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Craters Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Asian, Bar, Pub
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Phonsavan, Laos
020 780 5775
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a reasonable meal with a good choice of local and international food. The owner spoke reasonable English.

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Thank Chris M
London, Hanoi, Vientiane, PdJ
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have had their Toast-set countless times and I never tire of it. A plate of fresh fruit salad, two slices of toast with butter and jam, tea or coffee. Excellent. I also recommend their vegetable pho', made with thin strips of pasta which wilt in the delicious hot broth. Their curried eggs baguette is also worth a try.

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Thank XIENGKHOUANG2009
Dirmstein, Germany
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Only had the coffee here...I had the hot lao coffee it was okay but I've had much better other places. My sister had an iced coffee she said it was fine but a bitter aftertaste. Can't really say anything about the food though...lonely planet recommends it.

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Thank chiaragloria
Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Nice food, nice ambience and good value in centrally located position. Seems to be where the backpackers hang out

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Thank travelite4
Cambodia
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A great place for lunch. I have not eaten dinner here. A family run restaurant the owner is very friendly. Nice relaxed feel.

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Thank kiwikev45
Como, Italy
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182 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Cozy little restaurant with a friendly owner, this place offers a bit of everything - western, Lao, breakfast and Asian - at decent prices and with very good quality.

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Thank Alice F
Hermsdorf, Germany
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181 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Been here a couple of times for fruitshakes or a beer. Nice service and atmosphere. Haven't tried the food though. Located along the main tourist street.

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Thank oggse
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered chicken kebab which was ok 39,000 , owner was friendly with wifi. Mayo came on the side atleast I hope it was Mayo it was dark cream colour and rock solid I nearly vomed on it had to leave it. Ketchup was horrible aswell and had to leave my salad as it tasted really dirty. Only ate most my... More 

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Thank calg93
Sydney, Australia
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122 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This basic option is fine for a bit of western food, think toasties or the like and also shows the movie Bombies, which if you have not seen at MAG centre is really worth while. Staff are friendly and the memorabilia on the walls worth perusing. Get a pic outside with the bomb casings. Well located in town centre.

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Thank misspopeye
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The old bombs outside are a great touch to the setting of this restaurant. Me and my partner came in for some lunch/late breakfast. The service was good and efficient. Food nothing to shout about but it was tasty and was exactly what you would expect. A great spot for a quick and easy no fuss meal

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Thank Josh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Phonsavan, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Xiangkhouang Province  >  Phonsavan
  • Phone Number: 020 780 5775

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