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The Mad Monkey

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Building 26 | Street 302, Phnom Penh BKK1, Cambodia
+855 97 720 7355
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luk Lak was delicious with pepper sauce on the side. Pity could not eat all as it is very hot outside as well as i am not being well

Thank Edita B
Sandy, Utah
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lots of choices, lots of food, cheap prices, and you never know what's going to happen in the bar upstairs.

Thank _kmc123141
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We live down the street and saw this place jammed with backpacker set. My daughter wanted a cheese pizza so we gave it a try. Food was decent but service was excellent. Here is why- I had ordered bangers and mash. All the other food came except mine and server apologized for delay. I said I wanted something else since... More 

Thank DavidJ298
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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222 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Here i stayed and eat very much for less, some very good food what makes you good filled up with every kind of taste they can offer you.

Thank Jonas Olivier p
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is some of the best hostel food I have ever tasted (and I have stayed in over 90 hostel in my life). Prices aren't exactly cheap by Cambodian standards, but everything was so delicious. I had the Hoisin Duck Wraps on my first night and I wish I had a second portion! My boyfriend had the mixed grill and... More 

Thank Vivian L
Darwin, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Feeling lazy post bumpy bus journey I decided to eat at the Mad Monkey Restaurant. Damn my lazy legs to hell, they let me down. Ordered the Chicken Amok which was a shallow bowl of lumpy yellow disappointment. So much disappointment. The coconut cream in the sauce had curdled. Curdled!! It looked like it had already been eaten once and... More 

Thank Sez B
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had breakfast, lunch and dinner in this restaurant. The food was always very god quality. The food was slightly prices for backpackers but was still really good quality. The staff was friendly and the service was always good.

Thank Miriam S
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Unreal hostel with friendly staff who are always happy to help with anything. I couldn't recommend staying here enough. Thanks Team Mad Monkey

Thank balbowski
Banos, Ecuador
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great hostel to stay for a few days. Paula (working in the bar) was great fun and made the nights really good. Stay here!

Thank simon h
Western Ireland, Ireland
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a great time at the Mad monkey. Expect noise as this is a party hostel and a great way to meet people. Advice to the staff - try be quieter in the mornings... around 8am every day we could hear you shouting and playing loud music. Some people are dealing with hangovers!

Thank shetravel334

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Bar, Asian, Cambodian, Italian, Mexican, American, International, European, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Building 26 | Street 302, Phnom Penh BKK1, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 97 720 7355
The Mad Monkey is an awesome restaraunt in the BKK1 Area of Phnom Penh, close to the independence monument and street 278 where the bars are. The food is five star and the atmosphere is informal funky dining with awesome service. Massive breakfast menu, international sandwiches and pizzas for lunch and an awesome dinner menu. You can also stay at the Mad Monkey - check our hotel listing.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?