A change of taste from your everyday flavours, Vietnamese food offers a novel experience that would tantalize your taste buds. Ensure that you order from the finest to capture the most authentic flavours of Vietnamese delicacies, probably on a relaxing Halong Bay cruise, which is offered by cruise companies such as Bhaya Cruises.

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Goi Cuon

Also knows as the Vietnamese spring roll, Goi Cuon is a semi-transparent roll, traditionally packed with an assortment of pork, prawn, vegetables, and rice vermicelli. The semi-transparentness is a result of being wrapped in rice paper, or as the Vietnamese call it, “bánh tráng.”

Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo roughly translates as the “sizzling pancake.” It is a result of the sound made when the rice batter hits the hot skillet. There are two main types of Banh Xeo in Vietnam at present, varying considerably in their taste and appearance.

Bun Cha

An appetizing dish of grilled pork and noodle, this delightful dish has its origins traced back to Hanoi, Vietnam. It is served with pork over a plate of rice noodles with a dash of herbs and dipping sauce.


The national dish of Vietnam is a soup that contains ingredients such as broth, rice noodles, herbs, and meat, such as beef or chicken. One can savour each mouthful with contrasting textures of the flat noodles and the thin slices of meat.