The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has reopened
the doors to angelina bar, lounge and restaurant following a
Angelina now features a brand new concept, a new
chef as well as a completely different menu.
Designed by Karen Hay of the
Hong Kong-based interior design studio, In-dulge, the redesign
and total renovation heralds a new dawn for angelina.
two-storey space, which boasts an eight-meter high floor-to-ceiling
bar and seats up to 120 guests, features soothing hints of gold,
mustard, maroon and dusty blue.
On the ground-level, the elegant
wood and leather bar makes a grand statement, while, a
separate whisky lounge, complete with velvet wingback chairs and a
roaring fireplace, lies tucked behind a charcoal curtain.
second floor, guests are encouraged to feast in the privacy of an
intimate dining area, while the open-plan design offers a stunning
ambience and a clear view of the elegant bar below.
Aurélien Houguet, angelina’s new Head Chef, who earned his
chef stripes at many distinguished establishments including the
five-star Ashford Castle in Ireland, has created a new menu for
the kitchen, which will serve lunch and dinner as well as a
selection of bar menu items after 10pm.
Highlights from the
seasonal menu include a playful twist on classic European and new
world dishes, such as lobster rolls with caviar, wagyu tomahawk,
Arctic snow fish, king crab, roast Welsh lamb pie, and Wagyu beef
burgers topped with cheddar cheese and black truffle.
refurbishment of the angelina bar, lounge and restaurant has
brought it up to date, with a fresh, modern design that’s still
in-keeping with the luxurious and historic grandeur of the rest of
the hotel,” said the General Manager of the Sofitel Legend
Metropole Hanoi, William J. Haandrikman. “The new look of the bar,
lounge and restaurant perfectly complements the exciting menus
being created by Chef Houguet, which put a fresh interpretation on
classic European and New World dishes.”