Rosewood's Brasserie Louis, Cuts, Iza & Zhan Liang restaurants are among the culinary heartland of Cambodia, Phnom Penh serves up cuisine ranging from the hearty to the rarefied.
RomdengWalk on the wild side at Romdeng which is well-known for traditional Cambodian dishes from the provinces, such as deep-fried tarantulas and tree ants stir-fried with beef. Managed by the NGO Mith Samlanh (Friends), its staff members are former street youth in training.
Address: #74, St. 174, Phnom Penh
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Phone: +855 92 219 565
KravanhEstablished by two sisters, one who moved back to Cambodia after living in Southern France, Kravanh is highly regarded for its quality and freshly prepared Cambodian food at good value.
Address: 112 Samdach Sothearos Blvd., Phnom Penh
Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Phone: +855 12 539 977
Nesat Seafood House
Fresh seafood from Kampot is prepared in an authentic local way inside a cozy fisherman's house surrounded by lush greenery.
Address: 72 St. 446
Hours: 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Phone: +855 77 683 003
Chef Nak has opened her home on the Mekong River to give guests a truly unique experience. Just 30 minutes from the center of Phnom Penh, Mahope is an oasis of culinary delight hidden in a jungle garden. Mahope combines ancient Khmer cooking styles with the performing arts in a traditional Khmer wooden stilt home.
Brasserie Louis partners with Chef Nak to propose a dynamic menu of authentic Khmer dishes.
The three-story cafe is the capital's first 100% vegan restaurant, creating original homemade superfood recipes in its laboratory-like kitchen.