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74/1 Phangkam Road, Vientiane, Laos
+856-21 21 5199
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Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Realaxing Coffee Break

Good choice of cakes with tea/coffee. Climbed the stairs to a balcony view over the square. Everything relaxed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
shark939
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Luton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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Bangkok, Thailand
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131 reviews 131 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had a brownie and cinnamon cake, both were delicious and reasonably priced. Service is good and there's outside or inside dining.

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Forresters Beach, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The pastries at this bakery are world class. Scandanavians have invested in great patisseries right across South East Asia. All of these eateries are a great place to visit, if you want to feel back home. Even I crave a fine pastry and great coffee.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Good choice of cakes with tea/coffee. Climbed the stairs to a balcony view over the square. Everything relaxed.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We came here for breakfast one day and it was delicious, bagels, eggs, coffee etc. there's a nice balcony to sit on and read the paper, all in all such a nice experience we came back for lunch the next day, which was equally as good (huge sandwiches on lovely baguettes!)

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Vientiane, Laos
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Considering the number of Westerners that frequent the place, it's surprising that most of the staff only have rudimentary English skills. It reminded me of the standards in Laos five years ago. Our order was incorrect and I was surprised that the server got angry; not Lao like at all and whose fault was it anyway? The manager sorted it... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Their cakes, biscuits, donoughts, bread, cinnamon rolls are really good, I have enough swedish connection to grant. The bar needs a refreshment, it is a bit old and not very well taken care of. All and all we had a great time sitting in the little terrace overlooking the small square and tasting their divine products.

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Kota, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

While other bakery items are also good, it bhas one of the best coffees served in town. Small cute place to sit outside or in the verandah upstairs.

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Randers, Denmark
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We had breakfast here almost everyday during our stay in Vientiane. We found the food descent but a bit overpriced compared to local restaurants. I would say you get exactly what you expect from a Scandinavian bakery in Laos.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

It sure looks delicious but the taste is nothing to brag about. We come from sweden and are big fans of everything they had in there. But what we got was old an dry (a "semla") without marsipan and the whipped cream felt old as well. I asked them about it and they said they were made that morning and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I did visit the Scandinavian Bakery and they have an amazing selection of baked goodies that would probably match anything like it in the world. However, didn't buy anything because they were very busy and I was running short of time. Next door to the bakery is an amazing French restaurant which I visited twice - I'm mad about steak... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74/1 Phangkam Road, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856-21 21 5199

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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