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Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar

Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos
+856 20 28 577 275
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (3 reviews)
“laab” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Asian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Number 73 Unit 5, Phonsavan 735, Laos
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I had a burger here for dinner one night. The burger itself is kinda small (but good) and it comes with some French fries. It was fine but it also wasn't spectacular, hence the 3 starsMore

Thank Tim R
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Dear Tim R, Thanks very much for the review. I'm glad that you found the burger to be good. Our burger patties are always 1/4 pounds but we use a burger press to make the patties compact (so it's more the weight than the size...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016

This has to be the best restaurant in town. Great food, relaxed atmosphere, reasonable prices good service. What more could I say?

Thank kiwikev45
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Dear kiwikev, Thank you so much for your great review! All the very best for your onward journey and hopefully see you again in the not-too-distant future! Best regards, Bamboozle

Reviewed 21 November 2016

Bamboozle definitely has the best pizza in Phonsavan. They also have great Asia specialties. The owner goes to the market daily so everything is really fresh and delicious. I highly recommend it!

Thank Nancy R
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Dear Nancy, Thank you so much for your wonderful view! It's been a pleasure to get to know you and Mark over the last year and you will be a big miss to Phonsavan! All the very best for your forthcoming adventures. Best regards, Bamboozle

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Friendly staff and an often lively atmosphere with a great play-list brings in all the local expats for good drinks and comfort food. The cocktails are good, especially the caiparoska!More

Thank umalemusan
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Thank you very much for the review - it's very much appreciated! Glad you found the staff to be friendly, the atmosphere to your liking and food and drink to be of a good standard. Thanks also for your compliments on our caiparoska - we...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Food and service is excellent. The place is always packed around dinner time. Good location and easy to find.

Thank oggse
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Dear oggse, Thank you so much for the great review! Delighted that you enjoyed the food and service. Yes we're indeed getting busier again coming into a new visitor season! Safe travels, Bamboozle

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here after traveling to phonsavan at our first night. Def going second time cause food was great ! Staff speaks english wich is nice!

Thank JoniT224
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Dear Joni T, Thank you so much for your review! Glad you enjoyed the burger and beer enough to come back for a second night ;-) Safe Travels, Bamboozle Management

Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is not a great deal of choice in Phonsavan, so easy to see why this modest restaurant with simple decor tops the Trip Advisor List. The food is good without raving about it.Waiters were barely able to communicate in English.More

Thank Viktor S
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear Viktor S, Thank you very much for your review. I'm very glad you enjoyed our food! Our waiters' English is quite good for Phonsavan but they may occasionally get 'stumped' by an uncommon question. We do, however, have other English speakers on hand -...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The only reastaurant in Phonsavan where we wanted to eat! Staff that speaks english, great location, good food. Might be a bit overpriced for certain dishes, but it was the atmosphere that got us to return there. Sooooo calm and comfy.

Thank Neza R
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Hi Neza R, Thank you so much for your great review! Glad you enjoyed the food and delighted that you found our restaurant 'calm and comfy' - a great compliment ;-) Safe travels, Bamboozle Management

Reviewed 10 October 2016

There are not a lot of choices in this town, but this is located centrally and both food and service were good. Prices comparable to other places in Laos. Would visit again.

Thank Sue H
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Sue, Thanks very much for your review. Much appreciated! Safe travels, Bamboozle Management

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered a pizza which had so much tomato on it we couldn't eat it. That was around 48,000 which is quite pricey for not a great pizza. The tuna pizza was very average and again pricey. Mango shake was expensive and just tasted like milk...More

Thank calg93
Bamboozle10, Owner at Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Dear Calg93, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your pizza with us. We've made the same pizza with the same ratios for five years and the feedback we get is generally very positive. We would have been more than...More

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DonSomRiverside
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
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alyson536
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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 Monday to Friday: 7.00am to 2.00pm and 5.00pm to 10.30pm. Open Saturday and Sunday: 5.00pm to 10.30pm.
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