We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Yejj

#170 Street 450 | Opposite Russian Market, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 92 600 750
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #148 of 690 restaurants in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Café, Bistro, Asian fusion
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Bistro cafe in popular Russian Market area of Phnom Penh. Serving a range of European Continental, Middle Eastern and Asian dishes, wine, beer and home made drinks. Chicco d' Oro coffees and Twynings Teas. Soft chairs, air conditioning and bar on middle floor. Happy hour daily 4-9pm.
Write a Review

87 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
    26
    40
    15
    5
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

This place is a little gem, seemingly out of place in the otherwise grubby Russian market area. It is a new-looking cafe situated on three floors with ample outdoor seating, serving a mix of French, middle Eastern and Asian food. Yejj is another training restaurant, for underprivileged women. We were starving after not being able to find any place to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hobart, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Food , service were both poor. Complete lack of enthusiasm on behalf of the staff. The only positive was that it was clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had a nice lunch here. Value was good as was food. My partner had a wrap and I had a salad. They were both fresh and healthy. The scheme retrains women from the area too which is nice, as a result the service was a bit slow but I think that is part of the retraining.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I had a couple of meals here with friends. I enjoyed the meals and coffee and the prices are very good; value for money. Good variet of meals, too. The staff were very helpful and courteousl. Wi-Fi is available.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It's very close to the Russian Market. The coffee is pretty good. The food itself isn't bad, I just didn't feel there was enough of it. The 'pitta bread' also isn't really pitta bread. Not bad, just not the best.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

very near to Russian Market(Phsar Toul Tom Poung). So that, good for tea break while shopping. And good view from upstair's terrace. Especially evening.

Was this review helpful? Yes
colorado
Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is a well located cafe very near the Russian market. I had a cappuccino and a pastry and it was delicious. It's a modern cafe with an air conditioned upper floor. The staff is very nice!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Quiet environment. Nice place to have a drink and a meal. Food is okay, but their soup is most unexpected. Ordered the French Onion soup for my wife and Pumpkin for myself. They are more like a paste than soup. There's no soup in the soup. Maybe, it's a different kind of soup that I have not come across.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sl230, Owner at Cafe Yejj, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. We apologise the French Onion Soup wasn't up to standard. Im checking this with our cook as it was a special and I sampled the original batch when we started, which was great. Apologies again. More

Buffalo, New York
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Cafe Yejj is next to the Russian market and the perfect place for lunch, drinks or dessert when you're done shopping. It offers a diverse menu with great food at affordable prices. Free wifi available. Service is excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

the falafel is a must try out here, you can take a miss on the rice and chicken etc, but the continental food is worth it. tasty and yumm food. close by to the russian market and not too expensive also. the Khmer dishes I would skip here as there are better places to have them.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Cafe Yejj also viewed

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
 

Been to Cafe Yejj? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Cafe Yejj, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing