Restaurants

Top Choice Cambodian in Siem Reap

Cuisine Wat Damnak

Set in a traditional wooden house is this highly regarded restaurant from Siem Reap celeb chef Joannès Rivière. The menu delivers the ultimate contemporary Khmer dining experience. Seasonal set menus focus on market…
Top Choice Cambodian in Koh Kong City

Happy Beach

Northeast of town, this place offers a unique slice of Cambodian life with seaside, covered decks on stilts where families and friends laze about with their shoes off, taking down heaping portions of Khmer food serv…
Top Choice Cambodian in Siem Reap

Spoons Cafe

This excellent contemporary-Cambodian restaurant supports local community EGBOK (Everything's Gonna Be OK), which offers education, training and employment opportunities in the hospitality sector. The menu includes …
Top Choice Cambodian in Sihanoukville

Sandan

Loosely modelled on the beloved Phnom Penh institution Romdeng, this superb restaurant is an extension of the vocational-training programmes for at-risk Cambodians run by local NGO M’lop Tapang. The menu features cr…
Top Choice Cambodian in Kompong Cham

Smile Restaurant

Run by the Buddhism and Society Development Association (BSDA), this handsome nonprofit restaurant is a huge hit with the NGO crowd for its big breakfasts and authentic Khmer cuisine, such as char k'dau (stir-fry wi…
Top Choice Cambodian in Takeo

Stung Takeo

Perched over the seasonal lake, this is easily Takeo's best restaurant for both food and ambience. The seafood-heavy menu is full of traditional local flavour, such as squid and Kampot pepper. This is also the place…
Top Choice Cambodian in Phnom Penh

Romdeng

Set in a gorgeous colonial villa with a small pool, Romdeng specialises in Cambodian country fare, including a famous baked-fish amok, two-toned pomelo salad and tiger-prawn curry. Sample deep-fried tarantulas or st…
Top Choice Cambodian in Koh Sdach Archipelago

May's Kitchen

A great local restaurant uphill from town, on the left just before the pier. May shops at the market each morning and bases her Khmer and Thai dishes on what's available, often including pepper-and-garlic pork and c…
Top Choice Cambodian in Siem Reap

Pot & Pan Restaurant

One of the best-value Khmer restaurants in the downtown area, Pot & Pan specialises in well-presented, authentic dishes at affordable prices. The menu includes spicy soups and subtle salads, and rice is beautifu…
Top Choice Cambodian in Phnom Penh

Malis

The leading Khmer restaurant in the Cambodian capital, Malis is a chic place to dine alfresco. The original menu includes beef in bamboo, goby with Kampot peppercorns, and traditional soups and salads. It's popular …