Restaurants in Phnom Penh


Phnom Penh, the largest city in Cambodia, is the political, economic, cultural, transportation, trade and religious center of Cambodia. In addition to visiting the tourist attractions National Museum, Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Cheung Ek Killing Fields, there are some famous restaurants worth trying.


1、Khmer Surin Restaurant

Opened from 1996, this restaurant specializes in authentic Khmer and Thai dishes. This restaurant is a place to spread Cambodian food, entertainment and art, offering visitors a high standard of authentic cuisine. The restaurant has a blossomed, tree-lined garden that will give you a moment of peace in the hustle and bustle of the city.

The building is an old Khmer-style building with a lot of Khmer antiques, furniture and silk inside, which is very stylish. The restaurant has three floors: a low-rise garden dining area on the first floor, a Cambodian balcony private room on the second floor, and an open-air urban view dining area on the third floor.


2、Boat Noodle Restaurant

  • Address: No.57 Sothearos Blvd, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Contact: +855-12774287

This is a restaurant that can be said to be the most distinctive restaurant in Phnom Penh. In an old wooden house, large and small rooms are decorated with many Cambodian and other styles of antiques.

Every room is different, but it always surprises people. The dishes here are mainly Khmer food and Thai food. In the evening, there are musicians who perform traditional Khmer music. It is definitely about experiencing exotic culture rather than dining.


3、The Blue Pumpkin

  • Address: No,245 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Website link:
  • Contact: +855-12290092

This is a well-known restaurant chain in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, which is very popular among tourists and locals. The restaurant is famous for freshly baked bread, pastries and delicious ice cream. Their food and drinks are reasonably priced. The restaurant is designed in a simple white style with beds that can be laid down and free wireless internet access is available.



The restaurant specializes in Khmer and French cuisine. Fried potato chips, curry mayonnaise, dried tomato sauce with crispy crepes, curry pumpkin soup with garlic bread are the recommended dishes here.

In this restaurant, you can also enjoy a wide variety of snacks. All the income of the restaurant is used to finance the education and training of street children. It is a loving restaurant with a public interest.


5、Khmer Borane Restaurant

  • Address: No.99 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Website link:
  • Contact: +855-12290092

Located right on the banks of the river, this restaurant is very close to the Royal Palace of Phnom Penh, and the old royal dishes offered here may be good throughout the city. Traditional Khmer dishes such as palm sugar fish, grapefruit salad or beef loc lac will allow you to enjoy the Khmer cooking level right away, which is comparable to the more famous neighboring countries.


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