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22 Samsenthai Road | Ban Khaonyot, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 214 129
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was finally time to check out Bistro 22 as my time in Laos is coming to an end and I had wanted to try out this French restaurant for some time. We had Gazpacho as a starter and the pepper steak and salmon for main course. Desert was home made ice cream and some nice red and white wine... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Europe steak house style. Not far from morning market and vientiane center. Their food is very delicious. Enjoys dinner

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Thank taimany
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We went there for dinner on our last night in Vientiane. We were very happy with the food and service in this restaurant. They have some good selections of wine that goes well with the food menu. The ambience of the restaurant is quite and homely, and nicely decorated interior. Location is not central but it's still a walking distance... More 

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Indian Ocean
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

One of my favorite places in town. Very good food at reasonable prices. Interesting wine list with normal prices and some very good (and expensive wines). Strongly suggested the steak, it has been always perfectly cooked. The staff is well trained and knows how to take care of the guests and in case of problems the owner is always there... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Though not a fine dining restaurant it serves good French food. Had Tuna Steak which was very good. Also their beef steak was tender and succulent (very unlike the typical Laotian beef) Overall good experience.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Expected fine dining, but found mediocre. Had the lunch special of the day. Cream of mushroom soup was good. The breaded pork steak was rather tough, although the sauce was tasty. While my daughter enjoyed the sorbet, the caramel pancake was leathery and cold. Don't think we'll go back.

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Ayutthaya, Thailand
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had a good piece of beef, excellent sauce and a great red wine. Prices are not low but ok for what you get.

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Singapore
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288 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had dinner here on a Saturday night and as we arrived early didn't require a reservation. The restaurant is quite simply decorated and reminded us of a Parisian bistro... and so did the food. As a starter we had the cheese platter and a soup. For mains my partner had a lamb shank and I had a steak tartare.... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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125 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One night in Vientiane..where to eat? Decided on French. Shared appetizers...the Mediterranean platter, and the Foie Gras. The Foie Gras was served 3 different ways..as a mousse with a brulee crust, as filling in a macaron with a pistachio edging, and in simple slices....absolutely to die for!!! Mains were good but not exquisite. The lamb shank was flavorful but very... More 

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Vientiane
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

After living in Laos for nearly 18 months, we finally went for dinner at Bistro 22. We shared the cauliflower soup and goat cheese salad for starters (both delicious and large portions). Then my husband had the leg of lamb which was incredible. The portion was enormous and the sauce and lentils it came with were very good. Normally, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Samsenthai Road | Ban Khaonyot, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 214 129
Description
The chef used to run Chez Philippe and Le central in Vientiane.

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