7 Best Restaurants in Siem Reap


Cambodia's food culture is influenced by China, Vietnam and Thailand. Khmer cuisine is unique. But in fact, in addition to the unique Khmer traditional cuisine, there are also many famous French restaurants in Cambodia. Cambodia is colonized by the French and its European cuisine is also very authentic. The nightlife in Siem Reap is mainly concentrated in the Pub Street area, which is more European than the Asian. This article mainly introduces famous Khmer and French restaurants to you.


Khmer restaurants in Siem Reap


►No.1 Khmer Kitchen Restaurant


The Khmer Kitchen Restaurant has three branches, two of which are connected. It has been recommended by many travel notes and Lonely Planet. It is an authentic Cambodian restaurant. The price here is reasonable, with an average of $4 per main course. The high popularity also shows that the taste of this store caters to most tourists.



►No.2 Cuisine Wat Damnak


Cuisine Wat Damnak was selected as the “Best 50 Restaurants in Asia” by the famous British food magazine “Restaurant” in 2015. It is one of the most famous restaurants in Siem Reap.


The restaurant is run by the French chef Joannès Rivière. Joannès gives up the five-star Hotel de la Paix Executive Chef's position and open his own restaurant. The restaurant insists on using Cambodian ingredients to cook Cambodian cuisine, so that everyone can taste the unique flavor of Cambodia.The restaurant only offers two tasting menus, which are converted every week or even days. The restaurant is only open for dinner and is closed on Sunday and Monday. It is recommended that diners book a place on the restaurant website before visiting.

  • Location: Between Psa Dey Hoy market and Angkor High School Wat Damnak village, Sala Kamreuk Commune
  • Internet site: http://cuisinewatdamnak.com/
  • Tel: +855-77-347762



►No.3 Embassy restaurant in Siem Reap


Embassy is a fine dining restaurant located in Siem Reap of Cambodia, the famous city of the Angkor Wat. This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine, Cambodian cuisine, mixed dishes, healthy cuisine, and is suitable for vegetarians. The food here is great, the chef has a good cooking skill and the service is very good and thoughtful.



►No.4 Amok Restaurant


Amok is a traditional Cambodian cuisine. It is a kind of food steamed on the fire with banana leaves wrapped in fish or chicken or beef, plus coconut milk, curry powder, turmeric powder, lemon and vanilla. For an authentic Amok meal, Amok Restaurant is a great choice. Located near The Old Market in Siem Reap, the restaurant is decorated in purple and red tones and is rich in Khmer features. The restaurant's signature dish is Amok. It is recommended to try the four-flavored Amok platter. Khmer curry beef and spring rolls are also recommended dishes.



►No.5 Lyly Restaurant


The restaurant is located on the main road of Pub Street to Angkor Wat. In addition to the authentic Cambodian dishes, the most popular diners are the braised beef noodles which are close to Chinese taste. Each bowl costs only about $2.5. The braised beef here is slightly sweeter and the meat is soft and tender. The restaurant is open from 6 am to 1 am.

  • Location: Sivatha Road, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Tel: +855-12-900660



Western restaurant in Siem Reap - The Red Piano


The restaurant specializes in local and western dishes, and is also a popular bar. The Red Piano at Pub Street in Siem Reap is probably the most familiar restaurant for foreigners. The restaurant’s menus include Cambodian, Asian, Western Pizza and burgers. The Red Piano is famous because Angelina Jolie frequents the restaurant when filming The Tomb Raider. On the red wall of the restaurant, there still decorated her stills and signatures.


Come to The Red Piano, you should be sure to call Angelina Jolie's favorite "Tomb Raider" cocktail. If you happen to order in the 10th cup or the number is a multiple of 10, your wine will be free; if your order is the 500th cup or the number is a multiple of 500, you will receive a $100 bonus! It’s interesting, right? Good luck!



French restaurant in Siem Reap - FCC Angkor


It is a more advanced restaurant in Siem Reap. If you go to eat, the dress code is relatively formal. The restaurant is next to the king’s official residence, next to the Siem Reap River. This restaurant was the official residence of the French Governor during the colonial period and has a unique architecture. So, if you go to this restaurant, you should pay attention to your dress.

  • Location: Pokambor Ave., next to the Royal Residence, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Internet site: http://fcccambodia.com/
  • Tel: +855-63-760283



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