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Restaurants in Siem Reap

Discover all the best restaurants in Siem Reap.

Avoid the tourist traps! Based on locals and expats’ experiences.

Siem Reap is a great place to come for food-lovers because there are so many fantastic cafes, restaurants, bars, lounges, and even street food! We have restaurants which serve cuisine from all over the world including French, Mexican, Italian, and more. There are also some fantastic Cambodian restaurants in town where visitors can experience authentic Khmer cuisine.

There’s so much choice in Siem Reap that it’s sometimes difficult to know which restaurant to choose, that’s where we come in. We’ve created this website to help you make that choice. We’ve listed what we think are the best restaurants in Siem Reap and invited you, the visitors, to come and review them. You can also book your favourite restaurant directly from our website. 

Most of the popular places in town are in and around the Pub Street area. The whole area comes to life in the evening with many options available for visitors looking for a restaurant. There are also many street-food carts around the area and lots of things for sale. It can sometimes be overwhelming for visitors to know which one to choose.

In the high season, many restaurants are full, but that’s not an indication of how good they are. Here is a list of some of the best places to eat in town, especially if you are after some authentic Khmer cuisine. However, most places will serve a range of Khmer, Western and Asian food as do most of these places.

Best Restaurants in Siem Reap

The Embassy restaurant is fine dining at its best. There's no other restaurant quite like it in Siem Reap. The head chefs create a new set menu each month using their in-depth knowledge of locally sourced fresh produce and their seasons from all over Cambodia. There is also a wine list to accompany your meal.

The Ten Bells' head chef Corentin Hennion and his team cooks up a fantastic tapas style menu. Centrally located between the Old Market and Pub Street, the Ten Bells is the perfect place to relax in the evenings. The Ten Bells also has live music to entertain you during your meal. All food is freshly cooked and sourced from local seasonal produce.

Get a lovely view of the Siem Reap River from this open restaurant. The Grey is a delicious grill restaurant, bar, and lounge which regularly features live music. You can enjoy cooking your own BBQ or order from our a la carte menu. Enjoy a glass of wine overlooking the river from the King's Road complex in Siem Reap.

At the Original Khmer BBQ you can enjoy a traditional Cambodian shared BBQ. The BBQ is placed in the middle of the table and you can choose from a selection of meats. Many local restaurants also enjoy this style of cooking. You will share the cooking duties with the other people at the table and enjoy with soup and noodles.

Madame Butterfly serves up traditional Khmer food with a hint of Chinese and Thai thrown in. The quiet restaurant is located outside of the main Pub Street area and you can enjoy a meal in their tropical garden and traditional style house. You'll be glad to take the short tuk tuk ride out of town to visit Madame Butterfly.

Champey Restaurant serves authentic Khmer dishes for you to enjoy. The restaurant is located on the same street as the Old Market, right next to Pub Street. It's a delight to eat inside because the old building is a listed building with heritage status. They also have a range of unique desserts which are only available in Champey Restaurant.

Cambodian BBQ

Enjoy an authentic Fire Mountain BBQ or PHnom Pleung as it's locally known at the Cambodian BBQ restaurant. Choose from 14 kinds of meat including crocodile, kangaroo, or shark! There are also vegetarian options availablef for people who don't eat meat. You'll share the cooking of your own BBQ and serve with noodles and soup.

Banana Leaf

The Banana Leaf is one of Pub Street's oldest restaurants and has been on the corner of Pub Street for years. It's a perfect place to enjoy a meal and a drink and watch the world go by. The Banana Leaf serves a range of Asian, Western, and Khmer dishes. There is also regular live music and a large projector screen for sports.

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Go an enjoy on of the best Amok meals in Siem Reap from no other than Amok Restaurant! The name gives a hint about what you can expect and you can enjoy Khmer Amok cooked in a range of different ways. There are also set menus which will allow you to try a unique blend of traditional Khmer cuisine.

Cooking Classes in Siem Reap

Most of the popular places in town are in and around the Pub Street area. The whole area comes to life in the evening with many options available for visitors looking for a restaurant. There are also many street-food carts around the area and lots of things for sale. It can sometimes be overwhelming for visitors to know which one to choose.

In the high season, many restaurants are full, but that’s not an indication of how good they are. Here is a list of some of the best places to eat in town, especially if you are after some authentic Khmer cuisine. However, most places will serve a range of Khmer, Western and Asian food as do most of these places.

Learn how to cook delicious and authentic Khmer cuisine on the Champey Cooking Class. You can impress your friends and loved ones back home with your newly-acquired cooking skills. On this course, you will visit a local market where you'll be taken to go and buy the ingredients needed for the class.

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Most of the popular places in town are in and around the Pub Street area. The whole area comes to life in the evening with many options available for visitors looking for a restaurant. There are also many street-food carts around the area and lots of things for sale. It can sometimes be overwhelming for visitors to know which one to choose.

In the high season, many restaurants are full, but that’s not an indication of how good they are. Here is a list of some of the best places to eat in town, especially if you are after some authentic Khmer cuisine. However, most places will serve a range of Khmer, Western and Asian food as do most of these places.

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