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Le Vendome

Th In Paeng, Vientiane, Laos
(021) 216402
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Ranked #78 of 229 restaurants in Vientiane
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
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  • French first
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Yangon Region, Myanmar
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Le Vendôme is a nice little French restaurant in Vientiane. Here they have soufflés, pâtés, salads, wood-fired pizzas, terrines and steaks. Had cheese soufflé which was delicious. The deco is nothing much really, decorated with vintage bull-fighting posters. It reeks old and duct but it is part of the experience I guess. Restaurant is frequented by bagpackers, local expats, as... More

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Vienna, Austria
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

It lterally hidden, have been now several times in Vinentiane, staying in Hotel nearby but could not see that restaurant when walking by. Lots of green stuff is hiding. So I was invited by locals for dinnner. Not that bad, but nothing special, there are other places for better food and service. Its quite ok , so nothing extreeme, but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a bad experience here. We ordered a main course each. My Mekong fish and potato soufflé arrived in reasonable time, but my wife's order did not arrive until 20 minutes AFTER I had finished my dinner. The staff are not well organised and they seem to get little direction. I asked to speak to the proprietor but was... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Come to Le Vendome for their lunch during weekdays. It might be the cheapest French lunch you can ever find. Service was poor and slow. Most of the times i didnt know where the waiters were. It takes time to get the menu and takes even more time to serve.

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York, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Get yourself here if you're in Vientiane. Lunchtime specials are very affordable even for a long term backpacker. The food is great. I mean really really good. Really can get away with spending little because they'll keep filling you up with water if you don't wanna fork out for a drink.

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London, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This restaurant is a bit of a mixed bag. Good points are: the range of the menu (soufflés, soups, salads etc), the large portions, the relaxed atmosphere (probably not the spot for a quick meal!). Not so good: it is a bit grubby, service is a bit haphazard. But when you just don't want any more fried rice or spicy... More

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the Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We should have known better - we generally prefer to stick with local food while travelling in Asia - but we had read that their inexpensive lunch menu was a good deal, and the restaurant was close to our hotel, so we gave it a try. We sat "outdoors" on the covered patio. The tables were rather crowded and the... More

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San Francisco, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We ate here first night because it was close to our hotel and reviews had been good in Lonely Planet. I found it overpriced for Vientiane with so much good Lao food on offer for much better prices. The quasi French cooking was not worth the extra cost and the service was lackluster. Definitely past its prime...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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136 reviews 136 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We found this laid back restaurant in a back street & almost hidden by the creeper on the walls! We sat outside on the covered verandah as it was a bit cooler than the interior, which looked very bohemian. The food was pretty average French cuisine but the prices were good & the carafe of red wine was very drinkable!... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Le Vendôme is a fun French restaurant in Vientiane. Here they have soufflés, pâtés, salads, wood-fired pizzas, terrines and steaks. My soufflé was delicious. The candle-lit, stucco interior, adorned with vintage bull-fighting posters, and frequented by young travelers from everywhere is a place for good food with an upbeat lively atmosphere. When I was there, I observed some interesting and... More

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