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The Hung Snake Restaurant

33 Le Mat | Viet Hung, Long Bien, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 98 933 10 12
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
33 Le Mat | Viet Hung, Long Bien, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What you buy in here is an experience and food is just an add on (quite delicious I might add). The owner, Dragon, was a really open and nice young man, with a very good english, which was nice for a change. He went through...More

Thank falseGolem
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a unique experience to enjoy these various snake dishes. We were a group of 6 people and a great time with the owner. They explained everything, so you dont just eat snake, you get some background information too. Super friendly stuff, would go...More

Thank cedrics805
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was crazy. I got here it was empty, but mr dragon arrived and from then on it was brilliant. U pay per snake (we paid 30 usd per person for 3 people sharing a cobra) the food was very tasty and the boooze...More

Thank chrishinde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a great find! We came to experience Vietnam and this was a great experience! We ate snake ,drank a lot of beer (free by the way) a lot of snake wine ( free by the way) and ate 11 great dishes! An adventure...More

Thank PieterS793
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience. A definite must. Something not to be missed on Hanoi Vietnam. 2de dag in Hanoi - The Hung Snake restaurant gaan soek na vele goeie reviews. Jy kry 10 disse van 1kg slang vir 900000 - 1500000 vnd en alle drank...More

Thank Carien P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had such a great time at this restaurant I came for dinner on my own and Dragon the owner sat with me and entertained me the whole time...what a gentleman. And the snake was fantastic. A great experience overall!!

Thank Resort33994357865
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and 3 backpackers got to play with a mountain snake :) Afterwards it was killed and I drank a shot of vodka with a beating snake heart in it. Free alcohol included, but we only drank 1 beer each because of the snake blood...More

Thank Auban P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience! On arrival we were met by Mr Dragon, who showed us around the place and introduced us to a bamboo snake, a gentle guy with lovely soft skin, which we were able to hold. Then, back in the bag with him,...More

Thank Rebekah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic night with fantastic host Dragon. We were made most welcome. The meal was exceptional with every part of the Snake used and beautifully prepared. A must do when in Hanoi. Highly recommend.

Thank Stay829147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered the restaurant as wanted some new experiences . Dragon is awesome even when taxi got lost he came out on scooter to find us and show taxi the way. Got to see and hold the snakes. The food was amazing and everyone should try...More

Thank Nissan00
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2018|
Response from The H | Property representative |
Hello Markfe, It takes about 25 minutes by taxi. I think taxi (Group taxi - Hanoi taxi is a best taxi in Hanoi. Phone number is: +84 2438262626) is most convenient for your family. Or please send a mail to us, we can arrange... More
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Lee W | Reviewed this property |
Get a Grab taxi. It takes around 25 minutes in Hanoi traffic.
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5 November 2017|
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Response from Preston and Car... J | Reviewed this property |
You should call ahead once you are there to have a reservation, we did the day of and it was fine. The price depends on the snake you choose, they have several option. Diffrent kinds of cobras as well as diffrent snakes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$150
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Le Mat | Viet Hung, Long Bien, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 98 933 10 12
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The Hung Snake restaurant is one of the oldest restaurant in Le Mat snake village . The restaurant is mostly made by good wood, eight roofs with ancient features by the famous sculptor. The family-restaurant model is warm, friendly, intimate and hospitable. The profession of catching, breeding and processing snakes have been preserved many generations. Coming here, visitors will enjoy many kinds of snakes. Play with non-toxic bamboo snake, eat 11 snake dishes with free drinks. Our slogan is HAPPINESS FIRST - MONEY SECOND so we commit if you are not satisfied we will discount, even free meals for you. Thank you! Dragon, the owner (Mr)
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