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Khmer Roots Cafe

| Near the Secret Lake, Kampot, Cambodia
+855 88 356 8016
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| Near the Secret Lake, Kampot, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A wonderful way to get to know Khmer Cuisine. The family is beautiful as is the setting. This get my highest recommendation.

Thank Darlene L
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped there on the way from pepper farm encouraged by the good reviews on tripadvisor and we were not disappointed! The food was simply delicious and everything was prepared on the spot. We had beautiful massaman curry, fish amok and aubergine stir fry and...More

Thank Agata N
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had the best food and great view along with chilled beer a must place to go. The family was very welcoming and ensure our well being.

Thank Arti R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Best Masaman curry I've ever had. The food is prepared and cooked from scratch (so don't expect your food in a hurry) in clean open kitchen. The prices are very reasonable too. Khmer Root Cafe is set just of the road overlooking the tranquil lake...Don't...More

Thank steeb70
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had a great day. There were only the two of us and we made different dishes so at the end of the lesson we had 4 dishes to try. They ranged from absolutely delicious to absolutely delicious and the lesson itself was such fun....More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The food is fresh and very tasty! All the stuff are very nice and helpful!! For know it's the best place we eat in Kampot.

Thank Adi B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We fortunate to have the Khmer Roots Cafe recommended by our hotel, as we wanted to do a Cambodia cookery course. Its location is on the shores of the Secret Lake, making it a very peaceful and picturesque place to do it. Don't be put...More

Thank mark85106
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Go there! It s à very good place with very good khmer food and nice People!!! Peper plantations are just few kilometres so it s easy To stop!

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was from far the best "tourist excursion" we came across in Cambodia. We really enjoyed ourselves and learnt about the whole process of preparing typical Khmer food. How it works? A Tuk tuk driver picks you up at your hotel at 10AM and drives...More

1  Thank mco1717
Reviewed 28 July 2017

After visiting the plantation, we stopped by this amazing place in front of the secret lake. We ordered the fish amok and massaman curry. The chefs were lovely, good english and let us take pictures of them cooking. They cooked everything from scratch, from cutting...More

Thank bicky13
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21 January 2017|
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Response from Meti2009 | Reviewed this property |
I think you better give them a call. We did their class last week and there is no connection to electricity. It was a very good cooking class in a very nice surrounding.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near the Secret Lake, Kampot, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Kampot Province  >  Kampot
  • Phone Number: +855 88 356 8016
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Explore our organic eco-farm, taste some delicious traditional Khmer food, relax in a rubber tube on the river with a cocktail,cycle to the Secret Lake, and experience peaceful rural Cambodian life. Or, take a cooking class for $20 per person with free pick up from Kampot town and do all of the above!
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