Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City

Hue city is known as the cradle of Buddhism, is a convergence of many famous temples such as Thien Mu Pagoda, Tu Dam Pagoda, Tu Hieu Pagoda … For Hue people, vegetarian cuisine is indispensable on the full moon days or holidays. That’s why there are many specialized restaurants and serve all kinds of vegetarian foods. VN Cars will introduce you to the most famous and delicious vegetarian restaurants in Hue!

1. Lien Hoa Vegetarian Restaurant

Lien Hoa Restaurant is one of the delicious and popular vegetarian restaurants in Hue city. With convenient location, near the city center, Lien Hoa is one of the places that make customers come to here quite crowded. The space is decorated in the ancient style of Hue royal court with idyllic rustic dishes and carefully selected to bring customers the peace and familiar feeling when coming to the restaurant.

Lien Hoa Vegetarian Restaurant is famous for many delicious and strange vegetarian dishes and attracts diners both domestic and foreign tourists to enjoy. The price of vegetarian dishes at Lien Hoa Thu restaurant is quite cheap, and most Hue people know this restaurant. If you want to enjoy vegetarian food, do not hesitate to come to Lien Hoa Restaurant.

Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 22:00

Address: 03 Le Quy Don, Hue

Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City

(Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City)

2. Thien Tam Restaurant

Thien Tam Restaurant is one of the most appreciated and popular vegetarian restaurants in Hue. As the name of the restaurant, this is not only a vegetarian restaurant, but this restaurant is full of humanity and meaning. Because every month on the full moon day, the restaurant will serve free dishes to the poor and homeless people.

Thien Tam Restaurant has large space with architecture designed in the old style. Decorated as well as combined with grass, flowers and leaves give customers a feeling of closeness and relaxation. Not only that, the shop also has a lot of delicious dishes, the favorite dish in that restaurant is vegetarian hotpot. The service attitude here is highly appreciated by customers for their enthusiasm, fun and thoughtfulness.

Thien Tam Restaurant is the best choices for you when you visit the mausoleum and the countryside in Hue. Because it is quite close to the well-known landscapes like Tu Hieu pagoda, Tu Duc tomb, Khai Dinh tomb, Minh Mang tomb, even Vong Canh Hill.

Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 22:00

Address:  110A Le Ngo Cat, Hue

Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City

(Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City)

3. Tinh Lam Nhi Vegetarian Restaurant

Tinh Lam Nhi Restaurant is highly appreciated and supported by customers in Hue City. The impression that the vegetarian restaurant gives to its customers is the luxurious style, bearing the royal court style of the Nguyen Dynasty. The space is combined with ornamental trees to bring a green space and comfort when customers come to the restaurant.

Not as flashy as the appearance, the price at Tinh Lam Nhi Vegetarian Restaurant is very affordable. The vegetarian menu is varied with lots of delicious dishes such as wheat gluten mixed with coriander, vegetarian chicken with mushroom, jackfruit mixed sesame… . Especially, on big holidays, the restaurant will organize vegetarian buffet to attract more customers when coming to enjoy. Professional staff, very fun and enthusiastic service. Chefs are also selected and are experienced people in the field of vegetarian restaurants.

Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 21:00

Address:  112A Truong Chinh, Hue

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(Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City)

4. Dieu Lac Vegetarian Restaurant

Dieu Lac Vegetarian Restaurant is located in the center of Hue city, opposite to a branch of romantic Huong River. Most tourists would like to come here to enjoy both delicious dishes and its peaceful space. The restaurant is quite closer to nature because of clean wooden furniture and green tree pots. Besides, there are the paintings of the Buddha and the lotus, and some calligraphy inside the restaurant… It will bring you a relaxed and peaceful feeling when coming here.

With a varied vegetarian menu, delicious dishes from Vietnamese and Korean dishes, simple but highly appreciated by customers. And another impressive point at Dieu Lac is that the time of serving at the restaurant is fast, customers will not feel tired when waiting. Staff are friendly and attentive, it will make customers feel satisfied.

Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 22:00

Address:  01 Han Mac Tu, Hue

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(Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City)

5. San May Vegetarian Restaurant

An old garden house located along the Perfume River is a quiet space where you can enjoy the pure taste of the dishes here. The food here is rated as delicious, clean and completely different from other places.

The restaurant is designed by the owner with elegant architecture of 19th century. When you come in, you will see a garden surrounded by trees and blooming flowers.

The menu of the restaurant is quite varied, consists of the types of noodle and dishes processed from tofu, vegetable, and starch. In addition to the basic vegetarian dishes, the restaurant is also proud of the unique dishes that few vegetarian restaurants have.

Opening Hours: Daily 06:30 – 21:00

Address:  08 Thanh Tinh, Hue

Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue City

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Hue Night Market

When mentioning to Hue, many people will think of Huong River, The Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, Royal Tombs, Dong Ba Market. However, Hue has a place called Hue Night Market, this is also a quite hot place for young people and tourists. If you’ve come to Hue, you should take some time to visit and find out why this place is special.

Previously, the Walking Street was used to organize all kinds of business items from: clothes, shoes to coffee … But now it was replaced by a row of 11 houses, which were divided into small parts  for business vendors to sell souvenir items, specialties of Hue.

Hue Night Market

(Hue Night Market)


Located in the heart of the city, along the Perfume River and the shimmering Truong Tien Bridge at night, Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street in Hue City is an ideal place for sightseeing, walking around or gathering with your friends after school, hard-working day.

Hue night market opens from 5 pm to 11 pm every day. It attracts a lot of tourists, especially in the Spring because there are a lot of festivals in this season. You will have a chance to walk around, taste delicious local food and enjoy the night life with local people.

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(Hue Night Market)

Things to do at Hue night market

Coming to this market, there are a lot of interesting things that you can do like a people here. You can go alone, with your friends/ family to enjoy the fresh air from Perfume river. In addition, you can taste the Hue street food and  purchase eye-catching souvenir, decorative items. Besides, you also have the opportunity to take part in amazing activities such as becoming a hip hop dancer in street performance area, seeing a royal show and taking a dragon boat trip on the river.

Enjoy delicious local food

There are many Hue local dishes with very cheap prices. Visitors can enjoy all the dishes here with only 100 thousands.  If you want to enjoy Hue specialties, you should eat rustic dishes like Loc cake, Beo cake, mussel rice, banh mi. Especially, visitors can still enjoy Bun Bo Hue from sidewalk stalls to affordable restaurants.

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(Hue Night Market)

There are many choices for you when coming here, but sweet soup is suggested as a must-try dish. This is a dessert dish highly appreciated by the people and guests when coming to Hue. Hue sweet soup has many different flavors and colors and it is so interesting that tourists can watch directly a process how people make a break or mango shake. It’s really amazing when you walk around Hue night market and enjoy Hue sweet soup – one of the best Hue food.

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(Hue Night Market)

Street performance area

Hue night market is also a place where many young people practice and perform their hobbies, like hip- hop dancing, panting, singing with a lot of instruments. They are quite interesting creating a crowded and bustling place when the night falls.

Hue Night Market

Dragon boat

Dragon boat is one of the most popular means of transportation used for royal families in the past. Nowadays, people turn it into entertainment service to provide the demand of tourists. Sitting on the boat, visitors can enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful view of the two side of the river. Besides, you can hear the Vietnamese traditional folk on the boat.

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It’s easy to find high-quality handicrafts and souvenirs for your friends/ family at Hue night market. There are a lot of beautiful souvenirs here such as palm-leaf conical hats, brocade, and traditional clothes. Especially, you can have portraits painted within 30 minutes by the street artists.

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4 Best Ways To Travel From Hue to Ha Noi

How to Travel From Hue to Ha Noi? Ha Noi is definitely one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam. This ancient capital has a long-standing history which is over 1000 year. Ha Noi is a great place to explore the deep culture of Vietnam, as well as delicious cuisine.

The distance from Hue to Ha Noi is about 675 km and there are many kinds of transportation for this route. But if you are still not sure about your choice, in this post, we will discuss the best ways to travel from Hue to Ha Noi so that you can choose the best option for you!

4 best ways Travel From Hue to Ha Noi

(4 Best Ways to Travel From Hue to Ha Noi)

1. By Train:

Traveling by train is the most traditional way to travel from Hue to Ha Noi and it allows travelers to truly appreciate places in Vietnam due to the view of the countryside it offers. It takes about 13 to 14 hours and you can buy food or snack on the train. You can have a bed in a 6-berth cabin for at least 670,000 VND ($29). That is often more expensive than a plane ticket, but it can save you a night on accommodation.

You can buy train tickets online from the official website of Vietnam Railways. After choosing your seat, date and time, you will have to go to the nearest train station with the e-mail confirmation in order to pay for your ticket by cash (unless you have a Vietnamese credit card to proceed with payment online, foreign cards are not accepted). You will receive your e-tickets straight to your e-mail, and you will have to show it when you board the train. The most simply way is just heading to the train station and buying the ticket that suits you. Most of the employees can speak English good enough to understand your requests.

Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by train

(Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by Train)

2. By Bus:

Traveling by bus from Hue to Ha Noi is one of the most cheapest and most convenient way. You can relax on the bus during the trip. View during the trip is not that bad. There are many buses run from Hue to Ha Noi everyday such as Hung Thanh, The Sinh Tourist, Hoang Long, Camel Travel and so on. It takes about 15 hours and bus ticket price is about 300 000 – 450 000 VND ($13-18). Hung Thanh and Hoang Long are well-known and reliable bus companies with comfortable and modern buses. Please remember to arrive at the station at least 1 hour before departure time.

Although catching the local bus is an incredibly cheap way of getting to Ha Noi from Hue, however, the drivers rarely speak English, the buses can be crowded, stops are frequent. This is a cheap, no-frills sleeper bus, so don’t expect the most comfortable ride or the most outstanding customer service.

Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by bus

(Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by Bus)

3. By Flight:

Traveling from Hue to Ha Noi by flight is the fastest way for travellers. There are many direct flights every day from Hanoi to Hue from Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air and JetStar Pacific airlines. The flight time is only about 1 hour and direct flight costs about 850.000 – 2.500.000 VND ($35-$100). If you book a flight in advance, this option can even be cheaper than taking the train.

You can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to get from Hue city center to Hue Airport. A taxi costs around 250,000 VND ($11) and the shuttle bus only 50,000 VND ($2.20). If you prefer the shuttle bus, please ask your hotel or a local agency.

From Hanoi Airport, it is easy to take a shuttle bus or a taxi to your hotel in Ha Noi center. A bus ticket costs 40,000 VND ($1.80) and the trip takes about 1 hour. A taxi costs around 350.000 to 450.000 VND and takes around 35 mins.

Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by flight

(Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by Flight)

4. By Private Car:

Traveling by private car from Hue to Ha Noi is a common choice for tourists who would like to travel with the most comfortable and flexible plan. The scenery along the way is amazing. You can ask the driver to go fast or slow as long as you want, you can stop anywhere, take some pictures, do memorable things with friends or your family.

VN Cars offers the best private car service to transfer from Hue to Ha Noi, which has quality facilities (free-wifi, comfortable seats, air-condition, etc.) and moreover, you will travel with our experience driver. He can speak English, therefore he can give you more information before travelling somewhere.

The private car service offers complete flexibility of your itinerary whilst also providing the comfort and privacy that other methods of transport do not offer.

Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by car

(Travel From Hue to Ha Noi by Private Car)

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4 Best Ways To Travel From Hue To Phong Nha

How to travel from Hue To Phong Nha? Hue and Phong Nha are well-known destinations in Central Vietnam. The distance from Hue to Phong Nha is only 180 km so it’s easy to get to Phong Nha from Hue. When traveling from Hue to Phong Nha, you will have the opportunity to see famous sightseeing along the way such as La Vang Holy Land, Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River, Vinh Moc Tunnels ….- making it one of the most interesting trip in Vietnam.

Tourists can travel from Hue to Phong Nha by any means of transportation as a private car, bus, motorbike or train. In this post, we will discuss the best ways to travel from Hue to Phong Nha so that you can choose the best option for you!

4 best way to Travel From Hue To Phong Nha

( 4 best ways to travel from Hue To Phong Nha)

1. By Bus:

Traveling by bus is one of the most popular options for the trip from Hue to Phong Nha because of its convenience and reasonable price.

There are two types of buses that you can choose. They are a local bus and an open bus, but an open bus is better. The open bus helps you save money.  And the tourists will be completely initiative on departure time, stop time and entertainment activities.

You can book the bus ticket online, through your hotel  or travel agent offices. The cheapest bus service from Hue to Phong Nha is around 250,000VND (around US$11), depending on where and how you book.

Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by bus

( Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by Bus)

2. By Train:

Travelling by train is one of the most convenient ways to travel from Hue to Phong Nha. It is not only cheap but also comfortable. It normally takes around 3,5 hours (from Hue to Dong Hoi train station). Besides, tourists can relax and sleep on the train.

You have to book the train ticket from Hue to Dong Hoi (Quang Binh). Then from Dong Hoi train station, tourists can hire a bus or taxi to get to Phong Nha.

You can buy train tickets online from the official website of Vietnam Railways or buy at Hue train Station The price depends on the type of seats (hard seat and soft seat, beds).. The price range is from 100.000 VND to 250.000 VND.

Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by train

(Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by Train)

3. By Motorbike:

Traveling by motorbike from Hue to Phong Nha will give you an exciting and unexpected experience that other means of transportation do not have. You will have a chance to enjoy the beauty of many attractive places on the way from Hue to Phong Nha. If you are not an experienced biker, this will be a great challenge for you since you have to deal with many passes and narrow roads.

You can hire a motorbike through your stays or travel agent offices. The price is around US $15 to US $20 per motorbike (depending on the type of motorbike).

Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by motorbike

(Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by Motorbike)

4. By Private Car:

Travelling from Hue to Phong Nha by private car is the best and most comfortable way to get to Phong Nha. It is the best choice for those who want to have a private space. You will have a chance to visit famous places on the way such as La Vang Church, Hien Luong Bridge – Ben Hai River, Vinh Moc Tunnels and get some useful information about these places from drivers.

The duration of this route is about 4 hours or more (depending on your vist time at the attractions you want to visit on the way) . Therefore, a private car equipped with modern facilities is a great option. It will help you relax and take many beautiful pictures on the way. The private car service is also flexible, so you can choose the time to depart and drop off.

The price for Hue private car is reasonable in comparison with other means. It depends on the number of members and the type of car you choose such as 4 seats, 8 seats, 16 seats, etc. It is especially ideal for couples and families!

Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by private car

(Travel From Hue To Phong Nha by private car)

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