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Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Saffron Espresso, Brew Bar and Roastery is the flagship store of Saffron Coffee. It provides a window into the full journey of local highland specialty Arabica from hand-picked cherries to your cup. Enjoy the unique flavour notes of the region's coffee through the alternative brewing methods, have an espresso made by our expertly trained baristas or sample our cascara (coffee cherry tea) by the beautiful Mekong river. Freshly baked goods, all day breakfast and lunch menu, with vegetarian and gluten free options available.
USD 3 - USD 7
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, International, Healthy
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 14 December 2020

Located nicely on the bank of the Mekong River, near the river-cruise departure point, Saffron is a 'must-visit' for coffee lovers visiting Luang Prabang. Saffron proudly try to champion locally sourced produce and offer a great selection of coffees, including beans to buy and take...away. The also offer a nice selection of cakes/pastries to enjoy while you watch the passing people and boats.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2020 via mobile

Really nice cafe almost at the riverfront. I’m not a coffee man, but my friend really recommended the coffee so I bought some as a souvenir. It has been produced by small Lao farms. Food was tasty and staff friendly. Would go again!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 28 March 2020

We visited several times during our stay in LP and it was great - good coffee, great meals and ana amzing view! Skip the crowds during sunset on top of the hill with the temple and just come here. You will most likely be alone...and the view is breathtaking!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 16 March 2020

This small restaurant was very popular, and rightly so..it was worth waiting for a table.. The food was delicious and the service was good..

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 March 2020

I specifically came here to buy lots of coffee as I had been drinking their excellent brew at my accommodation.They have a good range of coffees for sale but there was no one there I could discuss the brews in English. Secondly I would have...been more than willy to pay for a sampling menus of different coffees. I bought a number of different blends but would have bought more if I could have tried someMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020

We headed to Saffron coffee early (6 a.m. opening) before our hotel breakfast opened. Coffee is nice (many drink options available) and also enjoyed the oat peanut butter loaf (warmed up). No comfortable seating, But does have a garden area where you can relax. Reasonable...pricesMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2020

Walked past and saw friendly smiling faces so came back another day and tried their breakfast set. Delicious food, love their coffee pudding. Service was mediocre - perhaps because it was hectic when I was there. You can sit at the cafe to people watch...or go upstairs or sit by the river. Ok but I wouldn't go there specially as it is very crowded at times and there are other cafes around.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! This is a must visit spot in Luang Prabang for a coffee buzz. We stopped here almost every morning for the insane view of the river and the fantastic coffee to go with it. We loved the Mocha. We ended up buying a...bag of the coffee from their store before we left!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

My boyfriend has always been a pain for finding espresso that he likes (he's Italian) so we were pleasantly surprised to discover this nice Café in Luang Prabang with great coffee. He states it's the best coffee he's ever had! A must for coffee lovers!...Our only regret was discovering too late that they do guided coffee tours and we couldn‘t do one due to our schedule. I also really enjoyed the iced chocolate drinks and the cheesecake brownie (best idea ever!).More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 20 February 2020

Excellent coffee locally produced, we shared the mango, coconut French toast, that was to die for. Has an outdoor terrace overlooking the river.

Date of visit: February 2020
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20 November 2019|
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Response from cathybuster | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But there is a card surchage (typical in Laos) if below minimum purchase.
13 September 2018|
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Yes, Saffron Coffee offers takeaway services.

Saffron Coffee is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5