Embark on a culinary journey at Le Méridien Saigon, where inventive dining options offer distinct gastronomical experiences at our bars and restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1. Delight in a culinary adventure at the fine-dining restaurant AKUNA or savour the international flavors infused with Saigon's essence at Latest Recipe and unwind with cocktails, music, and vibrant nightlife at BARSON and Boujee.

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Le Méridien Saigon

AKUNA Restaurant


AKUNA is the newest fine dining restaurant at Le Méridien Saigon. It is helmed by award-winning Chef Sam Aisbett, whose previous accomplishments include leading a restaurant to the list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants and 3 consecutive Michelin Stars.

6:00 PM-10:00 PM
all day dining restaurant with river view

Latest Recipe


Latest Recipe restaurant features a menu inspired by global cuisines, as well as our Saigon roots. Settle into a welcoming, airy space with an open kitchen and delicious à la carte items.

6:00 AM-10:30 AM, 12:00 PM-2:30 PM
6:00 AM-10:30 AM, 12:00 PM-2:30 PM, 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
6:00 AM-10:30 AM, 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
6:00 AM-10:30 AM, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
at the main lobby of the hotel


Situated in the central area of Saigon, BARSON offers a seamless blend of unique fusion cuisine, exceptional cocktails, and lively music featuring resident DJs every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening.

7:00 AM-11:30 PM
Lounge interior with colorful lighting

Boujee Lounge

Inspired by the friendliness of Asian nightclubs and the 70s Italo disco-style lounges, Boujee is a high-energy lounge in a prime location with the most stunning river view.

10:00 PM-12:00 AM

Featured Restaurant Highlight

AKUNA Restaurant

Indulge in glimpses of Sam Aisbett's brand of fine dining, as he takes a rule-bending approach to gastronomy at AKUNA.

Akuna Restaurant

More About AKUNA

Multi-awarded chef Sam Aisbett unveils Akuna at the Le Méridien Saigon, leading a fine dining kitchen and taking on the reins to present an experience that reflects his evolution and culinary journey, with an intentional nod to the people and produce of Vietnam.

Expect the Unexpected at AKUNA Restaurant
"No Boundaries" Cuisine

Empowered with the freedom to showcase food he loves and believes in, Michelin Chef Sam Aisbett decides against limiting the menus to the boundaries of a region or style. Drawing inspiration from creative possibilities found in Vietnam’s culinary landscape, expect indigenous ingredients, local herbs and spices, rare flavors and nuances — many of which find their way to a fine dining menu for the very first time.

Private Dining

Host your gatherings with flair at AKUNA's exclusive private dining room. Our two intimate spaces cater to up to 8-10 guests each, offering personalized, uninterrupted service and a curated dining experience. Focus on friends and family, and enjoy a special celebration with the finesse of our rule-breaking cuisine and exquisite wine list. It's the perfect setting for lovers of fine food to celebrate together.

The Perfect Pairing

Enhance your dining experience with our exclusive wine list that features a variety of natural, organic and iconic wine bottles, including great varietals as well as vintages from around the world. Akuna’s beverage programme also features a curated list of cocktails that are reinvented classics. Experience local Vietnamese herbs, spices and rare flavors that compliment Akuna’s menus.

Latest Recipe

Chic Sunday Brunch

Latest Recipe is thrilled to offer our guests vibrant weekends with our Discovery Sunday Brunch buffet. The buffet presents interactive live stations, a premium seafood array prepared by Chef Phi Công, and features an À La Carte menu with special premium dishes modified every week to add even more interest and fascination.

Sunday Brunch at Latest Recipe

Latest Recipe Saigon

Seafood Buffet Dinner

Elevating the dining experience, Latest Recipe presents a diverse and fresh seafood buffet every Wednesday through Saturday evening. The Premium Seafood Buffet Dinner showcases a variety of both imported and locally caught fresh seafood. Indulge in a delightful array of dishes featuring lobster, crab, octopus, green mussels, and oysters—all cooked to perfection, just the way you like it!

Buffet Dinner
Gather & Unwind

Signature Cocktails

The East meets West drink menu concept, combining Vietnamese native flavors with a twist of Western savoir-faire, creates a unique and unforgettable experience. We craft signature cocktails using premium spirits and the freshest ingredients, and we're excited to share them with you.

Unique Fusion Cuisine

Indulge in the culinary odyssey crafted by our Executive Chef - Phi Cong, spanning from refined dining experiences to bespoke F&B menus tailored exclusively for businesses.

Lively Music Featuring Resident DJs

BARSON presents dynamic music featuring resident DJs every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night, ensuring an unforgettable vibe-dining session with new and fascinating experiences.


Recognized among Vietnam's top 5 restaurants by Tripadvisor in 2023, Latest Recipe stands out for its globally inspired menu intertwined with Saigon roots.

Crab Sticky Rice

Latest Recipe Saigon

Executive Chef

With more than 16 years dedicated to the culinary journey, Chef Phi Cong's talent will tantalize your taste buds after the first bite. Embark on a culinary adventure with Chef Phi Cong, as he crafts exquisite lunch experiences at BARSON. Witness remarkable transformations at Latest Recipe Saigon restaurant, where Chef Phi Cong's culinary prowess elevates the allure of the Seafood Buffet Dinner and Chic Sunday Brunch.

Chef Phi Cong - Le Meridien Saigon


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