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“Mistake Not To Share”

Friends the Restaurant
Ranked #26 of 1,666 Restaurants in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 5 - USD 10
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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!
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Went with a large group (16) to Friends for dinner, and unfortunately we didn’t discuss (or probably trust one another enough) to order a selection of tapas that we could share, but rather each person ordered their individual dish. While sharing would be better, the result was still good. Highly recommend the prawn and glass noodle salad as well as the stir-fried chicken with mango. The plates are small, but it allows room for dessert, of which there is a good selection, and no one wants to share ice cream. Restaurant was busy in the evening, and the clientele was overwhelmingly Western. Highly recommend Friends; service is very good, the menu inventive, the food delicious, and you can help support marginalized youth learn culinary skills.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant from our travel agency and wanted to try it out. Very delicious meal, we tried fish burgers and a fish dish with green mango salad and shared 2 side dishes with crusty bread. Also tried shakes and a lime juice. Everything was well worth the price. The staff was very nice and helpful.
Recommended to book a table, it was very busy.

Thank Shelle40
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Really tasty food - got a fish burger as the main course and the brown rice with coconut ice cream and caramelized pineapple for dessert.
Everything is clean and nice and you can “drink” the ice cubes!:)

Remember to reserve a table!

Thank CsimonsenC
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Can totally recommend Friends but also recommend that you book in advance (very easy) as it is very popular and we saw lots of people getting turned away. Other reviewers will have described the special nature of Friends (and Marum its sister restaurant in Siam Reap). This is a very good restaurant and we really enjoyed our food. For starters we loved the crispy zucchini and cheddar fritters and both mains - Burmese chicken curry and Middle Eastern beef shawarma were very good. A decent bottle of wine was $23, and the whole bill came to less than $50 - lovely food and great value. We enjoyed our experience so much we booked a table at Friends sister restaurant in Saim Reap which was the next stop on our tour.

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Thank CardiffZorro
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The food was very delicious as we're the drinks, service very good and quick and the staff very friendly

Thank Robinrvd
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