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Vientiane Nightlife – Clubs, Bars & Nightlife Tips

Vientiane Nightlife

Known as Laos’ national capital, Vientiane has a mix of French-colonial architecture and Buddhist temples. There is a lot of nightlife in this area, so it is important to be aware of your many options to ensure you have the best time possible during your next trip here.

Bor Pen Yang

If you are wanting a great place to watch the sun set over the Mekong, then Bor Pen Yang is the place to be. You will find this excellent hotspot on the river only a few minutes from the centre on the fourth floor. You can order beer here and have a relaxing time while watching the sun go down.

Samlo Pub

Looking for a place to eat, drink, and watch football? If so, then come to Samlo Pub and enjoy the show. You don’t have to be up to par on your etiquette here as anything goes. There’s no dress code and you are sure to have a great time. Even better is that you can smoke here, so there’s no need to worry about someone complaining if you choose to light up while drinking a beer or sipping on a shot of whiskey.


This restaurant would definitely expand if they had the room. It tends to stay packed all day and night. Live music can be enjoyed several nights throughout the week. This eatery is also popular for being a great place to have business meetings. There is a large menu to order from and its vibrant atmosphere is specatular.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Vientiane.


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