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Ban Wat Sene, Old Town, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 213 128
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ban Wat Sene, Old Town, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to have lunch here after visiting the falls. The restaurant faces the river and the bamboo bridge isn't too far away. I would recommend the lemongrass ginger drink which was really nice and refreshing. The lemongrass chicken is also highly recommended. We had a...More

Thank Ptrcks
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Tamarind for a light lunch and a beer on a very hot day back in March. We tried a beer snack assortment and a tasting plate with typical Laos dishes. The food and service was excellent. An excellent way to try local...More

Thank Glen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant offers cooking course and you must book in advance. The offer is interesting as many platters are offered to sample the food. You can buy an apron to be certified as a Laos cook in the restaurant.

Thank George_Loker
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our first night in Luang Prabang and as the first food we'd tried in Laos,I couldn't have been more impressed. We chose a set menu and sampled a few different meals, all of the food was fantastic and the cocktails...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come to tamarind restaurant because my friends recommended and I want to try also lao food .the spring rolls was great chicken dishes wa wonderful the price was ok

Thank Souk L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch and dinner at Tamarind during our three day stay in Luang Prabang. The food was delicious and the drinks were very refreshing. Service was great. Highly recommend.

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went back to Tamarind a couple of times, for drinks, light lunches & 2 dinners. The food was excellent value for money & very tasty too. Sitting on the bank of the Mekong sampling really good food was a pleasant experience. I so wish...More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very helpful and lead you through the local cuisine. Try the tasting menu to sample a variety of dishes.

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location with option of eating over the road overlooking the river. We are the fixed menu for 2 which was an introduction to Laos dishes. It was delicious and very well presented. Who would have thought that river weed could taste so good! Service...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I had an amazing dinner here on our last night in Luang Prabang and it was definitely worth every penny. The truly unique dishes were well put together and explained by our waiter who spoke very good English. They were very attentive...More

Thank charles m
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello. I signed up for class today and missed part of the morning class today. Can I come by at 11am for the end of the class?
23 February 2017|
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Response from TamarindCaroline | Property representative |
Hi Sanfrankate. Sadly, you've missed the transport that takes people from the restaurant to our lakeside cooking school. So it's not really possible to join the class after it has started. It's unfortunate you didn't phone... More
Ryan N
Hello, do you have gluten-free options available?
19 February 2017|
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Response from TamarindCaroline | Property representative |
Hi Ryan, we have a number of dishes that are naturally gluten free, and several that can be customised to be prepared without soy sauce (which in a Lao menu is the main offender). Our Senior Staff should be able to guide you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Wat Sene, Old Town, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 213 128
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