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Polite & Co

#109 of 2,289 Restaurants in Hanoi
$$ - $$$,
5b Bao Khanh Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 96 894 96 06
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“great cocktails” (13 reviews)
“live jazz” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
5b Bao Khanh Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

We came on Sunday night, small set live band, then later DJ. Small speakeasy style. Unique cocktails. Enjoyed very much.

Thank neilsnisson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was a nice bar with its unique decoration. I didn't even know what music they play because I was loud and I mostly can't hear anything. First, they let me sit in a table that was reserved and then they asked me to leave...More

Thank Ginnyleeinwonderland
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is just naturally cool. I'm sure they must have put a lot of effort into making it like this, but they just make it seem effortless. Awesome mixologists, fabulous cocktails, you just can't get a bad one, whether it's a classic, on one...More

Thank Hebalicious
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar is hip and I would put into the category of trying too hard. Whilst the decor is old Hollywood and the tunes great the staff were atrocious (not sure if they were new or didn’t speak English) however why have a bar in...More

1  Thank TravellingSiepens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phan (the bar manager) has put together an unique collection of signature cocktails - 'Around the World in 25 Cocktails', worthy of any decent cocktail bar in Hong Kong, London or New York. Crowd comprises of the neo-Hanoian bourgeoisie & expats/travellers. Atmosphere is lively with...More

Thank Marko_Lola
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely bar beside our hotel very nice wine,and beer,good selection of cocktails,gins and whisky, staff are quite friendly too

Thank davie2452
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In search of the best bars in Hanoi and I come across Polite & Co.....thank god for that! This place is legit.! Craft cocktail bar in the heart of Hanoi offering up perfect cocktails, great ambience and hip music in a dark and posh urban...More

Thank secretagentgs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down one of the quieter roads and opposite Hanoi Pearl Hotel you will find one of the coolest places to relax and have a drink. When I say drink I mean a mean selection of cocktails spirits and beers. The atmosphere is chill with gently...More

Thank NickCMarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great cocktails and great service. Speak easy style with a spirit list that would challenge any bar in the world.

Thank simonp418
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking in asia for a place like this as i am a big fan of cocktails! Coming from europe in barcelona or ibiza where cocktail making is an art was very happy to see that this place raised to all my expectations. We’ve already...More

Thank Alexa C
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Eoin R
14 November 2018|
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Response from Annlouise Genev... C | Reviewed this property |
We tried to get there before 8PM (end of happy hour). Not sure what time it starts, though. Have fun! It's a really cool place!
17 July 2018|
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Response from Otis K | Reviewed this property |
Adult bar, smokers and cocktails. Don't know what it was like in the day, but on the night we were there there were some international expats, some local Vietnamese business men and a bar girl to two. Our daughter traveled... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Bar, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5b Bao Khanh Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 96 894 96 06
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Inspired by 1920s gentleman's club, Polite & Co (previously Polite Pub) offers an informal setting for the enjoyment of specialty coffee during day time... and a cozy/speakeasy atmosphere to indulge in craft cocktails, whisky for a memorable night out.
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