"…one of the most prominent artworks in South East Asia", was how a prominent professor of Architecture described the Opera House.
Inspired by the Opera National De Paris, a challenge facing the original designers was how to create a lasting symbol of romance and beauty on a former lake. Using Vietnamese ingenuity, a bed of 30,000 bamboo stakes was planted and covered in concrete for the foundation.
And from its opening in 1911, the building has hosted local and international nobility, artists, leaders and heroes. Preparing for its second centenary, the building was renovated in the 1990’s, under the supervision of Vietnamese French architects.
The construction of the Hanoi Opera House was completed in 1911. Inspired by this important event, the name “Nineteen 11 Restaurant & Bar” was born and hosted its grand opening at a purposed timed the 19th day of the 11th month of 2007...READ MORE
An upscale, yet casual dining experience based around Western and Vietnamese cuisine; Nineteen11 Restaurant & Bar brings the feelings of elegancy, mystery and luxury to customers at first sight. The dishes are a combination of the culinary essence of Vietnam & the world.READ MORE
Nineteen11 has a variety of special events and holiday celebrations throughout the year.
Additionally, arrangements can be made for your own special occasion, at our restaurant, or offsite with our catering services.
..............upscale international flavored cuisine with modern stylish decor in the historical Opera House..............."