The best nightlife in Siem Reap are mostly concentrated within Pub Street, a vibrant street filled with backpacker-friendly bars, international restaurants, massage parlours, and retail boutiques. Great for bar-hopping with like-minded travellers, these nightlife spots are easily accessible on foot and often stay open (and packed) until 04:00. Alcohol is also cheap in Pub Street – expect to pay as little as US$1 (or less) for beers during happy hours.
Alternatively, Siem Reap’s most popular hotels are also fitted with rooftop bars, lounges and pubs where affluent travellers can enjoy imported wines and liquors as well as authentic Khmer and international fare all night long. From elegant colonial-era lounge bars to trendy nightclubs playing raucous dance tunes, read on to discover Siem Reap’s most popular nightlife spots.
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Pub Street is Siem Reap’s definitive nightlife hub, where you can find plenty of bars, nightclubs, pubs, and restaurants that cater to any budget and preference. A five-minute stroll from Angkor Night Market, this street is very popular amongst budget-conscious travellers looking to party in Siem Reap. Not only can you find a variety of local, Asian, and European cuisine, but imported beers cost as low as US$0.50 while cocktails are priced at US$1.50. Perfect for a night of bar-hopping, Pub Street’s nightlife venues are within walking distance from each other, offering happy hour promos and great music until 04:00. Read More...
- Location: Angkor Night Market, Siem Reap
Miss Wong Cocktail Bar is a classy establishment just outside Pub Street, serving a wide range of cocktails with an Asian twist, infused gins, and imported beers. Tucked away from the bustling Pub Street, this 1920s Shanghainese bar is fitted with paper lanterns, black lacquer screens, tasteful antiques and cosy leather booths while instrumental music plays unobtrusively in the background. Miss Wong Cocktail Bar’s signature concoctions are priced between US4.50 and US$5 – standouts include China White (jasmine tea syrup, lychees, Tanquery gin and Cinzano Bianco), Indochine Martini (vodka, pineapple juice and ginger cognac liqueur), and Miss Wong Punch, served tall with soda float. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 - Late
- Address: The Lane, Pub Street, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 92 428 332
FCC Angkor at FCC Angkor Boutique Hotel Siem Reap features a full-service bar as well as indoor, terrace and pool-side dining sections within a massive colonial-style building. Open daily, the restaurant serves authentic Khmer, Asian and international fare by day and a wide range of spirits, wines, beers and cocktails by night. 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. However, you can enjoy selected drinks at half price between 17:00 and 19:00.
- Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 – 24:00
- Address: Pokambor Avenue, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 063 760 283
Elephant Bar, set within Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor, is arguably one of Siem Reap’s most iconic nightlife venues. Operating since the 1960s, this elegant-looking bar features 1930s colonial architecture, dark wood furnishing, leather sofas, potted plants, and quaint elephant decorations at every corner. Compared to most bars in Siem Reap, prices at Elephant Bar are steep but reasonable thanks to its extensive alcohol and cigar offerings. Drinks range from bourbon, cognacs and single malt whiskies to beers champagne and martinis cocktails. If you’re a cocktail lover, try the Airavata (US$12), a refreshing mix of rum, Malibu, banana cream, lime juice, sugar syrup and coconut juice, served in an elephant-shaped glass.
- Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 – 24:00
- Address: 1 Vithei Charles de Gaulle, Khum Svay Dang Kum, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 63 963 888
Asana Bar occupies a wooden house on stilts just off The Lane at Pub Street, serving Khmer-style cocktails and light snacks until late. The only remaining traditional Khmer house in downtown Siem Reap, patrons can opt for the upstairs lounge that’s fitted with hammocks, daybeds, and beanbags or enjoy the evening breeze at the cosy garden area. On the first Friday every month, jazz, blues and BBQ nights are held between 19:00 and 22:00. Asana Bar also hosts daily Khmer cocktail-making classes for US$15 per person, where you get to learn how to recreate its signature concoctions as well as mix your very own cocktail.
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 02:00
- Address: Street 7, off The Lane, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 92 987 801
Mezze Lounge & Nightclub draws in a party-loving clientele of locals, expats and tourists with its trendy setting and diverse live entertainment. In addition to its affordably-priced wines, spirits, beers, and liquors, patrons can also enjoy a good selection of Lebanese tapas such as chicken shawarma, tabbouleh, and chicken wings. Local and international DJs spin deep house tunes on most nights while Sundays are dedicated to salsa dance with a seasoned salsa instructor offering complimentary basic classes from 19:00 onwards.
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 – 02:30
- Address: #13A, 1st Floor, Street 11, Pub Street, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 77 226 601
Picasso Bar is a good option if you’re looking to mingle with friendly expats during your holiday in Siem Reap. A dozen bar stools surround the compact, barrel-vaulted bar section while drinks specials are scribbled on suspended blackboards. With drinks priced at US$1.50 onwards, you get to enjoy two-for-one promos for Singha beers, cocktails, martinis, and sangrias from 17:00 until 21:00. Standouts include chocolate cake (Frangelico, vodka, sugared lime wedge), B53 (Kahlua, Bailey’s and absinthe) and Thong Slap (US$4). Located along Alley West, Picasso Bar is just a two-minute walk from Pub Street.
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – Late
- Address: Alley West, Pub Street, Siem Reap
Angkor What? Bar, known as the first-ever bar in Pub Street, has been attracting a massive following of backpackers since its inception in 1998. It’s easily distinguished thanks to its massive signage which reads ‘Promoting Irresponsible Drinking Since 1998’, black walls filled with neon-coloured graffiti by previous patrons, and raucous pop hits and dance tunes. Angkor What? Bar offers the usual array of beers, cocktails, and shots at US$1 onwards and you get free tee shirt when you order two buckets of whiskey. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 15:00 – 04:00
- Location: Pub Street, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 12 490 755
Temple Bar is a two-storey bar within Pub Street, where budget-conscious travellers can watch traditional Apsara dance shows, catch the latest sports matches, play a game of pool, and enjoy strong booze at affordable prices. The rooftop section features plenty of plush beanbags, neon lighting and a full-service bar while traditional dance performances are held between 19:30 and 21:30 every day. Downstairs, Temple Bar is furnished with leather booths, flat screen TVs and pool tables with resident DJs playing song requests all night long. Patrons can get a free tee shirt for every two pitchers or jugs of cocktails, spirits, and Angkor draft beers.
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 - 04:00
- Address: Street 8, Pub Street, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 12 234 565
Soul Train Reggae Bar is relatively new in Pub Street’s bar scene, but it’s gained massive popularity amongst locals and travellers thanks to its charming Caribbean setting and chilled-out ambience. Popular soul, funk, and reggae tunes are played regularly, though you can easily request for your favourite songs at this friendly establishment. Happy hours are from 16:00 until 20:00, with signature cocktails such as passion margarita priced for US$1 or less. Set along New Street A, Soul Train Reggae Bar is a three-minute walk from the Angkor What? Bar.
- Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 – 04:00
- Address: New Street A, Pub Street, Siem Reap
- Tel: +855 86 430 740