The Refinery

8 / 10

4 expert reviews
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"This period French-style bistro is housed in a restored opium refinery, set off the street behind the Opera House."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Menu highlights include very good pasta and risotto, and a lazy brunch in the Refinery's al fresco area is a top way to start another day." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"With prints and paintings of old Saigon, this stylish bistro pays homage to its historic location within the former Manufacture d'Opium built in 1881, yet the menu and the wine list are decidedly Continental" Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Makes a relaxing spot for lunch while sightseeing or a leisurely dinner...and there's a choice of eating indoors with a typical bistro atmosphere or on a terrace surrounded by plants." Full review
For a light lunch, go for the salad Nicoise, or for something more filling, try the steak, roast potato, and parmesan cheese salad.