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New Leaf Book Cafe

No. 306, Group 10 Phum Mondul 1 Svay Dungkum Siem Reap | Svay Dungkum, 306 Street 9, Siem Reap SR, Cambodia
+855 (0) 63 766 016
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Ranked #13 of 477 Restaurants in Siem Reap
Price range: $2 - $8
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Cambodian, International, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: New Leaf Book Cafe is a bookshop, restaurant and events space in one. 100% of our profits are donated to local good causes. Mission To provide stable incomes to projects that offer support and opportunity to disadvantaged cambodians in Siem Reap province. We are a hub for information on responsible tourism, the activities of NGOs in the region and offer an array of locally produced goods. Company Overview Located in the heart of Siem Reap, New Leaf Book Cafe is an oasis for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Cambodia's most popular tourist town. The cafe provides training and paid work experience in the service industry to disadvantage youths. We give free or low cost office space to local NGOs and free shop space at the back of the cafe. New Leaf Book Cafe donates 100% of profits to local projects that support and provide opportunities to the people of Siem Reap province. So far we have established partnerships with a number of NGOs including: Cambodia Children's House of Peace, Small Art School, Women's Resource Center, Anjali House, Build Your Future Today Center, Kamonohashi Project. We also work together with ConCERT and Collaboration Cambodia.
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Istanbul, Turkey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

peaceful place just a few streets away from the busy pub street and old market. The burger and clam tortellini were delicious. Good coffee and smoothies too

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

The New Leaf Book Café team thanks you for your visit and 5-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our comfortable oasis just metres from the tourist hub of Siem Reap. I definitely agree about the burger; i think it's the best one in town! More 

Montreal
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238 reviews 238 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

When I heard that this place donates 100% of its profits to various charities, I knew I needed to check it out. The New Leaf Book Café is a lovely restaurant and bookstore. The high ceilings make for a breezy environment and the books give the place an original atmosphere. Service is courteous and efficient. They kept apologizing for the... More 

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and for taking the time to share your experiences with the TripAdvisor community. The team at New Leaf Book Café appreciates your taking the time to write such a glowing and thorough review. We also hope that you enjoyed your return visits just as much, and thank you for sharing with your readers... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Very good food (as well for vegetarians), located behind the old market, but in a quite and relaxing place, and very nice staff. Good value for money - definitely will come back there!

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and review! The team at the New Leaf hopes you are able to make your return visit soon. We want everyone to feel comfortable at the Café, including vegetarians, so we always try to ensure that we have something for everyone in terms of our menu, events and book selection. More 

Hong Kong, China
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We had lunch here and it turned out that it was probably the best Cambodian food we had! The staff are polite and attentive. It is a great place to chill and all profits of the restaurant goes towards charity. It is a great cause and a great cafe to visit, chill, read, eat, drink.

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and for taking the time to write a five-star review on Trip Advisor. The New Leaf team has always worked very hard to make the Café as welcoming and comfortable as possible, and our three generations of traditional Khmer recipes ensure the quality of the local fare. The western food on the menu... More 

Toronto, Canada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Great place to come with friends or solo, food is decent and staff give great service 24/7. Very convenient location close to old market. If you go and sit outside and its garbage day, you may have to put up with a weird smell from time to time :( Other than that, great place!

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your repeat visits and for taking the time to review New Leaf on TripAdvisor. Just to avoid any confusion, we would like to point out that, while we are open 7 days per week, we are not quite open twenty-four hours a day! That being said, we do serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, smoothies, cocktails... More 

London
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We went there for a late Sunday lunch and was very impressed with the service and the food. The waitress was professional and served us with a smile. I also like the ambient tunes played. I was awkward and asked for just one item that was on the set menu and not in the regular menu and they accommodated me... More 

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and 5-star review! The team at the New Leaf is always more than happy to entertain special requests. While we obviously cannot accommodate all such requests, we will always do our best to do so or come up with a reasonable alternative. Thanks again! More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This little book cafe is fantastic! The food and drinks are delicious, there are books everywhere, and the atmosphere is very relaxed. The huge windows and open front make it very bright and airy and a great place to relax. They often throw events such as movies and art shows, as well (just be careful of the crazy steep stairs... More 

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

The team at New Leaf thanks you for your visit and taking the time to write such a glowing review on TripAdvisor. We are particularly glad you enjoyed Siem Reap's own Sombai! We support our local community not only by donating 100% of our profits to local NGOs which aid disadvantaged and vulnerable populations, but also by sourcing as many... More 

Canmore, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Lovely atmosphere, great service with great food. We had the vegetarian curry and it was delightful! We also bought a number of second hand books. The owners also have an art gallery upstairs showing young Cambodian artists. Part of the profits from the cafe go to help the orphans (which they are many) in Siem reap. Lovely people.

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and TripAdvisor review. We are especially glad you found some books to purchase, as we received them as donations from generous benefactors across the globe, and 100% of the profits from them (as well as all the rest of our profits!) are donated to NGOs dedicated to supporting the vulnerable and disadvantaged populations... More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Went here last night for dinner after finding it on TA. Great place! Good service. Pumpkin soup is excellent. The lime drink is delish. Over all loved the atmosphere. I don't like when people call it a "western" feel because the decor isn't western - it's just a nice clean organized cafe that feels homey. We liked their coasters and... More 

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

We are glad that all the wonderful TripAdvisor reviews we receive are bringing new guests through our doors, and that had such a good experience you decided to add your own 5-star review. The New Leaf Team is delighted that you enjoyed our café so much, and especially that you further supported our NGO partners by buying the "I 'heart'... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food- and great atmosphere. We ate here a couple of times and were never disappointed. Food was fresh and well sized portions. Staff were friendly and the whole place has a very airy and clean feeling. Loved the banana flower salad and also my oatmeal smoothie. Can't wait to go back! Great job!

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KYSommelier, Public Relations Manager at New Leaf Book Cafe, responded to this review

The New Leaf team thanks you very much for your repeat visits and for adding to the ever-growing number of 5-star reviews we receive on TripAdvisor. It took a great many people from around the world to bring Siem Reap's first and only non-profit book café into being, but the ones doing the great job now bringing top-quality food and... More 

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Additional Information about New Leaf Book Cafe

Address: No. 306, Group 10 Phum Mondul 1 Svay Dungkum Siem Reap | Svay Dungkum, 306 Street 9, Siem Reap SR, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 (0) 63 766 016
Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 8
Cuisine: Asian, Cambodian, International, Café

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