Phnom Penh

Restaurants

Top ChoiceVegan in Phnom Penh

Vibe Cafe

This three-storey air-conditioned cafe sets itself out as the capital's first 100% vegan restaurant, creating original homemade superfood recipes in its laboratory-like kitchen. The signature Ritual Bowl is...

Top ChoiceCambodian in Phnom Penh

Malis

The leading Khmer restaurant in the Cambodian capital, Malis is a chic place to dine al fresco. The original menu includes beef steamed in lotus leaf, goby with Kampot peppercorns, and traditional soups and...

Top ChoiceCambodian 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...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Phnom Penh

Nesat Seafood House

Incredibly cheap seafood cooked to perfection and served in trendy, sea-inspired surrounds. What more could you ask for? All the critters arrive fresh each day from Kampot and Kep, so you can be sure they haven't...

Top ChoiceBarbecue in Phnom Penh

Sovanna II

Sovanna II is always jumping with locals and a smattering of expats, who have made this their barbecue of choice thanks to the huge menu and cheap local beer. Sovanna I, on the same street, opens from 6.30am and...

Top ChoiceInternational in Phnom Penh

Bouchon Wine Bar

Rehoused in a stunning French-colonial villa on St 174, Bouchon is now as much a classy restaurant as an elegant wine bar. The menu includes confit duck legs and some calorific homemade desserts. It also has a...

Top ChoiceFrench in Phnom Penh

Bistrot Langka

Bistrot Langka offers fine French dining in an intimate atmosphere at an affordable price. Tuna tataki and an original beef tartare are some standout moments. Book ahead, as this slick spot has only a handful of...

Top ChoiceFusion in Phnom Penh

House of Scott

Chic and art-lined House of Scott works with the Cambodian Children's Fund by donating all proceeds towards education and job creation for Cambodian youth. The menu includes delicious shared plates, such as...

Top ChoiceFusion in Phnom Penh

Friends

One of Phnom Penh’s best-loved restaurants, this place is a must, with tasty tapas bites, heavenly smoothies and creative cocktails. Order two tapas or one main for a filling meal. It offers former street...

Top ChoiceCafe in Phnom Penh

Daughters Cafe

This fantastic air-conditioned cafe on the top floor of the Daughters of Cambodia visitor centre features soups, smoothies, original coffee drinks, cupcakes and Western mains. Diners are served by former victims...

Japanese in Phnom Penh

Le Broken Plate

Canadian-Cambodian chef Narith Plong delivers a Khmer twist to the Japanese sushi and sashimi experience. Sourcing only the freshest seasonal ingredients, he works his magic behind the bar counter to create...

French in Phnom Penh

Le Saint Georges

Le Saint Georges specialises in the cuisine of southwest France, featuring a number of dishes that don't often turn up on other menus around town, including a signature cassoulet (chicken and sausage casserole)...

Italian in Phnom Penh

Terrazza

Plenty of places in Cambodia attempt Italian cuisine, but prim and proper Terrazza nails it, offering a fantastic Italian wine list, bulging antipasto platters and ambitious pastas such as tagliolini with...

French in Phnom Penh

Palais de la Poste

Palais de la Poste

Located in one of the city’s grandest buildings, the former Banque Indochine, Palais de la Poste features old vault doors en route to the refined dining room upstairs. Dishes are presented with a decorative...

Fusion in Phnom Penh

Metro Hassakan

Metro is one of the hottest spots on the riverfront strip thanks to its striking design and an adventurous menu. Small plates are for sampling and include beef with red ants and tequila black-pepper prawns; large...

Cambodian in Phnom Penh

Sugar Palm

Set in an attractive French villa, the Sugar Palm is the place to sample traditional flavours infused with herbs and spices, including delicious char kreung (curried lemongrass) dishes. Owner Kethana showed...

French in Phnom Penh

Armand’s The Bistro

The best steaks in town are served in Cognac flambé-style by the eponymous owner of this French bistro. The meat is simply superb, but every item on the chalkboard menu shines. Space is tight, so this is one...

Cafe in Phnom Penh

Enso Cafe

A mod Australian cafe that started out with a top breakfast and brunch, Enso now offers a dinner menu too. Brunch options include leek, Gruyère cheese and salmon tart and a hangover-tastic chakchouka (poached...

Cafe in Phnom Penh

Museum Cafe

Set in the spacious grounds of the National Museum, this is a cultured place for a cuppa, but the menu includes a good selection of well-priced Khmer classics and some international wraps and salads as well.

Cafe in Phnom Penh

Cam Cup Cafe

This elegant little cafe is the perfect way to make the iconic main post office relevant once more for a new generation of travellers. It offers fresh brews, herbal teas and some of the best-value Khmer dishes...