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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
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“falafel wrap” (9 reviews)
“coffee beans” (8 reviews)
“carrot cake” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
LOCATION
Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Amazing coffee - forget Starbucks or the like - completely blown away by the taste! Took coffee beans home to Hong Kong - where you usually get a wide range already!! Fantastic breakfast and treats that are so rich that they definitely are worth sharing!More

Thank Sucinhkg
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2016

Hi Suchin, Thanks for stopping by and taking some freshly roasted coffee beans with you. Appreciate the review and glad you enjoyed it! From the cheesecake brownie to the apple tamarind tart I like all the treats too and you're right, they're rich enough to...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Saffron stood out to me from the moment I walked past! Neat and fashionable decor, friendly smiling staff and a beautiful spot on the river, how could I resist! I had just landed in LP the night prior and was itching for a good coffee...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Saffron was recommended by our Guesthouse owner and it is fantastic! Great coffee and it's sustainable and promotes local farmers. Feel good coffee for sure. They have some great basic food others and it's all reasonably priced. We will be back!

Thank Ren C
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Great ambiance, tasty pastries and very good coffee. We really enjoyed sitting at the benches watching the passing parade outside.

Thank Scott M
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2016

Hi Scott, Thanks for the review and I'm happy you enjoyed it. You're right, the bar overlooking the Mekong is a great place to watch the world go by. Enjoy your travels. Kind regards, Mike

Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

It's a little more pricy but you're finally going to get some good coffee. This is coming from someone staying at guesthouses where your "free coffee" is instant mix. Also had a wrap for lunch there which was decent. Could use a better selection of...More

Thank Elijah D
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2016

Hi Elijah, Thanks for coming by Saffron and giving us a recommendation. I'm glad to hear the coffee was better than your instant version! We find that a lot of places do the quick breakfasts like croissants etc. so we try to do something a...More

Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Totally unexpected great coffee and from a place supporting local coffee growers. Looking out over the Mekong - will definitely be my start point each day.More

Thank gGeoff-Australia
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2016

Hi Geoff, Thanks for the visiting Saffron and your review. It's cool to read a review from another Aussie who likes the coffee too. Thanks for making Saffron your starting point and I hope you enjoy your travels. If you are still around come in...More

Reviewed October 10, 2016

Best coffee we found here and also great service. Laos owned, Aussie managed with awesome Laos staff. Love what they are doing to support coffee producers and build up capacity in Laos. Set by the Mekong, it has modern furnishings and a great vibe. you...More

Thank MilaVacation
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2016

Hi, Thanks for coming by Saffron and checking us out and I'm excited you enjoyed it so much! We are proud of Saffrons work with the coffee farmers and the coffee farmers are proud to provide such nice coffee. I'll be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The staff here are very friendly and the cafe is nicely laid out and clean. I had ginger tea and the carrot cake and it was nice.

Thank tmarie77
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

I am sitting here and eating an amazing carrot cake and drinking aromatic coffee. Everything is very tasty! Nice people, stylish interior, river view. Come to Saffron Coffee!

Thank olena4
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Never tasted a cofe like the saffron cofe before and had a great breakfast with pancakes, mango-toast and burrito.More

Thank Sianmani
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2016

Hi Sianmani, Thanks for stopping by and helping us to support Lao hill tribe farmers! It always makes me happy to hear people have enjoyed the coffee and it's great encouragement to the baristas who have worked hard to improve their skills. The burrito is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $7
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Cash Only, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:30 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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