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Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

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$$ - $$$
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Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 252 482
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little cafe has a wonderful menu and ambiance. We both had the feta salad and it was FANTASTIC!!! Fresh, delicious, well presented- excellent! The dishes served to neighboring tables also looked very tempting. We had coffee and desserts, and they can really make an excellent French pastry. Will definitely be going back to this cafe again and again! Staff... More 

Thank LusakaSushidog
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service, food and coffee makes this the best spot for breakfast in Luang Prabang. We got fed up of the very slow service at our hotel Amantaka along with staff not being able to speak English and came out to this cafe twice to enjoy breakfast. You can have western style breakfast eggs, bacon, ham or French baguette, croissants,... More 

Thank sc207
Bangkok, Thailand
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thai community said that this was a must if you're in Luang Prabang, especially for pizza. So we had to visit. The menu was extensive. It's good to have a wide variety of dishes, especially when travelling in a group. We ordered a feta cheese salad and pizza. they were both delivered in a reasonable amount of time. The... More 

Thank thailandexpat2015
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would absolutely recommend this restaurant. The staff are kind and courteous, the restaurant is lovely and the food is outstanding. We ordered a vegetable pizza and on it was homemade tomato sauce, asparagus, carrot, mushroom, spinach & green beans. It was light and fresh and you could clearly taste every delicious ingredient (which is unfortunately often not the case with... More 

Thank globetrotter89898
Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Café Ban Vat Sene is located in the main street in LP across from the Primary School and a few blocks down from the Royal Palace. It was a hot night and we had just arrived in Luang Prabang (for the 5th time) and were looking for an air-conditioned place to eat. Downstairs just has fans but if you... More 

Thank Bill E
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made several trips here during our 4 night stay in Luang Prabang, as we found this place to have the best selection of tasty fruit tarts. Lovely spot on the street where you can people watch.

Thank Della M
Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I were drawn to this restaurant after I saw a gluten free dessert advertised on their Facebook page. They had a dessert and pastry display case right inside the front door which proudly displayed not just one, but two, gluten free desserts! The dairy made it off-limits for me, but, it still offered a glimmer of hope... More 

Thank Getting2GlutenFree
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our first visit here and we came away full of delicious food, my guess is that we will be back. Salads are really good, great value and can easily be shared, we also had a local dish which had some wonderful herbs. The French bread is a nice addition, would recommend.

Thank whistlestop
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

food was fabulous...cheap price...in the centre...its a must go for the croissant and the tartines its located in the main street easy to spot

Thank ddcarino
Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The food was served beautifully and it tasted so good. Highly recommended as well for dessert; such as lemon and coconut tart with coffee :)

Thank Thitison

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
French, Cafe, European, Asian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 252 482

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?