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Delicious salted coffee addresses in Hue

Locals and tourists suggest salt cafes, one of the specialties of the ancient capital.

For more than 10 years, salted coffee has become a drink associated with the ancient capital of Hue. As the name suggests, the original salted coffee will consist of a cup with condensed milk underneath, added fermented milk and salt, bringing a new taste, a “must try”.

Runners attending the VnExpress Marathon Imperial Hue on April 16 can refer to the following addresses when visiting the ancient capital. The cafes were selected through the advice of members on a Hue tourism forum.

Salt coffee

Delicious salted coffee addresses in Hue
Photo: Salted coffee

This is the first coffee shop in Hue with 13 years old, contributing to making salted coffee become a famous specialty of the ancient capital. Nguyen Luong Bang campus is spacious, divided into indoor and outdoor spaces. The indoor space is dark, the outdoor space is airy.

Salted coffee here is still made by filter in the traditional way. When the coffee is completely poured into the glass with condensed milk, fermented milk and salt underneath, guests just need to stir and enjoy. The taste of salted coffee here can be considered as the original of this drink, with a blend of the sweet and fatty taste of condensed milk, the bitter taste of coffee in the throat and the salty taste of salt at the tip of the tongue.

Price: 20,000 – 30,000 VND.($1=24,000 VND)

Opening time: 6:30am – 10:00pm.

Facility 1: 10 Nguyen Luong Bang – Facility 2: 142 Dang Thai Than.

Lap coffee

Photo: Laph Coffee

Laph coffee has an open space, many young people come to enjoy salted coffee. Guests often come to Laph coffee in the morning and evening, when the weather is cool.

Mr. Le Vinh, a local, said that he and his friends often visit the shop. The shop has invested in a large-capacity coffee machine to serve guests, the space is modern with a bit of art, neatly arranged.

Price: 20,000 – 40,000 VND.

Opening time: 6am – 10pm.

Address: 4 Truong Dinh.

House 87 Coffee

Photo: House 87 Coffee

House 87 is well known for its airy space, overlooking the Citadel and the streets. The design of the shop is a bit nostalgic, with many check-in corners in Hue style. Instead of using a filter like in Salt Coffee, the drinks at House 87 are made from a machine, with a milder taste.

Trung Tin, a Hue native, shared that once he happened to pass by the shop, he was attracted by the design and did not care, so he stopped in. According to his comment, the salted coffee here is less sweet than other shops, highlighting the slight bitterness of the coffee and the saltiness of the salt.

Price: 20,000 – 30,000 VND.

Opening time: 6:30am – 10:00pm.

Address: 87 Le Huan.

New cafe

Photo: Tan cafe

Tan cafe is a coffee shop with a subsidized style. The shop has an open space, old-fashioned ceramic tile background, dark leather seats, and rough walls that bring a sense of nostalgia to customers who visit the shop.

Tan cafe’s customers are of all ages, from aunts and uncles to pupils, students and even tourists. With a quiet space, this is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the specialty salted coffee of the ancient capital.

Tran Thi Ngoc Man (HCMC) came to Tan cafe during her trip to Hue in autumn 2022. Man said she fell in love with salted coffee from the first sip at the shop. You can feel the three flavors of salty, sweet, and bitter at the same time when you sip your lips. Back in Ho Chi Minh City, Man tried to drink at some restaurants, but the feeling could not be as good as when enjoying it right in Hue.

Price: 30,000 – 50,000 VND.

Opening time: 6am – 10pm.

Facility 1: 14 Pham Hong Thai – Campus 2: 25 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai – Campus 3: 86 Dinh Tien Hoang

Bali Coffee

Photo: Bali Coffee

Bali Coffee is located in one of the familiar street corners of Hue youth, with a spacious facade and two-storey space, simple layout. The shop focuses on the quality of drinks, especially salted coffee.

Visiting Bali Coffee on March 10, Mr. Thang Vu had an afternoon to enjoy salted coffee. As a person with knowledge about coffee, Mr. Thang said that salted coffee in Bali still takes coffee as the main flavor. The amount of milk and salt is not too much to overwhelm the original bitter taste of coffee.

The cup of coffee is not much, suitable for sipping and enjoying. Especially, the shop also has a view of the Imperial Citadel of Hue.

Price: 20,000 – 30,000 VND.

Opening hours: 6am – 10pm.

Address: 115 Le Huan.


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