10 of the Best Restaurants in Siem Reap (close to Angkor Wat)
There’s nothing like exploring an ancient temple at Angkor Wat for building up an appetite.
Here’s our recommendation for the best restaurants to head to in Siem Reap, the Cambodian town that is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor.
The Chanrey Tree is one of the best fine dining restaurants in town, who offer traditional Khmer cuisine in a lush contemporary setting. Located on the riverside in heart of Siem Reap, the Chanrey Tree combines the amazing taste of only seasonal traditional Khmer ingredients, with a relaxed but lavish environment to provide a unique Cambodian dining experience.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £14 - £19
Open everyday from Lunch 11am-2.30pm, Dinner : 6pm-10.30pm
Mobile: +855 17 799 587 - +855 81 799 587
Tel: +855 63 767 997
Address: Pokombo Ave, along Siem Reap river side, 50m before Preah Phrum Rath Pagoda
The Embassy is an exclusive fine dining experience headed by executive chefs Pol & Sok; the “Kimsan Twins”. Having trained under Michelin starred chefs, they have created one of the most unique five-star quality cuisines that can be experienced in Siem Reap. With a constantly changing menu based around seasonality, guests can savour skilfully prepared masterpieces from multiple-course set menus, paired with a selection of fine wines.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £21 - £28
Tel: +855 (0) 89 282 911 / +855 (0) 63 963 840
Located in a traditional style wooden house in the stylish King’s Road complex, The Grey is a Khmer inspired restaurant which provides a comfortable atmosphere to enjoy the friendliest Khmer dishes: “Phnom Pleung” (Fire Mountain). This unique type of BBQ grill is placed in the centre of your table for all to cook, eat and enjoy from. You can choose 7 meats for your BBQ from an interesting selection ranging from beef and chicken to crocodile and shark!
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £11 - £19
Tel: +855 (0) 63 966 940 / +855 (0) 78 486 940
One of the long-time residents of Siem Reap, Viroth’s is famously known as one of the best upscale restaurants in town. Boasting an extensive menu of Khmer and other Asian favourites, and set in a chic, contemporary, intimate and mostly outdoor setting, this restaurant is definitely one to try whilst visiting the temples.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £9 - £16
Tel: +855 12 826 346
Address: 99 Wat Bo Street, Siem Reap-Angkor, Cambodia
Set in a delightful wooden house with a spacious garden, and featuring a winning mix of creative local cuisine, Marum is named after the Moringa, or 'Tree of life'. Your visit not only gives you an incredible dining experience, but also helps build a new life for the students in training there! Part of the Tree Alliance group of training restaurants, they provide vocations into the hospitality industry for local street kids and disadvantaged youths.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £8 - £14
Open every day 11am - 10:30pm (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)
Tel: +855 17 363 284
Address: 8A, B Phum Slokram, Siem Reap, Cambodia (Between Wat Polanka and Catholic Church)
Closed closed for Pchum Ben from 10:30pm, 20th September until 11am, 5th October 2016!
An intimate and luxurious culinary experience, Café Indochine is set in a traditional Khmer wooden villa in downtown Siem Reap, once the Angkor headquarters of UNESCO. It provides exquisite Cambodian classics complimented by French-style salads, hearty Italian pasta dishes and an international ‘Steak House’.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £12 - £22
Opening hours: 10.30 am – 10.00 pm
Tel: +855 (0)12 964 533 / +855 (0)92 630 958
Address: No. 44 Sivatha Street, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia
One of Siem Reap’s newest Khmer fine dining restaurants, Malis provides a sublime location to enjoy some of the most exquisite local cuisine in town. Renowned for its fresh seasonal produce, delicate flavours and generous hospitality, Master Chef Luu Meng and his team decided to revive Cambodian cuisine from the past, adapt it to the present and preserve it for the future.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £17 - £26
Tel: +855 (0)15 824 888
Address: Pokambor Avenue, Siem Reap Riverside, Siem Reap, Cambodia +855 (0)15 824 888
Yellow Mango Café
A newly built Cambodian culinary hotspot overlooking the Siem Reap River, the Yellow Mango Café is an excellent place for both a drink after a day at the temples and to try some of the classical Cambodian gourmet cuisine along with some western favourites. Situated in an airy and contemporary setting, it also features an outdoor patio and garden, offering a refreshing place to enjoy their delightful unique treats.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £9 - £16
Tel: +855 12 666 719
Address: Next to Old Market, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia
Siem Reap Brew Pub
The ‘Brewpub’ is Siem Reap’s first well established microbrewery featuring its own restaurant and bar in the heart of Siem Reap. The restaurant provides relaxing atmosphere to enjoy both Khmer and western classics and to enjoy their 5 uniquely produced beers using the finest Malt from Germany, Hops from Australia, Craft Yeast from New Zealand and Clean Local Water.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £11 - £16
Tel: +855 80 888 555
Address: Corner of Street 5 and Shinta Mani, Phum Mondul II, Sangkat Svay Dong Kom, Siem Reap City , Cambodia
The Square 24 Restaurant
Situated only a 5 minute walk from bustling Pub Street, and set in modern and contemporary surrounds, The Square 24 offers a variety of Khmer cuisine, along with some of the more conventional western dishes. Accompanied by a large selection of wines and cocktails, this restaurant provides a beautiful ambiance and chic location to enjoy some truly incredible food.
Average cost of a 3 course meal: £14 - £17
Opening time: 11:30 - 14:30 and 18:00 22:00
Mobile: +855 12 614 695 / +855 12 614 092
Web : www.thesquare24.com
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