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River Spirit

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Sisavang Street | ban viengkeo, Vang Vieng 1111, Laos
+856 23 511 088
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Singapore, Singapore
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

Our party of four recently stayed at the Ban Sabai Hotel and had dinner at their "River Spirit" Restaurant. This restaurant is basically an al fresco restaurant though a section above the kitchen is covered. This makes this section look like a tower ! Pls see attached picture. As it was past 8 pm when we had our dinner, the... More 

Thank LowHarry
Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

nice location by the river which was very beautiful in the mornings when you ate breakfast. the staff were friendly and the rooms where nice but not the biggest. However it was nice living in a bungalow The pool however was small, cold and full of insects

Thank Thomas_Nilsson
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

Great location down by the river.The view of the mountains is amazing. Staff were very friendly and always on hand. Pork spring rolls were amazing, nice big homemade ones. Chicken cashew was great also. Pad thai was a fail. Was just a bunch of stuck together noodles with a few bits of meat hidden underneath. had to chop up with... More 

Thank Tommy G
Peppermint Grove Beach WA Australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

Food delicious and watching the sunset behind the mountains was breathtaking. The staff were always friendly and attentive. Showery weather made their task difficult at times but they always conducted themselves with good cheer.

Thank Karen Y
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

It was realy a great time and the manager is very frindly! The river view is beautifull and the service in this hotel is very good!!!

Thank Lami33
Columbus, Ohio
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

there is not a lot of great food in vang vien so this is all relative. however, the view here is great - overlooking the river and the beautiful limestone cliffs. we stayed at the hotel so we ate here on different days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. here is what we ate... Very tasty: Fresh pork spring rolls, fish... More 

Thank Melanie G
Sukhothai, Thailand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

We chose the restaurant because the tables are situated next to the river. We got the menu and even though it was obvious and we told the waiter twice that it would take us a moment to decide what we'd like to order he kept asking us _every_ minute. The chicken in banana-leaves was simply poor, the fish with lemongrass... More 

Thank Wat S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Chinese, Thai
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sisavang Street | ban viengkeo, Vang Vieng 1111, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng
  • Phone Number: +856 23 511 088
Ideally located right on the Nam Song river and facing the beautiful mountain ranges, River Spirit is the restaurant of Ban Sabai Bungalows. Wide range of Lao specialties and International dishes are proposed. Try our cocktails creations during happy hour.

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