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Kongkhao - CLOSED

Rue Phagna Sy, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 54 676 065
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
23 Dec 2014
“Former owners have opened a new restaurant”
14 Mar 2014
“Kongkhao is closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Rue Phagna Sy, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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11 - 20 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 19 July 2012

Clearly owned by Westerners (flash menus and marketing throughout) however this place promises much but delivers little. The brochure spruiked an outdoor cubby house and great fun for kids, well mine is annoying the crap out of me because the cubby house has nothing but...More

1  Thank KylieMel
kongkhao, Manager at Kongkhao, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2012

Kongkhao is now under new management and ownership. It is in fact Lao owned, and managed by a Lao & Western couple. There is an outside play area for children including a cubby house and sandpit. There is ample lighting, with a light switch located...More

Reviewed 13 July 2012

The food is good. I have a delicious noodles and veggie dish (Pad Lau), but it's 8.00pm and I am still the only one here. Why? (July 18, 2012)

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 16 May 2012

The relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff are only part of the attraction. The layed back tunes fit the establishment like a glove, so sit back have one of the cocktails and enjoy the experience. The maitre'd has everything under control, and will have you seated...More

Thank Jeff Q
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Kong Khao has new owners paul & Clarissa, they resurrected the friday night jam sessions the food was great the service excellent & a great beer garden out front to relax in.

Thank Perthgal2010
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Great food and atmosphere. The pumpking soup has an amazing flavor and I dislike most pumpkin dishes. The money bags are definite must. Communal style dinning is the way to go. If you order seprate dishes everyone will eat at diffrent times, but the dishes...More

Thank Cory S
Reviewed 25 April 2012

I recently had the pleasure of sharing dinner with friends at this restaurant in Vientiane and had an amazing experience. The atmosphere from when you enter the understated entrance is amazing. I loved the garden setting and peaceful ambience and the soft music floating over...More

Thank SDHayman
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Great food, great atmosphere and great for kids. We'll be back!

Reviewed 15 January 2012

The initial attraction with the Kongkhao was the different menu and nice setting.....then we discovered the jam sessions. Great fun, with a core of regulars and so it seems irregulars of the transient variety. There seems to be an endless procession of some seriously cool...More

1  Thank Paul Q
Reviewed 28 November 2011

After reading the previous great reviews we decided to check it out for a late Sunday lunch. Arrived to find the place totally empty - first impression was maybe it was closed but a lady came out and insisted they were open and so we...More

1  Thank Mick_112233293950
Reviewed 31 August 2011

Game on with this place, great hidey hole setting in a back street, beautiful garden and killer bee good foot. Great place when downtown is too much, even in Vientiane! and the owners plays kuhl choons - bless her, cos Asia is spoilt by daggy,...More

Thank mcrooneys
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Phagna Sy, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 54 676 065
  • E-mail
Traditional Lao house set close to Mekong River. Leafy green eating & air-conditioned indoor eating. Children's room and outdoor play area. Lao fusion restaurant with Western-style brunch on weekends. Happy hour 6-9pm every Thursday, Jam Session every Friday from 8pm, Live Music Sunday afternoons from 2-5pm, gallery space upstairs.
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