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“Great food, brilliant service, all very fresh”
Review of Van’s Restaurant

Van’s Restaurant
Ranked #85 of 1,414 Restaurants in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, European
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: This 110 year old building was constructed in French colonial style for the purpose of housing the bank of Indochina. It was short listed for the UNESCO heritage preservation awards in 2006 because of the care taken in conservation of architectural and period design.As well as our French Fine Dining lunch and dinner menus, we offer a range of catering and seating options for all types of events. We cater for weddings and engagement parties, seminars, press conferences, exhibitions, movie sets, or private functions of your choice. Buffet or special menu can be arranged for your exceptional event in Phnom Penh.Let the intrigue of this building, its past and present be a part of your heritage too. Come and try Van's experience
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food, brilliant service, all very fresh”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

We had a business lunch here on a Friday, the restaurant is beautiful, the table settings very classy. The food was fresh and tasty, the bread was still warm from the oven. The manager spoke to us personally and was very friendly, he even lent us his umbrella as it was raining outside and we had to walk home. We would definitely eat there again.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“This is a must”
Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

This is a must dine, ambience is beautiful. New manager with great customer service and keen to impress; he gave very good wine recommendations to suit all courses. Mushroom soup with truffle oil a must for entree, duck for main also a must. Another option for entree or main is the lobster bisque ravioli.

Visited July 2013
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Paris, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A great dining experience in a historic place!”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

I like going to Van's restaurant for lunch! The "business lunch" offers starter / main / dessert / drink / coffee for 20 US$ !

French cuisine dishes are very well perfomed, bread and pastries are homemade by the chef!
The service is professional and careful.
Last but not least, the setting is beautiful and unique in this well preserved colonial building!

A great experience that I will renew the evening for a romantic dinner or to celebrate a particular event! Van's restaurant is perfect for that!

Visited July 2013
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New York City, New York
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406 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“nice setting and atmosphere”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

we arrived in our shorts and flips (and slightly hot and dusty after the night market) at the old beautiful building, which seemed quite grand, and immediately felt out of place when we entered the fine dining restaurant where everyone else was dressed up for dinner. the staff however laughed and assured us it was fine. the setting inside is slightly formal, but relaxing and comfortable.

the menu selection is limited to an extent, but we had no trouble choosing ourselves starters, mains and dessert. the foie gras was pretty tasty, our steaks were good and my cheese platter at the end of delicious! a real treat amid our asian travels.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank steyno
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“delicious menu”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

We were staying at a nearby hotel and after a long afternoon of traveling, were delighted to stumble upon the primrose eatery and they're delicious menu! It was a very relaxed and warm atmosphere, an old French colonial bank next to the post office, the staff were very welcoming and friendly and we really would recommend this to anybody in the area.

  • Visited June 2013
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