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L'etranger Books and Tea

Open Now: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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A little gem

We stopped in today mainly to have a look at the books on sale about Luang Prabang to take home... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
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Lovely spot, great fresh food and ginger tea

This unassuming place has lots to offer visitors to the town. ‘Books and Tea’ drew me straight in... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Small café located in a small wooden house hidden behind trees where great books, tea, shakes & smoothies, good food, the best chai tea and selected movies can be found! Everything you need to feel cozy and homey far away from home.....
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Kitterstrat | ban Aphay, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 260 248
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in today mainly to have a look at the books on sale about Luang Prabang to take home. Actually bought a book and enjoyed a refreshing mixed fruit drink (20 kip). There is a limited assortment of books you can exchange and purchase...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This unassuming place has lots to offer visitors to the town. ‘Books and Tea’ drew me straight in and the great food and service kept me returning, particularly for the Luang Prabang salad; flavours I wish I could mix at home. I liked the book...More

Thank jimphilipson
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We took a break from a hot walk over Mount Phousi, found it easily and whiled away an hour here. Lovely books to browse, other bits and pieces on sale, like bracelets and scarves (no pressure to buy, I should add). Just enjoyed the atmosphere...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a cold drink in the afternoon. Had a fruit smoothie which was really great. After looking at the menu I was tempted by the blt after seeing a few others order sandwiches. It came quickly and was delicious. Reasonable price and a...More

Thank mingram_uk
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We came here for breakfast several mornings and pretty much every breakfast was excellent. The homemade peanut butter is a hit and the hibiscus tea was delicious. The place is very cute with mats upstairs to lounge on. Nice trinkets and books on the first...More

Thank Dmitriy S
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We traveled with our children through Luang Prabang and enjoyed breakfast at L'etranger every morning. The Stars and Stripes was a family favorite and we never tired of having the same dish every morning. Tea and smoothies were delicious, staff was wonderful and so attentive....More

Thank Gao L
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We visited L'etranger for tea and breakfast. It was peaceful and loved the decoration. Specially the chill out style area upstairs where you sit around on cushions the tables and sip your tea. The food is delish and the variety of teas is amazing.

Thank EsterSDR
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I went to L'etranger to watch The Shape of Water which is an incredible film. The movies are free but you need to order something so we just got some drinks. Just remember to get in early so you get a comfy spot.

Thank ApocalypseYana
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe, bookstore, local craft shop downstairs and art gallery and seating area upstairs where they show free movies every evening which are advertised on a board outside. You need to buy at least a drink for the movies, but there is a good menu...More

Thank AHZambia
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited twice. Once for the shop of Laos artisan items, and once for the food and movie. The items in the store are beautiful, but at fair trade prices - we brought several items. To go to the movie you need to purchase a...More

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