Phnom Penh eating guide: Traveller

An independent selection of the best eateries from fine dining to street food in Phnom Penh, from Rusty Compass. No paid endorsements.

Phnom Penh eating guide

Magnolia Vietnamese restaurant, Phnom Penh

Magnolia’s a popular Vietnamese restaurant set in a classic Phnom Penh modernist villa. Read more

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Magnolia Vietnamese restaurant, Phnom Penh
Cnr Pasteur and St 242, Phnom Penh

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Ambau Khmer Restaurant, Phnom Penh

Ambau is a friendly, casual Khmer restaurant downtown with a mix of indoor and outdoor seating. We’ve ended up here for lunch on... Read more

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Ambau Khmer Restaurant, Phnom Penh
30B, Keo Chea (St. 184), Phnom Penh
+855 92 811 169

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Comme a la Maison, Phnom Penh

Something of a Phnom Penh expat institution, Comme a la Maison is a French accented European restaurant with a deli attached.... Read more

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Comme a la Maison, Phnom Penh
13 - 15 St. 57, Phnom Penh
+855 23 360 801

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ARTillery Arts Cafe, Phnom Penh

Artillery Cafe’s a cute little health cafe down a lane off Phnom Penh’s 240 St. Read more

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ARTillery Arts Cafe, Phnom Penh
Down the alley, Street 240 1/2 (near Street 19), Phnom Penh
(078) 985 530

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Backyard Cafe, Phnom Penh

Backyard Cafe opened in late 2015 offering healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options right by the Royal Palace. Read more

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Backyard Cafe, Phnom Penh
11B St 246 Phnom Penh - near Royal Palace exit
+855 78751715

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Bistrot de L’Institute Francais, Phnom Penh

Bistrot de L’Institute Francais is a great little casual bistro and cafe attached the library and exhibition space of the... Read more

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Bistrot de L’Institute Francais, Phnom Penh
218 184 St, Phnom Penh
+855 (0) 12495841

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Friends Restaurant

Friends serves up a Khmer tapas menu for a good cause right by the National Museum. Read more

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Friends Restaurant
#215 Street 13, Phnom Penh
+(855) 12 802 072

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Frizz Restaurant

Popular Khmer eatery on the increasingly upscale 240 street. Friendly with tasty local favourites and a handful of international... Read more

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Frizz Restaurant
67, Street 240, Phnom Penh

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Romdeng Restaurant

Romdeng's a very popular hospitality training school / restaurant. Good food, nice space, great cause too. Read more

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Romdeng Restaurant
74 Street 174, Phnom Penh
+855 (0) 92 219 565

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Sugar Palm Restaurant

Sugar Palm's a veteran of the Phnom Penh culinary scene with a dependable menu of Khmer staples. At the beginning of 2015, Sugar... Read more

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Sugar Palm Restaurant
13 Street 178, Phnom Penh (between Norodom and Pasteur
+855(0)85646373

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The Shop 240 Cafe, Phnom Penh

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... Read more

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The Shop 240 Cafe, Phnom Penh
39, Street 240, Phnom Penh
023 986 964

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