75 Hai Ba Trung, District 1
What: Laid-back chic from the man behind the svelte Xu restaurant/lounge upstairs.
The look: Simple and stylishmocha rippled walls, an undulating chain waterfall, stylized chandeliers.
Who goes: Expat mums for a boozy brunch, sharp-suited office types, dolled-up mini-skirted locals.
Sound track: Chilled house and lounge electro; live music events most weeks.
What to wear: Strappy silk dresses; distressed denim.
What to drink: The coconut martini, served with a freshly shaved curl of succulent coconut.
Door policy: Service with a smileno bouncer.