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Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

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Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
85671252482
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good French pastries!

A delightful place where to snack. French pastries are very good. Friendly service and affordable menu make the place very popular among sightseers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A delightful place where to snack. French pastries are very good. Friendly service and affordable menu make the place very popular among sightseers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We keep coming back... The staff is impressive. The most professional waiters we have seen in our 5 month travels in Asia so far. This place is normally above our budget, but it is quality and we decided we would indulge a bit while in Luang Prabang. This place does it for us. Really not too expensive. Treat yourselves, backpackers!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I had the grand breakfast set and was sorely disappointed. A basket full of tough, old bread, bacon with weird fat bumps on it, lots of dragon fruit and bitter bitter cappuccino. Total around $8. Staff very unprofessional -- I asked for the check several times and the waiters just sort of smiled for a with each other for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The cafe is located on the Main Street, very conveniently located. You can choose to sit indoor or outdoor, both are nice and comfortable. Staff are all very friendly and helpful. Their Laos coffee is not the best in Luang Prabang, but still worths a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great little cafe along the main street in Luang Prabang to drop in and have a coffee or drink and relax from the heat. Only had coffee and dessert, but there is also a very diverse menu of food for any taste.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I only had a snack here, a cake and cup of coffee. We went with rather high expectations as so much had been written on the good pastries and good food one could get in this cafe. Yet, there was nothing very exciting. The staff service is so so. The atmosphere casual but not as friendly as some of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

When I visited Luang Prabang about 10 years ago I used to have most lunches at Cafe Ban Vat Sene, Pho followed by lemon tart. I was thrilled to find that the Pho was still as fabulous as before, with a lovely serving of herbs, chillies, limes etc in the side. A huge bopwl was only LAK15000 (about USD2). The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The sandwiches and salads are quite nice, as is the lime soda. it is a nice place to sit and read and watch the world go past. The coffee, however, is not local, and is a bit bitter. I think it is that La Vazza stuff that Europeans seem to like. I much prefer the local coffee, as it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I ate here on Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed it. I had the brochettes with satay which were excellent. Nice atmosphere, quite busy, reasonable prices. Definitely worth a stop of you are in LP.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I wanted a salad, my kids wanted pizzas and my wife Lao food. we ended up in this very nice restaurant and everyone was happy: the Pho, the pizza, the

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Additional Information about Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

Address: Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
Phone Number: 85671252482
Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: 85671252482

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?