Hanoi is genuinely famous among international tourists for our coffee. You can go into any random cafe in Hanoi and their coffee will still taste good! Besides Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake is also a great place to have a drink. What can be better than having a cup of coffee while enjoying the panoramic view of this scenic waterbody? Here are our recommendations for the best coffee shops around West Lake!
Best Coffee Shops around West Lake – Cup of Tea
Opening hours: 7 AM – 10:30 PM
Price range: VND 40,000 – VND 70,000
Cup of Tea is always one of the most familiar names on the list of best coffee shops in Hanoi. It is also a frontrunner in the uprising of spacious and roomy coffee shops. Located right on the shore of West Lake, it is decorated with warm-tone furniture and numerous green trees, which give it such a green vibe.
The menu is full of classics, such as specialty coffee, juices, ice-blended… and some signature, seasonal drinks. They also provide a great selection of handmade cakes that are worth your try!
With enormous glass windows, wooden furnishing, and numerous seats, Cup of Tea gives out a perfect atmosphere, even if you come alone or with friends!
They also have a great balcony if you want to sit outside to enjoy the West Lake view
Best Coffee Shops around West Lake – Oromia Coffee
Address: 8 Tay Ho, Quang An, Tay Ho
Opening hours: 7 AM – 10:30 PM
Price range: VND 50,000 – VND 100,000
Oromia Coffee is well-known for its delicate, elegant decoration, and spacious room. The owner pays a lot of attention to the upcoming holidays and gets Oromia decorated in the same theme of the holiday. Oromia Coffee has 2 floors and the seats are well-organized to use up most of the space. Besides coffee and deserts, brunches are also available here!
The owner uses warm-tone, wooden furniture to give the shop a cozy feeling
There is usually a photo booth decorated in a holiday theme for customers to take great photos
Best Coffee Shops around West Lake – Maison de Tet Decor
Address: 26 Quang Ba, Quang An, Tay Ho
Opening hours: 7 AM – 10 PM
Price range: VND 80,000 – VND 250,000
Maison de Tet Decor is more like a bistro than a coffee shop. It is built in an old mansion that has a big courtyard, which gives out a nice nostalgic vibe. The furniture leans towards the Asian style, but the menu has both Western food and Asian food. They also claim to brew coffee and bake fresh cakes in-house.
Maison de Tet Decor looks truly like a mansion from the outside, so it’s perfect for Instagram photos!
Having a great coffee date, listening to Jazz music while enjoying the fantastic view of West Lake is such an experience!
Best Coffee Shops around West Lake – October Studio & Coffee
Opening hours: 7:30 AM – 11:30 PM
Price range: VND 40,000 – VND 60,000
October Studio & Coffee is an oldie-but-goodie coffee shop. Even though the decoration is a little bit out of date and the lighting is quite dim, their coffee is still of great quality. They also have a poetic and nice balcony if you want to enjoy the lake view. In the evenings or on weekends, if you are lucky, you may meet some bands playing music at the shop.
The interior is quite old, however, it gives out a nice, cozy vibe
It is not hard to snap some great photos like this at such a picturesque spot
Best Coffee Shops around West Lake – 6 Degrees Café
Address: 189 Nghi Tam, Yen Phu, Tay Ho
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Price range: VND 80,000 – VND 300,000
It is quite hard to classify 6 Degrees as either a café or a restaurant because it’s both! If you are finding a higher-priced address to enjoy the panoramic view of West Lake, this rooftop coffee shop is going to please you. The design is Westernized, elegant, and modern. And a plus point of 6 Degrees is their great service.
The seats are available both indoor and outdoor, perfect for a night date! Just remember to book before hands!
This place is decorated with a lot of windows to create an expansive space
Our Take on Best Coffee Shops around West Lake
We hope that our recommendations are informative enough to help you find the best coffee shops around West Lake! Don’t forget to check them out and comment below your opinions on these shops.
Check out our guide to Tay Ho District in Hanoi.