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Siem Reap

Bugs Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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$4 - $12
Cambodian, Asian, Fusion

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bugs platter good starting place. Clean, staff explained dish and how to eat and with which dip Non bug food available. Cheap! May not fill you up! Also close night markets

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Neil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we tried the discovery small platter with bug Spring Rolls, Insect Skewer, silkworm & taro croquettes, Feta and Tarantula Samosa and a Crickets and Silkworms Wok. Taste is awesome, the environment is super friendly, and prices are very reasonable, considering that insects have to be...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Massimo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to try, as it is so unique and the cuisine is actually of very high quality. The waiter explains every item on your plate and which sauces go best with which bug, and the flavors in the dishes are actually...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Andy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible mix between european and asian food, with lots of strong creative ideas. My recommandations go to the crocodile and the delicious tarantulas. This definitely goes beyond the thrill of eating some spooky insects. Highly recommended and hands down the most unique fooding experience...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Easy way to try all the insects at one go in a nice setting. All freshly prepared and tasty looking. Probably not a first choice for many, but highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Yahrick
Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

Like many, I went here for the novelty and a good laugh, but much of the food was very flavourful and a pleasant surprise. The Discovery Platter allowed me to sample a bit of everything which I recommend. However, my friend was dissatisfied with the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank AdamHill88
Reviewed October 24, 2019

I knew I had to come here for dinner the moment I heard about it. A nice selection of bug based foods available, with a carnivore and vegetarian platter available if you are not feeling buggy. Staff helpfully explain how to eat each serving and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank BakilasLamort
Reviewed October 24, 2019

Trying crickets has always been on my bucket list,heard they taste like tasty chips. Bugs Cafe was a truly amazing experience, their craft of utilising insects & arachnids as a protein food source was exceptional. The tastes were amazing with beautiful presentation and the staff...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Richelle R
Reviewed October 23, 2019

Good experinece ...Kinda wish the stories you heard all your life weren't all exaggeration, a bit of the authentic cusine even before the pol pot regime days ...

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Voyage484898
Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

Second visit here, really great way to eat bugs and show the kids how it’s done. Great presentation and we had the tasting plate. Well worth a visit for the novelty factor!

Date of visit: October 2019
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December 23, 2017|
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Response from MichelleA896 | Reviewed this property |
Never..the kitchen is very clean. It may depend if a person has allergies but not sure if it would be similar to seafood allergies. An excellent place to try insects if not sure about eating them off the street. Try free... More
February 19, 2016|
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Response from Shana2525 | Reviewed this property |
No, we didn't book either. A great place must do :)
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February 10, 2016|
Response from Perth6025 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't book a table, and there were quite a few free ones. I can't remember though what weekday it was.
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