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$3 - $8
American, Cafe, Healthy, Cambodian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1.3 miles from Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
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Reviewed March 19, 2020

My friend suggested I come here And I’m very happy that I took the advice it was a great place to be at we were very well looked after the food was very good it was just a lovely way to pass a bit of...time I have a good food with friendsMore

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed February 3, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick bite before a bus journey and it was very nice. The staff were very kind and friendly and the food was tasty. Also felt great to support a good cause!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 23, 2020 via mobile

I thought the place was really great. It looks and feels clean first of all. Secondly, the food is fresh and delicious. Lastly, the staff is so sweet. What an amazing cause also. Just go.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

We had avocado eggs and BLT and egg sandwich. It was all fantastic with great service! A wonderful meal!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

We filmed a scene for House Hunters International here and had lunch. A great place to film with friendly service and tasty local food. Great coffee and healthy juices. We also loved the chocolate brownie with icecream! We will be back!

Date of visit: January 2020
Happyme1973, Owner at Connecting Hands Training Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2020

Thanks so much for filming at our training cafe. Do you have any idea when the show will air in Australia? As the Manager of the cafe I would be keen to see it.

Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

Sadly this great cafe will close towards the end of February 2020. Training young women for brighter future has been a great cause, but it seems changes in tourism and the types of tourists has meant that like many other small organizations in Cambodia it’s...hard to survive. If your around pop in before they finish for a final coffee, drink or meal. Sadly the young women are all going to need to find jobsMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Happyme1973, Owner at Connecting Hands Training Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2020

Thank you so much for taking time to visit us. We really appreciate it. We are deeply sad to be having to close our doors but rest assured all our girls will be looked after and cared for. Each will graduate and be given help...More

Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

We are in love with Connecting Hands. We had great breakfast - burrito, advocado egg and nutella crepes. The food was delicious, the environment peaceful and the staff beautiful people. We will definitely come back ! Maybe tomorrow :)

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch today. It did not live up to the glowing reviews. My wife ordered the LokLok. The meat was very poor quality, being extremely tough. Although the side sauce was delicious, every time she very much fiddled the meat itself....I ordered the stir fried chicken. From the description I was not expecting it to have a Chinese hot and sour taste to it, but that is what it tasted like to me. As for the mixed vegetables, I wad hoping for a decent amount of green veggies, but it was mainly bell peppers, carrots, and onions. I did enjoy the cashews that were in there, and the chicken was fine, but the vegetable mix and the flavor of the sauce wasn't really suited to my taste buds. I would have given the plane 3 stars for my meal and 1-2 starsfor my wife's. Given that there isn't much atmosphere, we found the price point of $6.50 per meal for each of these to be way too high on a city with many other tasty options available, and at a lower price point.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 23, 2019 via mobile

Bit more pricey than street food but again for a good cause so we had breakfast here. The roasted veg wrap was quite possibly the best sandwich I have ever had ever. Staff super nice and keen to speak English. Place really clean and would...100% return. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 21, 2019

We first came to Connecting Hands December 2016 and were so impressed with it and the ethos behind it we wanted to return. Today (21st December) was our first full day back in Phnom Penh and made a bee line for Connecting Hands for the...obligatory cup of tea. We were greeted by a very broad smile and immediately given the wifi code (not that we asked for it). The service is impeccable, and the premises spotless...with a bathroom that would put many top end hotels to shame). We noticed they were selling locally made items (t-shirts, bags and so on) and wanted to help the cause and bought a t-shirt (brilliant to see a selection of sizes for the slightly larger European lady). Lend the girls your support and take a t-shirt (or two) home with youMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Yes, Connecting Hands Training Cafe offers takeout services.

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  • Connecting Hands Training Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 5