Top ChoiceFusion in Battambang

Jaan Bai

Jaan Bai ('rice bowl' in Khmer) is Battambang's foodie treat, with a sleekly minimalist interior offset by beautiful French-Khmer tilework lining the wall. The menu likewise is successfully bold. Order a few of...

Top ChoiceInternational in Battambang

La Villa

Battambang’s most atmospheric dinner option dishes up delectable Khmer, Vietnamese, French and Italian dishes, plus wines from around the world. Specialities include a tender fish fillet in lemon sauce. Sit...

Top ChoiceCafe in Battambang

Lonely Tree Cafe

Upstairs from the shop of the same name, this uber-cosy cafe serves Spanish tapas-style dishes and a few Khmer options under a soaring, bamboo-inlaid ceiling. Its mascot is an actual tree on the road to Siem...

Top ChoiceJapanese in Battambang


Run by a Japanese couple who operated pop-up kitchens in Australia, Riceholic specialises in making its own seasonings and a traditional koji (fermented sauce) from Battambang rice. The menu offers speciality...

Cafe in Battambang

Cafe Eden

This American-run social enterprise offers a relaxed space for a hearty breakfast or an afternoon coffee. The compact lunch-and-dinner menu is Asian-fusion style, with burgers, Tex-Mex tastings, some of the best...

Fusion in Battambang

Cafe HOC

This social enterprise has an inviting photographic menu with a compact list of Khmer and Japanese favourites, but it's best known for its all-you-can-eat Western/Khmer breakfast for just US$3. Wicker furniture...

International in Battambang

About the World

Travellers love this cosy spot for its relaxed ambience and tasty vegetarian options, including the recommended Spanish omelette and tofu burger. Those who sit indoors, where art and photography festoon the...

Bakery in Battambang

Green Mango Café & Bakery

Much more than just a bakery, Green Mango serves salads, sandwiches and delicious appetisers like hummus and black-bean nachos to complement its coffee and tea list. It has crisp air-con and wi-fi for those...

Cafe in Battambang


Besides having the best coffee in town (national barista champs have been crowned here), teensy-weensy Kinyei does surprisingly good Mexican food, vegie burgers, energy salads and some of the best breakfasts in...

Cafe in Battambang

Garage Sandwich Bar

So this is a curious combination of bike-repair shop and bakery, but it works thanks to freshly baked bread and some of the best-value sandwiches in Cambodia. Choose anything from meatballs to cheese and pack a...

Cafe in Battambang

Choco l'art Café

Run with gusto by local painter Ke and his partner, Soline, this inviting gallery-cafe sees foreigners and locals alike gather to drink and eat Soline's wonderful bread, pastries and breakfast crêpes. Occasional...

French in Battambang

Creperie Battambang

Sample some delicious savoury French crêpes at this hole-in-the-wall eatery. These are Breton-style buckwheat flour pancakes and are gluten free and stuffed with goodies like cured ham and goat cheese. Sweet...

Indian in Battambang

Flavors of India

This Battambang outpost of a popular Phnom Penh Indian restaurant opened after some curry-craving expats ordered takeaway all the way from the capital (290km to the southeast). Opt for the thalis (US$6 to US$8)...

Pizza in Battambang

La Pizza

Pizzas come in every shape and size at this popular east-bank restaurant, including by the slice (US$1.75), half size, full size and extra large. La Pizza is set in an elegant traditional wooden house with a...

Barbecue in Battambang

Battambang BBQ & Buffet

Offering an all-inclusive tabletop barbecue and serve-yourself buffet, this place is unbelievably popular with local Khmers and domestic tourists. Exceptional value if you come with a hunger.

Vegetarian in Battambang

Vegetarian Foods Restaurant

This hole-in-the-wall eatery serves some of the most delicious vegetarian dishes in Cambodia, including rice soup, homemade soy milk and dumplings for just 1000r. Tremendous value.

Italian in Battambang

La Casa

Out of an attractive space near the bus offices, La Casa serves one of the best thin-crust pizzas in Battambang, as well as excellent pasta dishes and salads.

Noodles in Battambang

Chinese Noodle Dumpling

The Chinese chef at this Battambang institution does bargain dumplings and serves fresh noodles a dozen or more ways, including with pork or duck soup.

Cambodian in Battambang

Riverside Night Market

Locals in the mood for good-value Khmer food flock to about a dozen neon-lit eateries across the street from the Battambang Museum.

Market in Battambang

New Night Market

Battambang's new night market is across the road from Psar Nath market, along the riverfront. Here you'll find a variety of vendors serving up cheap noodle and rice dishes.