The Best Bars in Hanoi

Polite Pub

Polite Pub is an old time favorite of English speaking expats since its opening in 1995. It's a charming sports bar with classic decor, live music, pool tables & a dazzling array of imported & local draft beers, whiskeys & cocktails. Their happy hour is from 4 PM to 8 PM everyday. www.facebook.com/politepubhanoi/

Caps n Taps

Caps n Taps is a gastropub well known for their deliciously prepared Western & Vietnemese dishes as well as their extensive list of Vietnamese beer & imported wines. Anyone with an adventurous palate should take a well deserved night off & pay this pub a visit for a night of great food & equally great company. They have live music every Tuesdays at 9 PM. www.facebook.com/capsntapshanoi

Red River Tea Room

The Red River Tea Room offers a long list of wines, beers & spirits like Baker’s 7 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Poland's Zubrowka Vodka & the ever popular Carlsberg draft. They also serve daytime refreshments like milkshakes, coffee & teas to tide you over until dinner or after a long day walking around the city. www.facebook.com/Red-River-Tea-Room-459416870735675/

Manzi Art Space

Want to spend a quiet afternoon planning your next adventure? Head on over to the north side of Old Quarter & look for Manzi Art Space where you'll find yourself enjoying a stunning display of Vietnam's modern arts as well as the elegance of this 20th century French Villa. Visit this place if you're looking to get away from the hustle bustle of city's dynamic streets.  www.facebook.com/pages/Manzi-Art-Space/291018467681682