South Coast drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Kep

Sailing Club

With a small beach, a breezy wooden bar and a wooden jetty poking out into the sea, this is one of Cambodia’s top sundowner spots. The Asian-fusion food is excellent and you can get your crab fix here too. There's n…
Cocktail Bar in Kampot

Sharpen the Axe

Kampot's first high-end craft-cocktail bar is set in charming gardens and revered for its vast list of spirits and innovative concoctions. Our favourite is the spicy Palomasia, with Absolute vodka, home-made holy ba…
Bar in Sihanoukville

Maybe Later

This popular little Mexican taco restaurant that doubles as a bar serves top-notch margaritas and some refined tequilas for those who prefer sips to shots. It's a civilised escape from the beachside party scene.
Bar in Kampot

Nelly's Bar

Occupying a street corner under a bougainvillea tree outside a beautiful colonial building, Nelly's is a fine place to throw back a few drinks, with groovy tunes and a nice mix of travellers and colourful Kampot exp…
Bar in Sihanoukville

Last Hippie Standing

The first place you'll see when you enter the Otres area and, often, the last place you'll have been seen on particularly rowdy nights. DJs play dance and trance music 'til the wee hours and the owners offer basic, …
Bar in Koh Rong

Sky Bar

Koh Rong's first cocktail bar is perched way up on the hill overlooking the pier. The views and drink specials make this a great happy-hour option, with the action usually continuing until well into the evening. Als…
Craft Beer in Kampot

Flowers Home Brew & Sushi

As the name suggests, this place mainly does two things and it does them well. The rolls aren't what you'd expect, as most of the ingredients are cooked and decidedly not fish-related, for example, a chicken karashi…
Bar in Sihanoukville

La Rhumerie

Pull up a bar stool at La Rhumerie for salsa music and yummy rum infused with ingredients such as Kampot pepper, ginger and coffee. The rum selection hails from 17 countries and pairs well with many of the food item…
Bar in Sihanoukville

Small Beach Bar

Under the same ownership as the Small Hotel, this tranquil bar ensconced on Independence Beach features Western food, Khmer dishes, dollar beers and Swedish meatballs. The hotel provides a complimentary remork-moto …
Bar in Kampot

Moi Tiet

This artsy little enclave in the Old Market specialises in 'brews and tattoos' according to its signage, but also does things like home-brewed ginger beer and tasty French dishes. It's beloved most for its garden se…