Cambodian cuisine

Cambodian/ Khmer restaurants in Phnom Penh

1. Champei

Champei Café in BKK 1 offers a wide selection of dining options -they specialize in Cambodian food (try their Cambodian breakfasts: noodle soup, pork and rice and fried rice) and Thai dishes, but they also have Western specials. Dine inside to take advantage of the air-conditioning or enjoy al fresco dining on the patio.

Open time: 6:00AM – 10:00PM

Add: 35 Street 57 Corner Street 322, BKK1

Tel: 023-990609

2. Confirel Degustation

“A taste of Cambodia” Great place to try authentic Cambodian food, located on Street 178 just a couple of blocks off the riverfront. Concise selection of reasonably priced Cambodian fare including Chicken Amok, Luk-Lak and Banana Flower Salad as well as an interesting sampler plate for 2 or 3 people. Also a shop selling a variety of Cambodian products.

Open time: 8:00AM – 8:00PM

Add: 57 Street 178, near the National Museum

Tel: 012-981724

3. Frizz

This family-style restaurant serves up traditional Khmer dishes and offers and photo menu for those unfamiliar with the cuisine. Their specialties include amok and chhnang phnom pleung (Cambodian volcano pot.) Also offering Cambodian cooking classes.

Open time: 10:00AM – 10:00PM

Add: 67 Street 240

Tel: 023-220953, 012-845525, 012-524801

4. Kravanh

Lovely, comfortable, fully air-conditioned restaurant serving authentic, finely prepared Cambodian cuisine including traditional favorites, Royal Khmer recipes and provincial specialties. Try the Battambang Sausage with an Angkor Beer!

10:00AM – 10:00PM

Add: 112 Sothearos Blvd, near Sihanouk Blvd.

Tel: 012-539977

5. Malis

“The premier upscale Khmer dining experience” Phnom Penh’s premier upscale Cambodian dining experience, Malis serves contemporary and traditional Khmer cuisine from the kitchen of the renowned Cambodian chef Luu Meng. The Cambodian breakfast, which is served until 11AM, is very popular, drawing a full house. Full bar, cocktails.


Open time: 6:00AM – 10:00PM

Add:136 Norodom

Tel: 023-221022

6. Romdeng 

The perfect place to try Cambodian food–from curries to tarantulas–Romdeng’s menu features recipes from the provinces.

Open time: 11:00AM – 9:00PM

Add: 74 Street 174, between Streets 51 & 63

Tel: 092-219565

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