Other recommendations

Here is a non-exhaustive list of places to eat in Phong Nha village if you feel like having lunch out before or after a nice boat trip to Phong Nha Cave or simply just dining out after a nice bike ride. Note that there are both complimentary bicycles and periodic daily shuttle bus services available for guests to come in and out the village to and from Phong Nha Farmstay. And you can use the bicycles in one direction if you wish.

Vietnamese options

– Thang Nhung – Best pork and noodle shop in the world (probably) , the name says it all.
– Vung Hue – good traditional Vietnamese dishes are available.
– Banh Khoai / Bun thit nuong – Right by the market, be ready for some proper local experience
– Pho Bac – next to the villas, they serve morning Pho or Bun
– Lanterns restaurant – budget Vietnamese dishes, try out the Nem Lui
– Bamboo café – Blended Vietnamese & Western food options
– D-arts – delivers tasty Bun Cha Hanoi and other Northern dishes

Western options

– Capture café – Delicatessen gourmet café and Italian style restaurant, nice breakfast options, coffees & cakes.
– The villas – Beautiful venue by the river. The classiest place in town. Suggested to book for romantic special occasions. (you can also kayak there for FREE)
– Jungle bar (Easy Tiger) – lively atmosphere with comfort food
– Namaste – best Indian restaurant in Vietnam
– Momma’s D rooftop lounge – catch a nice breeze overviewing mountains while having snack meals & a fancy cocktail
– Phong Nha Underground – comfort food
– Phong Nha Coffee station – Alfresco Coffee House.