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Friends the Restaurant

House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 802 072
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Asian, Soups, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So good I went twice! The food was delicious and Rambutan margarita was amazing. Training restaurant for marginalized youth.

Thank Judy90034
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a little on thhe pricy side, but the flavours are great, service is quick and food handling is safe

Thank Taryn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice. Not as many well-known local dishes as some of the other nearby restaurants, but it’s wonderfully delicious & well-presented food. Friends is part of a “chain” of local restaurants (TREE Restaurants – they are all listed on their website) so it put a...More

Thank Borneo50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant and would recommend it especially as it is providing training to local residents. This does not compromise the excellent menu and choice of dishes

Thank JodyCarly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it The food is top notch and very tasty. I enjoyed a manicure and pedicure also. The staff were lovely

Thank Reyna A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best lunchtime food in Phnom Penh at the Friends restaurant when we were visiting the city. The menu catered for all tastes and diets and was very reasonably priced. The general ambiance of the restaurant was relaxed and friendly, service was quick...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall good food with friendly staff. I also went to Romdeng and I personally feel the ambience (and the food) there is more pleasant. The price is slightly on the higher side but for a good cause.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food though the food might appeal more to tourists. Nice ambience for friends to hang out even in big groups. Beside the cafe, they have a shop which sells recycled items as a social enterprise. Very meaningful set up! :)

Thank JoiTan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we entered, we were most impressed with the atmosphere of the place: attentive service, clean and roomy space, nice decor and good music (mostly jazzy). Then there was the mouth watering food : steamed sea bass fillet with salsa verde (definitely our favourite), crispy...More

Thank j0ellel0uise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the restaurant you should try when visit Phnom penh. Warm decoration, good food, friendly staff.

Thank Manzure
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20 January 2015|
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Response from jbiedlin78 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie - I also cannot find the menu online but agree with Melissa09 above. The menu was eclectic with a mix of traditional cambodian/thai food, also with some western options. The plates were small size meant to share... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 802 072
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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!
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