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San Fu Lou

Authentic Chinese Taste in The Heart of Saigon


San Fu Lou Restaurant uses the traditiona­l concept of a Chinese kitchen but with a new level of sophistica­tion and a contempora­ry Oriental ambience.

Somewhere between a traditiona­l Chinese pharmacy, gallery and nightclub, San Fu Lou’s decoration scheme is a fun, quirky mix. It works, and the ambience supports the food — dining is an experience for all the senses. San Fu Lou is one of a small number of hip Chinese eateries that cater to an internatio­nal mix of Vietnamese, expats and tourists. Snugly tucked into the front corner of the AB Tower, it’s highly visible, and usually visibly full.

Beef fried rice, wagyu beef and shitake dumplings, SFL Signature duck and black truffle dumplings, prawns in rice-flour rolls, and the San Fu Lou BBQ combinatio­n of chicken, duck and pork are just a few of the myriad of delicious items on the extensive menu. Every dish works, is prepared well and cooked with great attention to detail. All the sauces compliment their dumplings. The restaurant delivers balance, all the flavours harmonious, nothing over-daring nor stuffily old, decent portions at a very reasonable price. For dessert, the mango pudding and fried banana with sesame seeds and vanilla ice cream are restaurant favourites. San Fu Lou offers great value for money, tasty food, good service and a refreshing­ly fun, playful style. For diners craving some dim sum this is the place to go.

SAN FU LOU 1: AB Tower, Ground Floor, 76A Le Lai Street, District 1, HCMC. Tel: +84.28 3823 9513

SAN FU LOU 2: 195-197 Phan Xich Long Street, Phu Nhuan District, HCMC. Tel: +84.28 3517 6168

Email: sanfulou@d1-concepts.com Web: sanfulou.com.

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