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“Nice gallery inside restaurant, food nothing special”
Review of Big Tree Cafe

Big Tree Cafe
Ranked #40 of 202 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Utrecht
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice gallery inside restaurant, food nothing special”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

Went there for lunch. Ordered 2 iced lattes and 2 noodle soup for 100k kip, which I think is to much for the quality delivered.

Although only 3 other tables were taken it first took almost 20 minutes to make 2 iced lattes. Another 20 minutes later came the 2 noodle soup, which were ok but nothing special. We ordered a third iced latte but that one never arrived, after about 30 minutes waiting with a clearly finishes table but no service we went inside to pay the bill.

The gallery inside the cafe is very nice.

  • Visited July 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“nice river view cafe with tasty food”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

had lunch on the river view terrace across the way from the main cafe. menu extensive but we chose the chicken laap which was delicious (good size portion) we also had a mixed veg fried rice and 2 large beer lao all for 95k kip. good place just to chill out and watch the ferries and rivercraft go past.

  • Visited April 2013
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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Location great, food so so”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Peched on the side of the Kahn River its a great place to watch the boats moving on the river. The food is ok but not special. Good smoothies.

Visited December 2012
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“If only there was a Big Tree Cafe in every corner of the world!”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

The Big Tree Cafe was an absolute highlight of a recent photographic tour of Laos; we couldn't have been made to feel more welcome, the service was spot on, the atmosphere both peaceful and inspiring and the food was absolutely delicious...if only there was a Big Tree Cafe in every corner of the world!

  • Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing food and very warm hospitality”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

During our recent trip to Luang Prabang, we had an amazing evening at the Big Tree Cafe which overlooks the Mekong river. The food was amazing with a great choice on the menu and some of the best I tasted on my whole trip to Laos.

The other great thing is the beautiful photographs which decorated the cafe and where taken by one of the owners who is a fantastic photographer and videographer. If you do get the chance also ask about the gallery just down the road where he has more work.

We are extremely well looked after and it was one of the standout times of our trip ... if you are in Luang Prabang then definitely check the Big Tree Cafe out.

  • Visited November 2012
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