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Laos Nightlife & Entertainment

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Beer Lao

The national drink of Laos is the ubiquitous and tasty Beer Lao, made with Laotian jasmine rice and one of the few Lao exports.It maintains an almost mythical status amongst travellers and world beer aficionados. The yellow logo with its tiger-head silhouette can be seen everywhere, and a large 640 ml bottle shouldn't cost more than 12,000 to 15,000 kip in restaurants. It's available in three versions: original (5%), Dark (6.5%) and Light (2.9%). 

Rice liquor

Rice liquor, known as lao-lao, is everywhere and at less than US$0.30 per 750 ml bottle is the cheapest way to get drunk. Beware, as quality and distilling standards vary wildly.

Places to Go Out in Laos

Café Books and Tea L'Etranger
downstairs is a book shop/swap and upstairs there is a bar selling drinks and cake in a room covered in cushions for lazing around and reading. Movies everyday at 7PM. A tad greedy and unfriendly on the book exchange business.
in Luang Prabang
Bar Lao Lao Beer Garden
Lao Lao Beer Garden has got 2 different halves to it. One half of the place is open-air and surrounded by trees and bushes to created a very rustic feel to it. The staff will also light bon-fires at night so that you can enjoy sitting by the bon-fire having your... more
in Luang Prabang
Bar Mekong Sunset Beach Bar
The place to go to watch the sunset. Located at the river mouth of Nam Khan and Mekong, you have to cross the bamboo bridge behind Wat Xieng Thong and walk 3 min. Very simple but unbelievable. Floods in the wet season.
in Luang Prabang
Café Morning Glory Cafe
On the quiet end of the main street, after 3 Nagas. Run by a laid-back couple. Thai and western food, Good wine, by the glass. Garden seating. Temple in front and street life can be seen.
in Luang Prabang
Café Saffron Caffe
(around the corner from L'Elephant restaurant in Wat Nong village) - The Best coffee in Luang Prabang, if not in all of Laos! Fresh roasted coffee from the mountains of Luang Prabang itself, and an array of hot espresso drinks (we like the Caramel Macchiato... more
in Luang Prabang
Bar Tamarind
Kind of hard to find, but worth the effort of getting the tuk tuk driver to ask around where it is. This is a part of the Stay Another Day organization. They offer a variety of traditional Laos drinks including local fruits and tea. Also the cooking classes and ... more
in Luang Prabang
Bar Utopia
Relaxing zen garden by day, tropical jungle lounge by night. This is definitely one of the most unique destinations in South East Asia and is not to be missed. Enjoy the view along the Nam Khan river, a magical jungle garden, seriously cool music, relaxing zen ... more
in Luang Prabang
Bar Manychan Guesthouse
Probably the most popular place in town, has a dedicated bar on the 2nd floor above the restaurant. Seems to want to close before 11 PM, but you'll usually be able to stay a bit longer. You will have to wake your guesthouse up though, as they probably have ... more
in Luang Nam Tha
Bar Bamboo Bar
Located in the middle of the town. Look for the 'Bamboo Bar' sign with the small lights on the main street and turn right. The low thatched roof creates an intimate atmosphere and there´s a bamboo bar with seats. Open in Dry Season (December - March)
in Muang Ngoi Neua
Bar The Kangaroo Sunset Bar
Australian owned and considered one of the best in the town
in Vang Vieng
These are just 10 of 23 Places to Go Out in Laos. Show more.

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