Restaurant 100 Sisavang Vatana Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang, Laos Published on: 13-11-2015

11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
2.50 - 25.00 USD

Khaiphaen is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Khaiphaen is named after a popular Laotian snack made of crispy Mekong River weed unique. The interior is clean and colourful and full of atmosphere.

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Why Khaiphaen is special ?

Named after the tasty local snack of fried Mekong River weed, Khaiphaen will give marginalized and at-risk youth the chance to receive professional restaurant training, safe accommodation and counseling, including work placement support after they graduate from the 18-month program.

The interior is clean and colourful and full of atmosphere. Khaiphaen trains people from under-privileged backgrounds

Located next to Mekong river a nice restaurant with incredible food ,fresh ,nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. The food is delicious with a wide range of local and regional dishes.

Must try dishes:

Crispy Cinnamon Pork Belly with Ginger Pumpkin Mash and Hibiscus Honey

Khaiphaen and Rice Sticks with Tomato and Hmong Mushroom Dips

Grilled Buffalo Steak Sandwhich with Pickled Daikon, Spicy Mayo and Local Herbs

Selling points

  • Great meal and a good cause
  • Authentic Lao foods
  • Modern Laos Cuisine
  • Remarkably efficient staffs
  • Unique dining experience


  • Main cuisine Speciality
  • Noise level Small
  • Budget Medium
  • Alcohol YES
  • Air condition NO
  • Had kid menu NO
  • Accept credit card NO
  • Serve breakfast NO
  • Serve halal NO
  • Serve vegeterian NO
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629.86 USD
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100 Sisavang Vatana Road | Ban Wat Nong, Luang Prabang, Laos

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Tips for you

  • Make sure you book ahead, they will let you choose which table you want.
  • There is a lovely gift shop in the corner too. Be sure to support this wonderful place
  • They have some other sister restaurants in other cities like Vientiane, Siem Reap...
  • The staffs here almost students, so their English may not good. But they always do their best to bring a good flavor for guests.


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Great food, great staff and a great cause! We had 3 dishes to share which were delicious, more than enough for 2 people, and we even managed to find room for some desert. A must visit for anyone coming to Luang Prabang! We will certainly be back again.

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