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Malis Cambodian Restaurant

$$$$
Seafood, Asian, Cambodian
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136 Norodom Boulevard, Phnom Penh 12301, Cambodia
+855 15 814 888
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This must be a popular place for business entertainment as the place was packed with overseas visitors the evening we had dinner with our Cambodian colleagues. Food was excellent in tastes and presentation and staff were efficient and fast. The restaurant is tastefully decorated like a grand mansion with both indoor and outdoor seating options. Do try the Amok fish... More 

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Thank Jet4worknplay
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic Khmer restaurant that a local Cambodian friend recommended. Reasonable prices and in a lovely villa setting.

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Thank LynetteYL
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Elegant well landscaped grounds. Good service. Quality of food was much improved from our last visit. The Saramande beef was interesting. The Fried Zucchini was tasty with a good bite , the amok fish was most delicious n well balanced. Their fried eggplant, pumpkin curry, smoked fish with bamboo shoots soup were enjoyable and interesting. Wish to compliment them on... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The quality of the food here is very good. The restaurant is set up nicely but there is a lot of noise from the busy main road outside. Prices are literally top dollar for Phnom Penh and, although it is good value by "western" standards, equally good food can be had elsewhere for not much more than half the price... More 

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Thank mikebrownnz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good ambience and delicious Khmer cuisine. Quite a wide range on the menu. Pork and fish head curry was well done. Pricey but good courteous service

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Thank gunaseg
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Decided to have our Christmas lunch at Malis. Whilst they had a Christmas menu they were more than happy to allow us to order from the a la carte. Although it was quite warm, we chose to sit outside in the garden under the fans as it's a gorgeous setting. The staff were happy for us to take our time... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a wonderful meal and experience at Malis. The outdoor garden setting was beautiful and the native cuisine, fantastic. The fish amok was an incredible dish and highly recommended

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Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was hands down our favorite restaurant in Cambodia. Ate at both locations, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The original in Phnom Penh was our 1st experience of Cambodian food as we ate here on our 1st night of the vacation. Sadly, we tried something not Malis the next night and regretted it!!! The restaurant has great service, nice atmosphere... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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149 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I avoided this restaurant for a while after my previous not so favourable visit. This time I was pleasantly surprised by the service and the food. The beef curry was especially nice! Desserts still need a bit more work. But if you want a fusion type Cambodian fare then this is worth a visit! Only thing that irked me was... More 

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Thank Westiekhoo
Singapore, Singapore
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is set in a beautiful garden in the heart of Phnom Penh. It is quiet and inviting. It offers a choice of outdoor seating and indoor, air-conditioned comfort. We chose to dine in air-conditioned room. We ordered Takeo sausages, curry chicken rice Cambodian style and Kampot crab fried rice. The food brought out subtle flavours and very well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 35
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Cambodian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Norodom Boulevard, Phnom Penh 12301, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 15 814 888
Description
Malis is a landmark restaurant that has long enjoyed a reputation for pushing the boundaries of fusion food with traditional, original and new age Cambodian cuisine. With capacious seating and four VIP rooms set in a courtyard around a fountain, it is undeniably the capital's premier gourmet dining experience. Its busy kitchen is home to Luu Meng, Cambodia's only masterchef, whose artfully prepared dishes have graced tables around the world.

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