For a long time An Phu had played second fiddle to Thao Dien when it comes to gastronomy selections. However, with the opening of the new NYDC at Cantavil Premier, An Phu folks now no longer have to travel to Thao Dien to enjoy a decent Western meal or some lip-smacking good desserts and lattes.
As a longtime fan of NYDC, I am pleased to find that the quality of F&B is preserved in this latest outlet. The café, strategically located by the side of Hanoi Highway also retains its cozy ambience and interior design, which are standard across the board for NYDC.
The daily breakfast sets priced from 89,000đ (excluding 10% VAT) are great value for money. I had an Oven Baked Breakfast (99,000đ) which was a casserole of potatoes, sausages, bacon and tomatoes, baked in eggs and cheese (ala frittata). The breakfast was filling, but tasted nothing too extraordinary. However, the cup of latte (or cappuccino, if you wish) that came with the set was strong and beautiful.
My daughter ordered a Spaghetti Bolognaise (109,000đ) and a slice of Boo Boo (49,000đ). Boo Boo was a chocolate cake filled with chocolate mousse and fudge; yummy but the serving was a tad small. I am personally partial to the NYDC’s signature High & Mighty (59,000đ) – a couple dozen layers of bittersweet chocolate sponge and cream served in one slice of sinful calories. The Spaghetti Bolognaise was marginal, as the tomato taste was a bit too much to my preference.
NYDC An Phu is a great place to hang out, but the service’s efficiency can be improved on. With hardly any other worthy competitors within the neighbourhood, this outlet will attract many nearby residents who wish to splurge on some impromptu pick-me-ups.