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Sombai is a sweet home-made liqueur from Siem Reap. Sombai bottles are painted and decorated by hand, making each of them a unique piece and an amazing souvenir. We also have a non-alcoholic range of products under the brand name "Joe's Cuisine"...More
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“rice wine”(63 reviews)
“great gifts”(11 reviews)
176 Sombai Road | Salakamreuk Village & Commune, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 63 555 0280
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the Sombai Workshop on a Sunday without any advanced notice. We had the place to ourselves and had he chance to taste 11 infused rice wines and 4 of their jams. Everything was amazing! We walked out of there with out alcohol...More

Thank Keegan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there without knowing much about it; I just needed some souvenirs. Turns out you get a free tasting of all their liqueurs and jams + a small walk around of where they make the bottles and store the liquor. After that you can...More

Thank kimijana
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We called in Sunday afternoon and had the place to ourselves. There was a quick tour upstairs to show you how the infusion process is done and with an explanation on the different flavours and products. Service was fantastic and the products are amazing. Very...More

Thank Poppies3
Reviewed August 27, 2018

what a little hidden gem! For only $5 per person we had a lovely hour learning about the wonders of infused rice wine and a tuktuk pick up and drop off from our hotel. Our lovely tour guide explained the infusion process and introduced us...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed August 25, 2018

I learned about this place from an article I read online. So I decided to check it out. They have a booth at the Made In Cambodia market by the Hard Rock Cafe and they also have a tasting room and store down the road....More

Thank Darron G
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a recommendation from a friend (requested me to buy some more for him). We got to see how the products are made, how they make the hand painted bottles which are spectacular and then you get to test all their products. Products...More

1  Thank billywebber17
Sombai, Owner at Sombai, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Billy, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review! We are happy that your friend wanted more of our products (we often have additional requests once customers are back home as they usually empty their bottles/jars fast). When you...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018

We booked a session (US$7 per person) and were picked up at our hotel by tuk tuk and taken to the shop. Upstairs you get to see how the flavours are infused in big jugs for 3 months, what goes into them for the different...More

1  Thank indiweb
Sombai, Owner at Sombai, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Customer, A big thank you for your encouraging review! We have different packages (for different prices) of tasting, pick-up, cocktail classes and so on. Once you reach the workshop, 11 flavours of infused liqueurs await and 5 alcoholic jams tasting as well as other...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

This was the last stop we had in our food tour and the concoctions are amazing! We were able to sample some of the combinations and the sticky cakes are delish. A bottle or two would be a good gift for some drinking buddies back...More

1  Thank Krisburt M
Sombai, Owner at Sombai, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Customer, Our heartfelt thanks for your nice review! We are part of various tours who offer a tasting and the discovery of local flavours as part of their package. We are delighted that you enjoyed the combination of unique tastes in our liqueurs and...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018

Chan was our guide and he is so cool. We tasted all kind of rice wine and alcoholic jam. Must to try when you are in Siem Reap :)More

1  Thank Yukheng K
Sombai, Owner at Sombai, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Customer, We thank you for your interest in Sombai Workshop and are happy that you enjoyed your visit. We are extremely lucky to have Chan who is a sweet, devoted and attentive staff and thus ensures that your experience is the best it can...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

We had an interesting tour and fun tasting adventure at Sombai, and I recommend visiting to pick up some unique local produce to enjoy or give as gifts. The short tour of the rice wine infusing upstairs is interesting, and you can see the large...More

1  Thank Natalie G
Sombai, Owner at Sombai, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Nathalie, We thank you for your visit and taking the time to write us an uplifting review! The content of alcohol in the Alcoholic Jams (2,5%) is just enough to make you enjoy your Brunch/Breakfast or your cheese platter a little bit more:-) but...More

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September 22, 2018|
Response from Poppies3 | Reviewed this property |
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September 22, 2018|
Response from Lionel M | Property representative |
Hi, Here we are :-) You can send a message to contact@sombai. com if you need faster reactivity.
Maria H
May 2, 2017|
Response from LMPSR | Property representative |
Hi Maria, Greeting from Sombai. The tour with pick up is available in the morning only on Viator/Tripadvisor with automatic confirmation. For afternoon/evening tour, we need to check availability first. The production... More