Nightlife Vientiane is rather laid back compared to many Southeast Asian capitals, but you’ll still find lots of expat-owned pubs and sports bars, often serving specialties from back home. Once a quiet little town, Vientiane now has modern, trendy and eclectic choices of places to enjoy after dinner.

Some well-known nightlife spots have clearly been popular with expats and locals for years, but there are plenty of up-and-coming places to keep things interesting. If you’re not a fan of bars, go for a stroll down the Mekong riverfront where you can find a busy night market selling souvenirs, clothes, and authentic Lao street food.

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    The best nightlife in Vientiane shows that it has evolved from a sleepy little Mekong fishing town to a city lined with riverfront restaurants, cozy bars, and vibrant nightclubs playing modern tunes.  The Laotian capital’s nightlife scene is more of a low-key affair, but that doesn’t mean quality and quantity have been spared.  The ever-growing collection of places to go at...

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