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The Boathouse

Don Det, Laos
+856 20 54 813 900
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (3 reviews)
“boat house” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, International, Asian, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Don Det, Laos
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Not so much variety, but nice and traditional food. Friendly staff and familiar environment. The rooms are traditional but comfortable, with great views over the river.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We are a backpacker couple. We went to boathouse for dinner for a little treat as it was my bf birthday. We had catfish fish n' chips and catfish medallion. Both were very good, with high quality ingredients and nice presentation! We spent 18€ for...More

Thank 37veronican
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I went to the Boat house to have a juice during sunset time. I enjoyed a beautiful moment comfortably lying in a bamboo hammock drinking a fresh juice . The owners were very nice and I highly recommend the place .

Thank Antonella P
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The Boathouse was a lovely place to stay with the loveliest, most hospitable owners (Mike and Tip). Both made an effort to make us feel comfortable and welcome and the food was absolutely amazing! I was really sick one of the days and Tip tried...More

Thank Zara T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

During our stay on the island we came to this place again and again. Mike and his wife are really friendly hosts and all the food we tried at this place was really good, too. We were the with our two kids, it's a very...More

Thank TravelingBexs
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The plan was to go here for a couple of days, sitting here a week later. Great food ans cozy bungalows just by the river. Mike and Tip really makes you feel like home.

Thank Emil W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Both Mike and Tip are super friendly. Great atmosphere here, a bit away from the "central place". We visited during low season which was perfect when coming from the hectic Hanoi. Don't be afraid to ask them for help or tips around the islands, they're...More

Thank Johan W
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

At the Boathouse you will find excellent food, great friendly people (bountip and mike) and if you want to stay nice bungalows as well. Bountip is an excellent cook and the catfish with potato-mash is not typical loa-food but taste wounderful. It's a great relaxing...More

Thank murakami18
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the fish and chips with deep fried catfish. Was really surprised by the taste of the salad that came with it, very well balanced and tasteful. The fresh deep fried catfish had a great crust and good taste. Chips were better than the other...More

Thank Tha I
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant on a hot day while searching for the perfect bungalow. Among Laotian food you can also order the national foods of Neighbouring countries or some more European meals like Burger. Especially good was the offer of specialties, that weren't even on...More

Thank VroniBei
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Don Det, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Champasak Province  >  Don Det
  • Phone Number: +856 20 54 813 900
  • E-mail
1st fish restaurant in Don Det.
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