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“Excellent food great service”

Friends the Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 1,481 Restaurants in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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!
Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Eventhoughte it's a tapas place, the size of the dishes is big!!! We had 4 great dishes (the prawn coconat soup was to die for...) the student are really nice and pleasent. Be a ware that the map in trip advisor is incorrect but if you go by tuktuk they will know

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Thank Shane W
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

Great food, free safe water to drink so no worries about buying bottle watered and great staff. Eat here!!

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

To start this is a great organization to support. What they are doing for the Cambodian community is far superior then all the rest. And the food is good too.

We had 5 tapas dishes (they recommend 2-3);
1) Quesadilla with pork - meh, can skip
2) Khmer fish - fabulous and must try!!
3) meatballs - mediocre and kinda tasted like bbq/teriyaki jerky marinade
4) sweet potato and taro fires - great with beers
5) beet/lotus spring salad with a few local veg - simple and tasty dish

Overall a great place for lunch and would come again. Next time I will only try their local cambodian tapas options.

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Thank JonSF82
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Friends is a must visit restaurant! Delicious tapas, scrumptious as fresh smoothies and wonderful service. Such a great cause the staff are wonderful and the food top notch. I'd recommend this place to anyone! Also a must visit is the Friends & Stuff shop next door. Beautiful handmade crafts by the students and nail bar too.

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Thank Hollylicious
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

I went to Friends Restaurant last night as I literally stumbled upon it on my way somewhere else. What a great discovery! The Chilli Pineapple Margaritas are incredible! I also really liked the Mango, Papaya Salad with fried Lotus Root. I think it is always great to support a good cause but this restaurant is beneficial to both parties and you definitely leave feeling satisfied by the creative, well-made dishes.

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Thank TinaTrousselot
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