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Malis is a landmark restaurant that has long enjoyed a reputation for pushing the boundaries of fusion food with traditional, original and new age Cambodian cuisine. With capacious seating and four VIP rooms set in a courtyard around a fountain, it is undeniably the capital's premier gourmet dining experience. Its busy kitchen is home to Luu Meng, Cambodia's only masterchef, whose artfully prepared dishes have graced tables around the world.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Asian, Cambodian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed September 22, 2020

My experience at Malis was absolutely top-notch. I treated myself to a five-course meal and thought it was absolutely worth the money. The waiter was kind and helpful, and I rarely had to refill my own water glass, despite having a bottle brought to me....He usually beat me to it! I thought the entire experience was exceptional.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jacob, Thank you so much for this 5 star review and funny anecdote, we'll share it with our team for sure! We look forward to seeing you again soon, I'm sure we have more delicious dishes you would love to try. Best wishes from...More

Reviewed August 11, 2020 via mobile

As soon as we enter in Malis restaurant we are charmed by the romantic place, a superb garden and its lush vegetation, a very kind and professional staff. This restaurant offers high range dishes in Cambodian style made by famous Master Chef Luu Meng and...his team, we taste Royal Mak Mee (final preparation in front of you), Takeo sausages, vegetables Amok, .... so delicious, and for dessert the "crème brûlée" with green pepper, just a dream ! This restaurant is a must in Phnom Penh.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 10, 2020

Malis is not what it used to be anymore. I am a long time customer and I will give you my reason in a nutshell: Too Expensive for what it is. Close to 300 usd for 6 persons while hardly ordering two dishes per person...and no bottle of wine. You just can find much better in Phnom Penh for this price. You can also can notice that the decoration is distressed, lamp shades are broken and not replaced. I won't come back. They served us a Durian ice cream that was disgusting and they apologized and replaced it. It's just not getting better.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2020

Dear guest, We are deeply sorry to read that you have been disappointed by your latest experience at Malis, especially as a loyal customer. We would like to inform that our prices are still the same as before, but if the food and ambiance didn't...More

Reviewed July 4, 2020 via mobile

Not worth the price, very expensive but a nice place, staff are very friendly and helpful. But food is very similar to typical good khmer street foodMore

Date of visit: June 2017
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2020

Dear Gerard, Thank you for your review and nice feedbacks that we will share with our staff, this is much appreciated! Yet we are sorry to read that you have been disappointed by our food as we aim at serving the best of Cambodian cuisine...More

Reviewed June 18, 2020

Super attentive and thoughfull staff, they made our special night even better!! Cambodian high class dining at its finest.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2020

Thank you so much for choosing Malis for your wedding anniversary, it was a real pleasure to make your celebration even more memorable! We hope to see you again for your next great occasion, or just for a nice meal in the serenity of our...More

Reviewed June 14, 2020

Recomd by hotel. Was disappointed. Expensive food and very average food. Over-rated. Service is ok .. nice ambience. Food is really average. For that kind of price.....More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2020

Dear William, We are sorry to read that your experience at Malis didn't meet your expectations. As you may have read in the previous reviews, our guests are usually very happy with the taste of our cuisine. Please do not hesitate to let us know...More

Reviewed April 9, 2020

We knew we had to have dinner here as it is touted as the best Cambodian restaurant in the city. We were not disappointed! Had wonderful seating in the front courtyard. Food, drinks and service were excellent. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2020

Dear Lina, We're glad to read that we met your expectations and that you fully enjoyed our Cambodian cuisine in the relaxed atmosphere of our courtyard. Thank you for recommending us and see you next time! Best wishes from Malis

Reviewed April 4, 2020

Fantastic meal , great service. Beautiful restaurant. Everything is fresh. There were 8 of us (all tourists) and everyone loved their meal!eat venue, outstanding service. This is a Cambodian cuisine. I can not rave about this place enough! Prices are NOT inexpensive but well worth...it!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2020

Dear Gary, Thank you so much for taking some time to leave us such an amazing review. We're glad to read Malis team made your experience of Cambodian cuisine perfect and we hope you'll come back soon to taste more dishes from our menu. Best...More

Reviewed March 21, 2020

Was in Phnom Penh for a business trip and saw this place as highly recommended locally. This place is better for bigger groups as the orders are mostly for sharing. I had to make do with one order only which was the Cambodia beef curry...which was amazing with the rice. Staff were also attentive and maybe it's because it was a weekend lunch so not much business lunches and meetings. Would be back here with my team once I am back because the price is not too bad for the quality and diversity of foods.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2020

Dear Benson, Thank you so much for visiting us and taking some time to give us such a great review. We're truly glad to read you enjoyed our authentic Cambodian cuisine and hope to welcome you again soon and make you taste more delicious dishes...More

Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Great experience from start to finish at this excellent restaurant, Lovely attentive staff combined with amazing food makes this a “ must go to “ restaurant if you’re visiting this city. The Saraman beef main course is one of the best curries I’ve tasted anywhere...in the world and that beef skewers and home made sausage starters are also amazing , We dined here twice out of the 4 nights we spent in Phnom Penh. A little pricier than many other restaurants , but well worth it as nothing else came closeMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Gabrielle_Thalias, Marketing at Malis Cambodian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Dear John, Thank you for highlighting some of our signature and most popular dishes! Seeing you at Malis twice during your stay means a lot to us and encourages us to keep working hard to offer the best of Cambodian cuisine to our guests. Do...More

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