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“Great time”
Review of River Spirit

River Spirit
Ranked #52 of 87 Restaurants in Vang Vieng
Price range: US$2 - US$10
Cuisines: Chinese, Thai
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Ideally located right on the Nam Song river and facing the beautiful mountain ranges, River Spirit is the restaurant of Ban Sabai Bungalows. Wide range of Lao specialties and International dishes are proposed. Try our cocktails creations during happy hour.
Reviewed 9 May 2013

It was realy a great time and the manager is very frindly! The river view is beautifull and the service in this hotel is very good!!!

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Thank Lami33
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

there is not a lot of great food in vang vien so this is all relative. however, the view here is great - overlooking the river and the beautiful limestone cliffs. we stayed at the hotel so we ate here on different days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. here is what we ate... Very tasty: Fresh pork spring rolls, fish laab, tom yum soup all delicious. Scrambled egg breakfast made perfectly, not too dry or burned as is common. Not so tasty: Green papaya salad had too much fish sauce for my taste.
you will find that at many places in Laos, and other southeast asian countries, the wait staff will hover until you order. i don't find this offensive although it can seem a bit awkward; i think it is simply their way of being attentive and sometimes i think the language barrier is also a confusion.

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Thank Melanie G
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Reviewed 8 November 2012

We chose the restaurant because the tables are situated next to the river. We got the menu and even though it was obvious and we told the waiter twice that it would take us a moment to decide what we'd like to order he kept asking us _every_ minute. The chicken in banana-leaves was simply poor, the fish with lemongrass was only seasoned from one side but so hot that we could hardly it. We have to admit that we didn't tell them to make it less spicy, but at this point of travel we already had several weeks of spicy food and thought we could handle it, especially because there was no hint of chili in the menu. The banana-shake at least was good. At one point we were the only guests and the waiter started to straighten up the chairs and cushions right beside us, which made it quite uncomfortable and made us feel unwelcome.

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Thank Wat S
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Reviewed 13 April 2016
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Thank ひらめ
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