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Picasso Bar
Ranked #2 of 42 Nightlife in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Centrally located, Picasso is a small (Air-conditioned) Barrel-vaulted Bar that ooze charm. The Horse-shoe shaped bar is the main feature allowing the conversation to flow as easily as the drinks. Stylish and cosmopolitan the atmosphere is friendly and intimate without being intrusive, Daily Happy hour specials include buy 1 get 1 free on selected drinks.Their immensely popular signature drink is the freshly made sangria, Red or White served up by the glass or Carafe. You can chat across the Horseshoe shaped bar, to the staff, the local expats and travelers alike or simply soak up the ambience and drink in peaceOpen 5 - LateHappy hour 5 - 8pm(Buy 1 Get 1 FREE cocktails and other discounts)Wednesday HAPPY HOUR ALL NIGHTAir-conditionedSnacks availableA GREAT PLACE TO MEET OR MAKE FRIENDS!
Reviewed May 2, 2013

When I first arrived to Siem Reap I found this cute little bar nestled away in Alley West. With happy hour every night from 5-8pm we delved into a cocktail or 4 for two for one. Our livers really despised us on Wednesday night as it was happy hour all night long. I love the setting of the bar. You really do feel like you have stepped outside of Cambodia which was nice after a day of haggling with tuk tuks and vendors who I felt sometimes were taking the mickey out of me.
The fact you can speak with other tourists and expats also traveling and gain a wealth of travel information from, or slip in for a quiet drink and downtime without the thumping music of pub street drowning out the conversation is also another big plus.
Another thing was the overall cleanliness of the bar and toilet. I can honestly say hand on my heart the toilet is one of the cleanest i have been to in Siem Reap.
The tapas are tasty with the patatas with the secret dipping sauce and chilli con carne served with a warm bread roll being our favorites also reasonably priced.
The handsome bartender Phil is charming and welcoming and is eager to engage in conversation whilst making drinks that certainly pack a punch. I would highly recommend Picasso bar to anybody visiting Siem Reap, but be warned once you visit once you will want to come back again and again.

Thank Mumma-monza
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Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Great cocktails, friendly bartender, just about 16 seats around a bar. Good tapas. Come here to relax after a day at the temples, market or after dinner.

Thank GeniesserSaigon
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

We spent quite a few nights in the Picasso bar during our trip to Siem Reap. The bar is very quaint, and has been designed to look as if you're sitting in an old wine cellar. You feel as if you're in Italy rather than Cambodia. The bar is up a small lane adjacent to Pub Street, so very handy.

The staff are awesome, Phil who seems to be there every night, is a wealth of information about Siem Reap, and will happily chat to you for the whole night. He gave us a few recommendations for different cafes, restaurants etc and they were all great. Silivia was also great, very friendly and well travelled so you can pick up lots of info.

The bar is horseshoe shaped and is quite narrow, so you can have conversations with all the people around the bar, which is really nice. We met and chatted with more travellers in Picassso's than any other bar.

The one negative is that they don't serve mojitos!! But the sangria is delicious. The bar doesn't serve full meals, but it does serve tasty tapas. We had the antipasti one night and it was lovely.

We would definitely recommend Picasso's and we hope by the time we get back Phil will have persuaded the boss to start serving mojitos!

Thank LindyIrving121
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

Picasso Bar is perfect place for solo travelers of those in a group. The staff are always up for a chat and make you feel right at home.
The tapas are always good and a great way to meet fellow travellers.
Phill the Aussie guy behind the bar is a great guy who is always very welcoming. The vibe in the bar is so chilled and cosy! Try the apsara blush or the Moscow Mule is you want a lethal hit

Thank Buddha20
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Picasso Bar is perfect place for solo travelers of those in a group. The staff are always up for a chat and make you feel right at him. Phill the Aussie guy behind the bar is a great guy who is always very welcoming. The vibe in the bar is so chilled and cosy! try the apsra blush! YUMM!

1  Thank cassie g
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