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“Good coffee but overrated”
Review of Le Banneton Cafe

Le Banneton Cafe
Ranked #1 of 5 Dessert in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Excellant french bakery which also has a branck in Vientiane. Has over 30 types of bread & pastaries. Open from 6.30AM to about 9PM. Very good coffee. I am a regular there for my morning coffee & pastry. I can upload a photo.
Reviewed August 6, 2013

We read about Le Banneton in the lonely planet and as it was near our guesthouse we were keen to check it out. Whilst it wasn't bad it is definitely overrated by the lonely planet. It was quite expensive and the menu wasn't very extensive. The selection of pastries was less then we expected. Also the baguettes vere over cooked and required a lot of chewing! However the coffee was some of the best we had on our trip throughout South East Asia.

Thank Caroline R
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

The Banneton Cafe desrves its high rating as the cafe itself, the food, and the service is very good. It has an extensive menu as well as cakes, pastries etc on display, and the coffee is excellent. Unfortunately the prices are quite high, but this is quite typical of most of the cafes and bakeries in Luang Prabang.

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Thank robinchina2004
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Near Wat Xieng Thong, it offers an extensive menu. Food is nice and well presented if a little pricy

Thank afsl0nd0n
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Tip: good location, next to the temples.
This bakery has an insane pain au chocolate, very rich. The bread is also good.
Good for coffee and pastries. Nice service.
A bit expensive.

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1  Thank HelenaGuerra
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

It's a really nice place to take your breakfast. You have a lot of choices, the food is excellent and same taste than in France.

Thank Mary M
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