Luang Prabang drinking and nightlife

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Icon Klub

Imagine a place in the afterlife where writers meet and conversation is as free-flowing as the fabulous mixology cocktails. You pull up a pew next to Jack Kerouac, and Anaïs Nin is reading in a cosy chair nearby…Ico…
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Lush riverside bar with peaceful views of the Nam Khan; think recliner cushions, low-slung tables and leafy nooks. Chill over a fruit shake, burger, breakfast or omelette (mains 30,000K to 60,000K), play a board gam…
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La Pistoche

The perfect medicine for landlocked Laos, La Pistoche offers two swimming pools set amid a spacious garden in the suburbs south of town. Entry includes pétanque and water volleyball if you're feeling active. Generou…
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Bar 525

Parked down a quiet street, there's nothing retiring about this chic, urban bar. Sit outside stargazing on the terrace, inside at the long bar in low-lit style, or chill in the comfy lounge. Cocktails galore, glad r…
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Chez Matt

Ox-blood walls, low lights and a handsome bar glittering with polished crystal, this candlelit haunt is central and peaceful, adding a dash of upscale sophistication to the city's nocturnal landscape. With its cockt…
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Lao Lao Garden

Lit up like a jungle Vegas, this garden bar on the skirts of Phu Si calls you to chill by candlelight, listen to easy sounds and warm the cockles of your heart by the firepit. Besides cocktails there's a wide range …
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The House

Fairy-lit House is a tempting stop for a Belgian beer, including Chimay and Duvel. The gardens are pretty, and the breakfasts and snacks are delicious, including the stoofvlees (beef stew).
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Dao Fah

A young Lao crowd packs this cavernous club, located just near the southern bus terminal. Live bands playing Lao and Thai pop alternate with DJs spinning rap and hip hop.