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Ban Nong Khiaw village | Mueng Ngoi district, Nong Khiaw, Laos
02028633010
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating
Description: Face au temple du village de Nong Khiaw, un joli restaurant construit tout...
Face au temple du village de Nong Khiaw, un joli restaurant construit tout en matériau naturel qui ne manque vraiment pas de charme surtout le soir avec ses lumières tamisées. Installés sur des coussins autours d'une table basse, ou plus occidental, table haute, nous testerons la cuisine traditionnelle Laotienne comme par exemple le bambou farci au porc, qui laisse un souvenir impérissable, le lapp au poulet envoûtant de saveur, la soupe de potiron au lait de coco et a la citronnelle,  le tout accompagné de riz gluant. Un détail de taille pour l'Asie : serviette de table en tissus ! Ça change du PQ !Aussi le jeune hôte de ces lieux nommé hôme, est d'une grande convivialité et pas avare de conseils de balades aux alentours.Cet établissement propose également des bains de vapeur aux herbes, et des massages Lao totalement décontractants.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent relaxing massage and steam bath (but staff don't speak English)

The quality of the massage and value for money was excellent. The steam bath was also the best one I've ever had - strong aromatherapy oils and lovely herbal tea afterwards. The steam bath is only open if there are enough advance bookings. Be patient, Sabai Sabai is run by a quite an old local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found out about Sabai Sabai from Nong Khiaw Adventure's guide, Kent. He was our tracking guide to tad mok waterfall and also the owner of Sabai Sabai Massage & Restaurant. He invited us to have our dinner at his restaurant after the trek. December is winter time in Northern Laos, and Kent suggested that we should try Laos BBQ.... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The quality of the massage and value for money was excellent. The steam bath was also the best one I've ever had - strong aromatherapy oils and lovely herbal tea afterwards. The steam bath is only open if there are enough advance bookings. Be patient, Sabai Sabai is run by a quite an old local Laotian couple - when their... More 

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Bangkok
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148 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I visited Sabai Sabai one morning to get a massage. I didn't know they also served food since I was never given a food menu. I would go here for a simple massage such as foot or back and shoulders. I wouldn't try anything fancy since the therapists are not well trained. But, it is fine to work out some... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited Sabai Sabai for breakfast. We ordered two fruit shakes, one pumpkin soup and vegetable fried noodles. The service was incredibly slow, even by Laos standards. We had to go in search of someone in the end to order our food. The fruit shakes took 40 minutes to arrive and the food about an hour. The pumpkin soup arrived... More 

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Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The newly opend building has the best atmosphere in town with warm light, some tables to sit on the floor and decent music. It is a great place to spend a relaxing evening and enjoy one of the many drinks they offer.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A steam bath in the middle of Lao mountains is an excellent idea as it can get quite cold in the evenings. The massage is just okay, so choose at your discretion. Perhaps it's more enjoyable in the warm season, but then you won't really need the sauna. When you visit, make sure the owner, or the boss, is there.... More 

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Thank Hayzen11
San Francisco, California, United States
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We visited Sabai Sabai in February for an after sunset steam in the sauna. It fits perfectly for the simple and pleasant town. The sauna is small but we were pretty much the only ones using it. They provided unlimited tea, sarongs, and towels. You can go in as many times as you like and relax in the cool evening... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Had several meals here during a visit to Nong Khiaw all of which were lovely. Also tried the herbal steam bath which was very relaxing and smelt great. We had to let the staff know an hour or so in advance of our arrival so they could prepare the sauna room, and so we took the opportunity to get a... More 

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Thank Kelly8806
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We visited the sauna after hiking to the view point (well worth it - excellent views!!) and enjoyed the Lao herbal steam bath. It was so relaxing that we came the next night too. They serve great tea and let you go in as many times as you would like (3 was my maximum). The herbs smell great and make... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Attempted to have a Laos Steam Bath - which they advertise all over town. Get there and get the distinct impression they don't want to do one but say to come back at 5pm (90 minutes later). So we hang around for 90mins come back and get "oh sorry sir, no". It was all very odd. Maybe they had a... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ban Nong Khiaw village | Mueng Ngoi district, Nong Khiaw, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Nong Khiaw
  • Phone Number: 02028633010

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  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Face au temple du village de Nong Khiaw, un joli restaurant construit tout en matériau naturel qui ne manque vraiment pas de charme surtout le soir avec ses lumières tamisées. Installés sur des coussins autours d'une table basse, ou plus occidental, table haute, nous testerons la cuisine traditionnelle Laotienne comme par exemple le bambou farci au porc, qui laisse un souvenir impérissable, le lapp au poulet envoûtant de saveur, la soupe de potiron au lait de coco et a la citronnelle,  le tout accompagné de riz gluant. Un détail de taille pour l'Asie : serviette de table en tissus ! Ça change du PQ !Aussi le jeune hôte de ces lieux nommé hôme, est d'une grande convivialité et pas avare de conseils de balades aux alentours.Cet établissement propose également des bains de vapeur aux herbes, et des massages Lao totalement décontractants.

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