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“Good illy cappuccino”
Review of Novelty Cafe

Novelty Cafe
Ranked #19 of 241 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 2 - US$ 8
Restaurant details
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I am Italian so I know how a cappuccino should taste.. and in this cafe u surely can drink the best Italian coffee, and a very good cappuccino, like the one u could have in Italy.
The cafe itself is really pretty and u can spend the afternoon here reading one of the many books they have on the shelf...
Staff very nice and friendly ...

Make sure to have ur breakfasts here!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rachele C
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Novelty C, Owner at Novelty Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Rachele C,

its always wonderful to get praise for our coffee from an Italian. Thank you so much and also for recommending us so highly. We use an Italian Machine but Lao medium-dark roasted coffee beans to get something close to a perfect Italian espresso shot.
Our baristas are motivated to compete in the Lao National Championships and although it still needs precision and consistency we are on the right way.

We are thrilled to hear you found our place and us friendly and enjoyed the books displayed.

Thank you so much for being a guest at Novelty Cafe and we hope you come back again soon

kind regards

-your Novelty Cafe Team

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

A place to sit and watch the business of the night pass you buy..good food..good drinks good service..good prices

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Alan K
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Novelty C, Owner at Novelty Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Alan K,

Thank you for your short but complimentary down to the point review.

good food, good drinks, good service, good prices

what more can one want for a small cafe in Laos.

Thank you kindly and hope to welcome you back again one day

sunny regards

-the Novelty Cafe Team

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The „Swiss Baguette“ is the best i had in Laos! Great Food on the menu card, good service and beautiful place to be and watch the people walking through the streets, highly recommend that place!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Fabzen93
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Novelty C, Owner at Novelty Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear 475fabioz,

Thank you for loving our Swiss Baguette. The filling is actually a very traditional Swiss salad called Wurst Salat but contains very little salad which might be confusing to some. I decided to use that as a filling for a Baguette. So far its one of our best selling dishes.

Also a big thank you for recommending us with this great review.

We do hope to welcome you back some day.

In the meantime we wish you safe travels.

Kind regards from Luang Prabang

-Nanta of Novelty Cafe and Team

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Been coming here at least once a day while in LP. Excellent latte, and free tap water is a big plus. Very good service too. Food is pricey, while beverages quality justify its prices. Would be great to add Lao and Vietnamese coffee.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Pedjat87
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Novelty C, Owner at Novelty Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Pedjat87,

Well, thank you that we are the best cafe in town in your opinion. We don't want to say we are but we do try hard to do what we do really, really, really well. :)

We love that you appreciate our big cups of Latta and we also are happy that you acknowledge our free water refills. We serve bottled water to our guests because tap water is really not recommendable.
We believe in taking care of our guests in keeping them hydrated in the hot climate.

We in fact do offer Lao and Vietnamese Style Coffee (using Lao coffee beans). When it comes to coffee: you say, and we do!

Thank you for being a regular while you were here in Luang Prabang. We always appreciate seeing the same faces over days.

Kind regards and hope you do come visit us again soon

your sincerely

-The Novelty Cafe Team

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and coffee. Friendly and helpful staff. This is a great cafe to sit and people watch or just relax right in the middle of town.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Gemma T
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Novelty C, Owner at Novelty Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Gemma T,

Thank you for your review and recommending is.

We love the fact that you enjoyed our food and coffee and yes. Even we love the small town commotion and watching passerby's

We hope you had a great time here in Luang Prabang and thank you for your visit here at Novelty Cafe

kind regards

-The Novelty Cafe Team

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