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Highland Bar

) #67 of 347 Restaurants in Vientiane $ , , Thai
Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane VTC, Laos
+856 20 54 261 374
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“mekong river” (6 reviews)
“cheap beer” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Thai
Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane VTC, Laos
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11 - 20 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2016

On the Riverside a bit out the way, its a bit as far up as you can go but worth it for the food and sunset. Best view here, its a bit of a shack open to the elements but good cheap beer and Asian...More

3  Thank zammo7
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A nice bar with great views over the river Mekong, the staff are great and the guy that owns it is a nice guy. His wife is a chef so I would seriously recommend the food,we had a Sunday roast and it was fantastic. 10...More

4  Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Brilliant roasts, rotating for Sunday lunch, great view over the river. Easy to find, just head up river from city centre along the river road.

3  Thank Graham_from_Sussex
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The view over to Thailand is uninterrupted and it is a great place to see the sunset from. The Sunday Roast is great value and always served in healthy amounts.

2  Thank Davidnewman6
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Super patio for'people'watching. The staff were friendly and helpful,great beer selection and good nibblies. A great way to pass a hot afternoon.

1  Thank ericon991
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Lively Expat Bar across the road from the Mekong .Nice walk along the river to the bar. good food,good company and inexpensive beer. Good for Sports coverage

1  Thank bobkirl
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Frequented by alcoholics, the local NGO's with more free money than they can spend arrive here on their oversise SUV's and spend (donated) money like it's the end of the world, leave intoxicated,, could be a real pearl rather than a dump.

1  Thank LivinInBangkok
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

The Highland Bar is on a great spot overlooking the Mekong towards Thailand. The beers were refreshingly cold and they have beer Lao on tap. Food was home made and delicious, lasagne and chilli con carne. The staff friendly and helpful. The owner was gregarious...More

1  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 21 November 2015

It gets very hot in Vientiane, especially if you have hired bikes for the day. This is an ideal stop for a rest and is at the end of the stretch of a number of bars etc which have the Mekong as a back drop....More

1  Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Stop for a beer on a hot day when you are out for a bike ride or come see the sunset great location right on the Mekong either way. Beer is icy cold

1  Thank ross o
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14 June 2015|
Response from andy f | Property representative |
Thanks cc ...... really bad comments from john Andy.. Highland bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane VTC, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 54 261 374
  • E-mail
The new location for the Highland Bar is right on the river on the dirt section of Fa Ngum Rd, just before Moon the Night restaurant.
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