La Residence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang, Laos


La Residence Phou Vao

Restaurants & Dining

At La Résidence Phou Vao we are pleased to be able to offer the best in Laotian dining within the grounds of our hotel at the renowned Phou Vao restaurant. Offering a choice of indoor and outdoor seating we serve traditional Laotian cuisine alongside European dishes with local influences.

The hotel's cocktail bar, too, offers a comfortable indoor lounge and outdoor seating, with fabulous views over the swimming pool and beyond to the mountains;  the perfect place for enjoying an aperitif while the sun sets.

The Phou Vao Restaurant

The Phou Vao Restaurant is the very best in Luang Prabang. Choose to sit indoors, in sophisticated comfort, or venture outside, along the poolside and enjoy the sunset over the treetops, then the romantic glow of candles and lanterns hung among the bushes and trees of the hotel gardens.

The cuisine is primarily Laotian, served in the
traditional style. Many small dishes are combined to create a banquet, based around staples of sticky rice, fresh fish, marinated meats, noodles, dipping sauces and soups. Alternatively, choose from the European menu, where distinctive French cuisine meets delicate, exotic touches.

The Champa Bar

Located on the ground floor near to the restaurant,
you will find The Champa Bar. With large comfortable armchairs dotted about this laid-back, open-air lounge area, this is a great place to meet for drinks before dinner. Stay indoors for a sophisticated evening
with friends or choose a table outside and enjoy the romantic sunset and the glow of candlelight reflecting off the swimming pool.

The Lobby Bar has an extensive drinks menu, offering everything from traditional beers to house speciality cocktails, based on traditional blends but with an
exotic twist.

Opening Times: 11.00 - 23.00 daily.
Afternoon Tea: 15.00-17.00 daily

The Five Hundred Candles Private Dinner

Surrounded by 500 candles this private dinning experience, is a chance to combine gourmet cooking with the sophisticated elegance of the Phou Vao’s
Spirit Gardens.

The evening begins with an aperitif served by your private waiter. After which you will be treated to our
ten course gastronomic dinner, expertly prepared by our French Chef Gilles Galli. Throughout the evening you will be attended to by a team of dedicated waiters and entertained by your own private musician. With the meal culminating in a spectacular hot air balloon release, you can be sure never to forget this special

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