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Pyongyang Restaurant

Th Nong Bon | Muang Saisettha, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 263 118
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cold noodles” (4 reviews)
“kimchi” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
Th Nong Bon | Muang Saisettha, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

As a retiree living in Vientiane I like to indulge myself with the best restaurants in town. Having been to N Korea decided to try this place. The food was superb, very tasty and well presented by professional staff. A real find, I'll be visiting...More

Thank Grahame H
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered an iced arrowroot noodle and a plate of boiled (simple, not elaborately cooked) pork slices served with vegetables and garlic slices. The kimchi comes as a starter, naturally, and was fairly decent quality -- not soggy or overly spiced. And the boiled pork was...More

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Visited after seeing some nearby temples. We were the only ones in there around 1pm, so it felt a bit odd but not unlike what I've read here. The dishes were quite good though, we had a cold noodle dish with kimchi and bibimbap. North...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

the place is really big but dark. Windows are closed with curtain so no one can see inside from outside. when I was there around 3pm, I was the only customer. it's kinda scary knowing that it's owned by north korean people. there are kim...More

Thank ramskid
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Can't really say the dishes are that tasty or the service is that great, but it sure is a special experience to eat in a North Korean restaurant! For that reason, not really recommended if a 1 or 2 nights in Vientiane only, but all...More

Thank Aitg
Reviewed 3 November 2015

You enter to the sound of small dogs in a cage yapping but did not see them on the menu. First thing you notice is how quiet it is. A TV with low volume shows North Korean TV consisting of people in uniforms looking appropriately...More

1  Thank dorjetravel
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We live around the corner from this place and have always been interested. Reviews are touch and go but we had a great experience here. The decor is very bright and clean and waitresses were friendly and functional. We were lucky to come in the...More

1  Thank Molly C
Reviewed 26 March 2015

First time to visit a North Korean restaurant, the waitress are pretty but expressionless. not really friendly though. Never expected that there is dance and singing during the weekend we visited the restaurant. The food was good but a bit pricy. Overall recommended to visit...More

2  Thank Jacky84
Reviewed 16 April 2013 via mobile

I have been told that this is really run by the DPRK. Been here twice. First time was able to see a cultural show - the food attendants double up as entertainers. Singing and dancing. Second time did not get to see the show -...More

1  Thank the_lao_viajero
Reviewed 21 February 2013

This place is delicious! I'm surprised all North Koreans aren't chubby like Kim Jong Un if this is North Korean food. I would bet the food is so good here the staff will never leave. I recommend the marinated pork. It was unreal. Seriously, I...More

1  Thank GreatDiscerner
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Th Nong Bon | Muang Saisettha, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 263 118
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