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Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar

Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos
+856 20 28 577 275
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (16 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (3 reviews)
“laab” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New stuff without English knowledge. Two dishes and two drinks ordered and only one thing was correct. Burger was ok but Lao food was unbeatable. Price high and service low: tourist trap.

Thank Arwens-home
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Ate here the second night, another good menu & good food, highly recommended by the local tour guide when we asked for a dinner place. However a caution, cash only no credit cards.

Thank philter1000
Reviewed March 1, 2018

This is the dinner place of choice for westerners in Phonsavang, as the menu is mostly pizzas and burgers. And I have to say they looked good, but we came here and ate the local Laos food which was excellent and much cheaper. It was...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to take break from Lao food so we ordered the spaghetti and porkloin. Both dishes solid. A bit on the small portion side. The highlight, however, was the lemon honey margarita drink. If you're looking for a sweet, refreshing cocktail, order this margarita.

Thank songlines
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Enjoyed western food after months of Asian. My hamburger was tasty as were the homemade chips. Chicken snitzel was a tad dry. The bamboo lined cafe was delightful to eat in so we can recommend it. Prices were high for Phonsavan but worth it. Service...More

Thank EricaDavid
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We were there during our stay in Maly Hotel. Very cosy restaurant with delicious food! Very friendly staff: as the TukTuk driver who promised us to bring us back to the hotel but did not come to our meeting point, a kind member of the...More

Thank summiInnsbruck
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

We went two nights in a row. The first night we ordered from the Lao section of the menu (about 6 meal choices). Our meals -beef and vegetables, and fried rice with egg were okay but not up to what we’ve had at other restaurants...More

Thank Yokeko
Reviewed January 13, 2018

The food looks good & tastes good, but when the bill comes the price is not good. What should be a cheap local restaurant isn't. The owners (2 girls) seem to like to overcharge all tourists - no matter what country or language they speak.

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We had Loas-Thai dishes and they were edible but only just. Very soggy vegetables in the stir fry, noodle dish was over sauced with soy. Much fresher and tastier food at local markets. Go there for better quality and price.

Thank RosieLawn
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Average one. Portions are not big, you must wait a bit. It is a very western restaurant. Nothing special but for the location that‘s ok

Thank Daniel G
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May 11, 2017|
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Response from john F | Reviewed this property |
No need to reserve in advance,you will be looked after,yes veg options and col beer,great meeting place,a UN of travellers, Apologies for the late,tardy reply,have been touring Morocco
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Bamboozle10 | Property representative |
Hello Alyson, Sorry for my slow reply to your question. Yes I am indeed a Shetland man - and I assume you hail from there too? If you want to get in contact, feel free to contact me on the details on the top right of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos (Formerly Bamboozle!)
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Xiangkhouang Province  >  Phonsavan
  • Phone Number: +856 20 28 577 275
  • E-mail
Catering for both travellers and locals in Phonsavan, 'Bamboozle' is a bamboo-themed restaurant and bar, with a range of both International and Asian dishes, as well as a wide selection of drinks. Specialties at Bamboozle include goat cheese dishes, cream of pumpkin soup, vegetable tempura, tofu laab, homemade 12-inch pizzas and "The best burger around". Drinks include a range of ice cold beers, spirits, cocktails and house wines. In mulberry season, we have our popular mulberry shakes, mojitos, teas and wines. We have free and fast wifi, local gifts for sale, local info and occasional live acoustic music. Open Monday to Friday: 7.00am to 2.00pm and 5.00pm to 10.30pm. Open Saturday and Sunday: 5.00pm to 10.30pm.
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