Bars

All Quiet in Vang Vieng? Not Likely!

All Quiet in Vang Vieng? Not Likely!

0 by / on 20/09/2012, 10:49 am / in Bars, Lifestyle, Travel

Last month more than 24 riverside entertainment venues in Vang Vieng were permanently closed down for operating in contravention of regulations, including the provision of unsafe drinks and operating without a proper business license. The shutdown was the result of the findings of a task force made up of senior tourism, health and public security officials, according to Lao media […]

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Late Night Bars In Trouble For Operating After Hours

Late Night Bars In Trouble For Operating After Hours

0 by / on 15/08/2012, 6:24 pm / in Bars, Lifestyle, Nightclubs

The Vientiane Times recently reported that entertainment venue owners, believed to be backed by influential figures, have challenged whether law enforcement officers have the right to close their businesses, even though they have been operating outside the compliance regulations. Many entertainment venues have reportedly been operating in contravention of the regulation including remaining open well past closing time, senior officials have reported. Apparently, a loophole exists due to a lack of coordination between the relevant […]

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Buckets Of Fun at Smile Dee Vientiane

Buckets Of Fun at Smile Dee Vientiane

1 by / on 23/06/2012, 1:44 pm / in Bars, Food, Restaurants & Cafes, Wine

Ever wanted to drink vodka from a giant glowing glass bucket? That’s exactly what’s in store for you at Smile Dee Vientiane, if you’re brave enough. The newly opened ‘chill bar’ and restaurant serves up their very own Smirnoff Giant Jam Fizz in brightly lit mega-tumblers full of vodka, fruit syrup, tonic, lemonade and jam. Yes, jam. Designed as a […]

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Kaluah Bar

Kaluah Bar

2 by / on 28/06/2011, 11:51 pm / in Bars, Entertainment, Wine

If you like squeezing yourself into a teeny-tiny wooden seat, enjoy the smell of freshly cut flowers and listening to traffic roaring past, then Kaluah Bar is for you. At a gander Kaluah Bar looks like a funky new place to have an after-work drink or sip a cocktail early on a Friday evening. It’s positioned well near the thousand-and-one florists on Rue Dongpaina (Sengdara Street) meaning it’s also a great place for a last drink before crashing if you live on that side of town. Good position, funky-ish atmosphere, long list of drinks: you would think it had a lot going for it.

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