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Friends the Restaurant

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House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 802 072
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Open Monday to Sunday from 11am to 10.30Pm (Kitchen closes...
Open Monday to Sunday from 11am to 10.30Pm (Kitchen closes 9.30Pm) Located near the National Museum, it is famous for its legendary frozen shakes and daiquiris and its delicious blend of Asian and Western style tapas. Friends the Restaurant will be closed for Khmer New Year and will reopen on the 26th of April 2014.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So modern and delicious!

The tapas were a mix of modern, khmer and western and it worked so well! The service was excellent (tapas came out very fast which was great because we were all very hungry) and the staff were so friendly and patient with our big group! Cannot miss this restaurant while in Phnom Penh! The shop next... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The tapas were a mix of modern, khmer and western and it worked so well! The service was excellent (tapas came out very fast which was great because we were all very hungry) and the staff were so friendly and patient with our big group! Cannot miss this restaurant while in Phnom Penh! The shop next door also has some... More 

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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nice place, good food, mixed Western and Asian options (in tapas style), friendly and helpful service (both students and teachers). Cosy feel, indoor and outdoor seating. Store with great gifts next door (and a nail bar). Would recommend.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a visit to Friends Restaurant. Great atmosphere and location. Delicious Tapas. Very limited menu though. If you are not up for tapas don't go there. Rebelcitygirl

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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We were a party of 5 and the menu consists of Tapas which I am not really a fan of. Our table ordered 8 plates between us all and not only did I try them all but loved the flavour of the dishes as well, even the roasted egg plant dip yum. Its a training restaurant so you are helping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The yummiest of food and delicious drinks. Wonderful staff and location. Have nothing bad to say about it, was a great experience.

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tweed coast
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We ate here three times on our recent trip to Phnom Penh. The food was fresh and tasted sensational. Every dish we tried was unique and represented the beautiful flavours of Cambodia. The staff were friendly and the fact that these young people were being taught a skill was very satisfying. It was also very good value for money. Definitely... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The decor was terrific. The staff are friendly & helpful. The kitchen is open & you can see the food being prepared. The food was amazing. Had the tarantula & it was well prepared.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a restaurant that give training to youngsters to allow them to get employment in hotels or other restaurants. Meals and service was excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very nice and friendly restaurant. We were sitting on the terrace at the back. Splendid. We were exhausted after a 7 hours drive from Kep and they made us feel relaxed instantly. Good food, very good wine. It is not very chep (burger at 15 USD, but is was splendid), but the restaurant has a good cause. So, all by... More 

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Tolmie, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It's been a while since I've been to Phnom Penh but Friends is always top on my list. As usual the food and smoothies were great, the staff very courteous and helpful and the atmosphere brilliant. What more can I say for a return customer who is very happy eating here. If you have the time visit their shop or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 802 072

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Asian, Cambodian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients

Description

Open Monday to Sunday from 11am to 10.30Pm (Kitchen closes 9.30Pm) Located near the National Museum, it is famous for its legendary frozen shakes and daiquiris and its delicious blend of Asian and Western style tapas. Friends the Restaurant will be closed for Khmer New Year and will reopen on the 26th of April 2014.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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