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L'etranger Books and Tea

Kitterstrat | ban Aphay, Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 71 260 248
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bookshop, cafe and mini movie theater

3 in 1 cafe. you can relax and read a book in this cafe. they have wide range of books which you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Great little bookshop + daily free movie night!!

Awesome little place if you want to relax and hang out for a while. Good selection of books, and... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Jonathan R
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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.....
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Kitterstrat | ban Aphay, Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 71 260 248
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 in 1 cafe. you can relax and read a book in this cafe. they have wide range of books which you can buy or rent or exchange. they also have movie provided you have a drink. prices are slightly higher but you are paying...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Awesome little place if you want to relax and hang out for a while. Good selection of books, and book exchange deals. Also shows movies (great varied selection) every night for free. Food and drink prices are a little bit high, but worth it for...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The most expensive cup of chai I've ever bought and the worst, it just tastes like chai powder. Stayed for the geographic magazines and the art gallery, they were wonderfulMore

Thank Louise C
booksinlaos, Owner at L'etranger Books and Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Louise, Very surprised and saddened to hear your review about our Chai. It is one of our most loved item and it is made all from real indian spices we get from an Indian Merchant in Chiang Mai. Not sure what happened but it...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This place is amazing. They have great food and very friendly staff. Highly recommend eating there and enjoying the ambience.

1  Thank Lucas M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was a regular stop for us during our 10 days stay in Luang Prabang. Every day of the week, you can catch a movie upstairs as long as you order something. Everything we tried on the menu we liked. The green curry with sticky...More

1  Thank theamazingstroll
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A really cozy place to hang out and to have a drink or a meal. Visit the second floor for even more seats. This isn't the most expensive place- I'd say somewhere in the middle. The food, not so great. We tried the house salad...More

Thank Tintin L
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A really pretty building and a lovely place to hang out. Nice upstairs area with cushions and National Geographic magazines galore. They show films here in the evenings and it is a really nice place just to chill. The lady who runs the place is...More

Thank Ruderies
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We were so happy that we found this lovely café on a rainy afternoon and came back several times for breakfast, for a snack, for a drink and for a movie in the evening. The interior and the staff are so welcoming and the food...More

Thank VanessasTravels
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were in desperate need of some nice fresh fruit and muesli for breakfast and this place did not disappoint! The fruit was amazing and we also had a cup of traditional Lao coffee to share. Beautiful cafe with heaps of books...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I popped in here casually to find a good book to read. I then stumbled across this great upstairs section that shows movies at 7pm daily which are free to watch/lounge on the chairs, provided you order at least one drink or meal. Really fun!...More

Thank Nikita M
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