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La Cave des Chateaux

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Nam Phou Square, Vientiane, Laos
+856 21 212 192
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly delightful meal. Both of us chose the set menu BBQ Pork with French Onion Soup and ice cream for dessert. All was cooked and presented beautifully. Excellent value for money at 80,000pp. Of course there is a wider choice on the a la carte menu but we were on a budget so this was a great option. On... More 

Thank Kat0100
Hepburn Springs, Australia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheap,set menu, but meat was barbecued to charcoal. Salad was mouldy lettuce.wine was watery. Fruit and ice cream were delish. Look elsewhere, if this is the usual standard.

Thank erin3461
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a beautiful, quaint, traditional style restaurant. The owner "was" very welcoming in the beginning. The mussel starter was very good, but the lamb main was tough as old boots. The local Laos waitress was very attentive, which turned out to be the nicest touch from any of the staff. When the owner disappeared I thought nothing of... More 

Thank Brian_CNX
Berkeley, California
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

After a week of wandering around in northern Thailand and Vientiane and eating locally, I thought a gustatory break was in order. As the French had a presence for a long (probably too long) period, I asked for recommendations from friends and a local guide. I chose La Cave des Chateaux and I am very glad that I did. The... More 

Thank ggobob
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

...so we went in search of something else in Vientiane. We came across this tucked away, adorable place and were instantly smitten. The architecture is unique, wave-like, romantic and really beautiful. The owners were delightful, welcoming and the good was exquisite. We started the mussels appetizer and it was extraordinary. My husband ordered the special pork dish which was amazing... More 

Thank Bette B
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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327 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

For almost 20 years I have been visiting this restaurant on my infrequent visits to Vientiane, and it never fails to live up to expectations. Right in the city centre, in the "Fountain Circle" the cave-like restautrant exhudes "chabby chic" and has a wonderful atmosphere. A blackboard of daily specials supplements a choice of set menus or A la Carte... More 

Thank Paul_CNX
Muscat, Oman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Whilst it may be unadventurous to go to a French restaurant in Laos, this made a great change at the end of our trip. Seemingly a family run establishment, the food was excellent, cooked to perfection and the service was attentive with a family feel. Although relatively expensive the specials were good value given the quality. The wine list was... More 

Thank FamilyTravelling2014
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Unexpected trip to Vientiane with friends was an opportunity to visit a Resturant we all had enjoyed six years ago. Now situated in what has become a trendy social square called 'The Mix', this Resturant used to be one of few tenants, now it has lots of competition. May be Monday night is not a good day to judge, but... More 

Thank Clive Frederick C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Cosy French restaurant with outdoor and indoor seating. Set and a la carte menu on big blackboard at the entrance.Decent wine list available. Reservations advised for weekends.

Thank pkfong
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I'm not a French food expert. I went there alone in the evening of July after been there in 2009. The place is nice and nothing formal. You can walk in with flip flop. Both owner are friendly and good English. The lady owner recommend me with duck beast with mango sauce. I don't need to order a set or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
French, European, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nam Phou Square, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 212 192
La Cave Des Chateaux Restaurant is a French fusion restaurant, located in the center of the flourishing Vientiane Capital. First opened in 1998, we are proud to be one of the first restaurants to have ever opened in the beautiful Lao Oasis. We welcome you to indulge yourself with our Lao- French fusion cuisine, balancing perfectly the East and the West into a "lamvong" of fresh local ingredients paired with genuine French wines. Enjoy our comfortable and intimate Colonial Bistro setting, accompanied by seductive smooth jazz and romantic views over Vientiane's historical Namphou Square.

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