KOTO Van Mieu

Nestled in the heart of Hanoi, KOTO Van Mieu restaurant stands as a testament to the transformative power of social enterprise. Operating under the banner of KOTO, a notable not-for-profit organization, the restaurant epitomizes the values of empowerment and opportunity. For more than two decades, KOTO Van Mieu has been a beacon of change, offering a holistic hospitality training program to at-risk and disadvantaged youth in Vietnam. The restaurant not only serves delectable culinary delights but also serves as a platform for these young individuals to learn and develop essential skills that pave the way for a brighter future.

With its strategic location adjacent to the iconic Temple of Literature, KOTO Van Mieu has welcomed guests from all corners of the globe. The restaurant’s story is intertwined with that of its distinguished patrons, having hosted luminaries ranging from Bill Clinton and Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Margrethe II of Denmark. These luminaries, along with countless other visitors, have not only relished in the exceptional dishes crafted from fresh and wholesome ingredients but have also contributed to the noble cause that KOTO champions. Thus, KOTO Van Mieu stands as a remarkable fusion of culinary excellence, cultural heritage, and social responsibility, showcasing how a simple dining experience can make a profound impact on the lives of the youth it supports.

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Cuisines Vietnamese, Vietnamese Contemporary

Price Range $$

Type Restaurant

Dietary Restrictions Vegetarian Friendly


Open Time 7:30 am to 10:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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+84 246 686 7736

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39, Phố Văn Miếu, Hà Nội, Vietnam.

Jimmy Pham
Jimmy Pham
Founder - KOTO

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