Phonsavan Restaurants

Discussion in 'Restaurants - Laos' started by DavidFL, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Bamboozle Pub & Restaurant
    run by Scottish Mark

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    the most popular expat - western establishment in town.

    A happy hour snack

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    a big tasty western breakfast

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    on a cold wet night

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    with Edouard Nguyen.

    In the main street diagonally opposite Nice Guesthouse.
     
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  3. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Lao-Farang Restaurant

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    Good pizzas

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    Motorcycle & ATV Rental
    Good information.
    + GT Rider Laos map for sale.

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    GPS Waypoint: N19 27.043 E103 13.171
    Next to the Anoulackkhenhao Hotel
     
  4. Moto-Rex

    Moto-Rex Ol'Timer

    Cranky T. Great little resturant in Phonsavan.

    Just up the road from Bamboozle.

    N19 27.036 E103 13.098

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    Impressive menu.
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    Great coffee
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    I had these two cakes…one was a Japanese chocolate cake. I was buzzing after eating it. So rich and tasty.
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    Looks far to posh for Phonsavan, but then again this town is booming.
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    Phonsavans air conditioned oasis.
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    Certainly worth checking out, ..a great place to escape the heat after a days riding.

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    Last edited: May 14, 2016
  5. brian_bkk

    brian_bkk Ol'Timer

    Thoroughly recommend Cranky T..
    The owners Dad is the contractor for the road to Long Cheng.
    The Chinese have the contract from the other direction. I guess the ones getting shot up recently ?

    She employees mostly Hmong.. May come across as a bit of a hard case.
    But just trying to teach them what is right and wrong and how to work properly. .
    Genuinely cares for the staff.

    When there met Dad and the Mayor of Phonsavan. They had been playing Badminton.

    Selfie with the Mayor :)
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    Cheers
    Brian
     
  6. Moto-Rex

    Moto-Rex Ol'Timer

    There’s two ripper little bakery’s located directly opposite Bamboozle.

    Great places to stock up on some riding tucker before taking off.

    There open early and close late.

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    Moto-Rex
     
  7. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    The Simmaly - Simmary
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    the #1 value for money backpacker & local joint.
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    Located on a corner in the main street
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    basicallly oposite the UXO & MAG offices
    Famous for it's huge servnigs that are often not easy to finish.
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    a simple steamed rice + chicken with ginger; & i had to admit defeat. Could not fiinish it all.

    GPS Location: N19 27.035 E103 13.065
     
  8. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    The Lao Farang has had a smart make over
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    green is the go
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    AND this is the top brekky spot in town, or at least in low season.
    The american breakfast
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    The fruit & yoghurt brekky
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    not to be missed when everything else is closed , But the food is good & the coffee tops I thought.
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2016
  9. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    One of these is now callled Tom & Jerry Bakery.
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  10. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    On the corner between the Dok Khoune GH & the Bamboozle is the Phoxai
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    located right on a corner at the entrance to the market soi it is a great place to hang out & watch all the locals go by.
    Plus get some tasty cheap fresh food

    Beer 'n chips Lao style
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    fried veges & larb - minced chicked
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    Beef steak
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    & not quite how I was expecting the steak to be, but is was certainly tasty enough.
     

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