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Otherside Restaurant

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On the Main Street by the River, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

After falling sick in Vang Vieng, Otherside had the jacket potato of dreams. They've got easy food like pizza etc, as well as local dishes and shakes. Had a lovely dinner here and went back for breakfast too. Decent.

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Thank sophietrix
Curitiba, PR
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Nice place for lazy days and/or resting after tubing. Like all the neighbor restaurants, they have friends playing non stop. The food is good. Lao standard. I liked the tofu noodle soup, but expect a sodium bomb! For those who don't care about watching tv, they have tables in the back with the prettiest view!

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Thank PriscillaSa
Busan, South Korea
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207 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

One of the few restaurants in the city that has Friends playing non-stop (even during breakfast!), this is a great place to chill out and watch some TV while having a beer and a meal. Good food, good price, and friendly (but sometimes hard to flag down) staff. In between the "rasta" bars - perfect location. You can sit in... More 

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Thank Shannon S
Bonheiden, Belgium
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in vang vieng for 4 days and went to this restaurant everyday! It has a beautiful location, is very cheap and has the best food!

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Thank KoenMarijke
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

We simply ordered a few currys to warm us up during the freak cold days this year, and this place did exactly what we were looking for. Cheap, decent meal whilst watching a bit of friends to pass the time.

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Thank Kaiser2290
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

This place was quite terrible. We sat to watch friends and have our breakfast, ordered coffees and some food. Some food came and looked almost uncooked and other food just didn't come. No service unless you want to pay. Even if you want to watch friends. Don't eat here.

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Thank Epic_traveller123
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

...but not funny, because the food was also terrible. Staff made us feel very uncomfortable, were rude, got our orders wrong and didn't apologise but acted as if it was our fault. We asked for two drinks. One came out, had to ask three times for the other and it was the wrong one. The waiter yelled at us that... More 

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Thank AMcg12341
Leuven, Belgium
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

The food is very poor. If you want the views and friends TV show on loop go next door, at least the staff is civil

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Thank thetravellingsock
Frome, United Kingdom
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693 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Looked at the old reviews and got say that this is noting like my experience last night. Great food, served quickly and by excellent friendly staff. Superb views over the river and real value for money. Mind your step as you go down the stairs to the loo. Would return and that is saying something by me for what is... More 

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Thank MStJB
Malaysia
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The food was okay (nothing special, but okay). But one of the waiter is either a lunatic or just very rude. When i asked for a menu, he said nothing, but started making weird faces and whistling. He was looking at me like i was an idiot and like he was making fun of me. I asked for a menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Asian, Thai, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Main Street by the River, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng

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