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Friends the Restaurant

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European, Asian, Soups, Cambodian
As featured in 3 Days in Phnom Penh
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House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 802 072
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the pomelo salad with prawns (excellent!) and the spring rolls. Both to share. Beware the mosquitoes when you sit outside. It's a beautiful and quaint local haunt serving simple, Cambodian cuisine. There's a small shop selling t-shirts and handicraft, with proceeds going towards a local charity. Tip: if you are brave you can try the fried tarantulas and... More 

Thank Kllsm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing social enterprise! The food was absolutely delicious and the service was top notch. Make sure you pop next door after your meal and have a look at the Friends 'N Stuff store!

Thank Zingered
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was very conveniently located to our hotel. We visited based on other reviews here on Tripadvisor and we weren't disappointed. The food is served in tapas style, having said that we struggled to eat all 4 dishes that we ordered. The portions are generous and cheap. The food was delicious and the staff incredibly friendly and very helpful.... More 

Thank Esther234
Brighton, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends the Restaurant has a lovely feel when you walk in welcoming, spacious with interesting artwork and books. The choices are a Cambodian style tapas,along with some more "western" style choices. Well cooked with good service. Great to see the training going on I the kitchen and the service . Thoroughly recommend.

Thank annettebeard
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is really good! We loved it. It was a relaxing place in the middel of the city. It is a little expensive but totally worth it because it's a social project! ❤️❤️❤️

Thank Niels V
Pai, Thailand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice and social. good food a bit expensive but very good service. It is from an ngo so you feel better paying this amount :)

Thank josebgood
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Such good food to share and the smoothies are definitely a must ! The restaurant is extremely well rated and worth a visit when in PP

Thank lilly2505
Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited in a group and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Food was tasty and service good. Lovely setting which includes an outside garden area.

Thank 56Nell
Reading, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went as part of an Intrepid Tour. The atmosphere was lovely and the food was gorgeous! We loved it so much that we went to a sister restaurant in Siem Reap! Highly recommend! And the have jenga and games for kids and adults alike.

Thank BritishNikki
Odiham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here before visiting the National Museum, really convenient as it is just down the road. The food was really tasty, especially the honey pork ribs! Staff were very pleasant and service was excellent. Would recommend if you are in the area.

Thank KatyS121

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
European, Asian, Soups, Cambodian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?