bay tours Vietnam.