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Le Beaulieu Reopens After Extensive Refurbishment

Le Beaulieu, the premier modern French fine dining restaurant welcomes back diners for lunch and dinner. Situated at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, the award-winning modern French fine dining restaurant, Le Beaulieu and its refined al fresco extension La Terrasse have celebrated their reopening following an extensive seven-month refurbishment.  With an elegant and sophisticated new design, […]

Le Beaulieu, the premier modern French fine dining restaurant welcomes back diners for lunch and dinner.

Situated at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, the award-winning modern French fine dining restaurant, Le Beaulieu and its refined al fresco extension La Terrasse have celebrated their reopening following an extensive seven-month refurbishment.  With an elegant and sophisticated new design, alongside renowned French gastronomy and a wide selection of wines, the signature restaurant at Metropole Hanoi ties together the hotel’s 120-year-old storied past with a contemporary new look that manages to meld the opulent, the classical and the modern in a single scheme that’s long on white, gold and heathery blue-grays. Operating in its current space since 1901, Le Beaulieu is believed to be the oldest continually operating restaurant in Vietnam, and now, after this renovation, the newest.

The new menu at Le Beaulieu continues to spotlight modern French gastronomy with nods to classical French flavors and an emphasis on seasonality and superior ingredients. The restaurant’s inventive approach both to cuisine and service is enhanced by a chef-driven perspective. While there are some traditional French touches, the presentation is stylish, with well-balanced portions and fresh produce from France, Vietnam and elsewhere. The menu consists of cold starters, warm starters, from the sea, from the farm, and Le Beaulieu classics. The restaurant also offers vegetarian main courses, tableside service for two as well as daily market menu.  Metropole chefs’ trademark signature dishes and other menu items incorporate storytelling, charm, sophistication and authenticity.

Le Beaulieu boasts one of the most extensive wine collections in Hanoi, featuring more than 600 references and 1,600 bottles, including over 100 Grand Cru Classés and wines from leading chateaux, vintners and wineries from France and around the world. Service staff at Le Beaulieu draw on their wine knowledge and experience to offer pairing recommendations. Other beverages, including cocktails, served from Le Beaulieu’s waiting bar highlight links to France, and there is an emphasis on unique and high-quality “digestifs” for dinner.

Inspired by Parisian sidewalk cafes, La Terrasse also promises a brand-new ambiance. An extension of Le Beaulieu and home to refined dining on the hotel’s picturesque outdoor patio, La Terrasse offers a similar menu to that at Le Beaulieu but with additional lighter-fare options, including salades gourmandes, tartines, artisanal sandwiches, starters and more.

 For more information about the reopening of Le Beaulieu and La Terrasse, or to make a reservation for lunch or dinner, please contact Tel: 024 3826 6919 ext. 8200 or email: H1555-fb3@sofitel.com.

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