Tinh Gia Vien restaurant
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Tinh Gia Vien is a garden house in accordance with the ancient architectural standards of Hue and also a typical restaurant specializing in serving Hue Royal cuisine
Address: 7/28, Le Thanh Ton, Hue City
Opening Time: From 11h00 to 22h00
Status: Opening

Tinh Gia Vien is a garden house in accordance with the ancient architectural standards of Hue and also a typical restaurant specializing in serving Hue Royal cuisine known by many domestic and foreign diners. As one of the most famous restaurants when owning a team of chefs who are heirloom artisans of royal descendants, Tinh Gia Vien restaurant has affirmed its brand, keeping its credibility for 20 years now with domestic and international visitors... Therefore, it will not be strange when coming here you will enjoy the delicious dishes of the old Court in the green and regal space.


Tinh Gia Vien is a standard garden house of ancient Hue, preserving a green garden with more than 400 bonsai, especially many Hue apricot trees over 100 years with the Long Thang – Long Giang shape, and birth trees over 100 years old are extremely rare.

The space of the restaurant is old-fashioned, spacious, luxurious and warm, making diners feel like they are sitting at an old court banquet. In addition, you will also be able to wear royal dresses such as kings and court officials to better feel the atmosphere here.

The food here is extremely elaborately prepared, from the quality of the dish to the arrangement is extremely beautiful. Surrounding are elegant performers of court music creating a strange atmosphere of luxury. It will definitely be worth your time when coming here to enjoy the cuisine as well as the atmosphere of the old Court.


Tinh Gia Vien has a tranquil beauty and its own architecture with a system of exquisitely carved delicate wooden houses used to worship ancestors, some outbuildings used for children and grandchildren to live in, the other space is a garden with shallow ponds, penjing, and wells.

The entrance to Tinh Gia Vien is a small gate built of lime brick, flowers and grass planted along the path. But that passage should never go straight to the nave of the main house, as it is a sacred pavilion for ancestor worship. The walkway is blocked by a screen that is above the head, guests have to turn in the other direction to enter the courtyard.

The screen is built of lime, and brick, carving one of the images of the "Four spirits" interspersed with the Chinese tea plant.

Behind the screen was the penjing. The penjing is decorated with charming water scenes, mountains, hills, caves, and human activities such as the image of a fairy playing an ancient heavenly chess board under a great tree on the mountainside. La Vong fishing at the river bank. Some woodcutter makes firewood by the stream. Besides, there is also a shallow tank built near the penjing, the place where some flowers and grasses live for all 4 seasons: apricot, orchid, daisy, bamboo, pine represents the four periods: spring, summer, autumn, winter.

Regarding the architecture of Hue Royal restaurant, Tinh Gia Vien has 03 dining rooms with a wide view of the garden: Dining room, King's Dinner Room, King's Dinner Organization in the Citadel. The overall architecture makes visitors feel like returning to the ancient golden age, stepping into the airy space with fragrant flowers and green trees. There is no need to wear a formal long dress or every beat in the melodious music, we are also immersed with elaborate decorative royal dishes of a regal meal.

If you love the ancient Hue, or the cozy intimate atmosphere and spacious garden, Tinh Gia Vien is a reasonable choice for the first time to experience lavish cuisine.

Route Guide:

With only 8 minutes from the gate of the interior, going to the end of 2/3 of Dinh Cong Trang street, meeting Le Thanh Ton street, you will enter Tinh Gia Vien, the house of the former ministers of Lu Bo region allowed to stay next to the King.

Experience Guide:

In the green space of hundreds of kinds of ornamental plants, penjings with murmuring water, of chirping birds, and fresh wind blowing; What is more interesting than immersing yourself in the fresh nature, enjoying the dishes prepared by the owner of Tinh Gia Vien restaurant - the only golden hand artisan in Hue, Ms. Ton Nu Ha. At the same time satisfying with the way of presenting elaborate and artistic dishes such as Phung Hoang Cha, Moc Dang Huong, Cong spring rolls, fried squid, Lotus soup, Dragon papaya or Dragon boat loaded with fruit… You will not be surprised because Tinh Gia Vien is a place loved by many domestic and foreign tourists once they have visited Hue Ancient Capital.

The 300-seat restaurant is suitable for parties with friends and relatives, weddings, activities and where you can satisfy your passion for studying culinary culture through the cooking program of the restaurant owner.

Special services:

- Teaching photography for long or short days, in the province or outside the province by Vietnamese photographer Ton Nu Thi Ha.

- Teaching bonsai guided by Mr. Nguyen Huu Quan, Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Provincial Biologicals Association (practice included).

- Teaching royal cooking, teaching authentic ancient Hue cuisine.

- Teaching dishes for banquets such as weddings, events, buffets... From low level to high level.

- Teach decorating cakes.

- Talk to Madam Ha, consulting on health culinary field.

- Make movies about culinary culture.

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