Food & Cuisine in Phnom Penh

Tapas Top

Friends - The Restaurant
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 21:00
Address: #215, Street 13
Phone number: 023 426 748
Description: Friends is one of the most popular 'dining with a conscience' options in Phnom Penh. The food is reasonably priced and served as small tapas-style dishes. The restaurant is run by former street youths and their teachers and provides the third and final level of training for the students.

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Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:30
Address: #100-102, Sothearos, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-211054

First-class presentation, absolutely superb service and the good selection of contemporary French (and some Thai) dishes easily places Topaz amongst the finest dining venues in Phnom Penh. Including offerings such as Steak d'agneau aux hari cots and a choice of succulent steaks sure to please the meat lover. The excellent food is complemented by the refined atmosphere and Asian inspired decor. Topaz also harbors a deep wine cellar of fine French wines and a walk-in humidor stocked with the finest imported cigars. Upstairs piano bar with live music in the evenings. Free Wifi.

Cafe Top

Jars of Clay
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 17:30
Address: No. 39B, Street 155
Phone number: 023 300 281
Description: If you are tired after shopping at the Russian Market pop by this cafe for lunch, or coffee and cake. Another of the 'dining with a conscience' options, this cafe serves excellent homemade cakes.

International / Cafe Top

Java Arts Cafe
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 10:00
Address: No. 56E1, Sihanouk Boulevard (Street.274), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023 987 420
Description: Java Arts Café was established in 2000 as a unique combination of a business and non-profit gallery to promote the development of contemporary art in Cambodia. To accomplish this over 45 exhibitions featuring both local and international artists have been hosted in addition to artist presentations, exchange projects and forums.

Overlooking Hun Sen park, Java Arts Café is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the scenery or meet friends while enjoying delicious homemade food, desserts, great coffee, a refreshing drink or cocktail.

French Top

Anaora Bar & Restaurant
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Address: #57, Street 178, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-969453 /077-873197

Breezy, comfortable terrace restaurant, café and bar offering reasonable prices of dining and accommodation in Phnom Penh. Khmer dishes are the specialty but there are lots of Western and International offerings as well. Big selection of Khmer and some western salads. Khmer vegetable soup, Thai Tom Yum Kung and lots of Khmer and western mains. Free wifi.

C'est Wat
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 23:00
Address: #9, Street 118, just off the riverfront, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 012-984702

Cozy guesthouse restaurant serving French, western and Khmer dishes. Homey atmosphere. Daily specials on the board. Imported steaks. Located just off the riverfront.

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Le Café du Centre
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 21:00
Address: French Cultural Center Street 184, Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023 992 432
Description: Le Cafè du Centre is a French style café serving fresh salads and sandwiches, home-made pies and cakes, French crèpes and a great choice of ice-cream. It is located in a beautiful and peaceful garden.

Le Café du Centre is a Mith Samlanh project, generating funds for the organisation.
Comme a la Maison
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 22:00
Address: #13, Street 57, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-360801/012-951869

Long established, popular French restaurant and bakery in Boeung Keng Kang 1, Phnom Penh, offering a nice selection of French dishes and weekly specials. Comfortable al fresco garden patio seating. Indoor shop, homemade goods, bakery and charcuterie. Great breakfast place. Catering, party planning. Delivery. French and English spoken. Consistently good reviews from customers

La Patate 2
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 20:00
Address: #128 D6-7, Sothearos Blvd. (Royal Inn), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-214824

Offering an elegant but relaxed, cozy atmosphere suitable for friends, family or business. Serving a variety of nicely prepared and presented Asian and western dishes including several French specialties. Wine selection and full bar. Guarded parking.

La P'tite France
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:00
Address: #8, Street 118, opposite Memphis Club, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 016-642630

Cozy little French restaurant just off the riverfront, offering a good selection of finely prepared traditional French dishes served in something of a brasserie atmosphere. Fresh ingredients, imported Argentinean beef steaks, wine selection and cocktails, superb service. L’Pitite France is a place of ‘good appetite’ - relaxed ambiance, great food, good wine, an excellent place for friends, family or romance.

La Marmite
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:00
Address: #80, Street 108, Corner 51, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 012-391746

Pleasant little French bistro with good food and good service at good prices. Full menu and daily specials on the board, full of French classics plus other international dishes. Lovely desserts including a very nice crème caramel. Full bar, cocktails and a respectable wine selection. Come to relax at the bar or enjoy a full meal. Loyal following. Consistently good reviews from customers.

Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Opening Hours: 06:30 to 22:30
Address: Street 92 (Rukhak Vithei), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-981888

Restaurant Le Royal: Fine French and Khmer cuisine in one of Indochina's most elegant restaurants. Offering a wide selection of modern French and Royal Khmer cuisine as well as a wide selection of wines, in a refined and elegant atmosphere. Café Monivong: A sumptuous buffet and extensive a-la-carte menu make up a wonderful all-day dining experience. Relax in air-conditioned comfort or dine al fresco. Western and Asian cuisine are available buffet-style or a la carte. Best seafood Friday in town.

Scoop Bistro & Bar
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Address: Regency Complex, #2-6A, 298, Mao Tse Toung Blvd., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-424457

Contemporary elegance, fine food and a brilliant wine selection. Serving an good selection of innovative contemporary European cuisine as well as traditional French and Italian favorites. Also sporting a similarly comprehensive cocktail menu and a choice of fine spirits. Located in front of the InterContinental Phnom Penh Hotel.

Opening Hours: 10:00 to 23:00
Address: #31, Street 240, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 012-830139

Excellent French and Mediterranean fare. Wonderful tapas. Sidewalk seating, bar seating, and pleasant indoor seating upstairs. Full bar and pool table of the ground floor. Long-time loyal following and very favorable reviews from customers. Good wine selection. Moderately priced. Delivery. Catering. Billiards. 

Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:30
Address: #5, Street 102 (corner of Streets 102 and 13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-722067

One of the top dining experiences in Phnom Penh - serving up the very finest of traditional French cuisine and colonial ambiance. Set in a wonderfully restored French colonial-era building - the Banque de l'Indochine building - and retaining every ounce of its former grand gentility. Van’s Restaurant offers excellent service and a full menu of beautifully prepared and presented French cuisine.

Cambodian / Khmer Top

Anise Terrace
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Address: #2C, Street 278, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-222522

The Anise Terrace in Boeung Keng Kang 1 offers a comfortably stylish, reasonably priced dining and accommodations. The restaurant offers terrace balcony and a/c seating, consistently excellent service and a good variety of Southeast Asians dishes such as Fish Cakes and Wok Fried Tiger Prawns. Free Wifi.


The Lazy Lizard
Address: #18, Street 144, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Bar/Restaurant: Western/Asian

just 50 meters off the riverfront. Good western and Asian dishes. Complete bar - beer, cocktails and wine. Two large plasma TVs with sports and other shows.

Address: #1C, Street 282, Sangkat Beoung Keng Kan 1, Phnom Penh
Phone number: 023 216 416

This new new restaurant located close to Indepdend monument , Phnom penh.Experience the teste of Indocinea and spoil your teste buds with a palette of dishes from Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanamar, Thailand & Loas. We also offer a range of Western dishes and more than enough vegetarian options are available. Our friendly staff will gladly assist you in chossing a meal to your teste.

Good food & drink with great service in a relaxed ambience, at affordable prices. We will make your "Mangosteen Experience" worthwhile.



Opening Hours: 14:00 to 21:00
Address: #21 Street 174, No 74
Phone number: 092 219 565
Description: Romdeng is a non-profit training restaurant for former street youths learning cooking and serving. Both the food and service are impeccable.
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00
Address: #277C, Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Fine dining on the riverfront at the Bougainvillier Hotel and Restaurant. Wine glass and white table cloth atmosphere. Offering a wide selection of finely prepared classic Cambodian dishes and traditional French cuisine as well as some contemporary choices. Good wine selection, cocktails and full bar. Atmosphere suitable for business, friends or a romantic evening


Camory Cafe
Address: #167, Sisowath Quay (on the riverfront), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Riverfront restaurant and café with a comfortable Phnom Penh ambiance. Relaxed, cushioned indoor a/c dining and sidewalk seating with a view of the riverfront scene. Big menu. Western and wide selection of Khmer/Asian. Steaks, pizzas, burgers, sandwiches. Khmer choices include a very nice Pomelo Salad and three kinds of Cambodian Amok. Fresh pastries, sweets and the very special Cambodian Camory cookies ranging from classic chocolate chip to unique exotically spiced cookies

Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00
Address: 67, Street 240, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Traditional Cambodian fare, good family-style restaurant, great place to try Cambodian food. The photo menu is particularly helpful. Specialties include Cambodian Amok and Chhnang Phnom Pleung (Cambodian Volcano Pot.)


Heart Break
Opening Hours: 00:00 to 23:00
Address: #8E0, Street 110, Phnom Penh

Bar/Restaurant: Cambodian/Thai/Western Bar and grill just off the riverfront. Stylist decor, KTV, friendly hostesses and western, Thai and Cambodian meals and snacks. Good steaks. Burgers, dogs, toasted sandwiches and more.

Le Rit's
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00
Address: #71, Street 240, Phnom Penh

Restaurant: Cambodia/Asian/European Long established, NGO-based (NYEMO) patio garden restaurant offering a large selection of nicely prepared Asian and European dishes. Lots of salads, fish and meat dishes, several Thai and CAmbodia choices. Catering, Handicrafts workshops/retails shop offering a variety of Cambodian handicrafts, silk bags, home decor, embroideries, toys, tableware and more

Opening Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Address: #136, Norodom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-221022

Malis is Phnom Penh's superlative Cambodian dining experience. Artfully prepared contemporary and traditional Khmer cuisine from the kitchen of the renowned Cambodian chef Luu Meng, served in stylish, elegant surroundings of Angkorian-inspired pools, gardens and architecture. Full bar, cocktails, extensive wine cellar. Terrace garden, air-conditioned and private dining available.

Raffle Le Royal
Opening Hours: 18:00 to 22:30
Address: Street 92 (Rukhak Vithei), Phnom Penh
Phone number: 023-981888

Restaurant Le Royal: Fine French and Khmer cuisine in one of Indochina's most elegant restaurants. Offering a wide selection of modern French and Royal Khmer cuisine as well as a wide selection of wines, in a refined and elegant atmosphere. Café Monivong: A sumptuous buffet and extensive a-la-carte menu make up a wonderful all-day dining experience. Relax in air-conditioned comfort or dine al fresco. Western and Asian cuisine are available buffet-style or a la carte. Best seafood Friday in town

Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:00
Address: #74 street 174 (between 51 & 63), Phnom Penh,
Phone number: Tel: 092-219565

Along with Friends the Restaurant, Romdeng trains former street youth from Mith Samlanh in cooking and service skills as well as leading the revival of Cambodian cuisine. With traditional recipe from the provinces, healthy ingredients and lots of creativity, Romdeng offers a unique Cambodian dining experience. Great place to relax in a stunning villa setting with garden, pool and WIFI. Delivery, private function rental.

Touk Restaurant
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 00:00
Address: Corner of Sisowath Quay and Street 178, Phnom Penh
Phone number: 012-248694

First floor riverside restaurant with a brilliant balcony view. Offering a very full menu of western and Cambodian dishes. Full bar. Nice place to sit over a drink, enjoy the breeze and watch the passing boats. Pool table. The view overlooking the river is ideal for watching the boat races in November

Umma Boddhi Tree
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 20:00
Address: #50, Streeet 113 (Opposit Toul Sleng Museum), Phnom penh
Phone number: 023 211397

Traditional CAmbodian style wooden guesthouse with restaurant/cafe that has developed a good reputation for good, healthy food. Fresh juice and wine bar. Very pleaant garden setting. Reasonable prcies. Lunch delivery service.

Veiyo Tonle
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 23:00
Address: #237, Sisowath Quay (riverfront), Phnom Penh
Phone number: 012-847419

Very popular riverfront restaurant and café, Khmer owned and run, with profits going to support the orphans of The New Cambodian Children’s Life Association, hence the restaurant slogan “We feed you, you feed them.” Traditional Cambodian performances by the children Monday-Saturday evenings at 8:00PM. Arrive early for a good seat or call for reservations. Serving Khmer and Western food. Free delivery.

Villa Khmer
Opening Hours: 06:30 to 22:00
Address: #21B, Street 292, Phnom penh
Phone number: 092 500917, 011 500917

Khmer Stylish, al fresco lounge restaurant specializing in Khmer cuisine from western Cambodian, Phnhom Penh,  particularly dishes from the Siem Reap area. Comfortable lounge style seating indoors, balcony and private rooms. Full bar and cocktails. Reasonable prcies. Lunch buffet for only 2.50 USD

Western/International Top

Bambus Terrasse
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Address: # 22-24Eo, Street 110/Street 5, near the riverfront, Phnom Penh
Phone number: 012-549020

New in Phnom Penh, just off the riverfront. Wooden terrace, modern bright interior with air-con. Offering specially prepared coffees, teas, fruit juices, the famous Nespresso coffees, international beers and a wide selection of wines. Try it out with 15% discount. Pastries, snacks and freshly prepared Khmer and international dishes.


Blue Tongue Cafe
Opening Hours: 00:00 to 23:00
Address: #39, Street 174, just off Street 51, Phnom Penh
Phone number: 023-224639

New restaurant/café at the Blue Tongue Phnom Penh offering a comfortably stylish ambiance, a mix of western and Asian fare with the emphasis on Thai, Australian and American and a full bar, cold beer, wine and a selection of cocktails. Also promising a good selection of coffees and teas at the espresso bar.

Candy Bar
Opening Hours: 00:00 to 23:00
Address: #24-26, Street 136, Phnom Penh,
Phone number: 015-691969

Fully air-conditioned, totally comfortable 24-hour sports bar and restaurant on Street 136, Phnom Penh just off the riverfront. Lots of hostesses, cushioned seating, relaxed atmosphere with good music at conversation volume. Pool table, live sports TV, games. Serving a nice selection of western, Khmer and Thai dishes - western breakfast, pizzas, burgers, Thai food and more. Guesthouse rooms available. Happy hour 9AM-9PM! 75 cent beers and $1.75 house spirits. 

Foreign Correspondents Club
Opening Hours: 17:00 to 23:00
Address: No. 363, Sisowath Quay
Phone number: 023 724 014
Fax: 023 427 758

The Foreign Correspondents Club is a Phnom Penh institution. The restaurant and bar on the upper floors is a fantastic vantage point if you are interested in watching the Tonle Sap River. The international food and wood-fired pizzas are also especially good.




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Bopha Phnom Penh Titanic
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Address: Sisowath Quay (On the riverfront next to the ferry port), Phnom Penh, Cambodia (in Street 104)
Phone number: (855) (0)12-524584

Stylish, breezy riverside terrace provides a sweeping view of the peaceful river scenery, perfect to escape the city rush. Tasty Cambodian and Western dishes complemented by stylish presentation. Full bar, extensive cocktail menu and wine list. Also air-con seating and bar (see Bar listings.) Located right next to the Phnom Penh ferry dock and opposite a Siem Reap bus station, providing and ideal sanctuary before or after your bus/ferry trip. Traveler’s set menu $4.90 including one welcome drink. ‘Apsara Dance’ performances from 7pm-9pm. Free wifi

Opening Hours: 07:00 to 00:00
Address:  #363, Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-724014

This is the famous FCC - still as much a journalist’s meeting place as a popular tourist/expat bar and restaurant. Located on the second floor of a beautiful old colonial-era building, the FCC’s open balcony provides a spectacular, sweeping view of the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers. The FCC kitchen offers a good selection of nicely prepared contemporary, moderne, and traditional western dishes as well as some of the best wood-fired oven pizza in town. Photo shows and exhibitions. Delivery. Bookshop. Fresco Delicatessen on the ground floor

Garden Center Cafe
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00
Address: #48Eo, Street 57 (Between Streets 278-282), Phnom Penh
Phone number: 023-363002

The long-established and very popular Garden Center Cafe offers ea wide selection of excellent western meals - steaks, baked ham, baked salmon, burgers, sloppy joes, Sunday roast with all of the trimmings. Hearty portions. Also a great selection of salads and vegetarian dishes. And a variety of Asian dishes as well. Relaxed, clean, family-style dining, now in fully air-conditioned comfort. Rave reviews from customers. Efficient, fast, free delivery. Now two locations with a new restaurant just a block from the Russian market. Recommended.
1) #48Eo, Street 57 (Between Streets 278-282), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2) #175, Street 155 (Near Phsar Tuol Tom Pong, ‘Russian Market’)

Hagar Catering & Restaurant
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 21:30
Address: #23, Street 288, just off Street 63, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 012-306075

Pleasant, fully air-conditioned family restaurant in Boeung Keng Kang 1, close to Independent Monument, offering a good selection of nicely prepared, reasonably priced western and Asian dishes. Popular lunch buffet for $4.50. Semi a la carte available in the evening (Adult $7.95+; child $5.55+). Meeting facilities. Children’s play area with toys. Catering. Delivery. Wifi. Receiving consistently good reviews.

K-West Brasserir-Bar (Amananjaya Hotel)
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 21:00
Address: #1, Street 154, Sisowath Quay , Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023 214747

Stylish, comfortable riverfront restaurant and bar on the ground floor of the Amanjaya Hotel. Serving a wide range of contemporary Asian and European cuisine at moderate prices. Sporting a stylish, relaxed fusion décor with hard-wood floors and modern art around the walls - perfect for all occasions, business, family or leisure. Cocktails. Wine selection.

Kandal House
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 00:00
Address: #239, Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 012-525612

Popular, riverfront restaurant offering a large selection reasonably priced western dishes including a variety of pizzas and pasta that is fresh-made daily. Full bar offering cocktails, cold beer and wine. Music. Comfortable indoor and side walk seating with a good view of the riverfront. Happy hour 3PM - 8PM. Home delivery. Free charging for phone, camera, iPod, laptop... Fast, free internet and wifi.

Pickled Parrot
Opening Hours: 00:00 to 23:00
Address: #4-7Eo, Street 104, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-986722

Popular, air-conditioned riverfront-area restaurant, bar and guesthouse. Large menu of Western, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and international fare. Australian steaks. Burgers, soups, salads. Try the Chicken Parmigiana. Good bar with one of the best pool tables in Phnom Penh. 9-ball. Live satellite sports. Western management. Free Wi-Fi

Riverside Bistro
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 00:00
Address: #273A, Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-213898 /012-277882

Popular, long-running riverfront restaurant and bar set in a classic old colonial-era building. Pleasant curbside seating with a great river view and comfortable a/c indoor dining and bar. Extensive menu with a large selection of both Western and Asian dishes - all of the favorites and more, including some German specialties. Pool table. Free wifi. Live music Wednesday - Sunday from 8:30. Open mike Tuesday and Sunday.

Sharky Bar
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 00:00
Address: #126, Street 130 (500 meters east of Central Market)

Phnom Penh’s oldest and one of the most popular bars in city, serving up the largest selection of Tex-Mex in Southeast Asia. And also offering and extensive Thai and western menu including steaks, burgers, Tom Yam, Thai curries, Phad Thai and more. Catering and delivery available (012-228045). This happening nightspot is equipped 4 pool tables and a massive screen TV for sporting events. Often hosting live music - rock&roll and R&B - especially on the weekends. Fully stocked bar, big beer selection, draft, all the spirits, cocktails, and a surprisingly good selection of wines.. 

Sky Bar
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 01:00
Address: #90, Sihanouk Blvd., 9th floor of The Place, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 078-777838

Amazing 360º city view from the 9th floor of The Place overlooking the Independence Monument and park. Floor to ceiling windows all around, every seat offering an impressive vista. Restaurant/lounge atmosphere, smart service, extensive menu of western, Cambodian, Asian and Chinese cuisine. A good selection of sweet, pastries, ices, sorbets, coffees and teas. Full bar with extensive cocktail and wine menus.

Walk About Pub
Opening Hours: 00:00 to 23:00
Address: Streets 174 & 51, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone number: 023-211715

Long one of the most popular bars in town. Reasonably priced bar/restaurant on the ground floor of the Walkabout Guesthouse. Full bar, full menu, pool table, all major sporting events on TV. Giant screen and two more pool tables at the FC Walkabout bar upstairs. One of the few western restaurants open after 2:00AM. Walkabout enjoys a very loyal following. ATM in front of restaurant.

American Top

Freebird Bar & Grill
Opening Hours: 07:00 to 23:00
Address: No. 69, Street 240, Phnom Penh
Phone number: +855 (0)23 22 47 12

This American bar and grill is an extraordinarily comfortable a/c place with an authentic neighborhood bar ambiance and sporting a beautiful wooden bar and extra comfortable seating.

Garage Bar
Opening Hours: 06:00 to 00:00
Address: #9, Street 110, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Very comfortable, very welcoming, fully air-conditioned bar just off the riverfront. Great music on the box, some of the best in town, Velvet Underground, Roy Orbison and the like. More than a terabyte of music on disk. Just ask for your favorite. Good people. Good conversation. Full bar, draft beer, spirits and cocktails, all at very reasonable prices. Delicious flame grilled burgers and dogs. Great fries. Try one of the new Cuban sandwiches. Free wifi.