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Friends the Restaurant

House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 802 072
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (414 reviews)
“falafel burger” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
European, Asian, Soups, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friends is located in a busy environment where you can meet more tourists. The athmosphere is nice, the staff is friendly and helpfull. The mango juice was delicious.

Thank winston20152015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great cause and great food Staff very friendly and attentive We hadn’t made a booking but the staff found us a table

Thank 62elle
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hats off to the Founder of Friends. We had lunch here, ordered the local Khmer fish and soup which was delicious, a massive Burger for my son as well as the pork belly salad which is slightly spicy. Favourite dessert was the Passionfruit meringue, tart...More

Thank Sabine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the menu and the drinks at Friends that we ate there again just before departing. Delicious delicious !!! And we love the fact that this is an NGO and is used as a teaching and employment opportunity.

Thank VeenaVenk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food, nice staff, great idea. Honesty the best food we had in Cambodia...we had such a filling meal and lovely flavour. Superb

Thank snollygoster7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely restaurant to visit. The walls are brightly painted and the staff are very attentive. They catered for vegetarian meals and I had a lovely chickpea and veggie curry. The drinks were also reasonably priced. It is also a training school which...More

Thank Alicia V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and drinks. Very welcoming and friendly staff, great for large groups of people. Comfortable, clean facilities and all for a great cause. The NGO Training restaurant is opposite a lovely shopping strip making it very convenient for anyone who wants to shop after...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe you think that the social project called Friends is a good enough reason to eat here. That's your right - this and the great reviews made me decide to eat here. But Tripadvisor reviews aren't about social value. They're about price and quality. So,...More

Thank ClemRobyns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good restaurant, linked to Romdeng and other. They aim to help young people to train and find a job. The food is quite original with very good products. I slightly prefered Romdeng but they are both very good and interesting.

Thank Atrahasis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

... what’s not to like? The food is great and very affordable, the staff is friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is close to the museum, so it’s a great place to eat before the dance show at night or at lunch. If you want to...More

Thank Marie B
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January 20, 2015|
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Response from jbiedlin78 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie - I also cannot find the menu online but agree with Melissa09 above. The menu was eclectic with a mix of traditional cambodian/thai food, also with some western options. The plates were small size meant to share... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 802 072
  • E-mail
Located near the National Museum, you'll discover Friends the Restaurant a vibrant and colorful vocational training restaurant. Serving up share plates of creative cuisine with influences from across the globe, refreshing cocktails and fresh juices, you can see why Friends is one of Cambodia's longest running and best-loved restaurants. All profits are reinvested into the education of students in training and Mith Samlanh's social programs. Check out Friends 'n' Stuff for products that changes lives and Friends Nail Bar next door!
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