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Quai Fa Ngum, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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The Hague
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This place was just next to my hotel where I stayed It even keep awake sometimes of the load music and even a band ones lt is a itlle far from the entertainment area of Vientiane but it was obvious that I will visit the place, but somehowe however I had some doubts, reason it looks always empty and dark,... More 

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cyprus
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511 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

First of all the place needs a good clean. Secondly with really nice furniture that the restaurant has with few strategic moves the place could look really cool. Chef is good, the food we had was tasty and interesting. The wine selection is very small. All Italian wines. Red wines are not stored properly therefore the wine we had suffered,... More 

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Peyia, Cyprus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This place is a bit far from the main restaurant area but it is worth visiting. The terrace on the first floor is a great place to meet for a drink and then have dinner. The food is great. You need to tell the waiter that you do not want the starter and main to arrive together. Pricing is very... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I wandered the streets of Vientiane in search of a gem, found one. This bar/restaurant is thankfully set away from the main drag of loud western bars and restaurants. The interior of April 12 is clean and modern. Staff are friendly and attentive, I was welcomed into the bar and directed towards the slick rooftop area (just in time for... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We live right around the corner from this bar/restaurant and have seen it frequently on our morning runs. My husband went there for drinks and snacks a few nights ago and knew that it would be a place I would adore: the soft lighting, clean lines/decor, excellent Vietnamese fusion food, current music mixes, and most of all, friendly and attentive... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

An excellent new restaurant, run by a Vietnamese, offering very good fusion food. I usually don't care for fusion, but this was very well done: tasty, fresh, beautifully served and not expensive. When the weather allows it is nice to dine upstairs on the terrace.

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bendigo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

congratulations on this new restaurant. Very eager to please and a reasonable cost,. we enjoyed the experience two times, Lunch and dinner on different days.

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Vientiane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Asian food but very testy. Enviroment also perfect nice music and polite staff. Congratulation for the owners.

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Thank MarkJuhasz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai Fa Ngum, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?