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Saffron Coffee

Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 212 915
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel wrap” (10 reviews)
“coffee beans” (8 reviews)
“carrot cake” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

A really nice place to hangout for coffee or tea (nice range). The breakfasts look good and we'll definitely be going back to try those soon! It's a really nice place, looking out over the river. The only downside is how absolutely packed it always...More

Thank Ruderies
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Hi Ruderies, Thanks for coming to Saffron and the kind review. We have been packed over New Years with so many people in town! I'm glad you found a table and were able to enjoy some coffee and the vibe. Now the rain has stopped...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stopped at this coffee shop along the river twice during our stay in Luang Prabang. The shop is modern, tastefully decorated, reasonably priced and the baristers produce great coffee drinks. You can have traditionally prepared coffee drinks or alternative brews such as siphon and...More

Thank AZglobetrotter
Heather A, General Manager at Saffron Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Hi AZGlobetrotter, We appreciate you stopping by so much and even taking some freshly roasted organic beans home! It makes me happy to hear your positive report on the baristas as they have worked hard learning their skills. The last couple of days have been...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stopped by here twice on our trip. The ginger tea is very good. They have a nice view over to the river.

Thank BackAlleyExploits
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Just wanna support local Lao coffee. They do serve a deceny good coffee and another great place to hang out and sip ur morning or afternoon coffee~~

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Love the coffee, love the brownie cheesecake, great staff, good service and the location is really convenient with young kids as the upstairs room avoids them from walking away. We brought some toys so they can play whilst we enjoyed our coffee. Been there almost...More

Thank oreliosg
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I had a long chat with Derek (the Australian owner) when I first arrived here, and realized immediately that he is a coffee connoisseur. He explained how most coffees served in cafes have several additives, predominantly to make it cheaper. I normally add Stevia (natural...More

Thank Kanan A
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We spent a good day hopping the various coffee shops of Luang prabang, sampling and making a metal note of the joints when we huddled into Saffron. Instantly this cozy modern rustic Australian owner run cafe stood out for its Nice layout &Friendly staff. Great...More

Thank vineet2016
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

If you miss your coffee and want to have something great to start your day with this is the place to have your fix! Well run and the owners seems to know what to do.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Mike and his team have proven how great Lao grown coffee really is. Huge variety from traditional espressos to slow and cold drop filter coffee. The cakes were pretty special also. Higher end prices but the coffee is really worth it.

Thank Ingwoobro
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This place is opposite the boat station for trips up to the caves. It is modern with very attentive service and a nice quiet ambiance. On the expensive side I thought, but the coffee was excellent, so recommended overall.

1  Thank Mike S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Cash Only, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:30
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khem Khong Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 212 915
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Saffron Espresso, Brew Bar and Roastery is the flagship store of Saffron Coffee. It provides a window into the full journey of local highland specialty Arabica from hand-picked cherries to your cup. Enjoy the unique flavour notes of the region's coffee through the alternative brewing methods, have an espresso made by our expertly trained baristas or sample our cascara (coffee cherry tea) by the beautiful Mekong river. Freshly baked goods, all day breakfast and lunch menu, with vegetarian and gluten free options available.
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