An egg coffee is a Vietnamese drink which is traditionally prepared with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and robusta coffee. The drink is made by beating egg yolks with sugar and coffee, then extracting the coffee into the half of the cup, followed by a similar amount of egg cream, which is prepared by heating and beating the yolks.
The drink is served in cafes throughout Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and has been a staple since the 1950s, with one barista describing it as appearing on “every cafe menu”. The Giang Café in particular is known for serving the drink, which it makes with chicken egg yolk, coffee powder, condensed milk, and, optionally, cheese. The cup is served inside a bowl of hot water to retain its temperature. One of the drinks that creat the beautiful Ha Noi culture is egg coffee. There are many egg coffee shops but there are only some best place for egg coffee in Ha Noi.
The small coffee shop has become a familiar place of people who “addicted” coffee. Giang coffee is one of the “four pillars of coffee” in Hanoi called: Nhan, Nhi, Di, Giang. The different to the other three, Giang coffee has a unique drink. This is the first egg coffee place in Hanoi. Based on the experience as a bartender at a Metrophole hotel, Mr. Giang made egg coffee with the recipe as the preparation of capuchino.
Giang coffee has created a special taste. A cup of egg coffee has the flavor of coffee, the aroma of egg yolk and sweet cream. A cup of coffee with many flavors which make a passion has become the famous drink in Hanoi. Many foreigners and locals choose Giang coffee as the best coffee in town. If you come to Hanoi, visit this place!
In addition to traditional coffee, Giang shop also has egg cacao drinks. Made from egg cream, the top of the egg is a layer of cacao powder. People who like sweet will prefer egg cacao than egg coffee. A cup of egg coffee or egg cacao in Giang is about 30,000 VND / cup.
Address 1: Giang coffee house – No. 109 Yen Phu street
Address 2: Giang coffee house – No. 39 Nguyen Huu Huan street
Dinh Coffee: One of the famous egg coffee brands is Dinh coffee. Although Dinh coffee was established after Giang coffee for a long time, but the coffee flavor is very strong. In the center of the Ha Noi capital, Dinh coffee is located on the second floor of an old French villas with dark color, the area is quite small and ancient space.
Owner of Dinh Coffe, Mrs. Bich is daughter of Mr. Giang. Therefore, the flavor of coffee here still keeps the distinctive taste. Egg coffee in Dinh coffee is not put in a bowl of hot water like as Giang coffee, it is only a tiny cup. However, the price is a bit higher than other stores.
Dinh coffee also has egg cacao but the taste is sweeter a little bit than others, but eggs are very fragrant, softly waxed with sweet cocoa blends. Sitting at Dinh coffee in the early summer morning, listening to Trinh music, looking the street and enjoying a cup of coffee,it is the elegant pleasure for nostalgic people who love the old things. A cup of coffee is from 17,000-20,000 VND.
No 11 Hang Gai Coffee house:
No 11 Hang Gai Coffee house is one of three famous place for egg coffee in Ha Noi. Comparing with other famous coffee shop in Ha Noi, No 11 Hang Gai Coffee house appears the latest. Guests not only love the hot coffee here, but also impressed by the nostalgic space.
When visiting the coffee house, foreigners are usually advised to choose the first egg coffee. The arrangement of drinks here is simple, eggs and coffee in the glass are mixed in the lass cup, but the taste is what impresses with all the guests. The prices of drinks are from 30,000 to 60,000 VND.
Loading T no.8 Chân Cầm: Loading T coffee house is also a good place for egg coffee in Hanoi. The coffee house has appeared in clips of CNN introducing Hanoi egg coffee next to famous coffee houses such as Giang, Dinh. Here is impressed by the ancient space of the ancient French villas.
Coffee egg here is loved by eye-catching decoration as well as delicious taste. Especially, with people who want to enjoy the beautiful taste of ancient cuisine and fascinated French architecture which was in Hanoi 30 years ago, Loading T is the first choice. Prices for drinks is from VND30,000-50,000 depending on type.
Hanoi egg coffee appeared on CNN chanel. Egg coffee is a famous drink in Hanoi, it is not only popular in Ha Noi capital but also attract foreign tourists.