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Friends the Restaurant

House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 802 072
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (390 reviews)
“falafel burger” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Asian, Soups, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great restaurant mostly catering to American and European tourists. Excellent food with nice sized portions. Food was fresh and cooked to order. The service was fast and friendly. Great place for a quick, inexpensive lunch.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Can locate with google maps. Good staff. Good selection on the menu. Good taste. Even the non vegetarian friends with us enjoyed the food. Service was prompt. Cocktails were good too.

Thank MAB-India
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recommended Friends by other travellers we met. The food was original and SO good. Staff were hospitable and polite and everywhere was very clean. Would highly recommended this restaurant to anyone coming to Pheom Phem

Thank lindsaybthompson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and my travel buddy are vegetarian and although most places in Cambodia do cater for vegos we have had some really bland and disappointing food in our week here. Luckily we did some research and decided on Friends for our last dinner in PP...More

Thank Alana E
FriendsInternational, Public Relations Manager at Friends the Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Alana, Was lovely having you at Friends the Restaurant! Hope you left Phnom Penh with good memories and a satisfied belly. You are welcome back anytime. Best, Friends the Restaurant team

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been traveling for about a week on the AMA river cruise when we arrived in Phonom Penh. We’ve met some great people on the trip and were looking for a place to eat...Friends came recommended...and it was perfect. The menu is varied and...More

Thank smiths22_11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely a gem,innovative and a truly high quality of local food,we have visited all restaurants within this "cause"throughout Cambodia and Laos and without exception they have proven to be:-ambient,provided wonderful cutting-edge'food and offered caring and gracious service.

Thank Jo T T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed a lovely meal on my last night in Phnom Pehn. Wait staff were attentive and the food was tasty and beautifully presented. The shop next door has some lovely crafts, books and artifacts for sale.

Thank Delwyn R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant. Good food, nice and attentive staff with clean table and chairs. Price is cheap.

Thank richard t
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our travel agent booked a set lunch menu for us in the restaurant, coposed of 3 items from the menu. We decided that was too much, and would rather have a salad. The manager charged us for the salads, and did not want to deduct...More

Thank HansBrinker
FriendsInternational, Public Relations Manager at Friends the Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi HansBrinker, Hope you understand- Friends the Restaurant and travel agencies have strict policies regarding set menu agreements. The manager was adhering to the policy. Regardless, hope you enjoyed your food! Best, Friends the Restaurant team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great spot - make a reservation - of small plates. Take a group and share. Zucchini and corn fritters yummy! Gnocchi delicious. Pesto made with cashews was amazing. Wonderful salad with avocado and shrimp very fresh. Desserts outrageous - banana egg roll, chocolate heaven and...More

Thank Linda S
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DebbieWebbColchester
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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Description
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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