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Le Banneton

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Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane, Laos
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wed - Fri 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times now on this trip and the food is fantastic. When you walk in you can see that everything is fresh and it looks delicious. It feels typically French, the pastries are fantastic as well as the sandwiches. The place is always busy with tourists and expats. It seems to be a local favourite with... More 

Thank Nffcpj
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152 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite café in the area, with wonderfully flaky croissants, great coffee, and yummy baguette sandwiches. It's not as cute as the other outpost in Luang Prabang but it is still a delightful place for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Melibrooklyn
Bangkok, Thailand
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Just perfectly baked products, great coffee, lovely ambience, with friendly, attentive, service. We've had coffee and pastries on one occasion and a great breakfast on another. We commented that if we lived in Vientiane we would be here regularly. Within minutes we'd joined up with a Swiss family who do live in Vientiane and eat there every Sunday. Absolutely no... More 

Thank thebigtripout
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141 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I always liked Le Banneton style and in this visit I enjoyed it as usual. I think for a traveler it is very important to have a place where it is possible to seat,have a look at the news and enjoy good food at reasonable price.

Thank giovannac547
Miri, Malaysia
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159 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We were only in Vientiane for one day but ended up going there for breakfast and a few hours later we were back for lunch! Top notch croissants and pain au chocolat and lovely baguette sandwiches. Great coffee. Cakes looked yummy but we were too full. Decor is old school but doesn't detract. Would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank traveller1968
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We went there twice in two weeks for Lunch. Had the lasagnas which were very yummy and bursting with fresh vegetables. We also enjoyed several of the salads. The drinks were good. The desserts ( cakes and tarts) tasted as good as they looked, which is often not the case.

Thank TiraG
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I go there everytime I am in Vientiane and it never disappoints. I love their croissants and viennoiseries and they have amazing Paninis sandwiches!!!

Thank laurentkl
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Food here is very good - very high quality and possibly the best cafe in Vientiane. Croissants are as good as you'd get anywhere. Sandwiches and salads are excellent and the menu has an enormous selection. Coffee is not the best in town, but it's ok. And service can be a bit slow. The biggest drawback (for someone who has... More 

Thank Antipode222
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Excellent bakery goods, baguettes and croissants a real treat. Pan Bagnat exceptional as a lunchtime sandwich

Thank lyndaandbill
Vientiane, Laos
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you are, like me, have to watch your waistline and are attracted by those display cases full of the most delicious French pastries, then do not go in here. This is a patisserie/cafe, and I go here to buy croissants and pain-au-chocolat - and you can get uncooked flaky pastry to take away and turn into sausage rolls or... More 

Thank mikelao

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: 85621217321
This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton" in Luang Pra Bang, Laos, location that has already been set up in reviews.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?