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Romdeng

74 Street 174, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
092-219-565
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Ranked #10 of 642 restaurants in Phnom Penh
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 9pm.Closed Wednesday and Friday 1pm to 5pm (student training, Romdeng is set in a beautiful colonial building whose wooden carvings, tables, chairs and unique lights were all hand made in Cambodia. The silk goods and cushions adorning Romdeng were made by our students in sewing training at Mith Samlanh and its walls are hung with beautiful paintings produced by young people from the art classes there. All of this plus a pool, free WIFI, a family area and a gift shop mean a visit to Romdeng is a must.
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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

During our visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, our tuktuk driver suggested Romdeng restaurant and we had dinner. It's a surprise to see ants and crispy tarantula but we never tried such exotic recipe and instead ordered amok and crispy noodles, and sweet potato spring rolls. The food was really tasty and delicious, not pricey. About the service, slowly but surely,... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

cocktail: fruit cocktail was good the plate i ordered was too much spicy. They could have put inside everything i don't know what i ate ! the place is very good clientele: mainly people from ONG price :10 - 12$

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Burton-on-Trent
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374 reviews 374 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

On our trip to Indo China, we have managed to visit many restaurants/cafes where the aim is to help disadvantaged people (who all work in the places). So, we decided that Romdeng was the place to go. We has a very pleasant meal - well-cooked and great value for money. The service was a little slow, but we didn't find... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

If you have an adventurous palette, the spiders are meant to be a lot like soft shell crab! I couldn't do it! The food was delicious and the service friendly (though a little slow, but they are training!). Exceptional value for money.

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Came here with three friends based on the reviews and we weren't disappointed. The food was fantastic and was probably overall the best meal we had in Cambodia. The restaurant is beautiful and has lovely French colonial architecture. The staff are attentive and friendly. Would recommend this place as a must visit while in Phnom Penh.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Khmer food - you can see that they have made an effort to think creatively around the composition and ingredients of some of teh dishes. The food itself was fine, not particularly memorable. Service was good, but it would have been nice to see some of the trainees getting more directly involved. They only seemed to be observing on the... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Many people come for the spiders (I didn't) but I've been here twice now, and watched many a tourist come to eat this delicacy. If spiders aint' your thing, then the rest of the menu will not disappoint. I got the fish ceveche (A-Mazing), everyone in the group loved their meals. The restaurant itself is lovely, and there is a... More

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London, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We had been recommended to go to the Foreign Correspondents Club on our first night in Phnom Penh, which was also my birthday. We enjoyed drinks there but I didn't fancy it as my birthday dinner. So over our strawberry mojitos, we scanned TripAdvisor for an alternative with Khmer cuisine. We picked Romdeng because of an earlier review that said... More

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Tha Bo, Nong Khai, Thailand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This place serves up some tasty cuisine for a great cause with a great atmosphere. The restaurant works with local Phnom Penh kids in an effort to get them involved in the culinary field and off the streets. They have a nice gallery inside with artwork and cookbooks with all proceeds going to a good cause. The food was great.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just opposite to Town View Hotel (Khan Duan Penh) we happened to see bus load of tourists alighting and out of curious decided to try delicious Khmer cuisine. Highly recommended tasty food and wonderful service in a beautiful French villa, and for those more adventurous they can try the deep fried Tarantula and and also fried red ants with beef.... More

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