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Ancient Luang Prabang Cafe

Ban Pakham Sisavong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
24 Jul 2014
“Best breakfast in SEA”
14 Apr 2014
“Great ice coffee”
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Ban Pakham Sisavong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We stayed at the associated hotel and had our breakfast here each morning. It was the tastiest of the whole of our 3 week tour of SEA.

1  Thank Jen D
Reviewed 14 April 2014

This was our daily stop for an iced coffee. Great place to sit and relax and watch the daily life pass by the front of the café.

Thank Globetrotters01
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Over priced! they charge you 2 Euro (!!) for 5 gram of butter and even less then this of jam! I was so suprised and couldn't believe it so i went to ask the manager if they really gonna make me pay 2 euro for...More

Thank ory n
Reviewed 12 February 2014

We got food poisoning there, twice! we did not realised untill the second time that that was the place to blame... Nice cakes tho...

1  Thank Magda L
Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

I stopped into Ancuent nearly every day during my stay in Luang Prabang for great espresso and free wi-fi. Great, central location and good people-watching from the tables out front. Very clean and modern. Their fruit shakes were really yummy too.

Thank greenhootenanny
Reviewed 12 January 2014

The cafe service is shocking, but they do have yummy small cakes for sale at nights and they make up for any other shortcomings

Thank poohtravel
Reviewed 5 January 2014

As i was craving for something non local, I chose this shop cause I was delighted by the selection of bread they were selling at the bakery just at their doorsteps! They have many handmade bread which is delicious but a lil tad expensive compared...More

Thank atripwithme
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

I ordered the breakfast set (eggs/bread/juice/tea) and asked of I could have a small fruit salad instead of the juice. No. Then I asked for some butter for my bread. 5000 kip extra. My teacup came half-filled and they didn't understand quite why I would...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Good coffee, love the cakes they sell,out the front but the service is useless. Each time we went we had to follow up in our order. They ran out of Coke and didnt bother to replenish two days later. Cant have a shop wihtout coke,...More

Thank poohtravel
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Average standard of food, just a little bit more expensive than less exuberant looking places. The staff didn't seem very helpful or attentive either. The mixed fruit breakfast with granola and yoghurt was a pretty good way to start the day! Don't avoid the place...More

Thank RyanJRees
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
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07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Pakham Sisavong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
Apparently this cafe is in combinantion with a hotel and part of a small chain in Luang Prabang. We had great cakes in an absolutely clean environment and with immaculate service. It would be good if companion travelers learned from this cafe
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