Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion 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 the …
Top Choice Cafe 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 Reap. P…
Top Choice International 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 inside u…
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, Mexi flaves, the best chips in town an…
Cafe in Battambang

Jewel in the Lotus

In a beautifully renovated shophouse, this funky street-level cafe serves a few Middle Eastern–inspired vegetarian and vegan snacks plus some specials – usually including vego pizzas – on a chalkboard. It doubles as…
Bakery in Battambang

Green Mango

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 looking …
Cafe in Battambang

Kinyei

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

Buffalo Alley

A friendly place run by local students, it serves up burgers and a bevvy of delicious tapas, including strong vegetarian options. The chatty owners are happy to teach you some Khmer, and the spontaneous karaoke sess…
Cafe in Battambang

Choco l'art Café

Run with gusto by local painter Ke and his French partner, Soline, this inviting gallery-cafe sees foreigners and locals alike gather to drink and eat Soline's wonderful bread, pastries and (for breakfast) crêpes. O…
Noodles in Battambang

Lan Chov Khorko Miteanh

The Chinese chef here does bargain dumplings and serves fresh noodles a dozen or more ways, including with pork or duck soup. A Battambang institution more conveniently known as Chinese Noodle by resident foreigners…