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“nice place for a snack” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Le Banneton Cafe

Le Banneton Cafe
46 Sakkhaline Road | (main street opposite Wat Sop), Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #15 of 140 restaurants in Luang Prabang
Cuisines: Bakery
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
Description: Excellant french bakery which also has a branck in Vientiane. Has over 30 types of bread & pastaries. Open from 6.30AM to about 6PM. Very good coffee. I am a regular there for my morning coffee & pastry. I can upload a photo.
New Canaan, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“nice place for a snack”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Cheap and good. Enjoyed a baguette with smoke ham and cheese and a beer for $7. Enjoy looking at the monks at the temple across the street.

Visited April 2013
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Exquisite food, price tags to match”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The food here is totally awesome - a range of unusual choices or french gourmet twists on the better known. As you might expect however this all comes at a price. If you are a budget traveller then you might really find it worth it as a treat to yourself or if you have a hankering for something non-Asian.If I wasn't on a budget I would have eaten here many times instead of just my one treat of wild boar pate with crusty bread, salad drizzled with a yummy dressing and several little garnishes. Not being French I have no idea how authentic this food is but there were several French diners in there when I was there which I'm sure counts for something.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great sandwiches, salads and pastry”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Been there a couple of times for great pastry for breakfast and sandwiches and salads for lunch, never disappointed...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Detroit
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Get your pastries to go.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

The food was good. The pain au chocolate could have been warmer. The coffee was excellent. However I'm not sure if placing this high end French cafe/bakery right across the street from a Buddhist temple is the most ideal. Realising that the monks sweeping the temple grounds live on much less than the amount you just paid for your croissant, is enough to make one nauseous. Tip: get your food to go, and enjoy it by the river.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“A Touch of Europe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Loved the airy atmosphere and cute adjoining boutique, but most of all the truly delish baked goods and sandwiches. Great spot to take a break from local food!

Visited March 2013
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