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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 good54%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
93/09 Fa Ngum Road | Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Eat here when staying at the adjacent Beau Rivage Mekong on my last visit and it too retains its charm and quality whilst the rowdier new restaurants on the riverbank don't impinge to any great extent. A good selection of local and international dishes in...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Cocktails : although quite expensive, are good. Great range of imported liquors. Lao food : tried the curry, it was ok but not worth its price. You can find way better just few meters away in the streets. Not good value. Western food : worst...More

Thank Adwise75
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We were staying in a hotel further op the road and stopped at the Spirit House once for lunch and once for cocktails. At both occasions to our great satisfaction. Price is above average but you get good service and quality food / cocktails in...More

Thank Guy P
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 days at the Hotel Beau Rivage and the Spirit House is right next door, we had breakfast and dinner here most evenings and spent many enjoyable hours with cocktails watching the sun set. The standard is above excellent with lovely staff, delicious...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

A little more expensive than other options but the higher price gets you really good service, well made drinks and a seriously good meal. I had the falafel pitta and a cocktail which came to around 9e, huge portions and delicious, with an added bonus...More

Thank Langan12
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Classy, calm atmosphere and great cocktails. Classic but soft background music - ideal for intimate and nostalgic conversations, despite being roadside directly on the Mekong. Try the Mai Lao.

Thank Dale N
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The waitress never wrote down our order for some reason and obviously remembered it wrong. So my order was completely wrong. This ment the rest of my group were nearly finished their meal by the time my correct order came. It didn't help that I...More

Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Delicious cocktails (of which there seems to be hundreds to choose from!) and anything involving fish is delicious. Quite pricey compared to similar food in town, but nice for a treat

Thank ElfinLaos
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This place was perfectly situated right on the Mekong and the hustle and bustle of the nightlife along the river. Lots of outdoor seating, as well as some tables inside with AC. The staff were incredibly helpful and expedient. We were a large group and...More

Thank a h
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Located right on the Mekong and a terrific atmosphere. Amazing cocktails and drinks. Great food and excellent service. Highly recommended.

Thank Vanessa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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