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“Great Coffee with a Mekong view” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Saffron Caffe

Saffron Caffe
PO Box 494, Luang Prabang 600, Laos
(856) 20-5539-9557
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Ranked #39 of 156 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
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“Great Coffee with a Mekong view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This cafe sells coffee planted in the highlands in a environmentally responsible manner. It also supports the income of many hill people who grow, harvest and supply the coffee beans to Saffron Caffe. This cafe is in sight of the Mekong River and the coffee here is one of the best in town. Meals, cakes and sandwiches are also served in an attractive setting. Ideal for a late afternoon coffee and later a riverside stroll to witness the sun set.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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31 restaurant reviews
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“Good for a coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We only went there for a coffee.
They offer a few tables on the river bank.
The coffee was good, the service needs some improvements.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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“best espresso in luang prabang”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

unfortunately they had to change the location, I like it better before. espresso is still the best in luang prabang (at least to where I've been) in terms of flavors, balance and intensity, you really taste the freshness of their beans. staff is very friendly, let's hope they can keep the place running as it was rather empty when we were there.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good coffee and a fab banana muffin!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We sat outside in their small seating area by the river, for the great view. We didn't realise that you had to order inside first but the friendly staff came and told us. We had planned to have a latte and cappuccino only, but when "he" had to go in to order, he was tempted by the banana muffins. The coffees came promptly and were very good (she thought "smooth") and the muffin was fresh and tasted of banana. Glad we stumbled across this place!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Redding, California
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“You get what you pay for.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The coffee drinks, both hot and cold, are excellent, especially those with chocolate.
Dinners are very good, sandwiches and breakfasts are also delicious. If you're craving western food, both Saffron Caffe locations will satisfy your culinary appetite.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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