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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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“sticky rice” (210 reviews)
“granita” (33 reviews)
“tasting plate” (60 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ban Wat Sene, Old Town, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found the food abundant but not great. The setting is right on the street so you get a sense of the vibrancy of Luang Prabang. As typical of most of the restaurants we visited, the portions are immense. I would recommend staying away from...More

Thank plh4kids
Reviewed yesterday

We were so excited to be sitting down at this restaurant after all the reviews we had seen. It lived up to their name. Staff friendly and very informative as we were not familiar with Laos food. We had the fish BBQ. It was a...More

Thank WendyBaxter511132236
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stumbled in here for lunch and were delighted with the entire experience. Sweet wait staff and amazing food. I'm sure we will return in the next few days.

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food, but I can see how not everyone (picky eaters) would appreciate it. It was great to try some local flavors and eat the sticky rice with our hands.

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good location, friendly staff and very good local food options. Suggest booking ahead as it is very popular.

Thank Brisbane T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for lunch with great service. We liked trying all the Laotian dishes. We liked the ‘local greens’ offering however the minced buffalo dish had a bit too much lemongrass for our liking. It is great that the restaurants allows you to buy the...More

Thank HiddenLakers
Reviewed 3 days ago

We dined at Tamarind twice in a row; the first eating a delicious Lao tasting plate and tender fish wrapped in banana leaf, and the second for a late night dessert 'degustation'. The staff were excellent - incredibly attentive, warm, professional and made every effort...More

Thank juliaclmc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You need to book for your evening meals - we were lucky as we turned up at 5.30 after a long day with no lunch so they seated us and advised us that we needed to finish at 7.30 before the table booking was due...More

Thank Katherine R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant. Good food, friendly and attentive staff with good English and cozy atmosphere.

Thank mark f
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Tamarind as we read so many good reviews about it. The staff would never smile,they act as if they were making a favour to you. The food is just ok for Luang Prabang standards as any other restaurant we visited was really...More

Thank amablepfv
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Questions & Answers
23 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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