Laos restaurants

Top Choice Laotian in Vientiane

Doi Ka Noi

An authentic and unmissable Lao restaurant near That Luang that is guaranteed to spice up your life. The menu changes daily and focuses on home recipes and seasonal ingredients. Sample dishes include fish curry with…
Top Choice Bakery in Luang Prabang

Le Banneton

It's the softness of the melt-in-your-mouth pastry that keeps us coming back to our favourite bakery in Luang Prabang, which serves pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants), pizza, terrine, baguette sandwiches, salad…
Top Choice International in Vang Vieng

Restaurant du Crabe d'Or

Set on the tasteful grounds of the Riverside Boutique Resort, this fine restaurant exudes high-end decor with a Lao flavour, and affords amazing views of the cliffs. The menu will please most palates with grilled sa…
Top Choice Fusion in Vientiane

The State of Pasta

Imagine fresh Italian pasta paired with traditional Lao flavours. That's the concept behind this new fusion restaurant, which has dishes you won't find anywhere else on the planet. Take the humdrum Bolognese sauce, …
Top Choice Laotian in Vientiane

Lao Kitchen

This superb contemporary Lao restaurant is unfailingly creative in its execution of trad Lao dishes. Colourful walls, alt tunes and good service complement a menu spanning stews, Luang Prabang sausage, láhp variatio…
Top Choice Laotian in Luang Prabang

Tamarind

On the banks of the Nam Khan, mint-green Tamarind has created its very own strain of 'Mod Lao' cuisine. The à la carte menu boasts delicious sampling platters with bamboo dip, stuffed lemongrass and meuang (DIY parc…
Top Choice Cafe in Vientiane

Naked Espresso

One of the best-loved coffee shops in Vientiane, Naked specialises in home-grown Lao coffee and selected gourmet imports from places as diverse as Ethiopia and Indonesia. Light meals are also available, including sa…
Top Choice Laotian in Luang Prabang

Dyen Sabai

One of Luang Prabang's top destinations for fabulous Lao food. The eggplant dip and fried Mekong riverweed are as good as anywhere. Most seating is on recliner cushions in rustic open-sided pavilions. It's a short s…
Top Choice Fusion in Vientiane

Senglao Cafe

Named after a now-defunct cinema in the centre of town, this contemporary restaurant has a cinematic theme and restored leather chairs from the old movie hall. The fusion menu is ambitious but executed with some pan…
Top Choice Laotian in Muang Ngoi Neua

Gecko Bar & Shop

Handmade woven gifts and tea are for sale at this delightful, memorable little cafe (two-thirds of the way down the main drag, on your left heading south). There's a nice terrace to sit and read on, the owners are c…