- Great food
May 11, 2018
A polished space in the heart of Vientiane, Laos, Crown Bar is one part delicious fine dining restaurant, and one part elegant wine bar.
Crown Bar’s goal was to bring an exquisite food and drink experience to Vientiane, and from the moment you enter, you see that they hit the ball out of the park. Before you can be impressed with the interior of Crown Bar though, you must first be dazzled by the exterior, as the venue’s setting in a grand white mansion with beautiful brick terrace is like nothing else in the city. Once inside, you are surrounded by leather seating, sumptuous lighting, graceful flowing curtains, colorful flowers in vases, and the subdued and sophisticated hue of tans, light reds, and soft blacks. The crown jewel of the decor is easily the climate-controlled wine room, which stocks fine varieties from all over the world on its shelves.
The food menu at Crown Bar is as delectable as the wine, featuring many dishes that are hard to come by in this neck of the woods (think lamb from New Zealand, Japanese ribeye steaks, and king crab). All entrees are plated beautifully and garnished with the utmost of precision, and often times an artistic flair. In addition to the aforementioned top-notch wine collection, the bar concocts a wide range of classy cocktails that compliment the dinner menu perfectly.