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“The best brownies Ive had in ages”

525 Cocktails & Tapas
Ranked #3 of 233 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Description: Cocktails and modern tapas in Luang Prabang, come and join us at the long bar, in the snug or outside under the stars in the garden. Open daily from 5pm, happy hour from 5pm-7pm, air conditioned, free wifi and credit cards accepted (no fees).
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Description: Cocktails and modern tapas in Luang Prabang, come and join us at the long bar, in the snug or outside under the stars in the garden. Open daily from 5pm, happy hour from 5pm-7pm, air conditioned, free wifi and credit cards accepted (no fees).
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I had a great night there recently, almost by accident. I went for a swift drink but couldn't leave for a while, as I was enjoying myself too much. The expresso martinis are pretty amazing, and were complemented by the best chocolate brownies I've had in a long time. The bar staff were full of great advice and really personable too. Great bar.

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Thank Matt E
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Emma H, Manager at 525 Cocktails & Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

Thanks for the review Matt we hope to keep seeing you here more often now you have discovered us.

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

felt like spoiling myself so went to 525 for one cocktail, ended up drinking many!! Very relaxing seating area outside with good music. Perfect place to unwind. Empanadas and quesadillas were scrummy.

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Emma H, Manager at 525 Cocktails & Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

Thanks Ange so glad you were able to unwind in 525. It's always nice to see expats in the bar.

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

When I visited Luang Prabang, with my boyfriend we decided to go for a cockatiel to 525. We were quite surprised when we arrived. The bar has a lovely area outdoors, they even have little fireplaces for the cold nigths in LP. The staff was very kind and they adviced us whish king of drinks and tapas we should try. At the end we had an amazing time . It is a full package bar: delicious food, sophisticated drinks and lovely staf.

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Thank Daniela O
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Emma H, Manager at 525 Cocktails & Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

Thank you Daniela I will pass on your lovely comments to the team.

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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner have been travelling for three months and after living on a budget for a while decided to mark our anniversary somewhere special. 525 fit the bill! Luang Prabang is such a gorgeous town and our visit to 525 only made our time here more wonderful. We had a two amazing cocktails each. OMG, the amaretto sour was absolutely delish! We also shared a few tapas - my favourite was the aubergine caviar and empanadas. Sooo good! Even though it was slightly above our usual backpacker budget, every moment was worth it, right down to the cool 1950s music played in the garden. It made our night even more romantic! The staff are lovely too, our Lao bartender really knew his stuff! We have two more days in Luang Prabang planned and will pop back into 525 for a farewell drink. Thanks you guys!

Thank Lauren O
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Emma H, Manager at 525 Cocktails & Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

Hey Lauren so happy you had a lovely romantic evening and you enjoyed your time in 525. Thanks so much.

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Reviewed March 22, 2017

The garden of 525 is a lovely place to spend an evening. After travelling for a while through Laos, it was nice to have a break from Lao food and indulge into Western style dishes and delicious cocktails. It was so good to see some of the British drinks on the menu too!

Although the menu might seem pricey, we understand it because we're getting Western food and drinks in a country in South East Asia - we appreciate the effort of the owner to bring back the British alcohol and ingredients to another part of the world.

Our favourites were Classic and Passionfruit Mojito, Amaretto Sour, Long Island Ice Tea and HandZaround drink (not on the menu :) ) as well as all of the amazing desserts!

The staff are super friendly and doing a great job!
In case you want to talk about something more than basic food or drink orders, ask about Emma, Andrew, Deuan or Khamdee - you will be able to speak in English with them.

Have a lovely, chilled evening at 525 :)

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Thank Hanna P
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Emma H, Manager at 525 Cocktails & Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

What a lovely review Hanna thank you so much. We hope to see you in town again soon.

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