It all began in 2010. A young couple – Tina, Vietnamese, 22 years old, had started her career in hospitality four years ago while Thierry, French, 32 years old, was already an experienced Michelin-standard chef – moved into a 15-year-old villa in Ho Chi Minh City’s not-yet-trendy Thao Dien Ward in District 2. What were […]

Western cuisine is on the rise in Vietnam, and not just since yesterday: especially the metropolises Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi have seen a wave of French, Italian, American, Mexican and German restaurants in the past decade. Interestingly, Vietnamese seem to embrace this development. More and more local residents have been venturing to foreign […]

A few decades ago, Ho Chi Minh City’s Thao Dien area in District 2, home to La Villa French Restaurant, was little more than a poor, underpopulated swampland separated from the city centre by the Saigon River. Today, it’s one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most thriving wards – a high-end city within a city […]

Chef Thierry, Ms Tina and all the staff at La Villa would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our customers, suppliers, and friends. A special time of the year deserves something special to help everyone celebrate, and La Villa has come up with two exceptional menus to […]

La Villa French Restaurant has recently added a collection of superb takeaway items to their menu. A glass-fronted refrigerator in the restaurant displays the delectable items for customers to drool over. This mouth-watering collection is enough to get anyone excited. No additives or preservatives have been used in the production of these superb takeaway dishes. […]

Once sampled it is never forgotten. The cheese trolley at La Villa is a joy to behold for turophiles in Ho Chi Minh City. La Villa have spent a long time and a lot of love developing this gastronomic delight. The trolley has 20 permanent residents to delight the palate and more visit on occasion. […]