the world's most awarded vietnamese restaurant

Red Lantern
Restaurant & Events

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About Red Lantern

Vietnamese restaurant, wedding destination, private dining & events - welcome to Red Lantern; A movement to uplift the human spirit through the alchemy of flavour, hospitality and heart.

Owned by Masterchef's Luke Nguyen together with sister Pauline & Mark Jensen, Red Lantern is fresh, aromatic and regional Vietnamese cooking in a French Indochine setting.  



SPECIAL EVENT: Beer & Clam Night with Lord Nelson Brewery. BOOK NOW.

INDULGE YOURSELF WITH A RED LANTERN FEAST BEFORE OR AFTER YOUR SYDNEY FESTIVAL EVENT: We are a short 5-minute walk from the main action at the Spiegeltent and Festival Village in Hyde Park, as well as various other venues around Sydney.

COMPLIMENTARY RECIPE: Yabbies Cooked in a Tomato, Chilli and Black Pepper Sauce by Chef Mark Jensen.


Restaurant Bookings

Bookings advised. Instant online bookings available for 1 - 5 diners. For groups of 6 or more, please contact the restaurant directly


Function Options

With award-winning menus created by Chefs Luke Nguyen and Mark Jensen, coupled with sublime service from team members who truly care, Events at Red Lantern are unforgettable experiences to share with colleagues, friends and family.


The Team

Led by Chefs Mark Jensen & Luke Nguyen, together with Pauline Nguyen, meet the team responsible for the Red Lantern experience.

Thank you so much for the amazing dinner. We found the service impeccable, and the food just divine. We likened it to a flavour explosion in your mouth. We all were well and truly full when we left. We will be back to dine again and would highly recommend your restaurant.
— D.Hill
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