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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: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, 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
Laos coffee,pastries, newspapers and wifi

A brilliant place to start your Luang Prabang day as a visitor, catch up on your family news whilst drinking coffee and eating French pastries. My husband's favourite place for breakfast when in town before he goes riding his bike along the banks of the Mekong. Wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Amed, Indonesia
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here. The cafe is cute and my bf liked what he ordered alright. My food tasted interesting but I regret it now as a full order of the chicken liver pâté is too much for one person to eat by themselves. Definitely should have been shared. 2 days later and my stomach is still upset in the traveling... More 

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Amed, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

A brilliant place to start your Luang Prabang day as a visitor, catch up on your family news whilst drinking coffee and eating French pastries. My husband's favourite place for breakfast when in town before he goes riding his bike along the banks of the Mekong. Wonderful.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I went back two days in a row to have another. The pear and lemon tart were both fantastic! My husband and I shared the lemon tart and ended up ordering another. My suggestion, don't share...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We tried a bunch of the bakeries in town (Banneton was highly recommended) but it was only Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene we came back to! I definitely recommend the lemon tart and the rosella ice tea

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It wasn't the greatest of restaurants in town, but not much to complain either. The quiche was very fresh, the banana muffin tasted great. French fries were well done. I wasn't too adventurous in terms of ordering, so can't say more...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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: Doing business
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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