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Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 252 482
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (34 reviews)
“baguette” (43 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Asian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 16 January 2015

If you love bananas like I do then you MUST try their banana tatine. It is soft, gooey with a light crust, VERY 'banana-y'(not really a word, but you get the idea. There is NO doubt you're eating bananas) with more bananas and banana compote...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

This is classic lighter french fare (although they do offer some Lao dishes as well), great baguette sandwiches, quiche lorraine, croque monsieur etc, all served in a lovely atmospheric location on the main street. I love Lao food but if you need a break, this...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Luang Prabang. Excellent food and desserts, lovely staff and fair prices. I look forward to coming back here on my next trip!

Thank almondroka
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We visited this and their partner restaurant multiple times during our short trip to Luang Prabang as the food is just great! The buffalo steak is very tender and cooked exactly as you wish. The lemon tart is one of the bests I've had in...More

Thank P5555
Reviewed 31 December 2014

This is a nice little cafe on the main drag in Luang Prabang... We stopped for a small sugar hit and the lemon/citron tart was absolutely yummy... Definitely one to try...

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Le Cafe Ban is an institution in LP. Its one of those places you go for coffee and the next thing you find is that you have been there for 3 hours...its a mixture of its laid back ambience, good free wi fi and excellent...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I ate four times there and was always very happy about the food, either western or local. breakfast is also very recommend. I also liked the very reliable and fast staff.

Thank 73jonasa
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Terrific place to have a nice cup of coffee, and interesting pot of tea or to grab a filling bite in the morning. We paid 62,000 kip or USD 7.7 for coffee, tea, a fruit salad and a bread basket, hence we believe it is...More

Thank Ignacio G
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

This place has excellent ambiance. Even the toilet is given top-notch treatment with some olden posters of Chinese women hung on the wall. Transports one back to the days of old. Old Quarter magic. We'd tried the Vietnam Beef Pho which was on promotion. The...More

Thank JoshShoeString
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Just had an excellent brunch at cafe ban. I had the petite set which came with baguettes and homemade jam. Very crisp and fluffy baguettes, among the better i've had on my travels. My girlfriend had the fried rice which was very clean but a...More

Thank akyllev
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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