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Le Banneton Cafe

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46 Sakkhaline Road | (main street opposite Wat Sop), Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 30 57 88 340
06:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue 06:30 - 18:00
Wed - Mon 06:00 - 21:00
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit this usually busy café in the main street about 400 metres from the end of the peninsula. Excellent bakery and menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Dinner tends to be quiet. French/European menu with good salads.

Thank John T
Zurich, Switzerland
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is since several years the best bakery in town (even my hotel buys for breakfast everything here). This french bakery makes everything so tasty, that they could compete with any bakery in France. Great bread, great pastry, great options for lunch, excellent icecreams (also homemade). But if something is so good with fair prices, you will not be the... More 

Thank swiss3
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here three times during my week-long stay in Luang Prabang and had the most delicious breakfasts and lunches in a long time! Try the salads and paninis!

Thank Thomas V
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Real espresso coffee, tender flavorful fruit danish and croissant. Staff competent service quick great experience

Thank robyn j
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good French bakery along the main road towards Wat Xieng Thong. Many different items. No Wi-Fi. Friendly staff.

Thank Paul V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. We had a couple of sandwiches which was nice. Also had coffee which was also nice. Each sandwich had a small salad to accompany it which is a nice touch. We also bought a couple of tarts which we took away and they were beautiful. Great place to chill out at lunchtime.

1 Thank bangkoktap
Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A great place to get good coffee, wonderful croissants and fresh baked french bread. Well worth the visit

1 Thank wdurobme1
Timaru, New Zealand
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a great place to enjoy French pastries and coffee. I am not a great coffee drinker or connisiure however I enjoyed their coffee. The croissant was lovely and delicious. Staff understand some English. Go there

1 Thank Angk1812
Phoenix, Arizona
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good coffee and French bread.Prices were high. Same as the US.it seems. Good location. Nice outside patio.

1 Thank Livetoravel
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Yes the croissant is the real deal, however we were not impressed with the staff. They were totally uninterested and from where we were sitting inside, the place could do with a good clean up. It was not dirty but lots of ants around, yes I do know that they are everywhere here. However so far we have not been... More 

1 Thank whistlestop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Sakkhaline Road | (main street opposite Wat Sop), Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 30 57 88 340
Excellant french bakery which also has a branck in Vientiane. Has over 30 types of bread & pastaries. Open from 6.30AM to about 9PM. Very good coffee. I am a regular there for my morning coffee & pastry. I can upload a photo.

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