A selection of the best bars and nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ho Chi Minh City
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The Old Compass Cafe, Saigon

Wine, craft beers and simple tasty local food in an old Saigon design space - right in the heart of the city. Hidden down an... Read more

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The Old Compass Cafe, Saigon
3rd Floor 63/11 Pasteur St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City (in the alley next to Liberty Citypoint Hotel)
+84 28 38232969

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La Fenetre Soleil, Saigon

LA FENETRE SOLEIL HAS CLOSED PERMANENTLY. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES GUYS! Read more

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La Fenetre Soleil, Saigon
44 Lý Tự Trọng, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
(+84 8) 3824 5994

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Heart of Darkness Brewery, Saigon

The guys from Heart of Darkness run one of Saigon’s most popular craft beer operations. Their tap room’s a buzzing space of... Read more

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Heart of Darkness Brewery, Saigon
31D Ly Tu Trong, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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Indika Saigon

Alternative bar space on Saigon’s fringe of live music and events. Good mixed crowd of young expats and locals. Indoor and... Read more

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Indika Saigon
43 Nguyễn Văn Giai, Đakao, District 1

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Acoustic Cafe, Saigon

Acoustic Cafe in Saigon's District 3 packs in young locals each night for a live music lineup of western pop cover singers. Read more

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Acoustic Cafe, Saigon
6 E1, Ngô Thời Nhiệm, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City
+848 3930 2239

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Carmen Bar, Saigon

Carmen is a curious Saigon live music space. Flamenco - yes in Spanish - is performed by a mainly Vietnamese band. It's... Read more

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Carmen Bar, Saigon
8 Ly Tu Trong, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
+ 848 83829 7699

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Rock Fan Club, Saigon

Rock Fan Club is the centre of heavy rock covers in Saigon and draws a crowd of heavy smoking, light drinking young rockers. Read more

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Rock Fan Club, Saigon
25C Tu Xuong, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 6290 7489

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Saigon Outcast

Saigon Outcast is a little haven of indie creative energy in the heart of Saigon’s conservative expat enclave. Located in... Read more

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Saigon Outcast
188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+8490 236 57 80

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Saigon Saigon Bar, Caravelle Hotel, Saigon

During the Vietnam War, correspondents would sit at the Caravelle Hotel rooftop bar watching firefights and tracers across the... Read more

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Saigon Saigon Bar, Caravelle Hotel, Saigon
Rooftop, Caravelle Hotel, Lam Son Square, Ho Chi Minh City

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Sax N' Art Jazz Club, Saigon

Sax N' Art is Saigon's only jazz club.  Its owner, Tran Manh Tuan, was the first Vietnamese musician to receive a scholarship to... Read more

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Sax N' Art Jazz Club, Saigon
28 Le Loi St, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+(84.8) 8228472

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The Observatory, Saigon

THE OBSERVATORY HAS REOPENED IN A NEW SPACE IN SAIGON'S DISTRICT 1 AS OF SEPTEMBER 2018. WE HAVEN'T BEEN YET. WE ARE ASSURED THE... Read more

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The Observatory, Saigon
10th floor, 85 Cách Mạng Tháng 8 St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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Yoko Bar, Saigon

Yoko Cafe, a favourite cafe and live music venue over a decade ago, is back to life in 2016. The best news is it's in the hands... Read more

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Yoko Bar, Saigon
22A Nguyen Thi Dieu, Dist. 3 Ho Chi Minh City
+(84-8) 3933 0577

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