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Meta-House Art Cafe

££ - £££, Asian,
No. 37 Sothearos Boulevard | opposite Phnom Penh Centre, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
+855 23 218 987
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
8 Dec 2016
“Great insight”
11 Nov 2016
“Something Different! Interesting films and presentations”
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Bar, Asian, Cambodian, German, Cafe, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
No. 37 Sothearos Boulevard | opposite Phnom Penh Centre, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Meta House shows an interesting range of movies/documentaries from around the world. Those on Cambodia are particularly interesting and provide insights that you may not gain just by visiting. There are often Q and A sessions with the writers/researchers/filmmakers/subjects. It's an airy intimate rooftop cinema...More

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A cultural centre. Google to check events or look in the papers. Interesting presentations and films on the culture and politics of the region. Something a bit more substantial than usual tourist crap. Has a good restaurant and some good Belgium beers for $4 which...More

1  Thank dorjetravel
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on our last evening in Phnom Penh and are delighted we did! They show free films and documentaries three times during the day - we were lucky enough to get to watch a documentary on NGOs and responsible tourism in Cambodia. It...More

1  Thank Niamh M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Art Cafe is located in Meta House the German Cambodian Cultural Centre. For a modic sum you can enjoy delicious german sausage, hommus pita, quiche, flame cakes, lentil salad, wiener schnitzel and many other little snacks. Morover the place is always packed with interesting...More

2  Thank Hunsenbrenner
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Honestly I didn't really know what to expect; is it an art gallery? Art studio for students and professionals? Restaurant? Lounge/bar? It was just hard to get the vibe from the few photos I saw online. Ultimately I think it is a relaxed mix of...More

1  Thank grayson073
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Drop by Metahouse often. There is a lovely scene here and much to be enjoyed. This place rejuvenates the soul!

Thank Wilson H
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Their Facebook page is the best place to find out more about what they offer. Lots of Germans and expats frequent this spot. Their live events are nice.

1  Thank orm39w
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Great venue. I personally wasn't offended by prices ( some people want fed and watered for nothing) air con great, staff friendly and helpful. I came for a reason but to just drop in is great idea. German ran so obviously very efficient. Recommend it

1  Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Last Sat at Meta House on show a pop chanteuse and belly dancer fronted by a hip dj. The crowd convivial and cultured as it is an art centre. The espresso martini made my night, shaken not stirred.

1  Thank jose p
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

I had been there with my friends talking about business and getting coffee as well we had ordered a few dishes and coffee it was good but a bit expensive.

1  Thank Jonn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 37 Sothearos Boulevard | opposite Phnom Penh Centre, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 23 218 987
  • E-mail
"Meta House" is famous in Phnom Penh for a unique and thought-provoking everyday program of art, film and music. In the "Art Cafe" we offer a wide selection of quality German, International and Cambodian dishes for a good price. Meta House is also the number one spot for creative people to meet and talk over a drink with excellent music.
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