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Spirit House Bar & Restaurant

93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 243 795
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good54%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here a couple of times during our stay and enjoyed both the food and different choices from the menu. There are a range of food options, including western and Lao. Both were tasty with decent portion sizes. Cocktails were very nice too. The...More

Thank TravellingRedFraggle
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Ok this is a place that even the tuktuk driver has to check with his friends. But its a nice little hangout /bar Europeans know to find it and it has excellent cocktails and great service but ... most of all it has the stunning...More

Thank remi v
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful riverside location and a good menu that offers both local and international cuisine. Would especially recommend the Mekong River Weed.

Thank ManchesterAlbion
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Nice spot for a sunset cocktail. Super expat vibe but good interesting cocktails. Didn’t eat here, not sure if I would. But really pretty view, as is with most of the places on this road.

1  Thank Tricia9898
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

If you are a pseudo-colonialist with a huge belief in your own self importance, you'll undoubtedly rate this place a 5. Thankfully we aren't, so a "poor" rating is as good as it gets. So many better places in Vientiane, I can't understand how this...More

1  Thank OneAmongMany
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The Spirit House is a great place to watch the sunset with one of their wonderful cocktails and then have a very nice meal. We were in Vientiane for two nights and we were so glad that we found the Spirit House on the first...More

1  Thank Kenwlyn
Reviewed 13 February 2018

To start with both waitresses who served us looked like they were really annoyed, I even said to one you look like you don't want to be here, I then got a half a smile. we had to wait for some time to get served....More

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here twice on my trip to Vientiane. The food is very good, the only thing I would say is that the portion sizes are quite small so order more than you usually would. I only had the Lao food but there were plenty of...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 26 January 2018

A bit out of the way from our accomodation but this bar was recommended by a local we know. Mainly expats eating and drinking but it was well worth a visit. Food was great and we enjoyed the beers. The great 20s swing/jazz music in...More

Thank RobandJoPerth
Reviewed 23 January 2018

A bit on the pricey side, but very good food and fast, friendly service. Good wifi and very quiet spot. They have a very extensive drink menu and excellent snack food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 243 795
  • E-mail
Whether you are looking for a peaceful waterfront breakfast, a lunchtime burger washed down with an ice cold beer, a simple glass of wine as the sun sets and ignites the Mekong or a seductive evening with the finest classic and contemporary cocktails in Vientiane, our stylish wooden interior, shaded riverside beer garden, music to suite the mood and a stunning sunset view make The Spirit House a must visit.
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