Plane spotters descend on these two Saigon cafes

By Cao Ly   December 4, 2020 | 05:50 pm GMT+7
Two coffee shops right next to Saigon's Tan Son Nhat International Airport offer customers the chance to observe airplanes landing every five minutes.
[Located on Nguyen Van Cong Street, Go Vap District, Phen’s Coffee has three floors with views over the Tan Son Nhat runway. The cafe opens daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Photo courtesy of hcmguide/Instagram.

Located on Nguyen Van Cong Street, Go Vap District, Phen’s Coffee has three floors with views over the Tan Son Nhat Airport. The cafe opens daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The design of the café is in vintage and retro style with old tape and vinyl players that are still working. Photo by Phen’s Coffee.

The inside area of the cafe features a retro vintage style with old tape and vinyl players still in operation.

Aside of drinks, the shop also serves some savory light snacks. The price range here is from VND30,000 ($1.3) to 70,000. Photo by dinhsang1103/Instagram.

Aside from drinks, the shop also serves some light savory snacks. Prices typically range from VND30,000 ($1.3) to VND70,000.

Located nearby is Landing - Milk Tea and Coffee and also have three floors with balconies to watch the airplanes like Phen’s Coffee. Photo by Cao Ly.

Located nearby is Landing - Milk Tea and Coffee, also boasting three levels overlooking the airport.

Inside of the shop there is a corner that displays vintage cameras, video recorders and phones that attract curious eyes. Photo by Landing Coffee.

A corner of shop displays vintage cameras, video recorders and phones.

Customers can choose from a variety of drinks including coffee, yogurt and smoothies priced around VND28,000 to VND46,000 a cup.

Customers can choose from a variety of drinks including coffee, yogurt and smoothies priced around VND28,000 to VND46,000 a cup.

Video by VnExpress/Cao Ly.

Photos by Cao Ly, Instagram/dinhsang1103,

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