Gin 8 Bar offers gorgeous views over Saigon River


Featuring ships cruising around glass towers along the snaking river bank, the Saigon River is the place to be on a sleepy Sunday afternoon. Nothing beats a relaxing afternoon chilling over modern cocktails in an open-air space while the breeze caresses your face.

If you’re looking to jazz up your romantic date with jaw-dropping views over the river and the city, look no further than Gin 8 Bar.


A stone’s throw from the Saigon River and perched on the rooftop


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Gin 8 Bar is situated in An Phu Ward in District 2, within walking distance from the Saigon River and the quaint Thao Dien neighborhood.

Situated on the rooftop of the 8-storey Mia Saigon Luxury Collection Hotel, the bar offers sweeping views over the vast Saigon River and the skyline of the neighboring Binh Thanh District. 


Floor-to-ceiling windows and modern designs


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Featuring a high ceiling and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, the venue is filled with natural light and a sense of airiness. From any corner of the bar, you can have an unobstructed view of the river. or savor the vibrant nightlife scene of the city.

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Gin 8 Bar boasts a spacious venue with both indoor and outdoor seating areas – perfect for large gatherings or last-minute dates without prior reservations. 

In contrast to the simplicity of the décor, the bar’s furniture glows with warm colors and a sense of mid-century luxury. Floor lamps, leather sofas, upholstered chairs, and artful rugs give the space a stylish and sophisticated touch. 

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When it’s not raining, you can head out to the open-air terrace for boozy drinks on plush couches while catching the sunset. 

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From this spot, you can also get a nice view of the iconic Landmark 81, the tallest building in Vietnam. If you can book a table here on special occasions such as 30th April, Independence Day, or New Year’s Eve, you’ll get the best seats to watch fireworks and LED light shows happening at Landmark 81. 


Cocktails, mocktails, and fancy finger food


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At this fancy watering hole, visitors can expect a wide variety of cocktails, mocktails, wine, and gin.

For a crowd-pleasing classic with a twist, order a tantalizing and complex Martini (VND260,000, ~USD11.26) which features Bombay Sapphire and dry Vermouth.

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Refreshing and bitter sweet, the classic Italian cocktail Aperol Spritz (VND260,000, ~USD11.26) with prosecco, soda, and aperol is an ideal party drink to beat the heat.

Non-drinkers can check out the healthy mocktails here, such as the fresh and sweet Touch On The Roof (VND180,000, ~USD7.80) featuring chia seeds, soda, and strawberry pepper shrub.

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In case it’s too early for tipples, fill your tummies with the bar’s good selection of Western dishes. Baked till they are golden brown, this basket of cheesy, crispy Parmesan fries will go beautifully with a glass of fruity and smoky Champagne Gosset (VND510,000, ~USD22.10).

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Seafood lovers should try the flavorful and tender Fine de Claire Oysters (VND400,000, ~USD17.33/5 pieces), a dish that pairs harmoniously with a glass of smooth and citrusy Beringer Chardonnay (VND390,000, ~USD16.90).

To enjoy the luxury of dining here for less, drop by from 5PM to 7PM daily to enjoy 50% discounts on the prices of drinks and food.


Why you should visit Gin 8 Bar 


Decked out in a swanky and sophisticated setting and illuminated with ample natural lighting, Gin 8 Bar is one of the coolest places in town to watch the sun go down and fireworks go up.

For a memorable date, head to this quaint bar for a curated selection of drinks, international cuisines, and the sweeping views of Saigon River

Address: No.2-4 Street 10, Phu My Hung, An Phu Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening hours: 5PM-1AM, Daily
Telephone: 028 6287 4222

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