The Shop 240 Cafe, Phnom Penh - review by Rusty Compass
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The Shop 240 Cafe, Phnom Penh

| 10 Feb 2016
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The Shop 240 Cafe, Phnom Penh
39, Street 240, Phnom Penh
023 986 964


Price guide: $$$

Our rating
10 Feb 2016

The Shop isn't really a shop. It's a cafe and bakery - one of the most popular spots in Phnom Penh. It’s located on the St 240 strip of boutiques and restaurants. 

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The Shop is in fact a cafe and bakery - not a shop. It’s a very good cafe too - one of the most popular in town. 

It’s been the dependable morning coffee and lunch hangout for Phnom Penh’s NGO intensive expat community since opening more than 15 years ago. And it’s extended its hospitable hand and familiar flavours to many a traveller too.

The setting, in a tree shaded shophouse with a small garden, on St 240, is part of the appeal. The rest comes down to the coffees, juices, pastries, sandwiches and more, served up by the friendly team.

The shop was created by Belgian fashion designer Griet Lorre. She’s also opened Chocolate - by The Shop, next door, which is Cambodia’s first chocolate production workshop. If you love chocolate, you’ll need to stop by.



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