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Centre Road, Huay Xai, Laos
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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not many voices in town but this place definitely has the right mix of local and western foods. It is right next door to the backpackers hostel and across the road from the gibbon experience so super easy to find.

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Thank BeritK123
Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took us over 1 hour to get our food. The service is really awfull here. After the food we ordered another beer wich never came. This place has potential but the service is not acceptable not either in the lao way.

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Thank Henrik_Fransson
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mushroom and ginger is really good, and generally we liked every veggie good we had here. Decent portions too, and good Wi-Fi.

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Thank Tobias S
Bruxelles
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

First restaurant in Laos, after having spent one month in Thailand. We've been highly disappointed...By the prices, by the food and by the staff. Our plates were big, but completely tasteless. Ordered beef and cashew nuts with rice, it was like boiled beef with some nuts and pepper on top and that's it, no flavour at all. Same for my... More 

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Thank ok4nagan
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We ate both of our dinners on either end of the gibbon experience here. Very good. We had red curry, spicy chicken with basil, sweet and sour. Lots of fresh veggies and tasty sauces. Even the sandwiches and burger looked tantalizing. The atmosphere and name put us off a little bit, but we were pleasantly surprised, twice.

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Thank John C
Luang Namtha Province, Laos
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The bar How is a local family business, It's not too modern though but the location is nice just 200m walk from my hotel (Called Hompho). I went there alone at the night time but there's still lot of customers and well I ordered Pizza Hawaiian but it's took over 30minutes and the food are not worth for what I've... More 

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Thank tongtinggggg
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for sitting down and chatting with a group of friends or relaxing by yourself. Food was good (especially the chicken burger if you're after a western meal) and definitely try the local Honey Whiskey!

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Thank Bonnie H
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Bar How for coffee and I ended up ordering Larp(sardine) which was very substantial and delicious. Good lively atmosphere and a great selection of traditional Laos food and Western. The Whiskey option must be seen to be believed. We went back for breakfast and the coffee the following day.

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Thank Mc14eva
London, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Nice range of infused whiskies, which were pretty tasty. Food was pretty average though and there was no sticky rice (in Laos! Weird thing to run out of...!), and the rice they did have tasted kind of old and dry. Pretty 'meh' food, but nice atmosphere. Choices are limited in this town, too, but they had a pretty big menu... More 

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Thank Ruderies
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Because the food was good, If you fat. I mean you want a lot of food. Then you come to the right place....haha

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Thank Jan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre Road, Huay Xai, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Bokeo Province  >  Huay Xai
Description
Bar-Restaurant; Tel. 089-5565288, 020-55167220, e-m: aleemee1@gmail.com

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