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“Amazing food, attentive staff, beautiful location”
Review of The Apsara

The Apsara
Ranked #15 of 226 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We reserved a table over looking the river which was very picturesque. The food was magnificent and the portions were huge! Throughout our meal the staff were always on hand and were very polite. Definitely recommend the aubergine/thai salad (large starter), buffalo steak and cocktails. Felt like 5 star dining! Absolute find! GO TO IT!!

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Reviewed February 23, 2014

we entirely agree with all the positive comments given by other reviewers. A quiet position by the river, clean and cool. Menu choice is varied and interesting - something different to many of the other restaurants nearby, not touristy! We were a party of 13 for dinner and we all enjoyed our meals which were served efficiently by the very attentive staff. Bottled water was regularly supplied at no extra cost. Mains were about $10-12pp inc. tax - service was at discretion of customer. Chicken and pork dishes were delicious - buffalo steaks were good. We enjoyed it so much we went back for an excellent lunch next day - stir fry chicken $6 - really good value.

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Reviewed February 16, 2014

At the time a gorgeous lady and her husband were running the joint, this pair are worth a visit alone :)

Food was amazing, atmosphere very relaxed and colourful. Stick it on your to do list for eating one night.

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have had very good dinner at Apsara, my favourites are:
The Lao Sampler to share for a start
followed by the beef cheek and the Fettucine Asian pasta dish

Nice place to dine with great Lao ~ Asian inspired food, tables by the rivers are the best spot.
Nice & Friendly service by Catherine and her team.

A Must try while in town

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Thank Gordonray
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Reviewed February 13, 2014

During a recent five-day visit, we discovered a very good and varied choice of restaurants in Luang Prabang. Unusually for us, we felt compelled to make a return visit here, as our first far exceeded our hopes. We were also keen to try something else on the excellent menu. The restaurant is part of the attractive boutique Hotel Apsara, situated on the banks of the Nam Khan River, it offers a delightful riverside terrace as well as a well laid out interior dining room. The husband and wife team of Australian chef Luke Clarke and Canadian Catherine Irving prove unbeatable. Catherine is the perfect Maitre d'; charming, poised, friendly and informative. Luke uses top quality produce and has the 'perfect' touch and as far as we encountered, has no equal in this charming, World Heritage city. I was so taken with one of the dishes, 'Five spice chicken with rice noodles and a green papaya salad' that
I asked for the method. Chef Luke was extremely gracious and sat with me to give me all the information. The couple moved here some few months ago, so are still striking out and making their name. We predict it will be near impossible to find a table without prior booking soon. Great value for money, delightful surroundings and service and above all, impeccable food. Be sure not to miss it.

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Thank Celticlondoner
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