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Bamboo Tree Lao Cooking School and Restaurant

Kingkitsarath Road, At Nam Khan River Side | Ban Watsan, BP 889, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 22 425 499
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (6 reviews)
“banana chips” (7 reviews)
“sticky rice” (32 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kingkitsarath Road, At Nam Khan River Side | Ban Watsan, BP 889, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday

bamboo tree is a great spot to grab some delicious food and relax! it’s traditional lao food in a western-style atmosphere. we were greeted with smiles and a “welcome” cocktail and nibbles at dinner. don’t be put off by how many “fried” items are on...More

Thank katiebokan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I just got my lunch with the special welcome drink and snacks, usually they give for dinner only starting at 6 PM but they give for lunch at 2 PM. Thank you for the Great Lao Food. Hopefully I can come here again.

2  Thank tjiuhendra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. Excellent service. We particularly loved the coconut sticky rice with mongo and the chicken stuffed in lemongrass,

Thank Jonhwalker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The real deal. Lao cuisine in a venue adapted to western standards, together with a splendid ambience overlooking the Nam Khan (Nam khan tributary running behind Luang Prabang)

Thank nevadanoy760gmai2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly amazing food. We went on a Sunday night in the low season. This place was full and we were sitting out side see the of the river, My vegetarian friend was happy with the selection and the prices looked great too. The food was...More

Thank Coctail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We followed the cooking course with our two kids at Bamboo Tree and we loved it! Staff was very informative and friendly and most importantly, the food was great. We decided to go back for dinner in their restaurant and had the same positive experience....More

1  Thank LisetteB73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a great morning with Linda and her sister, who taught us in a very nice way some of the basics on Lao food. It is clear that these ladies have a passion for what they do: despite the fact that we were definitely...More

2  Thank Jacob F
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We came here for our last meal in Luang Prabang. Bouakham was fantastic as well as all the other staff. The food was delicious. Overall a very enjoyable evening.

Thank figgy27
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I Always want to try to learn how to make local cuisine in every trip of my holidays. Our lovely hotel The Belle Rive help us booked the class.started at 9am we need to choose what we want to cook,we were 9pax at the time...More

Thank Luluazha
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We loved our two meals at Bamboo Tree, clearly as we went back for seconds in a town full of great restaurants. The food was excellent, the drinks cold, cocktails strong, staff well trained and polite and the atmosphere was romantic. We sat outside on...More

Thank Wanderlust_Tarrants
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29 April 2018|
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Response from Yokeko | Reviewed this property |
Gluten-free is no problem. I am sure that all of the dishes made in class the day I was there were GF. If you have further questions, email the owner through her website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kingkitsarath Road, At Nam Khan River Side | Ban Watsan, BP 889, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 20 22 425 499
  • E-mail
NEWLY OPEN February 2014, Bamboo Tree Traditional Lao Cooking School and Restaurant offers a wide range of authentic Lao and Lao fusion dishes. We offers day and evening cooking classes in day classes are taken there after a visit to the Phousi market , where we are introduced to the unusual and intriguing ingredients that are the basis of Lao cuisine. After the market we back to cook Lao dishes in the authentic Lao style at our restaurant. Evening classes are shorter (No market tour). Authentic and exotic Lao cuisine, Chef Linda has held cooking classes for over ten years. Learn over 6 recipes plus more surprise by the chef, enjoy eating your food that you cooked, desserts, local wine or whisky, receive certificate and cook book( over 20 recipes)
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