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Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

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Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 252 482
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Victoria, Canada
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a latte and tart which were great. Sat and watched the world go by! The lemon and coconut tarts were really good and true coffee perfect! Enjoy this place.

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Thank Keith H
Honolulu, Hawaii
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552 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jan 29 Via golf cart, courtesy of Hotel Mekong Riverview, we arrived in front of this colonial-style resto with a small terrace but a well-lit, atmospheric dining room. The hardworking and efficient staff quickly set up a long table but we were not sure for how many settings. Like my wife, I had the pad Thai noodles. This was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Selfish photographers are a plague that frequently seek to grab the moment with little regard for others. Luang Prabang have so many that abuse local traditions. This evening I was appalled at the rudeness of one of my favourite restaurants that had a professional photographer outside with a long lens taking promotional photos of guests. Even when I approached him... More 

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Thank Peter B
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit expensive but good for breakfast. Also has vegetarian options and the portion sizes were good. Staff is a little chilled out so you need to be a little patient.

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Thank NeverOutGunned
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely French style cafe on a quiet road. Coffee is great. There is a great range of freshly baked pastries & fruit tartes(au pomme, au poivre, au citron etc) Enjoy watching people wander past as they explore this peaceful town.

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Thank Ian W
Norwich, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted something a bit simpler and this fitted the bill. Pizza and chicken with BeerLao. Couldn't be better Good prices and friendly staff too

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Thank Tony P
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast. Very nice baguettes and good iced coffees. There is a nice seating area upstairs if it looks packed downstairs. Beautifully decorated cafe. That said, the prices were quite high.

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Thank William S
Sydney, Australia
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100 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Certainly not the cheapest place to eat in Luang Prabang but the food is excellent and the décor stylish. Plenty of staff hover to see to your needs . A great place for that splash out meal.

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Thank Richard B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's pricey but the lemon tart.. So good! With a good coffee, what more would you ask for a nice break.. (44.000 kip) It's classy, tasty and expensive.

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Thank Biolle
Groningen, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing place for breakfast with good coffee! We also had a very tasry lunch Unfirtunately Wifi is not superfast and stable so not a place to work

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 252 482

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?