Villa Santi

On the upper floor of the popular hotel's main building, this atmospheric open-air perch has just the right angle on the busy street below. Set with linen and silver, a candlelit table on the balcony is ...

Vieng Kheam Khong

There are a host of restaurants lining the Mekong and many are good. The Vieng Kheam Khong is very popular and this is borne out by the fact that you will see many local people there as well as foreigners. ...

Tamnaklao -- the Three Elephants Restaurant

This renovated colonial in the temple district is generally considered to be one of the best places in Luang Prabang to sample expertly prepared authentic Lao cuisine -- odd since it is Australian owned and ...

The Apsara

This is often cited as the best restaurant in town and there is a fair amount of legitimacy behind that claim. The menu is not large but it is very well thought out and beautifully conceived at every level. ...

Les 3 Nagas

You can get real Lao cuisine done right at this new open-air spot on the quiet end of "restaurant row."

La Cave des Chateaux

Situated in the superbly atmospheric Calao Inn, this equally atmospheric French restaurant completes the circle that firmly transports you back to a feeling of uncontrived old Indochina.

L'Elephant Restaurant

This stylish bistro is where it's at for fine dining in Luang Prabang. Run by French expats, it has a laid-back, retro-chic atmosphere inside a high-ceilinged colonial.

Indochina Spirit

Housed in a restored 70-year-old wooden home, Indochina Spirit, as its name suggests, dishes up as much atmosphere as it does good grub.

Chill Out Café

Situated on the far side of Dara Market from the Mekong this elegant new eatery is as it describes itself, stylishly decorated in an airy retro style.

Blue Lagoon Restaurant

You have to plan an evening meal at the Blue Lagoon Café - you may be left disappointed by a lunch-time visit. The place loses much of its real charm in ...