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The Sugar Palm

178 13 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
+855 85 646 373
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (15 reviews)
“fish amok” (18 reviews)
“pomelo salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
178 13 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Someone who had come to Cambodia many years ago who we came across in Australia recommended we come here. We had the hot and sour soup, spring rolls, chicken sate and the khmer curry with chicken. The highlight were the spring rolls - would recommend...More

Thank millzorz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tourist from NYC. Went on Friday night. Didn’t have reservation anywhere and Romdeng nearby was full so we got turned away. The Khmer Chicken Curry and Basil Chicken dishes were good but not the best we have had in town. Our alcoholic beverages were not...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by one of the cruise ship staff and we can honestly say we were so glad he did. It is a little out of the way but worth the effort to get there. The food was exquisite and the...More

Thank JJTales
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best Khmer food I have eaten, it is not made with thai curry mix (as most restaurants here in Cambodia would) but all from scratch the authentic Cambodian way, and the subtle, aromatic flavours are wonderful. The Amok is like a soufle...More

Thank emma772
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We had our first dinner in Phnom Penh here and what a pleasure it was. The restaurant is on the second floor of what looked like a renovated colonial building. The inside design brings you back in time and has a very charming colonial feel...More

Thank Mostafa Z
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My wife & I went to this restaurant for dinner. We had been to other restaurants in Phnom Penh and had very good experience. The staff of this restaurant were welcoming, friendly and helpful. The Chef/ Owner was the complete opposite. He was unfriendly, unwelcoming...More

Thank debrol2017
soksabay2012, Owner at The Sugar Palm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Sir, There must be here a mistake and maybe you are writing about another restaurant. I never experienced the story you are telling in your review. If my staff report me something wrong with a guest I will of course go and speak about...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Aims to provide delicous Khmer dishes in a smart setting in a colonial style building. Excellent service and a nice quiet atmosphere. Perfect for our last night in Phnom Penh.

Thank DollyBirdScotland
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

my best food experience in Cambodia: the amok is so delicious! It is a bit more expansive than others restaurants but it is absolutely worthy! Kind staff and nice location

Thank Marco T
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Looked this restaurant up on Trip Advisor it rated quite well. I was not disappointed the food is fantastic, the service nice and friendly. The atmosphere and ambience of this old colonial residence = a great night out. Only downside the steps are steep, but...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Took us a while to find the place which is a colonial bungalow with air-con, nice ambience but rather quiet for evening dinner. We wanted the fish amok but was told it would take 40 minutes so went for the curry instead which came with...More

Thank Bluesphynx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 13 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 85 646 373
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Nice colonial house in the centrer of Phnom Penh. Air-conditioned restaurant with non smoking or smoking rooms. Traditional food and large diversity.
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