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Hive Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

Ban Aphay, Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 59 995 370
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
27 Jan 2016
“Great fashion show let down by poor service and overpriced cold food”
22 Jan 2016
“Loved this show”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, European, American, Pizza, International, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Ban Aphay, Luang Prabang, Laos
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111 - 120 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 6 March 2013

Greeted by the 2 owners, Peter & Troy. They showed us around the property with 2 outside seating areas & 1 inside. The garden area @ the back has a large stage with walkway on side of it. 3-4 times a week they have a...More

Thank Stevie1949
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2013

Thanks Stevie! We are proud of the support we give to our employees that work so hard to entertain our customers. For the ethnic fashion show we employee 23 local university students and 12 young men for the hip hop show. Although they may only...More

Reviewed 5 March 2013

i was not only one evening in the hive bar and so i had enough chance to try more meals. and all what i eat was very good. my favorite is the pull pork sandwich. I love the smokemeat. it is made by love. i...More

Thank JONI J
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2013

Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear you loved the pulled pork sandwich. It is one of our best selling food menu items at hive and lots of people coming back the next day to have another one. Personally I can eat...More

Reviewed 4 March 2013

We decided to go to the Hive Bar to enjoy the Ethnik Fashion Show, which was indeed a treat! The food was good, but we decided to try other Luang Prabang restaurants as well.

Thank Cindy K M
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Arrived to be ushered to our seats by the very helpful American manager. he raved about size of the dishes, that everything was so big and tasty. Cocktails were okay, salad was very basic with no flavor, had better at roadside cafes in our trip....More

Thank Cmccart3
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Thank you for your post on Tripadvisor. At hive we prepare all our foods fresh and sourced from local markets. Our French fries are hand cut from fresh local potatoes and made in country cut style with the skin on. Sometimes people see the dark...More

Reviewed 27 February 2013

We went here to eat as it looked nice. The prices are similar to surrounding restaurants in the area. We had the chicken caesar salad and pulled pork with french fries. The décor and setting is nice but that is where it ends. The salad...More

Thank SJB161982
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Thank you for your post on Tripadvisor. At hive we prepare all our foods fresh and sourced from local markets. All of our meats are home smoked in hive’s smoker. Smoking meats like those used in our pull pork sandwich and smoked chicken Caesar salad...More

Reviewed 24 February 2013

We went there because of the Ethnic Fashion Show. The food was delicious, a bit more expensive as at other places. We got a fashion show and hip hop dancers so it was worth it. We got to sit on benches without back and lower...More

Thank SFOMUC
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you found our food delicious. It is slightly more expensive than your regular fair but the meats we serve are really a labor of love. All of our meats are home smoked in our own smoker...More

Reviewed 7 February 2013

At first glance the prices were high, 'back home' prices, but after Thai and Lao food this is food near perfection; a great example of 'you get what you pay for'. The manager Peter is what other restaurants lack, an ultra-welcoming nature that makes you...More

Thank nikkos12345
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Thank you for your review of hive. We hope to see again soon. We have have plenty of 2 for 1 hive cocktails waiting to quench your thirst.

Reviewed 7 February 2013

I was surprised to find a legitamate hip-hop dance show in Luang Prabang. There is also a fashion show if your into village cloths.More

Thank LukeCageBeijng
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Thank you for your comments. We are very proud of the entertainment shows we offer at hive and to be able to support and sponsor the Lao youths that perform them. The hip hop team – EVOLUTION – that we sponsor are very well known...More

Reviewed 7 February 2013

My wife and I went to The Hive with two other couples, one of whom had been there before. They were greeted with enthusiasm by Peter, the manager, who got us seated in the best outdoor location in the garden area to see the upcoming...More

Thank Donald R
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

We are so happy you enjoyed your evening at hive so much. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 February 2013

Highly recommended, we met Peter the manager...who seems to be Laotian but has spent somt time in the US and knows how to cater to expats as well as Western Travelers. Had some of the best drinks in Luang Prabang (make sure to try the...More

Thank Mike A
Cristofre, Owner at Hive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

Thanks Mike for your review of hive. We hope to see you again soon. We will have one of those great Mojitos waiting for you!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Aphay, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 20 59 995 370
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