Bars & Pubs in Ho Chi Minh City


I have drank in McSorleys many times and hadn’t even noticed that as well as a bar it is a full on coffee shop, and very good it is too. The setting is delightful, not many cafés can boast a swimming pool! The garden area is really good and the inside is very much the […]

Saigon Outcast

Describing self as an “Alternative Lifestyle Venue” Outcast is more than just a bar. It is a gig venue, an art gallery space a coffee bar and a place where trendy types like to come and hang out. Based around three containers dumped on waste ground, it has developed into one of the busiest venues […]

Thao Dien Man Cave

Simply an upstairs room in an old villa that also features a restaurant downstairs and a massage spa upstairs. This is a great little hangout in which to play pool and kick back with a few mates. Just bottled beers from the fridge, it nevertheless has a good solid loyal following.

Paintball Saigon

Although primarily a paintball venue the bar here is a great place to hang out. The do excellent food and their Sunday roast dinners are gaining a great reputation. The bar is an Al Fresco style casual drop in where you can enjoy a few beers and watch the paintballers going at it.

D2 Sports Pub

The newest pub, D2 Sports Pub on the district 2 bar listing; this was formerly Baan Thai and had a good solid and loyal following. The alterations have manage to find better use of the space and the addition of mangy more TVs make this a great place to watch sport. It is though Aussie […]

Bia Craft

Little more than a hole in the wall, this new attraction is pulling people in all the time. Serving 8 great real ales on draft, the expats are finally begining to realise that their is more to life than Tiger draft. It is a great idea, well delivered. Just a few high tables and stools […]

Buddha Bar & Grill

One of the most well known pubs in the city, The Buddha Bar & Grill has a loyal following and gets packed at weekends. It’s an eclectic mix of a place serving food and drink to expats and locals alike. Live music at the weekends and active teams in both the pool and darts leagues, […]