Cafe Indochine is an upscale restaurant on Sivatha Street in Siem Reap that offers an upscale setting in a traditional Khmer wooden house. The restaurant’s tasteful decor provides the atmosphere for a pleasant dining experience. French and European cuisine highlight the menu, including steaks, Khmer set menus for 2, and Italian pasta entrees.
You can find Cambodian classics that are must-tries for a visit to Siem Reap, such as lok lak, amok and chas kruang. A generous serving of French-style salads is available to accompany your orders. You can top off your meal with homemade ice cream, banana flambé, or mango ice cream with apple liquor.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10.30am to 10pm
- Location: 44 Sivatha Street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 12 964 533
Ecstatic Pizza is where you can head to while in Siem Reap if you’re craving for great Italian pizzas. Since 1994, this pizza parlour has been serving pizza, Italian food and Khmer food – more than enough selections to treat you to a place to cool off from the Cambodian sun with a quick but tasty bite.
With 20 different kinds of pizza, there is one for any taste. Pizzas can be ordered with either thin or thick crusts. The eggplant parmesan is especially good, with lots of cheese and flavourful sauce. They also serve great breakfasts – available any time of the day.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm
- Location: 072 Street 2 Thnou, Mondul 1 Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 12 436 869
Food Stalls at the Corner of Pub Street & Street 11
A variety of food stalls line the corner of Pub Street and Street 11 in Siem Reap. Many outdoor food stalls appear in the evening along this busy corner. The prices are quite cheap and while it is decidedly not gourmet dining, they offer good value for money.
The stalls offer everything from soups, rice, noodle dishes, fried dishes, salads, to other favourite Khmer dishes. Some stalls offer Thai tom yam soup, chicken with pineapple, as well as pork curry. Many stalls feature the ever-popular Khmer BBQ, and some also have set menus for you to conveniently try. Drinks include fruit shakes, beer, and soft drinks.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 5pm to 3am
- Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC)
You can find the FCC or Foreign Correspondent’s Club on Pokambor Avenue, along the Siem Reap River, just south of the Royal Palace. The restaurant can best be described as casually elegant where east meets west. The venue features a full-service bar as well as an indoor, terrace, and pool-side dining sections within an all-white colonial style building.
The wide-ranging menu offers Cambodian, Asian, and international selections, as well as pasta and pizza. They have a selection of beers, fine wines, and aperitifs. Due to its rather exclusive setting and location, FCC Angkor attracts a steady clientele of affluent tourists and expats looking to enjoy a quiet evening in Siem Reap, though making a reservation is highly advisable for weekends.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 6am to midnight
- Location: Pokambor Ave, Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 63 760 280
Il Forno is a little bit of Italy right in Siem Reap. The restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine prepared using ingredients imported from Italy, as well as traditional old-world recipes. The restaurant offers a quaint setting that harks back to an old trattoria. Il Forno means ‘the oven’, and what comes out of this oven is truly delectable.
Lovers of genuine Italian cuisine will want to try Il Forno. The Gnocchi ai 4 Formaggio (potato dumplings with 4 kinds of cheese) literally melts in your mouth. Check out the week’s specials that rotate frequently, which also includes varieties of Italian desserts worth trying, such as their homemade orange cheesecake.
- Opening Hours: Daily from midday to 10.30pm
- Location: Mondulkiri Village, Street 11, Siem Reap 17252, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 63 763 380
Le Tigre de Papier
Le Tigre De Papier has been serving western and Khmer dishes since 1999. They’re known for offering barbecues – cooked before you right on your tabletop. Well-known for their wood-fired oven pizza, they have 24-hour delivery. Khmer cooking classes are offered so you can learn how to make the dishes on the menu.
The cooking classes also let you dive deeper into the flavours of traditional Cambodian dishes, with local favourites like fish amok and green mango salad. The cooking classes usually include a short tour around the Old Market, about 2 minutes’ walk from the restaurant. Late night revellers along Pub Street also drop by for their great selection of refreshing cocktails.
- Location: Street 08, Siem Reap 17252, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 85 657 465
Peace Cafe is an all-vegetarian restaurant in Siem Reap that promotes healthy eating. Tables are nestled among the trees, where you can relax while sipping fresh fruit juice or a yoghurt shake. The home-cooking menu includes Khmer, European and Asian vegetarian dishes.
For breakfast, you can enjoy crepes, along with a delicious caffè latte or cappuccino. They offer yoga, Pilates, vegetarian cooking, as well as free language classes. It’s basically one of the great go-to places in Siem Reap for yoga practitioners and health-conscious travellers. Peace Café also serves as an information and eco-centre, with a fair-trade shop on site.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 7.30am to 9pm
- Location: #115, Trail Village, Boeung Daun Pa Village, Sangkat Slor Kram, Siem Reap 17251, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 63 965 210
The Red Piano
Open since 2000, The Red Room features a Belgian menu with Flemish beef stew, fish and risotto as among its selection of main dishes. For lunch, you can try their tasty sandwiches which are served on baguettes. The drinks menu sports Belgian beer, cognacs, liquors, cocktails, and wine.
The Red Room is a popular place among travelers to Siem Reap to chill out, relax and enjoy a snack and a refreshing drink on their walks down Pub Street and around the popular area. You can easily find the restaurant at the corner of Pub Street and Street 11 in Siem Reap.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 7am to 12.30am
- Location: 341 Street 08, Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 92 477 730
Takezono is a luxurious Japanese restaurant at the Sokha Angkor Resort on the intersection of Highway No. 6 and Sivatha Street in Siem Reap. The restaurant is a great place to head to for classic Japanese cuisine served in an upscale setting. Takezono has tatami seating, a dining room as well as teppanyaki room, and a sushi bar.
The tatami room is especially great if you’re coming as a group but preferring a more private setting. From the otsumami (light bites) to the set menus, you’re assured of quality and authenticity. Set menus include unagi kabayaki (grilled eel), tonkatsu (deep-fried pork cutlets), salmon teriyaki, and tempura. Teppanyaki dishes include salmon, tenderloin, wagyu, and rib-eye.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 11pm
- Location: Street 60m, Treang Village, Siem Reap 17251, Cambodia
- Tel: +855 96 616 1999