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La Marmite

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80 rue 108, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had dinner in this place with my friend, wanted to try some French cuisine. The food was ok although very rich but the place looks very gloomy, it seems cleaning and decoration is not very important for the owner. French paint and washing curtains once in a while doesn't cost that much does it ?

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Thank Sharon_Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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173 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The menu is French with options for Khmer food. Not cheap. Onion soup had some resemblance with what it should be.

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Thank simporta
San Francisco
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Le Marmite is a good go-to French bistro in downtown Phnom Penh. I have visited Le Marmite multiple times over the last year. It has consistently produced good French food. The prices are reasonable and the menu varies from seasonal specials.

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1 Thank Robb H
Hickory, North Carolina
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127 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

One can find French food in cambodia.and we were pleased with our discovery of La Mamite. They have a set meal of 2 courses for 9.75, high for Phnom Penh, but well worth it. I chose to combine a thick onion soup topped with bread and cheese with salade nicoise. My husband enjoyed his salad a bleu, beef filet, very... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Went here on our last night. Had a really good meal. Quiet little place with an adorable cat wandering around. The deep fried Camembert was amazing and so was the ice cream sundaes! Nice change of you want something other than Khmer food:)

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Thank AnnaLee F
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Two of us had a delightful evening, though alone in the restaurant, with tasty food served by pleasant folks. The chef stopped by to say he hoped we were enjoying our roast beef and entrecôte. We were. The appetizers of mussels and escargots also were delicious. The price was right, less than $80 including two glasses of wine, a bottle... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

La Marmite has been one of my go to places for lunch here in Phnom Penh. They have a daily lunch special and they have recently lowered their prices. I usually have the Small Charcuterie as a starter followed by whatever the daily special is... I have never been disappointed. The food is very good, more than decent-size portions, the... More 

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Phnom Penh
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

La Marmite has long been and still is one of my favorites French restaurants in Phon Penh. Check the daily specials, and the Sunday super special. Really worth a try!

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1 Thank pascal_cambodia
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had out to this place in the evening after business meeting, it was a hidden place which we had to drive several time, I don't think much driver knows this place. We had to use the GPS to find this place and it took me about 45 minutes from the hotel I stayed. Finally we reach the place and... More 

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Mindanao, Philippines
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

The place is cozy and small so it is good for a nice casual dinner. We ordered the Plat du Jour: Roast beef and gratin, and Beef tenderloin with ratatouille and mashed potato. Both meals were superb, and to think they are only about 10USD! The meats were tender and medium rare with simple (not overpowering) sauce so we both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 rue 108, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?