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Bistro 22

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22 Samsenthai Road | Ban Khaonyot, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 214 129
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on a saturday night, empty when we arrived a 8h00 ! 2 more tables came on later. Obviously, there s a lack of staff and the service is almost absent. This is not the problem here, the owner, even the place is not busy didnt take the order, we choose a cote de boeuf rare and it came... More 

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Thank Dany_the_French
Singapore
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal at Bistro 22. It is typically French, with white tablecloths and authentic French cooking. Between two of us we shared the Camembert and pear starter - divine! It was quite large though and very rich so would recommend sharing. Our mains were the salmon with sweet potato and the duck with potato gratin. The salmon was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch early one day, hot and tired after walking around the city. We were so surprised to receive an outstanding meal of duck and lentils, along with a reasonable white wine. Great find!

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1 Thank Claire S
Brackley, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

For this working lunch, a colleague suggested this restaurant - and what a great choice. I'm always impressed by white table linen, and was happy to see it here. A lovely, fresh lime soda to accompany my goats cheese salad made for the perfect balance. The calvados soaked apples that garnished the plate were a welcome sight! Thank you for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have heard about this restaurant from my Japanese class mate. I was asking her for great restaurant that served good steak. So, I had dinner with my friends there. the restaurant was lovely. Food is quite good, my friend and me, we was enjoy there. I loved salad dish. I had high hope for steak but turned out it... More 

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Very nice bistro, you get what you pay for i can only advise it. The owner run it himself and he definitely knows what he is doing !

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1 Thank Thibault193
Vientiane, Laos
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

I am amused by those who claim Bistro 22 is overpriced or "the food lacks seasoning". Actually this place serves very good bistro style food and has a decently priced wine list. Bistro 22 is well worth a visit.

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2 Thank Doug R
Paris
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Potage Dubarry at lunch time in January 2016... Once again, my British partner and I decided to enjoy Bistro 22, as we do every time we come to Laos. we chose the set menu. First course was Potage Dubarry, a cauliflower soup, really delicious. Then Tilapia fillet served with a magic sauce and rice, beautiffully presented. a carafe of rose... More 

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1 Thank Morbihan56
ontario
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848 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

this restaurant is certainly a very good find. A bit pretentious as all French restaurants usually are but in this case the food was excellent. I would have to say that this wa the best French food i have had in many many years in spite of having spent two months in france last year. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank ericon991
Vientiane, Laos
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I was excited to try Bistro 22 as I hadn't been there yet and based on the reviews, it seemed like a good french restaurant to check out. The service was okay but you had to flag down the staff to order food or drinks which was odd being that it was a weekend evening and the place was not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Samsenthai Road | Ban Khaonyot, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 214 129
Description
The chef used to run Chez Philippe and Le central in Vientiane.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?