1861 at The Luang Say Residence feels like a traditional colonial cafe. Mirrors on the walls create an appealing sense of space and during the day the room is filled with natural light.
Original colonial era furnishings include studded leather sofas, marble tables, and traditional bistro chairs on the terrace. During cooler months, a marble fireplace warms 1861 while a modest library corner adds an intimate ambience.
In keeping with the heritage theme of the resort, 1861also features a display area with French and local ethnic hunting weapons, hunting trophies and photographs of Indochinese hunting trips. Insect collections and botanical boards about Laotian flora and fauna add a fascinating twist, along with historical maps of the region.
Fine wines come from around the world, while a range of enticing cocktails.