Xieng Khuang & Hua Phan Provinces restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Sam Neua

Yuni Coffee

A blessing for coffee snobs: if you're missing standard lattes your caffeine privations are over. Now in a new, more spacious location with a modern industrial look and a choice selection of breakfast items and casu…
Indian in Vieng Xai

Sabaidee Odisha

Don't be fooled by the less than impressive exterior, cement floor and bare walls of this hole-in-the-wall joint, for the food is terrific. Prepared fresh and with care, it comes with a smile and the menu offers dif…
Italian in Phonsavan

Lao Falang Restaurant

Sister of Lao Falang Travel Service, this spacious, stylish and impeccably clean Italian restaurant is run by a friendly Genoese man who speaks four languages. Highly recommended for alchemising sirloin steak, lamb …
International in Phonsavan

Bamboozle Restaurant & Bar

True to its name, with bamboo walls plus pretty lanterns strung from its ceiling, Bamboozle dishes up thin-crust pizza, salads, pasta dishes, good-sized cheeseburgers and terrific Lao cuisine. Add to this chilled be…
Fusion in Phonsavan

Cranky-T Café & Bar

Cranky-Ts has a stylish red-wine-coloured and exposed-brick interior, with the eponymous owner creating mouth-watering salads, sashimi, smoked-salmon crêpes and hearty fare like NZ sirloin with mash to fill you up a…
Indian in Phonsavan

Nisha Restaurant

Cream-interiored Nisha is tidy and simple but the real colour is found in its excellent cuisine. The menu includes all the usual suspects like tikka masala and rogan josh, curries and a wide range of vegetarian opti…
Market in Phonsavan

Fresh Food Market

This market stocks exotic fruits you won't typically see elsewhere in Laos, such as Chinese pear. Other local delicacies include nok ąen dąwng (swallows stored whole in jars until they ferment) and hét wâi (wild mat…
Laotian in Vieng Thong

Tontavanh Restaurant

This typical-looking local eatery serves unexpectedly appetising food and even has a menu in concise English.
Laotian in Sam Neua

Dan Nao Muang Xam Restaurant

This hole-in-the-wall spot is hardly brimming with atmosphere, but it has the most foreigner-friendly menu in town in concise English. Breakfast includes cornflakes and a delicious fĕr. Dinner includes some excellen…
Laotian in Phonsavan

Sanga Restaurant

The venue is a bland box of a front room but the meals are unexpectedly accomplished for such sensible prices. The chicken láhp (minced pork salad with shallots and coriander) is especially tasty and the steak and c…