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The Kitchen Vang Vieng

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Ban Sawang, Vang Vieng , Laos, Vang Vieng 1111111, Laos
+856 23 511 070
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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Service is a bit erratic but the food, cocktails and wine ( yes wine in Laos) are good, well priced but not cheap.

Thank LeighRoslyn
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got a ham sandwich that was really nothing special and quite small. I didn't hate it but I definitely wouldn't get t again. BUT we also splurged and split this white chocolate Oreo cookie that was absolutely to die for, I would highly recommend their cookies :)

Thank Lindsay A
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here as we arrived in Vang Vieng.. Unfortunately the orange juice tasted off, the sweet and sour sauce was way too salty and the beef in it none existent. My friend took a vegetarian laab and disliked it so much she left the plate almost untouched and ordered a fruit salad instead.. The coke from the can... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

my friend and I had lunch at this restaurant upon arrival to vang vieng because of the lonely planet recommendation. it wasn't a rest restaurant. no one spoke English, which is understandable because we are in Asia, but the service just wasn't great. we ordered our food and then watched the chef cook it, then it sat on the table... More 

Thank Taylorrewings
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86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

We got in the restaurant when we arrived at vang vieng to stop and plan ahead so we entered The kitchen to eat and get some wi fi. the staff helped us with a few phone calls and translation with locals. The food was the same like everywhere, but the great service and help really made it a good positive... More 

Thank LevyShahar
Bruges, Belgium
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Although it was recommended in lonely planet its nothing special. Girlfriend had the fried rice with pineapple and chicken which was bland. I had the pork ribs. They were just little dry chunks of meat. Typical tourist prices.

Thank janvandecraen
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16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

After reading about the Kitchen in the Lonely Planet Laos I decided to try it out. I ordered the papaya salad which had so much fish sauce,it was truly horrible. The pork lemongrass skewers were slightly better but by far the least flavourful ones I have had since being in Laos.

Thank Yerma v
Malmo, Sweden
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Read about this place in a guidebook and first had some trouble finding it but was not dissapointed when I finally got there. Very tasty food!

Thank Emma W
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Worst Pad Thai I've had in SEA. Coconut shrimp extremely mediocre. Lonely Planet is totally wrong on this one.

Thank Jonathan P
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

I had a better experience than other reviewers. We had good juices and shakes and nice food too. I had a massive freshly made salad and the others had skewers, spring rolls and garlic bread - they seemed happy. A nice chilled out place to eat.

Thank Ann S S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Asian, International, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Sawang, Vang Vieng , Laos, Vang Vieng 1111111, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng
  • Phone Number: +856 23 511 070
Together with this terrace, the beautifully decorated restaurant serves delicious food, including a local and international menu.

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