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Van’s Restaurant

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$$$$
As featured in Best Food in Phnom Penh
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No. 5, Street 102 | Place De La Poste, Phnom Penh 12202, Cambodia
+855 23 722 067
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07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very high class French resturant with excellent service. They have very good set menus. You don't have to worry about language bad they have a picture menu.they also serve breakfast reasonly priced.

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Thank James J
Singapore
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95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a more traditional French style restaurant. Very good desserts, souffle to die for, lemon tart fabulous, top end prices. Worth a visit for a special occasion or you are craving for traditional tasting French food, without all that fusion nonsense.

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Thank TMESpore
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The setting in the old bank of Indochina was amazing. I was also expecting amazing things from the food having seen so many glowing newspaper articles and reviews. I would describe the meal as decidedly average with above average prices. This might be because we ate from the set menu, or it might be because we were the last people... More 

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Thank Christian G
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Van's kindly hosted our group dinner in October 2015. There were 40 colleagues of us travelled from all over 14 countries worldwide to attend a Regional Management Meeting in Phnom Penh. A customized menu were designed for our group dinner with an outstanding dishes but reasonable pricing in a high class restaurant. Everyone enjoyed themselves and complimented a professional service... More 

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Thank oeurnwathna
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This beautiful restaurant is located in a building that use to be the former Bank of Indochina building and was was built during the French Protectorate in the 1920s - 1930s. The main dining room with high ceilings spreads a sense of how things might have been about 100 years ago. With a party of 5, we tried nearly the... More 

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Hoenderloo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you really want to go to a very special place with very good food, you should visit Van's restaurant. A very nice ambiance, very nice people to serve you, and very very good food and wine. You really miss something if you don't go there, while being in Phnom Penh.

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Thank nendenburg
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This colonial architectured-restaurant is well located in the heart of the city. Nice decoration inside and clam. The food and service were excellent.

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Thank Nouhin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Located in a stately former bank, this restaurant was one of the highlights of our 7 days in Cambodia. Quiet, efficient and highly professional waitering staff and the food was imaginative and delicious. World class dining. I unhelpfully can't recall what we had though pretty sure I had rack of lamb for main, but both of us very impressed.

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Thank Andrew M
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Vans is set in an old bank near the night market. Went here for dinner and had the set menu which was excellent value accompained by a bottle of red from a comprehensive wine list. Service was efficient and it deserves it reputation as one of this citys best restuarants

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Thank ggmck186338
David W, General Manager at Van’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ggmck186338 thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on TA. We are pleased that you enjoyed our restaurant and hope that you can dine with us again in the near future Regards David More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We The Rotary Club of Phnom Penh held our presidential handover at Van’s Restaurant on the 25th June. The attention to detail, food and service were excellent. We would like to say a big thank you to David Wilkinson , Anuar and the amazing team on the night for a wonderful evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 5, Street 102 | Place De La Poste, Phnom Penh 12202, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 23 722 067
Description
This 110 year old building was constructed in French colonial style for the purpose of housing the bank of Indochina. It was short listed for the UNESCO heritage preservation awards in 2006 because of the care taken in conservation of architectural and period design.As well as our French Fine Dining lunch and dinner menus, we offer a range of catering and seating options for all types of events. We cater for weddings and engagement parties, seminars, press conferences, exhibitions, movie sets, or private functions of your choice. Buffet or special menu can be arranged for your exceptional event in Phnom Penh.Let the intrigue of this building, its past and present be a part of your heritage too. Come and try Van's experience

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