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 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 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 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…
Spanish in Vientiane

Pimentón

Pimentón, with its high ceilings and sleek bar, is widely considered to be the best steak restaurant in the capital. Only the choicest cuts of sirloin, chateaubriand and rib-eye make it to its fiery open grill. At l…
Italian in Vientiane

Acqua

Considered by many residents to be the finest Italian restaurant in the city. The 98,000K lunch buffet is justifiably popular and includes a choice of entrées. Indulgent mains include sockeye-salmon ravioli and some…
French in Vientiane

L'Adresse de Tinay

Alchemising an eclectic gastronomic landscape of snails and scrambled eggs, sea-bream fillet, beef tenderloin, rack of lamb and rosemary, plus to-die-for crème brûlée perfumed with Madagascan vanilla, Chef Tinay is …
Steak in Vientiane

Xayoh

One of the more popular steakhouses thanks to its hugely tasty Japanese Kobe steak: soaked in beer it's massaged daily for 30 days before it arrives impossibly tenderised on your plate. At US$100 it's not cheap but …
Vietnamese in Vientiane

Vieng Sawan

In the middle of Chinatown, Vieng Sawan is a bustling open-sided restaurant that offers a fun eating experience. It specialises in nǎem néuang (Vietnamese barbecued pork meatballs) and many varieties of yáw (spring …