Ever been out in HCMC at night and had the distinct feeling that somewhere, something wonderful is happening? Footloose and fancy things, wildness and magic. Saigonese nightlife is that most elusive of creatures. Here is a selection of the best things to do in Saigon this week at night.
STUMBLE ACROSS A BACK-ROOM SPEAKEASY
The idea of a speakeasy, dark, cozy, perhaps a little hard to find, isn’t as novel but Saigon hidden bars are some of the best of Asia with their alluring atmosphere, romantic and unforgettable.
ADD SOME CULTURE TO YOUR NIGHTS
25 March – From 4 pm until 7 pm
27 March – From 7 pm – 9 pm
Scenography: Storytelling Through Space – The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre
27 March – From 1 pm until 8 pm Art for You – 10 – Going South – Art for You đến Sài Gòn – ART for You
28 March – From 8 pm Something Something – A Foolish Poetry Party by Something Something at Zigzagger. A night of collaboration to write, shake and share poetry. All languages, all abilities, all genders, all ages and stages are welcome. 70K entry includes free drink.
29 March From 6 pm Saigon Calling – the artists reunion – Arcan
30 March – From 6 pm – 7.30 pm
Talk: Đờn ca tài tử By Phan Khac Huy – Salon Saigon
EAT FOREIGN FOOD AT BEST PRICES
25 March – Unlimited Pizza Monday – Lost Boys Hideout From 7 pm – 9.30 pm. Unlimited pizza option on Monday night for only 200,000vnd/pax all you can eat. Free entry
Ticket: 200,000++vnd / pax (1 drink included) (pay directly at the bar)
Lost Boys Hideout 6 147, 2B 3C Le Van Luong P, Dist 7, HCMC
Every day – All You Can Eat Sushi – Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City
From 6.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Every evening except Mondays.
Feast on unlimited soups, appetizers including seafood tempura, and pork belly as well as fresh salads + Sushi freshly prepared to order including Nigari, Tamaki and Maki rolls + a wide selection of main courses including delicious seabass, wok-fried seafood, kung pao chicken and ee-fu noodles with duck + Dessert which includes Hong Kong egg tarts, pineapple buns and ice cream with mango, sago and pomello.
Price: VND695,000 per adult
Booking +84 28 3839 7777 / Email: email@example.com
Hotel Equatorial: 242 Trần Bình Trọng, Phường 4, Quận 5,HCMC
26 March – Pasta 2 for 1 – Every Tuesday Night at Urban – Urban Kitchen + From 5 pm – 10 pm BUY 1 Pasta – GET 1 FREE promotion on EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT. Urban Kitchen – ĐƯỜNG Ngô Văn Năm , Quan 1, HCMC
From 7 pm – 9 pm
Beer pairing dinner with Chefs Jake Pulkrabek from Jake’s BBQ & Brewer Sean Thommen from East West Brewing Co. Limited seating available: reserve your spot by calling 0913060728, message us on FB, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 650.000VND+/pax for beer & dinner pairing 500.000 VND+/pax for dinner only – East West Brewing Co
181-185 Ly Tu Trong St., District 1. HCMC
Every Tuesday – Kebabs ‘n Beer – Chàouen Lounge Saigon
Buy a Chicken / Beef / Falafel or Roasted Veggie Kebab and a choice of Tete White or Platinum Golden, Platinum Keller or PBR for only 145k. Available from 4pm – 8pm. Chaouen Lounge Saigon: 10 Nguyen Ba Lan, Thao Dien, Quan 2, HCMC
Every day – Set Lunch 2 tacos bean soup rice 100000 – Machotaco Mexican Street Food
From 12 am – 2 pm
Macho Taco Set Lunch now available: 2 Tacos – Rice – Bean Soup – 100,000 VND – With Corona
150,000 – Mochotaco Mexican street food: 17, Tran Quoc Toan Street, W8, D3, HCMC
28 March – Family Affair: What Italians eats at home at Pizza reale – Pizza Reale
From 6 pm – 11pm
Rustic, homemade Italian recipes. Menu 550 00 Vnd
See menu and Book Pizza Reale
Every day also from 2 pm to 5 pm: Buy 1 Pasta get 1 Penné Pomodoro. By 1 pizza get 1 pizza Margherita or Veggy – Pizza Reale: 29 Nguyễn Đăng Giai, F, Quận 2,HCMC
31 March – Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet – Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City
From 6.30 pm – 10 pm
Freshest seafood, roasted meats and international dishes as well as chocolate buffet with chocolate fountain and ice cream trolley, as well as desserts and cheeses.
From 6.30pm to 10.30 p.m children are invited to join the free Easter Egg Hunt, as well as fun activities such as Easter egg decorating . Dinner buffet includes free flow wine, beer and soft drink for only VND878,000++/adults, VND439,000++/children under 12, complimentary for kids under 6 years old Book: Call: 28 3839 7777, ext 8000 or email: email@example.com – Hotel Equatorial: 242 Trần Bình Trọng, Phường 4, Quận 5,HCMC
31 March – El Brunch – Tomatito Saigon
From 12 am – 3 pm
Join Saigon’s sexiest brunch the latest concept from rockstar Chef Julio Gomez . Colourful Spanish brunch with croquetas to great Sunday eggs with beverages, live music and great vibes. – Ticket: 400 000 Vnd – TOMATITO – Sexy Tapas Bar – Booking:Tel 0869 388 864 – Tomatito : 171 Calmette, Lau1/1stFl, D1, HCMC
GO TO SAIGON’S BEST PARTIES
27 March – Glow Ladies Night / Gorgeous Wednesday – Glow Skybar
From 9 pm – 11 pm
FREE-FLOW COCKTAILS from 9:00PM-11:00PM for ladies
93 Nguyễn Du, D1, HCMC
28 March – Mademoiselle night – No Vacancy
Free flow for ladies
From 9 pm – 2 pm
No Vacancy doesn’t hold a “ladies’ night” but a “Mademoiselle night”
Mademoiselle cocktail choice, long dink, and beer.
No Vacancy: 16 Thu Khoa Huan Str, Ben Thanh Ward, D1, HCMC
29 March – Spitfire Band Jazz Blues, New Band in D2 – Bacoulos
From 7 pm – 10 pm
A selection of hand-picked classics and revisited oldies with blues, jazz, and folk music blend together.
Le Bacoulos: 13 Tống Hữu Định, Thảo Điền, Quận 2,HCMC
29 March – Shut the Funk up …- The Hideout Hostel Saigon
From 7 pm
It’s Friday!! Time to let loose, drink up and dance the night away at The Hideout Hostel Rooftop Bar. Special Guest DJ: DJ Shaw James (England)
Tropic House, Funk House, Mash up, Euro Funk Dance….The most Epic travelers/backpacker rooftop party in HCMC – The Hideout hostel: 275-279, Pham Ngu Lao, D1, HCMC
Tropical Vibes – Pool Party – The Hive Villa
30 March from 2 pm – 8 pm – Pool, Tropical beats, beer buckets, coctails, wine, Djs, floaties, games…Ticket:
– 100,000 VND including 1 Beer – 150,000 VND including 1 Wine/Mimosa – 700,000 VND including 1 bottle Wine (entree for 4pax) – The Hive Villa: 29 Nguyễn Bá Lân, Thảo Điền, Quận 2, HCMC
Noirfoto 2 years anniversary party – Noirfoto Darkroom-Studio-Gallery
31 March From 2 pm
The party will also coincide with Ngoc’s exhibition ‘9 – Paris in B&W’, which opens at Noir Gallery at 7pm the same day. Link to exhibition HERE
Noirfoto Gallery : 199bis Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien, D2 HCMC
29 March – DISCO is POP! – InterContinental Saigon Hotel
PURPLE DISCO organize a party inspired from the hedonist Disco & Pop Era when music, art and fashion shook the world.
Disco, Pop, Soul, Funky, 70s & 80s and House Classics.
Line-up: – FLAKES (DJs Duo)_France – GAVINHA (NightLife) Brazil – JUAN REYES (Live Trumpet)USA – EDGE PAMUTE (Dose)Philippines. Table bookings: +84 28 3520-9099
PURPLE JADE LOUNGE
InterContinental Saigon Hotel
Intercontinental Saigon: Corner Hai Ba Trung St. & Le Duan, D1, HCMC
30 March – Funky Free Flow – The Oasis
From 7 pm
All you can drink from 250k/pax FREE FLOW + LIVE MUSIC
The Oasis: 169/2A Vo Thi Sau str., D3, HCMC
From 9 pm
Combination of Das Fluff’s trademark electronics, heavy guitars and blade-like verse elicits a filthy post-punk sound.
Soma art Lounge: Hẻm 51 Lê Văn Miến, Thảo Điền, Quận 2, HCMC
30 March – AfroLatin Party with DJ Savage – Piu Piu
From 9 pm – 3 pm
Afrobeats, Latin, Cumbia, Tribal, Dancehall and Reggae with support from Saigon’s own The Stinking Bishop [UK] of the Banana Hustle Crew! Special prize for best dressed too.
Piu Piu, 97 Hai Ba Trung, D1
Tickets: 100K at the door including 1 free shot
Piu Piu: 97 Hai Ba Trung, D1, HCMC