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The Blue Pumpkin

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245 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 997 541
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best vanilla ice cream ever. Not over creamy but the strongest vanilla flavour, I had one scoop in a cup $1.60 a little expensive but worth it .Hubby had a dark chocolate ice cream cone said the flavour was very strong the cone was fresh and crisp $1.60. The sign says home made they also have sherbet flavours.We looked... More 

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Sydney
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly blue pumpkin is not what it used to be. They have increased the price of everything and can't even give you a glass of water. They now charge $3.10 for a bottle of water that comes with 1500r ($.60) printed on the side. The sandwiches etc are just okay. We had salad and after taking so long to arrive... More 

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Thank cambodiawandering
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the kind of food you would find in a modern English cafe. Home from home if you're into that. Baguette with minimal filling, coffee ok, cakes, pastries. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Thank Richmond S
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The Blue Pumpkin isn't what it used to be. I've visited this place on many previous visits to Cambodia. This time it left me very disappointed. This franchise has been overtaken by new kids on the block and desperately needs an upgrade.

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1 Thank Mike S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Got overcharged, got our order wrong, brought our fries out 20 minutes before our burgers (which we waited almost an hour for) and the staff weren't exactly helpful. Burger was nice and that's about it, terrible service

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Perth, Australia
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100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Any take-away place that doesn't automatically shove your order into a plastic bag (or even double bag) gets my vote. The dry cakes & tarts are well . . . . dry but the moist lemon tarts are to die for. I've been dropping in to this place for a couple of years now and have never been disappointed.

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Thank BrianP660
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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325 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The shop downstairs and the restaurant upstairs; Some pastry products are of poor quality. Bread not always up to western standards. Huge differences in staff performance.

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1 Thank PoliticalAtheist
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Staff was super rude wouldn't let us sit in chairs in the corner away from restaurant because they claimed they were there's unless we ordered something. We ordered something that was way over priced and quite disappointing. We did it since we had many hours to kill at airport. They kept coming up and harassing us to buy more and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The ice cream is absolutely delicious, but exactly the same price as London, New York or any other big city. The pastries are very dry too. The upstairs lounge area is quite nice, but not really somewhere you'd want to hang out, much nicer to cross the road and sit directly on the river front.

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Thank Ronan M
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

For years I was a faithful customer at Blue Pumpkin’s places, whether in Phnom Penh or Siem Reap – breakfast three or four times a week; dinner twice a week; afternoon tea often. Good range of excellent food at sensible prices. Then three months ago I stopped going. Reason? Loud muzak from which one cannot escape. It was often so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 23 997 541
Description
The Blue Pumpkin is a bakery, pastry, snack, sandwich, ice cream, coffee shop, restaurant, and lounge.

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