The Highland Bar

The Highland Bar

Catch the game at Vientiane's best sunset spot

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Further down Fa Ngum, where the river widens, The Highland perches over one of the best riverfront views in Vientiane.

Travelfish says:
If you're burning to watch the big game, this is the place to go. They'll show just about any sport on their three flatscreen TVs. Due to the time difference, they tend to favour those live in Australia and Europe.

The base of this open-air sports bar and restaurant is a large stilted wooden deck with greenery growing on, through and around it. It’s also adorned with sports jerseys and banners, making it feel like a sports pub in the jungle. If you fancy a bite to eat with your food, the restaurant is open until 23:00 and serves Western and Lao food. With a Scottish owner, not surprising this place has the best fish and chips in town, which, with a view of the sunset and a cold BeerLao, instils a fine feeling of contentment.
Contact details for The Highland Bar

Address: Khamkhong Rd, 1 km west along the Mekong river road, Vientiane

T: (020) 5426 1374 

andy@highlandbar.com
http://highlandbar.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º35'27.44" E, 17º57'59.47" N
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Cindy Fan is a Canadian writer/photographer and author of So Many Miles, a website that chronicles the love of adventure, food and culture. After falling in love with sticky rice and Mekong sunsets, in 2011 she uprooted her life in Toronto to live la vida Laos. She’s travelled to over 40 countries and harbours a deep affection for Africa and Southeast Asia. In between jaunts around the world, she calls Laos and Vietnam home where you'll find her traipsing through rice paddies, standing beside broken-down buses and in villages laughing with the locals.

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