5 restaurants in Phnom Penh that deserves to be visited

Finding a place to eat our in Phnom Penh? Are you a tourist who do not know much about the foodie side of Phnom Penh. We bring you our favorite restaurants in Phnom Penh.

1. Tepui at Chinese House

Address : Chinese House, 45 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh
Tepui offers Mediterranean and South American cuisine. The world Tepui itself comes from Amazon, which means a tabletop mountain which is found in Amazon’s stretch in Venezuela. They also serve incredible cocktails with Asian flavors. Chef Gisela Salazar Golding cooks dishes and a menu that reflects her love for Asia and South America. The restaurant is located in a 1903 Chinese house, which itself is a place to remember. Think nothing more than duck breast in a bed of mushrooms and baby potatoes when you dine here.

Tepui at Chinese House, Phnom Penh

Duck breast in a bed of mushrooms and baby potatoes

2. Sumatra Restaurant

Address : 35 Street 456, Tol Tum Poung, Phnom Penh
Sumatra Restaurant is the best Indonesian restaurant not just in Phnom Penh, but also in Cambodia. The staff is friendly, the atmosphere is good and the food is delicious. The rates at this restaurant are cheap. My favorite food at Sumatra Restaurant was eggplant with rice, which cost me a little less than USD 2. You could also try Beef Rendang.

Beef Rendang at Sumatra Restaurant, Phnom Penh

Beef Rendang is something to be tried at Sumatra Restaurant

3. Malis Restaurant

Address : No. 136, Preah Norodom (St. 41), Phnom Penh
Smiling and always in the background, ready to lend a skillful hand, a pinch of spice or words of encouragement, Luu Meng, Cambodia’s master chef and creator of the up to 100 choices on the comprehensive menu, jealously guards his restaurant’s reputation as the Crème de la Crème of Cambodian food.  Booking in advance is advisable if you want a table for dinner and the menu, like a good book you can’t put down, is a journey through Cambodia’s glittering culinary prizes. If you want Cambodian food at its finest it’s as well to know what to look out for. Its spices are used as subtle blends with fresh, natural herbs and ingredients such as basil and turmeric. Kampot pepper is a national ingredient and much in demand success story that has traveled the world and kroeung, thnoeng leaves, tamarind, papaya and mango are tasty support acts to several dishes. As a nation, Cambodians rely heavily on fish and rice, which they have in abundance, from stingray to soft shell crabs and goby, lobsters, crabs and grouper.

Stewed Beef at Malis Restaurant in Phnom penh

Stewed Beef at Malis Restaurant

4. Tuk Tuk Cafe Restaurant

Address : Street 350, Sangkat Beoung Keng Kang III, Khan Chamkamorn, Phnom Penh
If you are looking for a authentic Cambodian food look no beyond than Tuk Tuk Cafe Restaurant. We got no idea what’s behind the name, but this not just for tuk-tuk fans, it s for everyone who love food. This restaurant is is not upscale, but the food is right on the top. Do eat Amok and a dish cooked with fish and coconut.

Egg Salad at Tuk Tuk Cafe Restaurant in Phnom Penh

Egg Salad at Tuk Tuk Cafe Restaurant

5. Doors Music + Tapas

Address : #18 St. 47 & 84, Sangkat Srass Chork Khanh Daun Penh, Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh’s home to music and food, Doors Music+Tapas is not just a restaurant with live music, but an experience in itself. When you talk about music its live bands, musicians and DJs from local and International arena. Food is 100% Spanish cuisine which is served in Tapas way.

Clams at Doors Music + Tapas in Phnom Penh

Clams at Doors Music + Tapas

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Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala

Karthik Reddy has been traveling around the world since completing his M.B.A in 2012. He is passionate about photography, trying out new food, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and explore places solo.

4 Responses

  1. Barry Yip says:

    i was just wondering how was this listing done?

  2. mohitrana says:

    Nice pics. This food looking tasty.

  3. gaurav says:

    thanks for sharing kartik

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