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Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar

Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos
+856 20 28 577 275
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (22 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (4 reviews)
“pad thai” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

After a day trip from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan, we had dinner at Bamboozle to settle the night before heading back to Luang Prabang the next day. Not much of a variety in Phonsavan, this is the best you can get compare to Luang Prabang.

Thank tazo1201
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I have been hearing about bamboozel all week and when I finally got the chance to go there I was not disappointed. Food was excellent beef burger defiantly recommended, service was good and beer was cold.More

1  Thank erik_trick_12
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear Erik, Thank you so much for a wonderful review and so glad that we lived up to expectations! All the best for your onward travels. I'll take this opportunity to remind all our customers that Bamboozle will reopen on Thursday 20th April. Our team...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Bamboozle is right on the Main street of Phonsavan, close to the turn to the Bus Station. They are only open in the evenings, lots of seating space, including some tables in the open. Good food - both Asian and Western, and plenty of drinks.

2  Thank ptrav9
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The food is really nice, not amazing, but still very tasty! The service guys were really attentive, even though they had a full house (a tourist group of at least 20 people)! I had pumpkin soup and pasta with tomato/basil sauce and both dishes were...More

Thank kruemel19835
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I had dinner at Bamboozle's. Mekong riverweed and a Thai soup. It was nothing special, but ok. It is the only meal I had in Phonsavan, so I cannot compare it to other places. I would probably return and try something else if I were...More

Thank ms483llm05
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food was delicious, and well priced. We went with some local choices and everything was really good. The restaurant is open on one side to the elements though, making it a bit chilly at night. People were wearing there down jackets while eating. Wear...More

Thank P0rtelli
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have eaten at Bamboozle's since their inception, many years ago. Their food is tasty, clean and reasonably priced. Their Lao garden salad is so filling, it is a meal in itself. Their pancakes are spongy and served with butter, honey and a lemon wedge....More

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Nice and cosy restaurant. Try the Pizza is very good . Local Lao food also good and tasty. delicious

Thank Julius K
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Friendly staff and great pizzas found here. Nice charming little place with a good atmosphere and the food was tasty!

Thank Veloblur
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered a 'pad thai' tofu, requested no egg or fish sauce; received an egg 'pad thai' (pile of discoloured noodles unceremoniously dumped on a plate without any garnish or vegetables) without tofu!! This was after confirming the order several times with the waitstaff. Cancelled order...More

Thank Globad
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11 May 2017|
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Response from john F | Reviewed this property |
No need to reserve in advance,you will be looked after,yes veg options and col beer,great meeting place,a UN of travellers, Apologies for the late,tardy reply,have been touring Morocco
3 November 2016|
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Response from Bamboozle10 | Property representative |
Hello Alyson, Sorry for my slow reply to your question. Yes I am indeed a Shetland man - and I assume you hail from there too? If you want to get in contact, feel free to contact me on the details on the top right of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos (Formerly Bamboozle!)
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Xiangkhouang Province  >  Phonsavan
  • Phone Number: +856 20 28 577 275
  • E-mail
Catering for both travellers and locals in Phonsavan, 'Bamboozle' is a bamboo-themed restaurant and bar, with a range of both International and Asian dishes, as well as a wide selection of drinks. Specialties at Bamboozle include goat cheese dishes, cream of pumpkin soup, vegetable tempura, tofu laab, homemade 12-inch pizzas and "The best burger around". Drinks include a range of ice cold beers, spirits, cocktails and house wines. In mulberry season, we have our popular mulberry shakes, mojitos, teas and wines. We have free and fast wifi, local gifts for sale, local info and occasional live acoustic music. Open daily from 5.00pm to 10.30pm.
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