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Dyen Sabai Restaurant

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Ban Phan Louang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 55 104 817
08:00 - 23:30
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Make sure you ask for a table close to the edge if you want the river view as most of the tables are for large groups & we had to look for our table by ourselves. Food's ok.

Thank CarolChinYY
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food, kid- friendly, great views, good service. They even have a small kids play area and games to borrow while you are there. Right on the right river

Thank mamaandfamily
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is accessible over the bamboo bridge in the drier seasons. There are tables scattered at different levels along the river bank and you are requested to take off your shoes when sitting which makes you feel quite comfortable. There is a good variety of foods available, including a do-it-yourself platter where you cook meat, vegetables and noodles in... More 

Thank Emily H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work for Wendy Wu Tours in New Zealand and took 5 travel agents here for dinner one night in Luang Prabang. It was an adventure getting there walking across the bamboo bridge over the Mekong River. Food was great...even tried buffalo for the first time, and service fast and efficient. The atmosphere of the place is wonderful hugging the... More 

Thank liseepoo
Helsingoer Municipality, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located above the bamboo bridge on the opposite riverside than the heritage city center. It has fantastic views over the bridge and the river. I had a green curry with tofu, and steamed rice (52000 kip). The food was delicate, but nothing extraordinary. Go here for the views. Happy hour 12-19 every day (two cocktails 40000kip).

Thank Jens3000H
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32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ambience , authentic food but they forgot our order, so therefore average in star ratings! Waited an hour before being served but to be fair the service staffs were apologetic. Be prepared to be smelling of hotpot bbqs, as the smoke and aroma can be overpowering if you are not having one.

Thank UncleFas
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dyen Sabai quickly became one of our favourite restaurants to eat at during our stay in Luang Prabang. If you get there at just the right time you can take advantage of the happy hour cocktails (2 for 1), then move on to the unique dining experience of preparing your own Laos soup/broth as you sit over a fire pit,... More 

Thank 22Seraphim22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have only 1 meal in Luang Prabang then be sure to have it here! Multi-level seating arrangements are unique matched with the outstanding food choices. Even getting there via the bamboo bridge is fun although we were told that when the rainy season starts the bridge is dismantled as it is unsafe at that time.

Thank Cockerdog
Draper, Utah
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our stay in Luang Prabang we stumbled upon this fun restaurant as we crossed the river at night over an adventurous bamboo bridge. The bridge at night was part of the experience, with a long string of lights leading up the hill to a beautiful outdoor restaurant broken up into multiple levels climbing the hillside near the river. My... More 

Thank jeffsorensen12
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended we try this place out for the best "sin daat" (hot pot style BBQ) in Luang Prabang. So while we were exploring and crossing the bamboo foot bridge over the Khan river, we figured we would check it out. Boy, am I glad we did! It's located overlooking the river, and offers stunning views from the tables.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Barbecue, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Phan Louang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 20 55 104 817
Dyen Sabai offers Lao typical food. From November to August, we offer breakfast. We also have a nice selection of desert (foreigner sweet.. sorry the Laotians don't eat that much sweet!!) We also, have happy hour from noon to 7 pm, 2 cocktails for the price of one, on selected cocktails. You can reach us with a bamboo bridge (in dry season) (there is a fee for the bamboo bridge of 5,000 kips from 8 am to 8 pm, after this the bamboo bridge is free). We also do free boat from noon to closing when the bamboo bridge is not there (rainy season only)

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