Awakening l’Esprit d’Indochine & An A-Rated Newcomer
· 2 June 2021
Capella Hanoi is a 47-bedroom luxury hotel designed by Bill Bensley, the illustrious architect behind Capella Ubud, Bali, voted the No. 1 Hotel in the World in 2020.
A celebration of Opera, Capella Hanoi was conceptualised to be a Petite Auberge (small inn) during the halcyon days of opera. Located just a few steps away from the iconic Hanoi Opera House, this coveted palace of revelry is what could have been, the rendez-vous spot for opera’s greatest artists, singers, composers, and costume designers after the final curtain call. Each suite within this spellbinding property is individually designed to reveal tales of the mischievous opera society – told using over a thousand pieces of operatic memorabilia and custom portraiture art by iconic artist Kate Spencer. Guests can expect a curation of set designs, opera costumes and vintage tableware. A peek inside its signature restaurant, Backstage, showcases the best of Northern Vietnamese cuisine using modern culinary techniques.
11 Le Phung Hieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. Tel: +84 24 3987 8888
Executive Chef / Owner Hoang Tung has been earning rave reviews for his signature tasting menu at Å by TUNG in Hanoi and has indeed been recently announced as one of only two Vietnamese restaurants in the top 100 restaurants in Asia list.
Å by TUNG now makes its highly anticipated debut in Saigon, offering bespoke guests a front row ticket to an immersive Nordic experience, a tribute to Northern Europe where Tung previously lived and where his culinary passion blossomed. Å by TUNG introduces its signature 20-course tasting menu, a culinary journey featuring exquisite flavours, fine seasonality and impressive aesthetics. The menu pays homage to the best in local specialties and artisan ingredients, harmoniously paired with imported gourmet and innovative cooking techniques. The beautifully lit Nordic-chic ambience, sensual music and the elegance of the Front of House team are the other vital ingredients that make a trip to Å by TUNG so memorable.
31-33 Dang Dung Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Tel: +84 98 280 85 33