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L'Elephant Restaurant

Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 252 482
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

This restaurant only gets better and better. Better food,better staff. It had to believe that a restaurant that has been in business since 2002 with an excellent reputation can continue to offer such fine food on a daily basis in of all place Laos!

Thank sealcoater
Reviewed 11 March 2016

During my recent visit to Luang Prabang I had dinner twice at this large but pleasant restaurant. Without going into any technical details, they serve very good French and Lao dishes, with a careful presentation. Service is friendly and professional and prices are above the...More

Thank FMM56
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We discovered this restaurant by pure chance as we took a different way back to our hotel.....lucky us as the proved to be a very fine restaurant. There are is seems two restaurants here - one just called L'Elephant and one adjoining it called L'Elephant...More

2  Thank Cfab777
Reviewed 6 March 2016

It was recommended that we make a reservation and we did but there were a lot of empty tables so maybe it was just the night we were there. Good portions, good value for money, and delicious French food - popular with French tourists. We...More

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We had read this was one of the top rated restaurants in town and wanted to try it, little did we know it had four 5-course raw vegan set menus to choose from. It's perfect, because we eat plant-based and our kids are more omnivorous....More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We chose to go with the asian menu, after all we can go to a french restaurant easily at home in England. The food and service was very good.

Thank philip t
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

French influence in Luang Prabang makes it a fine destination for foodies, and L'Elephant is one of many worthy restaurants. We enjoyed good local food, charming service and a comfortable open air ambience. The restaurant also has free wifi.

Thank Michelelabelle
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We had made reservation for outside and were seated in a quiet corner. The food was well prepared and I would highly recommend it.

Thank 451worldtraveler451
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Given the heritage of Laos this 'French colonial' restaurant is lovely. I had been directed by my hotel....managed to book a table only 30mins ahead....but advise longer. Initially the menu looks expensive (compared to other parts of town!) but I found a very reasonable fixed...More

2  Thank oldFordfan
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Beautifully presented fusion of Asian and western food. Very attentive service although presentation of meals was a little slow.

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 252 482
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