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Spirit House Bar & Restaurant

93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 243 795
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good53%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Average food and drinks made worse if you pay by credit card. Without informing the customer they convert from Kip (local) to USD at their own rate (not the Bank rate) and then add 3% extra for credit card charges. The result is an additional...More

Thank trytoenjoyit
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We visited here a couple of times during our stay and enjoyed both the food and different choices from the menu. There are a range of food options, including western and Lao. Both were tasty with decent portion sizes. Cocktails were very nice too. The...More

Thank TravellingRedFraggle
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Ok this is a place that even the tuktuk driver has to check with his friends. But its a nice little hangout /bar Europeans know to find it and it has excellent cocktails and great service but ... most of all it has the stunning...More

Thank remi v
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful riverside location and a good menu that offers both local and international cuisine. Would especially recommend the Mekong River Weed.

Thank ManchesterAlbion
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Nice spot for a sunset cocktail. Super expat vibe but good interesting cocktails. Didn’t eat here, not sure if I would. But really pretty view, as is with most of the places on this road.

1  Thank Tricia9898
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

If you are a pseudo-colonialist with a huge belief in your own self importance, you'll undoubtedly rate this place a 5. Thankfully we aren't, so a "poor" rating is as good as it gets. So many better places in Vientiane, I can't understand how this...More

1  Thank OneAmongMany
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The Spirit House is a great place to watch the sunset with one of their wonderful cocktails and then have a very nice meal. We were in Vientiane for two nights and we were so glad that we found the Spirit House on the first...More

1  Thank Kenwlyn
Reviewed 13 February 2018

To start with both waitresses who served us looked like they were really annoyed, I even said to one you look like you don't want to be here, I then got a half a smile. we had to wait for some time to get served....More

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here twice on my trip to Vientiane. The food is very good, the only thing I would say is that the portion sizes are quite small so order more than you usually would. I only had the Lao food but there were plenty of...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A bit out of the way from our accomodation but this bar was recommended by a local we know. Mainly expats eating and drinking but it was well worth a visit. Food was great and we enjoyed the beers. The great 20s swing/jazz music in...More

Thank RobandJoPerth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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: 93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 243 795
  • E-mail
Whether you are looking for a peaceful waterfront breakfast, a lunchtime burger washed down with an ice cold beer, a simple glass of wine as the sun sets and ignites the Mekong or a seductive evening with the finest classic and contemporary cocktails in Vientiane, our stylish wooden interior, shaded riverside beer garden, music to suite the mood and a stunning sunset view make The Spirit House a must visit.
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