The top modern-style cafes in Ho Chi Minh City to spend your time

Travel to Ho Chi Minh City, you will surely immerse yourself in the dynamic life here, explore famous entertainment venues, and taste typical local Saigon food. One concern of Saigon, you will find a delicate Saigon in the luxury space of modern-style cafes.

1. Cardinal Café

Cardinal Café locates on the 6th floor of The Reverie Saigon, one of the most luxurious hotels in Saigon. The café Cardinal owns a splendid space designed by high-class brand Visionnaire from Italy.

Cardinal Cafe

In addition to dishes inspired by classic French cuisine, the afternoon tea party is another highlight at Café Cardinal thanks to creating the clever variations of European and Asian ingredients. Especially, from Friday to Sunday, Café Cardinal will organize a buffet of tea with a variety of cakes, salty dumplings, fruits and champagne. After a hard-work week, why do not you reward yourself for a luxurious tea party?

  • Address: 6th Floor, The Reverie Saigon, 22-36 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, TP. HCM
  • Opening hours: 06:00 am – 10:00pm
  • Price from: 100,000 – 500,000 VND.

2. Park Lounge Café

The first destination of the most beautiful and classy cafes in Saigon is Park Lounge. It is right in the lobby of the 5-star Park Hyatt hotel, designed entirely in fashionable style. The café offers a sense of luxury and privacy with premium services. However, because of the expensive price here, Park Lounge is a place that businessmen, artists … choose to gather.

Park Lounge cafe
Park Lounge cafe | @ParkHyattSaigon

This is a great suggestion if you come here to enjoy brunch, sip a cup of tea in the afternoon, or have luxurious romantic dinner in sparkling candlelight with friends or lovers.

Also, you sometimes will be lost in the melodious music from the pianist playing the piano, making you extremely relaxing after hours of tiring work. Park Lounge truly is like a stylish corner in the heart of Saigon.

  • Address: Park Hyatt Hotel, 2 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCM
  • Opening hours: 07:00 am – 11:30 pm
  • Price from: 150,000 – 550,000 VND.

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3. Runam Bistro Café

Entering Runam Bistro Café, you will step into both classic and modern space. Runam cafe is in the middle of the vibrant urban of Saigon, making a unique novelty and nostalgic feelings for the residents and tourists.

ruman bistro

The menu includes different food and drinks, especially Vietnamese coffee. The shop space also makes customers feel like they are lost in a lovely garden because it has a very green and cool decoration.

The design is simple but still modern and luxurious with an area of ​​up to 500m2. The café has a quite pleasant atmosphere, comfortable and polite, suitable for meetings or a lunch appointment. The first café is in Pasteur, Runam now has opened many branches in Dong Khoi, Mac Thi Buoi… If you want to discover a new style, Runam Bistro is a café in Saigon that you cannot ignore.

  • Address: 202 Pasteur, ward 6, district 3, HCM, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 07:00 am- 10:30 pm
  • Price from: 80,000 – 300,000 VND.

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4. L’usine Café

Referring to the world-famous concept stores, cafes, and restaurants, we will probably think of romantic bistro places in Paris streets or an industrial and cozy style cafe in the heart of New York. But right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, there is a brand that has pioneered this model in Vietnam. That’s L’Usine, which is a tourist destination that has been mentioned by international tourists and writers.

Lusine Cafe

As a beautiful cafe in Saigon with strong French architecture and a concept store, L’Usine includes a fashion store, a cafe and an art gallery decorated and furnished based on the inspiration of Indochina time in Vietnam. Not only is a modern cafe in Saigon, but L’Usine also has a lot of unique products and goods of fashion on display in an open space, making you fascinated.

It is great if you come here one evening to enjoy coffee and reading books. Besides, you can enjoy light snacks such as sandwiches, salads, spaghetti noodles. The cakes here are mostly homemade but very delicious with aromatic butter and greasy cheese. Especially do not forget to sample the new cakes made every day here.

  • Address 1: 70B Le Loi, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, HCMC
  • Address 2: 151/1 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCMC
  • Address3: 19 Le Thanh Ton, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, TP. HCMC
  • Opening hours: 07:30 am – 10:30 pm
  • Price from: 40,000 – 150,000 VND.

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5. The Running Bean Coffee

A modern cafe locates in District 1 that you can stop is The Running Bean. A simple style but still elegant space is a big plus for the shop. If the front of the café looks bright, modern with the main white colour, the inside is a warm, quiet space with brown wooden tables and chairs for those who like to sip fragrant coffee and read books, or simply sit to work.

The Running Bean
© The Running Bean

The drinks here are rated at good quality. The most special is the roasted ground coffee, very fragrant and easy to drink. It’s because of its prime location when The Running Bean opens its doors, it has many people coming to spend their time. However, a small minus point is that the wifi here is only 2 hours for one time access, so you should note.

  • Address: 115 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Price from: 55,000 – 110,000 VND.

6. Nest by AIA – Work Café

Nest by AIA is designed like an idyllic home, separate from the bustle outside. The shop is a book cafe hidden in a corner of the second floor of Saigon’s busiest office and shopping centre complex. With friendly space, soothing music, Italian coffee, modern and youthful furniture, Nest by AIA becomes a favourite cafe in Saigon.

nested by aia
© Nested By AIA

Every corner of the café is utilized for decoration. Sometimes you can loot at a small pillow in the corner, next to a pretty flower pot, or on the other side is a new bookshelf… The random seat is typical at this shop, creating a comfortable area for working. So, this looks like a mecca for those who work on the design, art… They come to find a bit of creative inspiration.

  • Address: 2nd Floor, Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCM
  • Opening hours: 09:00 – 21:00
  • Price from: 50,000 – 200,000 VND.

A bustling city of Ho Chi Minh has thousands of places to spend your time and taste Vietnamese coffee. However, with these suggestions, you can select a suitable modern café when you have holidays in this City.

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