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FCC Phnom Penh Restaurant & Bar

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363 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 69 253 222
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After both our hotel and a local ex-pat recommended FCC we were excited to try it out. We were severely disappointed. We arrived after 10 pm and the place was dead, our first red flag. Even though the place was deserted it took forever to get a menu and order. Then it took forever to get our drinks. When the... More 

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Thank Donna J
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place to absorb colonial history- or really a slice of the past 50 years. It was the original expat and journo hangout pre-khymer rouge. Nothing much has changed since the 70's. And the food is good. The prices are up there for Cambodia but if 2 margueritas for Us$5 is too rich for your blood (happy... More 

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Thank Kiwimermaid
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Still a good spot for a late afternoon drink watching the sun go down over the Mekong river but it's pure commercial now and expensive. The photographs are a still intense but that's the only reminder of this building's history.

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Thank Jeroen d
London
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited FCC after a long flight, our hotel receptionist recommend. We were starving so blindly walked into the first restaurant. The view was nice but that was it. Staff were unfriendly, service slow and food was extortionate. The food was bad quality, they charge over three dollars for a beer, walk a couple doors down and you will get... More 

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Thank jm88001
Lara_FCC, Quality and Communications Manager at FCC Phnom Penh Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We regret hearing about your disappointment, but we are afraid there must have been some sort of miscommunication with our staff, as they are all trained and supervised in both customer service and English skills periodically. Some of our waiters have just joined the team and still need to overcome their shyness, hence keeping what... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Head to second floor terrace for scenic Tonle Sap river view while sipping your wine. Good food. Try the grilled beef (beef tiger or something like that) Good crowd most evenings. Good place to networking as well.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a hot afternoon and enjoyed the view and a couple of cold beers while waiting for our food. The Crying Tiger beef and the Amok fish curry were pretty good as was the calamari. Probably not cheap for Cambodia, but food surprised us and worth the stop if near. Having said that the building appears... More 

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Thank Adrian K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Without a doubt a tourist trap of sorts. Obviously popular with expats and people wanting a sense of history. Fair selection of posers for sure but they get everywhere. Some great pictures on the wall. Not sure how much of original fittings survive. Pleasant enough place. Good selection of food and drinks. Maybe more expensive than some places but by... More 

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Thank Gordonpj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is listed on riverside good location nice view food good staff friendly can see from top floor good view Mekong river yes

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Thank Channy H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to FCC with high expectations of a Colony style experience of a bygone era. What we found was a great building in a great location overlooking river, but what we also found was poor service expensive mediocre food and a tour groups being brought in for a set meal and photo opportunity All very disappointing as rest of time... More 

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Thank Laurence B
Lara_FCC, Quality and Communications Manager at FCC Phnom Penh Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Your review is appreciated. Thanks to its unique history, FCC is a landmark in Phnom Penh nowadays. For this same reason we receive numerous visitors travelling both in groups and individually, as well as locals and expatriates. Anyone willing to discover the Foreign Correspondents Club and enjoy its unique atmosphere and history is welcome here. Evenings are certainly the busiest... More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us had lunch in their 1st floor restaurant overlooking the Tonle Sap River. It is an iconic 'colonial' building with interesting photos, so worth a visit. I chose fishcakes, which were delicious, with fresh coconut to drink.

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Thank Gourmandsouth
Lara_FCC, Quality and Communications Manager at FCC Phnom Penh Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment! We are glad to hear about your good experience at FCC, yet regret not having reached an excellent rating. It would be very helpful for our further improvement to know in what way(s) we could have made your FCC experience better. We thank you very much in advance and look... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 363 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 69 253 222
Description
FCC Phnom Penh Restaurant and Bar - Casual open-air dining on the MekongWith a passion for fusion cuisine, FCC group chef has created the FCC menu, introducing generous flourishes of traditional Khmer flavors spiked with funky French influences. While the menu is still built on FCC main-stays such as beer-battered fish and chips, deli-fresh sandwhiches, and wood-fired pizzas, the heart of the menu remains a finely crafted blend of Asian, Mediterranean and Western-influenced flavours.The BarThe "F", as those know to frequent the big horseshoe bar call it, has served stiff drinks, camaraderie and comfort to a storied cast of journalists and diplomats, movie stars and intrepid travellers since 1993.Back then, when The "F" first opened its doors, the bar gave shelter from the gritty and tense streets of the capital, where an uneasy peace was just taking hold. Writers and their sources traded secrets in the shadows. Diplomats drank their per diems, swapped social strategies and spilled their martinis.Today, the bar still serves a stiff extra-dry, and the journos still pass through on the great hunt. The tension is gone. But there's still plenty of action, and the liquor, on occasion, still gets spilled.Open Daily 7:00 a.m. - MidnightHappy Hour 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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