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Saffron Coffee

Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 212 915
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“coffee beans” (23 reviews)
“falafel wrap” (20 reviews)
“carrot cake” (24 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 7:45 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I come here at early morning we try coffee and cookies. Coffee very nice cookie very fresh with good price

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wander28746389444
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thanks for visiting Saffron at our cafe on the Mekong. It’s awesome to hear you enjoyed your coffee and cookie whilst in store. Have a wonderful time in Luang Prabang. Kind regards, Derek

Reviewed yesterday

First-rate coffee and food in a delightful space. A creative intelligence underpins everything about it. Supports farmers too. I believe it is the best cafe in Luang Prabang.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nigel G
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Nigel, Thanks for your amazing review! It’s wonderful to hear your appreciation for our coffee and food, in addition to the setting and service in the cafe space. Enjoy your time in Luang Prabang. Kind regards, Derek

Reviewed 3 days ago

This relatively new cafe is a very good copy of Joma's business strategy. Order at the counter, get a number, a limited menu. Nice location and good coffee.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jobst56
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, It’s great that you enjoyed your visit to Saffron. A distinct characteristic of our business is that every cup of our locally grown and processed coffee directly benefits around 800 small-hold farming families in Northern-Laos. Safe travels, Derek

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had coffee and breakfast here almost every morning we were in Luang Prabang. We tried other places a few times but kept coming back. The coffee is great, the breakfast bagels are delicicious and the view of the Mekong from their deck across the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Kiredale
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks for visiting and leaving your lovely review. It’s wonderful to hear your appreciation of our Northern-Lao, shade grown Arabica coffee. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Derek

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe the place for the best coffee in Luang Prabang, while enjoying the view of Mekong River. Saffron also got really good food, for example wraps.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 627helenas
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, It’s wonderful to hear you enjoyed your coffee and food at Saffron while taking in the beautiful Mekong views. Thanks for visiting and enjoy your time in Luang Prabang! Kind regards, Derek

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This coffee was served at a sumptuous breakfast offered by our hotel Lotus Villa Boutique Hotel. We went there to purchase whole beans to bring home, and were not disappointed

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steve P
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Steve, Love the heading you’ve written - what an amazing compliment! It’s brilliant that you enjoyed Saffron Coffee in store, but were also able to appreciate our locally grown coffee served in your hotel. Safe travels, Derek

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this before checking TripAdvisor. It was inviting, not least because they had traditional shortbread! We had tea, coffee and two cakes, priced a little less than you might pay in the UK. Delicious. We didn’t have a meal but, from what we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 705maggiew
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks so much for your recommendation! We’re thrilled you stumbled across our cafe and were able to enjoy some tea, coffee and shortbread. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Luang Prabang. Kind regards, Derek

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee was very good, they offer non-diary milks which is hard to find in Laos. I also like that they use bamboo straws and refill water bottles for free! The staff is lovely and you can choose to sit in the air-conditioned room or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Delphine K
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Delphine, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. We’re excited to read your appreciation of our locally grown premium Arabica coffee. We also sell bamboo straws in store if you’re interested! Safe travels, Derek

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a couple of YouTube videos about Saffron before I travelled to Laos. Saffron is one of the new generation of businesses that locally sources most of its goods and services, including its coffee. Saffron supports local coffee growers and roasters, keeping tourist dollars invested...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mahatma101
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for visiting while you’re in Luang Prabang. As you’ve stated, through the purchase of Saffron coffee, all our customers are supporting around 800 farming families in Northern Laos in sustainable coffee growing. I’m sorry to hear the WiFi wasn’t as fast as you’d...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a few days in Luang Prabang and luckily discovered Saffron the first morning of our visit on the recommendation of an expat living in LP. We are both very fussy about our coffee and were amazed at how delicious the coffee was at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wanderlustukLondon
dezzalenko78, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We’re very pleased to hear you enjoyed visiting Saffron whilst in Luang Prabang. It’s great to hear positive feedback for the work we do engaging local farming families to grow premium arabica coffee. Safe travels, Derek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $7
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 7:45 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Saturday
6:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 212 915
  • E-mail
Description
Saffron Espresso, Brew Bar and Roastery is the flagship store of Saffron Coffee. It provides a window into the full journey of local highland specialty Arabica from hand-picked cherries to your cup. Enjoy the unique flavour notes of the region's coffee through the alternative brewing methods, have an espresso made by our expertly trained baristas or sample our cascara (coffee cherry tea) by the beautiful Mekong river. Freshly baked goods, all day breakfast and lunch menu, with vegetarian and gluten free options available.
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