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Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

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Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
85671252482
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This rating is for the coffee only, which is the only thing we had. Not that the menu doesn't look good, but we just wanted coffee. Being Aussies we are very fussy about coffee. We have tried 6 different coffee places so far in two styles (cappuccino and flat white) & couldn't finish most of them. A bit of desperate... More 

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Thank Jim B
Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Charming cafe located in town ideal for breakfast and coffee. Free wifi and newspaper plus wifi. Good quality of food and certainly best patisserie in luang prabang

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Thank Jowwwan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place in Luang Prabang. Top quality food for good prices and really nice staff. Waiters are really attentive and seem to like their job. Nice atmosphere and great food selection for every time of the day. 100% recommendation (at least)!

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Thank B1710
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dessert here post-dinner. They have a good selection of French patisserie. Their canélles, eclair and baba au rhum didn't disappoint. No time for food photos because we just sniffed them all - they were that good. Bang for your buck.

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Belize City, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dont be fooled by the size of Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene. Huge selection of teas, pastry, coffee drinks and food. We tried several teas, and opted for western food after several days of Lao dishes.The paninis, burgers and quiche were all delicious and the tarts looked too good to pass up. Service was very very good and the prices... More 

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Thank Denise C
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed a sandwich and a salad. very very good. lovely setting. a bistro atmosphere. very clean and great waiters.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Loved the ambiance of this laid-back cafe. On hot days upstairs provides you with a sort of oasis as it is air-conditioned. Great place to while away the time. There are newspapers, Buddhist books, and some craft objects to peruse. There is decent wifi. And the menu is pretty Western (croissants, pizza, pastries, salads, sandwiches) with some Lao dishes as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We enjoyed our food and the aesthetics of the cute cafe. We ordered the pho beef which was at a reasonable price and was what I expected, lovely. We also got the casserole but it was okay, wasn't outstanding or anything and a bit pricier. Nice if you want to find a cute and pretty spot in Luang Prubang. Had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon here when we needed a place to chill out in air con for a bit. Ended up eating here and was very happy with the food. Wasn't too expensive (about 30k) and high quality. I had the wonton soup and it came with a generous portion of wontons. Girlfriend had her first taste of rice soup and really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Like many others, Le Cage Ban Vat Sene is one of the best cafes in Luang. I visited it 3 yrs ago and last month twice. And got to love it more. Pros: 1. Location - It is in the quieter part of Luang. Opposite travellers' street and right in front of a local shcool. If you go in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: 85671252482

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?