Coffee shop in Saigon's District 2 offers camping experience

By Hoang Phong   May 26, 2021 | 03:09 pm GMT+7
Without having to leave Saigon, visitors can now enjoy outdoor camping with coffee served at a new shop in District 2.
Located on the rooftop of a complex on No.3 Street in Binh An Ward in District 2, home to a large expat community in HCMC, Square 39 cafe impresses visitors with its unique design like an outdoor camping. This is also known as the first-ever camping cafe in Vietnam. Taking advantage of the garden space, this cafe allows customers to lose themselves in the beauty of nature, and feel like they are camping inside a forest.

Square 39, on the rooftop of a complex on No. 3 Street in Binh An Ward in District 2, home to a large expat community, impresses visitors with its unique outdoor camping design. It is also known as the first-ever camping cafe in Vietnam.
Taking advantage of its garden space, the cafe allows customers to lose themselves in nature, and feel like they are camping inside a forest.

Khuong Duy, the founder of Square 39, shared with Zing: The café follows the high-camping model. It has tents, beds, air conditioners, bathrooms, electric water heaters, tables and desks, and even kitchens. This architecture has been famous in many countries in Asia such as Japan, Korea and Thailand.

Khuong Duy, founder of Square 39, said: "The cafe follows the high-class camping cafe model popular in several Asian countries like Thailand, South Korea and Japan. It has tents, beds, air conditioners, bathrooms, electric water heaters, tables and desks, and even kitchens."

This place is suitable for those who are afraid to travel and go camping far away home amid the complicated development of the new outbreak. The cafe opens from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Suited to those afraid to travel and go camping far from home amid the complicated Covid development, Square 39 typically opens from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The cafe is equipped with unique design from professional camping equipment such as tents, lamps, pans, pots, kettles or grills amid the green space.

The cafe is equipped with professional camping equipment like tents, lamps, pans, pots, kettles and grills set up amid the green space.

The cafe is seen from above at night.

Square 39 serves some grilled snacks with craft beer after 5 p.m. – perfect for a nocturnal picnic.

The menu at the cafe includes coffee, juice, ground ice, smoothies, yogurt, with prices starting from VND37,000 ($ ). Diners can order croissant or cookies. The plus point is that the shop uses paper straws to protect the environment.

The menu includes coffee, juice, ground ice, smoothies, yogurt, with prices starting from VND37,000 ($1.59). Diners can order croissants or cookies. The cafe uses paper straws to reduce plastic waste.

Photos courtesy of Square 39

 
 
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