Gary's Irish Bar

Gary's Irish Bar

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Hours
Sun
17:00 - 23:00
Mon
17:00 - 23:00
Tue
17:00 - 23:00
Wed
17:00 - 23:00
Thu
17:00 - 23:00
Fri
17:00 - 23:00
Sat
17:00 - 23:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
features
Does this restaurant have live music
About
Gary's Irish Bar, The Rising Sun, Vang Vieng, a quality Irish owned pub in the heart of Laos P.D.R. If you're looking for good food (from Full Irish Breakfast served with Cumberland Sausages to Homemade Pies), an ice cold beer Laos, Cider, Guinness or cocktails and famous Irish hospitality all served up in a friendly, fine atmosphere then you've come to the right place! Regular live music from our Irish musician. 2 Free Pool Tables Killer Pool Comp almost every night with top prizes! 4 screens with Live Sports including Premier League, F1, Rugby & Lots more.
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Table Service, Live Music
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles817 reviews
Excellent
545
Very good
200
Average
49
Poor
18
Terrible
5
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

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Kent230 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
We went here daily on our stay in Vang Vieng . It is a very friendly place with a fab atmosphere, that serves great western style food at a great price, I can recommend the chicken pie, mash and gravy! The drinks are also cheap. They have decent music playing in the background that you can sing a long too. There is also a free pool table. Gets busy so get there early!
Written 15 March 2020
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Nick
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
First went to Gary’s just as we arrived in Vang Vieng for some lunch and the staff were really helpful giving us places to go, things to do and tips. The food is amazing and between us we tried most of the menu, try the gravy & curry sauce!! I broke my ankle whilst tubbing and they were all so helpful and accommodating whenever I came in. Would highly recommending stopping in around 6-7pm for food/beer and playing some pool!! A massive thank you to Gary & the Team!! Nick & Dea
Written 4 March 2020
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Alex H
Port St. Mary2599 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 couples
We drank here one night and was a good place to go out with many backpackers after a day of tours. We also ate here - prices are fairly reasonable but the food is excellent. The chips cheese and curry sauce for 45,000 was a welcomed meal after many months traveling! There is also live sport being shown and the premier league was on multiple screens.
Written 7 March 2023
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Marta
Valencia3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020 friends
Very little veggie options. I chose a soup which came with homemade bread and I was served the plate with plain white bread. So I had to ask about the homemade one and only then he said he's sorry, he does not have. And that's it. He didn't avised me in forehand but charged FULL price for something different to what they advertised. I'm disappointed for being treated like a fool. Soup was good but I would NOT recommend this place.
Written 21 May 2020
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Ashleigh Poole
Southend-on-Sea436 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
The breakfast here is sooooo good especially for Westerners missing home (like us). We had baked beans on baguettes one day and another day we had omelettes. We came back in an evening for a chip butty! Just couldn’t get enough of the homely food!! Sick tunes playing too - even at 9am breakfast time.
Written 8 February 2020
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Thomas E
London4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 friends
Gary’s! What a place! Very accommodating and had reasonably priced western food, the owner himself is an absolute legend and made us feel at home straight away. I’d recommend getting the burgers there for dinner, simple food done right. Later in the evening it brings in a younger crowd and gets louder and a bit rowdier which is a perfect place to start if you’re thinking of doing the bar crawl.
Written 10 November 2023
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Rachel A
Leigh185 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 couples
Vang Vieng does not have a great deal to offer food-wise. A lot of places serve mainly western food so once this is accepted - just enjoy it! We had the chicken steak and cottage pie (along with a few beers and games of pool) and both were great. No happy hour in the daytime, unfortunately! Great music played though!
Written 11 January 2020
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David S
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 solo
Walked in as a customer, left as a friend. Gary and his staff are amazing people, proper true Irish craic. Recommend here for food and drinks anytime....if you are a solo traveller, and a bit overwhelmed, come to this bar, you will meet friedns-to-be and feel welcome....funnily enough the Guinness here is cheaper than the UK !
Written 22 April 2024
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Chickenlips79
Daegu273 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 none
We went here for a toastie, chips, and a sandwich. All of the food we had was good. The staff that took care of us, a couple of guys from Ireland, were both super friendly and kind. The only suggestion that I would make is to keep smoking to one floor. I tried to go here one night for dinner but the cigarette smoke was so thick I decided against it. All in all a great place to try when you are in Vang Vieng.
Written 20 January 2020
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Cremorne305 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 friends
Met a couple on the tourist trail today that convinced me they were buying me dinner at this place. Not exactly my normal authentic cuisine, but I had a blast regardless. I am too old for the scene here, but my belly said thank you for filling it with some western food to hopefully plug the flow if you know what I mean. Cold beers, and yes even Guinness if you want to pay the hefty price tag for an Irish fix.
Written 26 April 2023
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nicola j
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
Weather was poor when we were in Vang Vieng and we were unfortunately not well during our stay therefore a bit of ‘plain food’ was just what we fancied. They have a small menu but the food is very well done. I had the cottage pie and really enjoyed it. Lots of backpackers hang out here and the atmosphere is great.
Written 31 January 2024
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Liesl C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 couples
Great bar, Gary is such a friendly guy who makes you feel like a friend as soon as you meet him. Great friendly hard working team, Gary works hard alongside them but makes time to chat to customers. Food was delicious, great atmosphere and best music we’ve heard on our travels and made for a lovely Christmas. Thanks all from the English immigrants to Wales !!
Written 8 January 2024
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锡源 陈
Guangdong257 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 couples
Best western bar vibe in Laos spotlessly clean amazing value for money (embarrassed when we got the bill) super trained staff great true western food and a really caring western owner. Could not fault anything and the music is great too. Thanks to Gary and the team. This little bar wants repeat business unlike many of the rest in tourist areas and Garry and the team strive to achieve this. Thank you so much.
Written 21 January 2023
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GaryandLesleyTravel
Auckland Central7399 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 couples
Go figure an Irish Bar in Laos, this bar is large and covers 2 levels, it has pool tables and TV’s playing sport (without sound) and modern music. The food was good and the service friendly. Thanks for playing the Rugby.
Written 30 July 2023
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eoingr3y
Portsmouth73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
Great spot for a night out, it was lively every night we stayed in Luang Prabang without the extremes and excesses of other bars in Vang Vieng. They also do quite good food. We were a little bit worried about ordering a roast dinner and banger & mash in Laos but honestly both were as good as you'd get back home.
Written 8 June 2023
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