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Bambu Stage Siem Reap

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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On our second visit to Siem Reap this was spellbinding; must see for temple explorers

Bambu Stage offers several wondrous presentations and experiences. The puppets are truly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DrLIndsay
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New South Wales, Australia
An incredible experience

My husband and I decided to take our 6 year old daughter to Cambodia for the first time and were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Relax in a director's chair and enjoy a cool drink at our tropical garden theatre. It seats just 40 people. Watch a fun new take on a great tradition– the Cambodian Bambu Puppets-in full shadow theater mode! Wild and just a little bit crazy, they...more
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Bamboo Street | Bamboo Street, Wat Damnak Village, Sala Komroeuk Commune, Siem Reap 17254, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday

Bambu Stage offers several wondrous presentations and experiences. The puppets are truly entertaining and fun while the Director, Nicholas Coffill, gives a spellbinding, multi-media explanation of temples large and small in: 'Angkor decoded'. Truly unique and very personalised. Groups can book a meal; there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I decided to take our 6 year old daughter to Cambodia for the first time and were looking for things to do with our young daughter which involved appreciating the history, Art and Tradition of a Country. We are so grateful to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the opportunity to go to Bamboo Stage and see the photography and “Temples Decoded” talks. Both are seperate productions. Nick Coffill presented a highly articulate and insightfully refreshing view of Cambodia’s history, both modern and ancient. His ability to captivate and enthrall the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time learning about the puppets and watching the show. They did a great job of making sure you knew what was going on in the story. It was fun to Interact with the puppets after the show and talk to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 541siril
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent our lovely evening at Bambu Stage we really enjoyed the show, see some of famous Cambodian instruments, the actresses performing well with a funny story in Cambodian language but it was absolutely top notch and well spent our time, do not forget mosquitoes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 563johnnyk
NicholasCoffill, Manager at Bambu Stage Siem Reap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello 563johnnyk, on behalf of the MEDHA performance troupe I thank you for your lovely review. The troupe is performing at the front theater of BAMBU STAGE, and is supported by CAMBODIAN LIVING ARTS, the countries premier arts NGO. At Bambu Stage, further inside, we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been hoping to see a traditional puppet show for some time now, and we thoroughly enjoyed the Bambu Stage experience. The venue had a lovely ambiance, and it was wonderful to see the traditional arts being revived in Cambodia! During the show, we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tripmemories
NicholasCoffill, Owner at Bambu Stage Siem Reap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

"it was a lovely evening that provided further insight into Cambodian culture while also adding more variety into our daily itinerary of temple visits" I quote you tripmemories, as your words bring music to our hearts! Thanks so much for the five-thumbs up, and Archie...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This business is run by a British expat and his partners in a wonderful little oasis down a minor street. There is artwork to peruse before your show and wine and beer for sale. The puppet show was so great. He began with a brief...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank swrlv
NicholasCoffill, Owner at Bambu Stage Siem Reap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

"He took our two teenagers backstage in the middle of the show to get an up close view of how it’s all done. Be sure to spend the extra money for dinner - it was excellent!!" Hello swrly, thanks for the great review and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dukketeater i kjempefine omgjevnader! Litt vrient å forstå engelsken nokre gongar, men det er ein liten skjerm der med engelsk teksting på sida. Anbefalar å kjøpe billett med mat (We loved it! Beautiful surroundings and a great atmosphere. Recommend to buy the ticket with dinner)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AudB64
NicholasCoffill, Owner at Bambu Stage Siem Reap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello AudB64, thanks for your beautiful and heartfelt bi-lingual review. (who needs Google translate with your skills!!) I'll tell chef you enjoyed the dinner too- it will warm her heart. Best wishes from Nick, Malar, Wab, Jon, Soran, Ray and Keo

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this as a must do, the show was funny and entertaining in a great outdoor setting. Those who stayed were rewarded with the best meal I had in Siem Reap. We all sat at one long table and enjoyed the stories of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jojones107
NicholasCoffill, Owner at Bambu Stage Siem Reap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

"(we) were rewarded with the best meal I had in Siem Reap!" Hello jojones107, thanks for the delicious review of your evening at Bambu Stage and the five-forks up!. The shadow puppet team are delighted you enjoyed the entertainment made from original hand-made leather puppets....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the puppet show during our visit to SR. We booked online and unfortunately their website doesn’t provide any admin instructions on time etc, so after sending two emails (which bounced back because of a full inbox), I called and got...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scott_Thor
NicholasCoffill, Manager at Bambu Stage Siem Reap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Scott_Thor, thanks for the great review to say the dinner was 'pretty delicious' and the overall evening very worthwhile, and overall, giving us a four-star rating. I too hate cigarette smoke, even outdoors as I love the fresh air and like to keep it...More

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576wendyn
January 24, 2017|
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Response from NicholasCoffill | Property representative |
Hello, we are planning to close in April for major renovations and upgrade to our site. It is the hottest month in Siem Reap, so after a wonderful high season of great reviews, we're having a brief holiday and reopening with... More
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Joanne o
January 22, 2017|
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Response from NicholasCoffill | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, we do three shows- shadow puppets doing folk and modern inventive work Two TED-like talks using live media theatre to tell stories about Cambodia recent history and one about the temples. (im sorry about late... More
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Msmee8
January 21, 2017|
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Response from NicholasCoffill | Property representative |
Yep, that's right. PUPPETS for 40 minutes The Live Media talks about 60 minutes. cheers, Nick
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