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Highland Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Thai
Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane VTC, Laos
+856 20 54 261 374
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
“pie” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Thai
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane VTC, Laos
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11 - 20 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017

It won't win prizes for its looks but this bar, a bit outside the main tourist area is worth a visit for its excellent food. Overlooking the Mekong, it offers Laos and Western food; we chose local and it was delicious. The prices were reasonable...More

1  Thank jennifer b
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a drink as we live in Edinburgh. Only thing reminiscent of Scotland was saltires on staff t-shirts. Pretty quiet although nearing sunset. Reasonable prices and river view.

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great bar and restaurant run by a die hard Celtic fan. Good view, food and beer, pleasant staff. A touch away from the touristy part of town, but well worth the very pleasant walk (as long as it's not an Orange Walk :) ) along...More

1  Thank Brian_CNX
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you are looking for tasty food both Lao and western food you can't go past the Highland Bar. The staff are friendly and the view over the Mekong is not to be missed oh and the beer is always cold.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Having returned today from 8 days in Laos, the highland bar is at the top of my list for places to chill out, with a cold beer and great food in VTE. With a great view and a very relaxing vibe, the owner and his...More

Thank Busytraveller83
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there last night and it was great . It has the most amazing view over the Mekong river and the atmosphere is the best. All our meals were delicious, the service fast and the price great . What more can I say...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The place looks over the Mekong and is rather a walk from the center where most of the bars, restaurants are located. I went there a few times to watch football but be careful if there is Ozzie rugby or normal rugby, forget the football....More

2  Thank frans1954
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Have been here many times. A great place for ex pats. Meals are great. Now have dart board here, not sure if you need your own darts.

2  Thank SomwehereInTheWorld
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

One of my brothers locals. Owned by an ex pat scot. Beer served ice cold and kitchen as an extensive range of both local and foreign dishes on the menu. My partner and I both opted for the pie, chips and gravey. The pies were...More

3  Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 15 July 2016

On the Riverside a bit out the way, its a bit as far up as you can go but worth it for the food and sunset. Best view here, its a bit of a shack open to the elements but good cheap beer and Asian...More

3  Thank zammo7
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14 June 2015|
Response from andy f | Property representative |
Thanks cc ...... really bad comments from john Andy.. Highland bar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Bar, Pub, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane VTC, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 54 261 374
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The new location for the Highland Bar is right on the river on the dirt section of Fa Ngum Rd, just before Moon the Night restaurant.
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