Da Lat nightlife

Published:  04:09 Tuesday - October 04, 2016

When coming Dalat, people often think there is nothing to do in the evening so we suggest some activities that you can do. Dalat nightlife is bot crowded and busy as Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city but it has a special character that makes people can't forget.

If you are looking for some suggestions for interesting Da Lat nightlife, you should read through this article at here. We introduce to you some interesting ideas for having fun, memorable nights in Da Lat.

1. 100 Roofs Café

Located in the unusual place for such a coffee shop, 100 Roofs has an amazing design that impresses people from the first time of visiting. Located amongst small shop-houses and only about 100 meters from the Da Lat market, 100 Roofs café is a must try for all new comers, especially when it comes to ideas of Da Lat nightlife. Try out the locally brewed beer here.

Opening Hours: All year round

Location: 57 Phan Boi Chau (Phan Bội Châu) Street, not far from the town market

Tel: +84 (0) 63 383 7518

2. Café De La Poste

Situated across the road from the main post office of Da Lat, and being adjacent to the Sofitel, Café De La Poste is the ideal place for those who want to try fairly expensive French cuisine without having to break their bank. The building is designed in typical French style, meaning that it has a good selection of French wine. This place is popular for the menus of breakfast and lunch.

Opening Hours: All year round

Location: Across the street from the main post office

3. Larry’s Bar

One of the legendary places of Da Lat nightlife is Larry’s Bar. This is a part of the vintage Hotel Dalat Palace Hotel. The name itself was named after Larry Hillblom, an American billionaire businessman came and turned Da Lat into the up-market resort as it is now. This cozy bar has pool tables, widescreen TVs, games, and private corners, with a comprehensive menu covering western pub food, such as burgers, pizza, and more.

Opening Hours: 4 pm -12pm

Location: Basement floor of the Hotel Sofitel Dalat Palace on 12 Tran Phu (Trần Phú) Street

Tel: +84 (0) 63 3825444

4. Le Rabelais Bar

Le Rabelais Bar is situated on the lobby floor of the Dalat Palace Hotel and has a capacity of 20pax that allow guests to enjoy the intimacy with comfortable seating along with a fireplace. There sometimes is live music with a pianist or violinist.

Opening Hours: Nightly

Location: Lobby floor of The Hotel Sofitel Dalat Palace

Tel: +84 (0) 63 3825444

5. Saigon Nite Bar

This is a cozy and friendly little bar, which is situated downtown and has been around much longer than other competitors. Having games and pool tables, this bar serves expensive cocktails and drinks.

Opening Hours: All year round from 4pm onwards

Location: 11 Hai Ba Trung (Hai Bà Trưng) Street

Tel: +84 (0) 63 820 007

6. V Café

Among destinations to head straight for an interesting experience of Da Lat nightlife, V Café should not be skipped. It is said that live music is limited in Da Lat, yet V Café might be an exception that offers live music for such a small resort town like Da Lat. It is a dinning café run by an American-Vietnamese couple. The live music regularly performed here makes this place a popular hangout for a lot of expats and tourists. Here, you can find both homemade Vietnamese dishes and Western foods like pizza, steaks, burgers, roast pork, soups, tacos, and lemon meringue. In addition, vegetarian dishes are available in this café shop. A pool table and free WiFi are served here.

Opening Hours: All year round

Location: About 200m from Xuan Huong Lake (Hồ Xuân Hương) up Bui Thi Xuan (Bùi Thị Xuân) Street (across the road from the Trung Can (Trung Cận) Hotel and Sinh Café Travel Company)

Tel: +84 (0) 63 352 0215

7. The Hangout

For Da Lat’s Easy Riders and backpackers, this is a popular hangout place, which features with a relaxed vibe along with a pool table. On the other hand, the owner of The Hangout, who can speak English fluently, is an excellent source that you can get to know some local information from.

8. Da Lat Night Market

An experience at Da Lat Night Market is not similar to anywhere else in Da Lat. Having a night shopping at Da Lat Night Market is really worthwhile that represents the heart of this city. This market is located in the city centre, inside the Hoa Binh zone, around Tang Bat Ho Street, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, and Le Dai Hanh Street. A unique feature of this night market is the “shouting market” which could be found on the upper floor of the market, where the clothes are sold. The vendors present their goods from 4pm. The name “Shouting market” is resulted from the fact that when the buys wander in the rhythmic shouting of the sellers who try to attract the attention of the buyers through their voice.

Besides, sweet corns, grilled chicken, beans, sea food, beans, and hot soya milk drinks are some of the most popular food items sold out here.

After 5 pm, kiosks along the street lining Da Lat Night Market quickly change their appearance. The daytime flower vendors are replaced with icy food vendors. The atmosphere of Da Lat Night Market becomes busier. Especially, if you intend to buy clothes with reasonable or cheap prices, then this is your ideal option. With just $1-$2, you can buy some unique clothes.

Tourists should also have a taste of hot grilled rice crepes (local name “bánh tráng nướng”) in the chilly but romantic atmosphere of Da Lat, or some other grilled dishes. Really, these foods taste amazing and will leave you an unforgettable culinary experience.

On weekends, tourists could stroll to the market on the pedestrian walkway, which is open around 7pm and 10pm.

In the evening, in front of the Da Lat night market, the street is nicely lighted with neon lights from the street-side shops. The roads around this market are closed to traffic and the market almost spills on to the surrounding streets.

No matter what your demands when wandering Da Lat are, just taking photos and tasting some street foods can bring to you unforgettable memories about Da Lat nightlife.

Location: Nguyen Thi Minh Khai (Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai) Street, Da Lat City.

There, you have explored some most interesting suggestions about Da Lat nightlife. Despite Da Lat is not so exotic and busy like other cities in Vietnam, including Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh, what you can enjoy in Da Lat at nights is totally different and memorable. Did I miss any in special things about Da Lat nightlife? If yes, feel free to drop your words below this post. We appreciate and will feedback as soon as possible.

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