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Friends the Restaurant

House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 802 072
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (381 reviews)
“mango” (79 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Asian, Soups, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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11 - 20 of 3,248 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We LOVED this restaurant. The food and cocktails were great, service was great, and we especially loved the cause. Make sure you check out the Friends store next door too! We bought the cookbook as well!

Thank jquinn3233
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst everything was great, dessert was definitely the highlight! We were lucky when we booked as it wasn't busy either! Well done to the team.

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there because it was suggested by the lonely planet in the section "EAT FOR A GOOD CAUSE", food was good, nothing exceptional, juices were also good.

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The host Nimol was extremely hospitable and great ambient with modern touch and Great location & hang out place It was free flow of oyster and wine 5-7 So was flooded with human traffic

Thank Swee Mui Janet L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant under recommendation from my tour guide. The food was amazing. I also visited the gift shop and had a foot massage. Highly recommended.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a set menu from this place and everything that came out was absolutely delicious! Vegetarian friendly and the staff were very welcoming and lovely too!

Thank Cassie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the shop first (which is a must, especially because it's for a good cause). We then decided to take a break from the heat and grab a bite to eat. Wow are we glad we did! Love the tapas style...More

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend eating here. Not only does the eclectic menu have something for everyone, the food and smoothies are great and very tasty. The whole business is run as a sort of training centre to help kids get off the streets, so you are giving...More

Thank mcbunsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 2 nd visit to Friends. The menu caters for western taste but still maintains an authentic Cambodian influence. The restaurant has a quaint/ edgy feel. The prices are slightly higher than most places but as it's a social enterprise for disadvantaged youth...More

Thank Colette G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A feel good feed, this restaurant is a training place for people to learn a trade and they do a fantastic job. The food was good, the service cheerful and efficient, the decor welcoming. We were a group of 5 and nobody was disappointed with...More

Thank Mark K
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.15 km away
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House 215 | Street 13, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 802 072
  • E-mail
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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