Cambodian Flavours

Malis Designer dining with flair at Phnom Penh's top Cambodian restaurant.

Romdeng Specialising in country fare, including the national dish, fish amok.

Sleuk Chhouk Traditional Khmer country recipes such as stewed frog with quails' eggs.

Sovanna II One of the leading BBQ restaurants in Phnom Penh, the food is literally sizzling.

Aeon Mall Food Court Cheap and cheerful Khmer dishes in an air-con environment.

Bars with a View

As Phnom Penh grows up and the skyline starts to head higher, there are an increasing number of rooftop bars with a view. Here are some of the best in town:

Chow On the roof of The Quay hotel, with river views and cooling breezes.

Dusk Til Dawn A rooftop reggae bar in the thick of the action near 'Area 51', this is a great place to soak up the cityscape.

Eclipse An open-air venue on the 24th floor, overlooking Monivong Blvd and the entire cityscape.

FCC This iconic venue on the riverfront offers a grandstand view of the convergence of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers.

Le Moon A hotel bar on the roof of the Amanjaya, with great atmosphere and views over the water.

Sundown Social Club A new rooftop place overlooking the bustling Russian Market.

Blue Dragon Not on a rooftop, but you get a front-row view of the Royal Palace while enjoying the river breezes on a balmy evening.

Tours & Activities

Cyclo Centre Tour outfit supporting cyclo (bicycle rickshaw) drivers, with sightseeing and themed tours of the city.

Dawn aerobics Greet the day with the locals by taking part in (or just observing) a colourful aerobics session – Olympic Stadium is one of the best spots.

Cambodian Living Arts Cultural tours including the opportunity to watch Cambodian traditional musicians in training.

Bodia Spa Offering excellent massages in a location near the riverfront.

Cambodia Cooking Class Half- or full-day classes on the art of Khmer cuisine.

History & Culture

National Museum of Cambodia Simply the world's finest collection of Cambodian sculpture.

Royal Palace A sprawling compound of shimmering spires and manicured gardens.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Formerly S-21 Prison under the Khmer Rouge, sobering and educational.

Killing Fields of Choeung Ek The main execution site for Khmer Rouge prisoners, now infamous for its stupa of skulls.

Wat Phnom Locals come here to pray for luck, site of the oldest temple in the city.