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Riverside Bistro

) #185 of 1,197 Restaurants in Phnom Penh $$ - $$$ , European, Asian
273A Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 213 898
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, European, Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
273A Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the service was a bit patchy and I ended up with the wrong drink, I definitely enjoyed my Pad Thai and the watermelon milkshake I ended up with. The ice creams and profiteroles were divine and the Belgium pastry chef didn't let us down....More

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Riverside Bistro is a lively venue on the Riverside in Phnom Penh. It is located in a corner building at Street 148 with multiple floors that allows this restaurant to serve its fare on two levels on the inside---a rather large and spacious first floor...More

1  Thank rlayneh
riversidebistro1996, Manager at Riverside Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your compliments and very keen observations. I am glad you at least enjoyed your tuna melt and welcome all your attention. Yes, we have a unique style and décor that can hardly be found any longer in Phnom Penh. But, we are...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Having been many many times and enjoyed the ambience in the evening ,I thought I'd go for breakfast...mistake. Not sure if it was a relief cook or he had a hangover from Saturday night or not. But one of the simplistic cooking skills is how...More

Thank gmanmoir
riversidebistro1996, Manager at Riverside Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review, and I’m glad you have visited us many times before. We value your opinion and we sincerely apologize we did not meet expectations. We strive to maintain high quality food standards and have recently refreshed the breakfast...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great tasting pizzas... well presented and cooked to perfection! The service was not upto the mark but the food compensated... The outside terrace is fairly comfortable overlooking the Quay...

Reviewed 24 May 2017

For a drink outside on the the terrace or inside at the bar or a table or a decent meal. Almost every day live music.

Thank campina
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Nice chilled place to sit outside and to enjoy a drink and/or to have dinner at the end of the day. I went there alone and had a drink. Service is not the best I have seen in Phnom Penh and there are beggars annoying...More

Thank FranckJa
riversidebistro1996, Manager at Riverside Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, Riverside Bistro is a great place to relax. So please return, we have recently addressed customer service issues and I’m sure you will enjoy your time here. We are sure, however, to protect all of our customers, and their...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a relaxing round of beers and an excellent cheesy baguette. Comfy seating and friendly staff. Highly recommended!

Thank Th0maz
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Next to my hotel and near royal palace. Had lunch and dinner here. Cheap happy hour beers $1 and the fish amok was excellent. Great service and great for people watching. Live music in the evenings.

Thank vicattard61
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a drink here, but as one of the much smarter bars/restaurants opposite the river on Sisowath Quay the prices were consequently higher. Still excellent location and food looked good.

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 9 April 2017

good central location to chill out with easy access to riverside. service is good and prices reasonable. Live band available on most days. The drinks a little disturbed by a the ? ?owner reprimanding loudly his workers in public.

Thank gunaseg
riversidebistro1996, Manager at Riverside Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your nice review of Riverside Bistro, sorry if you get annoyed when you were here, it was a drunk customer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Bar, European, Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273A Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 23 213 898
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The RIVERSIDE BISTRO provides a comfortable dining atmosphere along the River at a central location for lovely service at value prices. Sit outdoors with the cooling misters and watch the day go by, or sit in air-conditioned comfort indoors with a cold drink and listen to pleasant music. Enjoy quality cuisine on the Riverside and sample our tasty desserts, freshly baked cakes and excellent coffees!
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