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L'Elephant Restaurant

Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 252 482
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (24 reviews)
“coq au vin” (11 reviews)
“buffalo steak” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Asian, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday

I first attended this well known French restaurant about 11 years ago and was impressed enough to come back looking for it on the first night in Luang Prabang. Frankly, I was disappointed with this second visit. The food was as expected expensive and the...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on the rave reviews for this place, we booked a spot at L'Elephant before we arrived in Luang Prabang. Despite this, we were given a spot in a forgotten area along a street-facing corridor of the open-air restaurant. Slightly out of view from the...More

Thank explrdvr37
Reviewed 2 days ago

Part of our tour included set dinner at this restaurant. We had a great evening in this beatufully decorated and lit restaurant. My husband had the Laos set menu and myself the French set menu so we got to sample a large range of the...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. The food was amazing and they didn’t take forever to bring the food. Make sure you book in advance! It’s always booked so it’s impossible to do walk ins.

Thank TrovatoreinMars
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having heard about this restaurant for many years, I decided to bring my friends to this restaurant during my recent trip to Luang Prabang. We made a reservation in advance since we planned to dine there on Saturday in the evening. When we arrived, I...More

Thank Prasas P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a very enjoyable local set lunch which had great variety in the well cooked presented dishes. Staff were helpful even though the restaurant was busy during our lunch. Well worth visiting though not the cheapest eating in town.

Thank FishermanWales
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On Tuesday 13 of February We went with our family to Elephant. I ordered a steak with chips and I asked if it was gluten free,And guess what they said it was!, it took about 20 mins for my steak to come and It was...More

Thank Yoad R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well executed local specialties and an excellent wine list. Service was spot-on and extremely friendly. Very convenient location.

Thank papaya168
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit on the expensive side, but well worth it. During my 3 night visit to Luang Prabang this is the place where I definitely had my best meal. Do try the buffalo steak if you`re into meat, it was delicious. The staff was very...More

Thank Goran M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, I am an American who trained as a chef and lived in France for years. The food at L'Elephant Restaurant is good. No Michelin star, but good Brasserie food. Presentations are classic, which goes with the classic menu. The ambiance is nice; tables set...More

Thank bmkutok
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 252 482
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