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Couleur Cafe and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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86/04 Ban Vat Sene | in Sainamkhan River View Hotel, Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 71 254 694
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Wales, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

Sorry about SueSwa...we had a heater and it was brilliant. The restaurant was packed with big parties and we had not booked so were lucky to get a table on the terrace. We both felt like eating western food for a change and my husband was not very hungry. I fancied some crispy spring rolls for a first course but... More 

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Thank AlfredaBelize
Singapore, Singapore
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

We stumbled into this place on our first night in LP, when the restaurant we wanted was fully booked..and how lucky we were. Fabulous food and terrific service. It did spoil us for the rest of our trip though- nothing else quite met it's match.

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Thank 65nicnac
Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

We were not expecting anything marvellous as it was New Years Eve and the place was packed. Very happy with our meals and the service was excellent.. well done to the management for handling a very difficult night.

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1 Thank Hawthorne4171
Sydney
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

Totally disappointed. Went on 2nd Jan 2014. Sat on the balcony overlooking the river. We never actually got the coal heater as the staff were unable to get it going. Food was almost in edible. The duck was so tough I was glad I has a steak knife. The mashed potatoes felt and tasted like they had been cooked a... More 

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Thank SueSwa
sydney
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013

Lovely Christmas lunch with quiet but friendly and efficient service. Nice location on riverside. Some dishes were new to us and we enjoyed the variation from the usual Luang Prabang set tourist menu.

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Thank allergictodust
Taunton, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

We sat in the restaurant as we had forgotten modi guard and thought we might get bitten if we sat by the river! We were the only ones in the restaurant which was a bit disconcerting but we had great service! The menu was varied and it took us a long time to decide what to eat! My husband chose... More 

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1 Thank Julie C
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125 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

On a road over looking the river this is an ok place to eat. The pumpkin soup is lovely. I could have sat on the terrace all day watching the world go by. Food is average its the location that gives this place an edge.

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1 Thank Claire A
Thailand
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

We were in luang prabang for a short time but ate dinner here twice and lunch once, very very good and wine reasonably priced one of our best finds in the town

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Hong Kong, China
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

Was roaming around and looking for a nice sit-down place to eat. Since I was travelling solo, didn't need to ask anyone else for approvals. Came across this place and checked out the menu. Reasonably priced. Was going to order a T-bone steak but not available. Settled with the filet mignon. Had an awesome view of the river. Planned to... More 

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Thank Wilson C
Brisbane, Australia
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141 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2013 via mobile

Sitting on the characterful veranda watching the evening start is beautiful. The service was good and the main laap fish was excellent. The Coloeur cafe dessert was nice.

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Thank Gerry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86/04 Ban Vat Sene | in Sainamkhan River View Hotel, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 71 254 694

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?