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 Thai in Kampot

Thai Fire

Guests here are in the capable hands of Nalee, a culinary genius from Laos who taught herself to cook in Thailand and opened this restaurant with her husband Rhett, who handles non-cooking details. Don't miss the ex…
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 Chinese in Phnom Penh

Yi Sang Riverside

The riverfront location is one of the few places in the city where you can dine right on the riverside, perfect for a relaxing sunset cocktail. The menu here includes a mix of well-presented Cambodian street flavour…