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Le Banneton

Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 217 321
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“croissants” (105 reviews)
“bread” (53 reviews)
French, Cafe, European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We had three lunches at Le Banneton and should probably have tried for dinners, too, having had mixed results from following guidebook recommendations for other French restaurants. The simple plain croissant - the high-fat butter version - was simply the best I'd had since Paris,...More

Thank GastownWanderer
Reviewed April 12, 2018

we came here 3 times during our stay. all the lunch menu items look delicious and the ones we had did not disappoint. The farmers salad was my favorite and their baguettes were great as well. highly recommend

Thank trentbee
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Its in the guidebooks- serves upon pretty good continental fare. The sandwiches are substantial and cakes/coffee/ice cream all good

Thank sankes
Reviewed March 16, 2018

I went here this morning to pick up pastries for breakfast. The pastries (pain au chocolat) were full price so I assumed they were fresh. However, upon getting home I realized they are inedible. They are obviously at least a day old. Terrible that they...More

3  Thank Céline Z
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I come to Le Banneton as often as possible when in Vientiane. I especially enjoy the crepes off the breakfast menu or the ham and cheese croissant. Service has always been very prompt, food is always good, and the prices are just fine. Easy to...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The baguettee, croissants and crepes were absolutely delicious and possibly the best in the city. Definitely try these here. Unfortunately though the coffee was probably the worst in the city, burnt and very bitter with a disgusting aftertaste. The iced lemon tea was extremely sour...More

Thank Travis S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We stopped in for coffee & cake one morning & were satisfied with reasonable fare. Service was good but there is better coffee not far away.

Thank Noel D
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Our tourist Book recommended this place for breakfast. The food was good. The croassaint disappointing. Maybe comparing to France is not allowed. In that case, it was acceptable. I had the Tuna sandwich and it was good. Coffee acceptable. The breakfast menu was very limited....More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Good selection of French pastries and breads. Large selection of homemade ice cream flavors. Conveniently located on main road in a quiet area with indoor and ourselves seating. Prices somewhat pricey for Laos.

Thank sweetlou27
Reviewed February 8, 2018

this place rates highly so i decided to pop in for a coffee and croissant. sadly i was disappointed. the cafe is pleasant enough and staff are friendly and proactive but... the coffee latte was bitter and the worst i've had in Vientiane (except the...More

Thank samrandom1062
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 217 321
This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton" in Luang Pra Bang, Laos, location that has already been set up in reviews.
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