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Le Cafe Ban Vat Sene

Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 252 482
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon tart” (34 reviews)
“baguette” (43 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
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Asian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

This is a nice little cafe on the main drag in Luang Prabang... We stopped for a small sugar hit and the lemon/citron tart was absolutely yummy... Definitely one to try...

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Le Cafe Ban is an institution in LP. Its one of those places you go for coffee and the next thing you find is that you have been there for 3 hours...its a mixture of its laid back ambience, good free wi fi and excellent...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I ate four times there and was always very happy about the food, either western or local. breakfast is also very recommend. I also liked the very reliable and fast staff.

Thank 73jonasa
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Terrific place to have a nice cup of coffee, and interesting pot of tea or to grab a filling bite in the morning. We paid 62,000 kip or USD 7.7 for coffee, tea, a fruit salad and a bread basket, hence we believe it is...More

Thank Ignacio G
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

This place has excellent ambiance. Even the toilet is given top-notch treatment with some olden posters of Chinese women hung on the wall. Transports one back to the days of old. Old Quarter magic. We'd tried the Vietnam Beef Pho which was on promotion. The...More

Thank JoshShoeString
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Just had an excellent brunch at cafe ban. I had the petite set which came with baguettes and homemade jam. Very crisp and fluffy baguettes, among the better i've had on my travels. My girlfriend had the fried rice which was very clean but a...More

Thank akyllev
Reviewed 13 December 2014

This ought to be a better experience as its owned by L'Elephant, one of the very best restaurants in town, in Laos and in Asia. Yet its just average. Very disappointing. The coffee is average at best and the bagette also average is one is...More

Thank ajfharnett
Reviewed 13 December 2014

This café was recommended by our tour guide as a good place to stop during our free time for coffee and a croissant and people watch during the day, and as an excellent and reasonably price place for dinner. We managed to work in a...More

Thank DanCope
Reviewed 28 November 2014

This place has one of the best locations in town, along with many cafes and restaurants on the same street this was the best. Try the smoked ham pizza, really delicious with excellent fresh ingredients. Desserts are great too.

1  Thank Sami M
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We stopped here for lunch when the temperature outside got too much for more sightseeing. The restaurant was full so we were pleased to get the last small table underneath a fan. Lunch was pleasant , we had salads and some fries, but the highlight...More

Thank Susan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sakarine Road, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 252 482
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