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Purple Elephant - CLOSED

Bakheng Rd | ITKhmer Web Services, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 89 642 956
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
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16 Oct 2015
“Authentic simple Thai cuisine!”
13 Oct 2015
“Must Visit! :)”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Bakheng Rd | ITKhmer Web Services, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2015

Well worth the effort to find this place. It's a Thai style street front food stall with a few outdoor tables and chairs. If you're looking for something air-conditioned and fancy - don't bother BUT if you're up for some great simple Thai food at...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Highly recommend - delicious authentic and spicy food, really friendly service and incredibly cheap. Have been multiple times in my one week stay in Siem Reap.

Thank Clare2691
Reviewed 10 September 2015

You'd think it would be everywhere, and you'd think it would be the same as Thai considering they are neighbours, but you'd be surprisingly wrong! Having lived in Siem Reap for several years, there's one thing I've grown to miss. Cambodian street food has it's...More

Thank Nil_and_Even
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Thai food here is amazing! My husband and I both couldn't get enough of the Panang Curry. I had mine made with tofu rather than meat. Staff are totally lovely. I was impressed by their fabulous English. Looks like an unassuming local joint, but...More

Thank Sandra H
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2015

Thank you so much for the great review. We are really happy you love our food and hope you enjoyed your stay in Siem reap.

Reviewed 24 August 2015

i'm very happy to have this place in SR. the food is great and the prices are tough to beat. the owners and staff are friendly and everything goes just as it should, with orders being taken and prepared quickly and with care. their panang...More

Thank Jim W
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2015

Thanks you for the kind words, best wishes the purple elephant.

Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a place off of pub street that should be visited. The staff is friendly. The thai food for Cambodia is good. The chef took a class in Thailand on how to cook proper thai food. Worth the visit and the prices can't be...More

Thank Tony M
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

Thank you for the kind words, Our staff consist of close family members, We are trying to re-locate to a better restaurant while keeping the authentic Thai street food concept. The chef (Sow) spent seven years growing up in Thailand as a young adult developing...More

Reviewed 11 August 2015

Oddly enough good Thai food is hard to find in Siem Reap. Most Thai places you visit once and move on. However this is a place you just have to return to. The menu is small and the place is small but the hospitality is...More

Thank TomOrr
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

We are all really happy that you love our food and service, A big thanks from the whole purple elephant team.

Reviewed 27 July 2015

The best thai food in town by far. Exceptional value. Sow cooks all the dishes herself so you can have your favourite dish anyway you like. I eat here at least every other day.

Thank David B
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2015

Thank you and hope to see you soon at the purple elephant.

Reviewed 27 July 2015

The Purple Elephant is my favorite restaurant here in Siem Reap. As it is close to my work I am there almost every day for lunch. In particular I can recommend the red (vegan) curry. Food is great. The staff are really nice people, quick...More

Thank Martin H
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2015

Hi Martin, We are really happy to cater for vegetarians and vegans. My wife spends lots of time making the different pastes and will be pleased to hear her extra efforts are paying off. See you very soon. Thanks, Tom

Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

One of my local friend recommended us this restaurant. We could not stop eating,,,, that was definitely the best Thai food restaurant I've ever tried! My favourite was Crying tiger. Even typing this word make my mouth watery :) Loved Friendly owner and staff too....More

Thank nekopants
TommyBeardsley, Owner at Purple Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2015

Hi Ichiko, Thank you so much for your review, Crying tiger is one of our most popular dishs :)

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Restaurant Details

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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bakheng Rd | ITKhmer Web Services, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 89 642 956
Description
We are a family run business serving authentic Thai cuisine by chef Sow. Sow spent 7 years in Thailand developing her knowledge and passion for creating her favorite food.
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