Bor Pen Nyang

Bor Pen Nyang

Popular riverfront rooftop bar

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As carefree as its name ('no worries' in Lao) suggests, this is a popular traveller bar and restaurant right on the riverfront.

Travelfish says:
At the top of this four-storey building is a great rooftop bar with pool, snooker, sports on TV and a restaurant. Patrons from all walks of life and corners of society congregate here making it an excellent spot for some grade-A people watching. Note: this is not a place you’d bring children.

It’s one of our favourite spots for the unparallelled views of Mekong and night market and the cooling breeze off the river. Grab a table at the edge to enjoy both.

The views mean this place is hopping at sunset, or anytime after dark really. Draught BeerLao comes in pints, pitchers or beer towers. They also have food – but we'd stick to the drinks. If you want to mix and mingle with anyone and everyone, this is the place to be.
Contact details for Bor Pen Nyang

Address: Fa Ngum Rd, west of Chou Anou Rd, Vientiane

T: (021) 26 1373, (02) 221 2200 

http://www.borpennyang.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º36'7.2" E, 17º57'50.76" 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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