The culinary heartland of Cambodia, Phnom Penh serves up cuisine ranging from the hearty to the rarefied.

DINING RECOMMENDATIONS

Black Bambu

Black Bambu is a partnership between some of Cambodia’s top restaurateurs and the children’s charity The Cambodian Children's Fund, serving tapas-style food and well-crafted cocktails.

Address: 29 St. 228 (corner of street 55), Phnom Penh
Lunch: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Dinner: 6:30 to 11 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
Phone: +855 23 966 895


Romdeng

Walk 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


Kravanh

Established 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


Khmer Surin

One of Phnom Penh’s longest-running restaurants, Khmer Surin has been serving Khmer and Thai food since 1996. It is set in a traditional Khmer-styled building surrounded with carved timber and pots filled with fresh lotuses.

Address: 9 St. 57, Phnom Penh
Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Phone: +855 12 887 320