A+ COFFEE opens in Thuong Tin, Hanoi – 10th branch in Vietnam
Cafe, A+ COFFEE Tuontin opened on September 23. The address is Nguyen Vinh Tich, Thuong Tin, Ha Noi. This is the 10th domestic location for the coffee chain “A+.” The owner, Dao Minh Tu, expressed a desire to recreate the taste, depth, and personality of classic coffee from the 1980s to the 1990s. The interior of the cafe is designed in a classic European retro style, with a primary color scheme of dark blue and orange. The circular order counter and coffee stand allow customers to observe the coffee and tea extraction process. The cafe provides both table and sofa seating, with windows offering a view of the street. The menu includes filter coffee (from 29,000 VND), espresso, Americano, and salted cream coffee (around 40,000 VND). They also offer various non-coffee beverages such as passion fruit juice, blueberry yogurt, mango and avocado shakes (from 40,000 VND), Oolong milk tea with strawberries, mango, guava (from 45,000 VND), and more. For snacks, they offer petit mousses, croissants, jam bread, and other options starting from 22,000 VND. Additionally, you can find beef jerky, chicken jerky, and coconut-flavored sunflower seeds, which are priced around 30,000 VND. The cafe operates from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Italian retro café, Mi Ami caffe opens in Hanoi – Romantic space with arched ceiling
The Italian retro cafe, Mi Ami caffe opened on September 17. The address is BT4.17, Khu Ngoai giao doan, Xuan Tao, Bac Tu Liem, Ha Noi. The concept is “A cup and space of romantic Hanoi.” It offers an Italian retro ambiance with Italian-style arched ceilings, wooden-framed windows, peeled wallpapers, and preserved old textures in both its exterior and interior. The name “Mi Ami” is Italian and means “Do you love me?” The cafe features round table seating and sofa seats. There are also stone-paved terrace seats with garden parasols. The cafe prioritize maintaining the highest coffee bean quality, using Arabica and Robusta varieties. Coffee options include Black (30,000 VND), Vietnam (40,000 VND), Cheese Salt, Egg, Green Beans Cream (all above 55,000 VND), and more. They also offer fruit mix juices, Orange Lemongrass Peach Tea (all above 50,000 VND), Yogurt Berry Tea (55,000 VND), and light snacks like Egg Cream Yogurt (60,000 VND), Cocoa Cheese (55,000 VND), Classic Croissant (40,000 VND), Garlic Butter Croissant (60,000 VND), among others. The terrace seats can be used for events, and during the opening, they held a themed acoustic music event titled “Autumn Night.” The operating hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Lotte World Aquarium opens in Hanoi – Houses 31,000 sea creatures
It has been two months since Lotte World Aquarium Hanoi opened in Lotte Mall Westlake Hanoi. The address is 683 Lac Long Quan, Phu Thuong, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi. The opening day was October 1. The total area of the facility is 9,000 square meters. This is the largest aquarium in Hanoi. It boasts 67 aquariums and houses more than 30,000 animals from over 400 species, including penguins, crocodiles, seals, otters, manta rays, sharks, and more. On the basement floor 1, there are ticket booths and entrance gates, followed by a commemorative photo space and an aquarium merchandise shop. The exhibition area begins after these sections. The interior of the aquarium is divided into four main areas: Undersea Exploration, Ocean Square, Beach Stroll, and Peaceful Village. In the Undersea Exploration area, visitors can observe fish from glass tunnels. It features aquariums inspired by sunken ships, a tank for migratory fish, and a display space for deep-sea creatures. The “Ocean Square” area features a large main aquarium where visitors can watch seal shows, penguins, and fish feeding. There is also a café in this area offering drinks (around 60,000 VND) and pastries like muffins, croissants, and Danish pastries (around 50,000 VND). Guests can enjoy watching fish from the café seating. In the Beach Stroll area, there are exhibits focused on the value and conservation of mangroves, which are abundant in Southeastern Vietnam. The area also recreates the image of a temple dedicated to a fish god based on mythology, known for praying for safe voyages. The Peaceful Village area replicates lush mountainous terrain, including mountain lakes, highland terraced fields, and tropical forests. Various species from the Mekong River basin are also showcased here. The aquarium plans to host events like stamp rallies and ecology workshops related to marine ecosystems in the future. The operating hours are from 9:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Admission fees are 450,000 VND for adults and 300,000 VND for children (500,000 VND for adults and 350,000 VND for children on Saturdays and Sundays)
Japanese restaurant, EMOI opens in Hoan Kiem, Hanoi – Offering kushiyaki and sushi
Japanese restaurant, EMOI opened in Hoan Kiem, Hanoi on September 6. The address is 63 Ham Long, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi. The restaurant is 700 meters from southern Hoan Kiem Lake. The name of the restaurant means emotional in Japanese. They would like to offer a space where visitors can feel emotional moments. The interior of the restaurant is decorated with lanterns, ukiyo-e (woodblock prints), and calligraphy. They also incorporate blue neon lights. The restaurant has box-shaped table seats and counter seats where you can see the grilling of skewers and the preparation of grilled dishes. The menu includes appetizer sets (from 155,000 VND), Wagyu Carpaccio and Salmon Tartare (around 100,000 VND), assorted sashimi (from 195,000 VND), grilled skewers (from 25,000 VND), and dishes like grilled mackerel and ayu (sweetfish) with salt. They also offer nigiri sushi, hand-rolled sushi (around 100,000 VND), chirashi zushi, yakisoba, omurice, and various noodle dishes. For drinks, they offer Japanese sake like “Yamakawa” and “Dassai,” shochu, whiskey, plum wine, and cocktails with yuzu. They also host events using projectors and taiko drums. The operating hours are from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.