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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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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was the most amazing food, drink and staff!! I would highly highly recommend this restaurant, we thought it was amazing!! Get the zucchini fritters, they were Devine!!

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Friends restaurant on a recommendation from our tour guide and we were not disappointed. We received a very warm welcome from the staff. The menu is exciting and different to most of the restaurants we had eaten at during our trip. A very good vegetarian selection also. The service we received was fantastic, the staff go out... More 

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Thank abvwilson
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went more to support the kids. Food was ok, service was pretty crap. I wasn't really sure why there was a line up outside to be honest.

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Thank Carrie T
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Without doubt one of the best meals we had on our travels. Delicious, setting delightful and service gracious and slick. Disadvantaged youngsters are trained to cook and serve and this is a great place to eat and out something back into the community st the same time. Highly recommended!

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Thank lindalucas
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant was a great selection of tapas and special meals with free water. Staff very good and good very nice. Not the cheapest in town, but a great environment and worth paying the extra to support community schemes.

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Thank Briggs-Abroad
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friends is probably where we had one of the best meals we ate in Cambodia. Please call in for a booking as you are almost certain to not get a table as a walk up guest during dinner service. We asked the staff if we could wait around until a table becomes available however this was not possible either as... More 

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Tamworth
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was so good we had to keep going back to eat our way through the menu! Great staff and wonderful food.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by our guide and we were not disappointed. The owner takes young people off the streets, trains them and turns them into excellent chefs and waiting staff. It is mainly a Tapas restaurant but serve huge portions. We had four between 2 of us but 3 would have been more than sufficient. The food and service... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the ambiance are great but what really impresses is the cause behind this place to fund the education of young people who are in need. Highly recommend this lovely restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to be sure of getting a table, book ahead. The first time I tried to eat at Friends, it was a Thursday evening, there was a queue outside and I was told I would have to wait an hour before I could get in. I didn't wait and went opposite. The next time, I arrived with two... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups, Cambodian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 802 072
Description
Open Everyday 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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?