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Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery

££ - £££, ,
31D Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 90 301 75 96
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Food
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LOCATION
31D Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery
1. Great Beer, Food and Staff
"This is one of my favorite places in Saigon!"
John H
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2. Award winning craft beer!!!!
"clean tidy modern restaurant/brewery was beyond expectations"
AaronB3603
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3. Best Bar/Brewery in Saigon
"Awesome bar with wide range of unique craft beers. Easy place to drink"
zero_1999
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good beer served here - there is the very good ‘heart of darkness’ which is expensive but very good or for a cheap lager in a bottle ask for the Saigon. Chilled guy who runs it with an Italian owner there are bites to eat...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johnllewelyn
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I saw this place was just up the road from my hotel and craving a more fulfilling drink than the usual happy hour lagers I ended up here. Wow, twenty craft ales, ten regular, ten of the moment. I sat at the bar downstairs and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ian S
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi Ian. Thank You so much for the great review. Glad to hear you enjoyed it so much. And happy to hear you liked all the beers. Thanks again for the kind words and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Kudos to the owners/brewers for this place and a good selection of good beer. It's great to see HCMC grow up into a place with a variety of beer. I am from Seattle, however, so my microbrew standards are very high, so I didn't give...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AroundWorld300KDays
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi. Thanks for the review. Great that we managed to impress a person of your obviously high calibre with our "good" beer. Thanks for gracing us with your presence. Hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beer with an extensive draft list including obviously temporary brews but there is a beer for everyone and if one of your party is not into beer they have bar/wine available as well. The food is typical bar food with a Vietnamese twist but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1kramer2
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 1Kramer2. Thanks so much for the kind words. Really happy to hear that you enjoyed the beer and the food. And the team and the swag! Thanks again for the great review and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The heart of Darkness is a fun stop for craft beet, good food and a fun experience for a night in Ho Chi Minh City.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sking81
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sking. Thank You so much for the great review. Great to hear that you enjoyed the beer and the food. Thanks again for the kind words. Hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some time to kill in HCMC so when this place popped up on our radar, we decided to take short walk from our hotel for a beer and a snack. Upon arrival we realized that this place is very popular with the Caucasian...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bari L
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bari. Thanks for the kind words. Great to hear that you enjoyed the beer and the food. Yes we do take our brewing very seriously and have built our bar and menu around that :-) Thanks again for the great review and hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can express enough how much you need to come here if you like REAL beer! The beer selection is amazing and has something for every taste. I like IPA’s, and they have the best in Vietnam. As a business traveler, I get tired of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoeT5555
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joe. Thank You so much for the great review. Really happy to hear that you enjoyed the beer and the food. Great to hear that we have another fan! Thanks again for the kind words and hope to see you again soon for a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time at this brewery on December 3rd, 2018. We came here just for one drink on a second stop of our own designed brewery crawl and we were impressed both with the beer and the service. The service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cameronb867
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CameronB. Thank You so much for the kind words ! Glad to hear you enjoyed the beer and service. Yeah the Brut IPA is a favourite of ours too. Thanks again for the great review and hope to see you again soon for a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must come to see. Good atmosphere and good beer fair prices. English speaking staff. Airconditioned . Nice oysters.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sharon M
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharon. Thank You so much for great review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the beers, service, Oysters and service !!! And the atmosphere! Thanks again for the kind words and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve gotta say these guys make some of the tastiest beers in Asia, and for sure in Saigon. That Kurtz Insane - if you like an IPA give it a go. Tasty :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank splitlife
SaigonStevo, Owner at Heart Of Darkness Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Splitlife. Thank You so much for the kind words! Great to hear that you enjoy the beers. Yeah we love the Kurtz's too !!! Thanks again for leaving a review and hope to see you again soon for a Cold Craft Beer. Cheers!

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dkziggy
15 September 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, we have a selection of spirits with a range of tonic waters and soft drinks to mix with them. Best wishes, John
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Adam W
10 June 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adam, sorry, we don't have any gluten free beers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$43
Cuisine
Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:59
Monday
11:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:59
Thursday
11:00 - 23:59
Friday
11:00 - 23:59
Saturday
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31D Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 301 75 96
  • E-mail
Description
Craft Beer with a unique and exciting twist and available at selected premium locations throughout Vietnam. Our Flagship Bar and Restaurant features 20 different Ice Cold Craft Beers at any one time and features Salads, Sandwiches, Flatbreads, Sliders, Wings and many other delicious snacks made using our very own Heart of Darkness beer. Don't let fear hold you back. Enter the Heart Of Darkness today...
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