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Sombai

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Sombai is a sweet home-made liqueur from Siem Reap. Sombai bottles are painted and decorated by hand, making each of them a unique piece and an amazing souvenir. We also have a non-alcoholic range of products under the brand name "Joe's Cuisine"...More
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“infused rice”(24 reviews)
“great gifts”(12 reviews)
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176 Sombai Road | Salakamreuk Village & Commune, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its definitely a great experience for my colleagues and I last Saturday. Even I can't participate in the wine tasting but their hospitality make me feel welcome. Oh and I purchased their first not even launched passport cover! Thank you so much! :) a place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sw00shbee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a chance decision,but a good one. In all we toasted 8 infusions and loved four. We bought plenty for friends and family. Their spices in hand painted bottles were a pleasant surprise. Our charming,helpful Hostess shared information with us. Very glad we made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went and enjoyed our tour. The staff were very friendly and informative. We enjoyed talking to the staff and tasting drinks and jam. They were all so friendly and kind. I would recommend a trip. The rice wine liquor was delicious 😋

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank dinasour_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sombai is a small but wonderful little business and shop. The assistant was very informative and took her time to explain how the various flavoured fruit and spice ancohols were prepared and stored. We also saw the small team who did the lovely wrappings and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank stephengreen64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to purchase Sombai before we left Siem Reap and luckily this gem of a place was very close walking distance from our hotel. Once we got there we were given a small tour of where the Sombai gets made and decorated before the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Juniell
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

It was almost 6 in the Wednesday evening and I called to check whether the liqueur tasting is still available. I was lucky to find out that I will have the place all by myself. May be because its late on a weekday. I walked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank W0rld_is_my_hoME
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

What a great place with a tour of how they make it and even the painting of the bottles. Great gifts with great packaging. Went with our 2 adult children and got jam and spices and campot peppers also. Loved the hand painted bottles for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank donna o
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

$4 tuktuk from hotel led me to this wonderful operation nearish to the old market. New employee and incredibly sweet girl named Sara gave me a wonderful tour of the upstairs infusing area then provided a tasting of the 8 infused rice wine flavors -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank WestinDave
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Very nice shop, with a large display of their home-made rice wine in beautiful bottles hand-painted by their staff, including a gifted young Cambodian who is deaf. No plastic bottle there! Water is provided from a water refilling station at the entrance. And.. the nicest...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Josette V
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Sombai was part of a village tour I took through my resort. I was so happy they brought me here. It is a great space and they provide a free tour and tasting session! The products are so great I couldn't help but purchase a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Dreamer818442
September 22, 2018|
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Hi Maria, Greeting from Sombai. The tour with pick up is available in the morning only on Viator/Tripadvisor with automatic confirmation. For afternoon/evening tour, we need to check availability first. The production... More
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vasudaven
Chennai (Madras), India
Shopping guidance ! Urgent !!! (5 Replies)
Hello.. In planning on getting some wooden apsaras and also Buddha back home.. Is the night market at SM better with more choices or RUSSIAN MARKET at PP is better ? Also , SOMBAI, or the RICE WINE, is it safe to buy , if so where to buy ? I saw some in a supermarket .. PLEASE SUGGEST!!
January 03, 2016|
Response fromDoggles10|
I'd buy the first ones you like regardless where they are, Generally we found the wooden carvings in the markets quite low quality. That being said the bronze apsaras were very nice.
nyc_girl7664
New York City, New York
One week with a 3-year-old (6 Replies)
My husband and I, along with our 3-year-old daughter, are spending a week in Siem Reap around the Christmas holidays. The week is book-ended by a short visit to Bangkok. We are reasonably fit and adventurous and would like to do a mix of bicycling (with a child's seat, of course) and hiring tuk tuks. Please let me know what you think of the following itinerary. Thu 12/27 8 pm Fly out of Bangkok 9 pm Arrive in SR Fri 12/28 Rent bikes in SR 7:30 am-lunch Ta Prohm, Thommanon,...More
September 17, 2018|
Response fromthmoore|
I cant see this being as enjoyable as you think it may be - I wouldn't want to be dragging a 3yr old through that itinerary - to me its going to add up to a hot, tired, very cranky child and two exasperated parents. I would seriously consider making mornings temple time and afternoons pool time/shopping/ nap time. Despite 'usually' being the Cambodian cool season, I've been there when temps over Xmas/NY get well into the mid-high 30's with high humidity to match. I'd do your won private...More