If you’ve already savoured Siem Reap’s mouth-watering street food and relished dinner in one of the city’s favourite Khmer restaurants, you might find yourself craving more familiar fare. Whether it’s food from home, a change from the local cooking or a new cuisine altogether, our list will help you navigate the very best of Siem Reap’s international restaurants.

This riverside venue is a bakery, cafe, deli and restaurant all in under one roof, serving a range of free flow dining experiences such as raclette parties, elegant afternoon teas and a la carte or generous free flow breakfasts. Regular barbecue and beer events, oyster buffet and cocktails on their stunning rooftop bar, Modesty, open until late. Expect imported, artisan cheeses, freshly baked bread, pastries and cakes to enjoy at home, as well as a newly launched menu featuring signature dishes such as a lamb shank, traditional mussels or a salmon steak.

Address: Achar Sva Street (corner Street 22)
Opening Hours:  Daily, 6.30am to 10.30pm
Reservations: +855 15 416 888 or online
Website: www.khema-restaurant.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KhemaSiemReap

Beginning with just ten flavours of the now-legendary 100% organic infused rums, Georges Rhumerie was born, with flavours reflecting George’s native island, La Reunion. The restaurant features indoor seating or outdoors in the garden. Enjoy foie gras, tofu, and salad or La Creole platter for starters, before selecting your choice of main course. Will it be a saucisse dish, poulet coco, crevette curcuma with prawns or vindail fish? Finish with homemade coconut-pineapple samosas with caramel sauce and ricotta ice cream. While you’re there, visit the distillery for a free tasting of the 22 different flavours of rums and jams.

Address: Georges’ Lane
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday from 4pm – 10pm
Reservations: +855 96 861 7448 or online
Website: http://www.georges-rhumerie.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frenchrestaurantsiemreap/


L’Annexe’s chef, from the Alsace region of France, is passionate about French cuisine. He’s not only trained and qualified as a chef but also as a Pâtissier. Luckily for his customers, they can experience a tantalising selection of gourmet desserts, such as lemon meringue tart, at any time of the day. With a menu offering typical French main courses such as fillet of beef or wild pork fillet with red wine sauce, customers can be assured of a refined dining experience in a friendly atmosphere, in the heart of the city.

Address: #108 Sok San Road
Opening Hours: Mondays 4pm – 10pm / Tuesdays – Sundays 12am – 10pm
Reservations: +855 95 839 745

Le Malraux Siem Reap

4Le Cul de sac

Le Cul de Sac brings Paris to Siem Reap! Discover French and Khmer specialties in this unique setting – a charming, secret alleyway close to town. Sit in the outdoor seating, amid Instagram-worthy hanging flower baskets and romantic lighting, or inside on comfortable couches in the 1930s Art Nouveau brasserie. Try home-made artisan pork pate made with Kampot black pepper, the fresh campagnarde salad or the banana flower and minced chicken breast salad. Le Cul de Sac opens at 7am for breakfast, too, so early birds can enjoy a perfect start to the day with eggs mimosa.

Address: 9R9Q+Q5F, Krong Siem Reap
Opening Hours: Wednesday – Monday from 11am – 11pm close on Tuesday
Reservations: +855 12 229 826 078 329 390


Arrive hungry to Chef Simone’s little piece of Italy, because his menu, created with ‘tradition and love’ will not fail to tempt you. Begin with the Affettati Misti to share, featuring delicate Prosciutto di Parma, salami, cooked ham and mortadella. Select your favourite filling from the ‘pick your own pasta’ options or perhaps a freshly made pizza, or a home made pasta specialty. Guests can sit inside and view the kitchen busy at work, or outside where you can soak up Kandal Village’s lively atmosphere.

Address: #678, Hap Guan Street (Kandal Village)
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday from 11.30am – 10pm
Reservations: +855 88 413 8649

6Olive, Cuisine de Saison

A short stroll from the buzz of Pub Street brings you to Olive, a serene and relaxed setting in which to indulge in its French cuisine, with touches of Khmer fusion. Chef Dede, trained in Siem Reap’s five-star hotels, prepares daily specials and designs unique Khmer fusion dishes, using top-quality local ingredients. His eye for perfection assures customers of the quality of each dish on the Mediterranean-inspired menu, with the freshest seafood and a great choice of meat, tender fruits and vegetables, savoury sauces and homemade desserts.

Address: Street 9
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday from 10am – 10pm
Reservations: +855 63 769 899

7The Hashi

Experience traditional Japanese cuisine at The Hashi. Guests are welcomed to two locations, one on Wat Bo Road, the other within The Heritage Walk shopping complex, where you can try new additions to their menu, in modern, spacious surroundings. Diners can expect quality ingredients in the dishes, which are presented with precision and an eye for detail. Share a Hashi soup set for two, a selection from the Sushi Bar (try the Hashi Roll) or order the Saba Teriyaki Bento – grilled mackerel fish with Teriyaki sauce. The Hashi has a welcoming space for groups or private gatherings, as well as a delivery service.

Address: #321, Wat Bo Road and The Heritage Walk Shopping Mall
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday from 11am – 11pm
Reservations: +855 63 969 007 or eat@thehashi.com

8Tell Steakhouse

This Swiss – German steakhouse is renowned for its relaxed atmosphere, high-quality steaks, and generous portions. The menu, full of comforting favourites, features fondue, fish and chips and a sausage menu, as well as a choice of steaks, including tenderloin, rib eye and flank. The surf and turf platter, with its tenderloin steak and shrimps flambéed in pastis, is certain to satisfy. For a treat, order the oysters. Admire the traditional clocks, lace curtains and beer steins, making it feel authentically Bavarian with a welcome to match.

Address: #374, Sivutha Boulevard
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday from 10.30am – 10pm
Reservations: +855 63 963 289

Hard Rock Café, the world-wide brand with venues in 73 countries, is synonymous with popular and generous portions of American dishes, and satisfyingly extravagant burgers. Enjoy the lively atmosphere and frequent live bands and rock concerts. The colonial-style building overlooks the Siem Reap River, a short walk over the footbridge from Pub Street and the Old Market. Diners can enjoy the view of the stage from the spacious terrace or choose seats inside. Both areas are within easy reach of the Rock Shop, for Hard Rock Café merchandise.

Address: King’s Road Angkor
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday from 11am – 12am
Reservations: +855 93 565 654 or info@hrcangkor.com
Website: www.hardrock.com/location/angkor
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HardRockCafeAngkor

Find these and many more exciting international dining options in our directory! Or, if you’re looking for a tast of Cambodia, check out our favorite Khmer Restaurants

Clare Lawrence is a long-time expat, originally from England, with six years in the UAE under her belt as well as over two years here in Siem Reap. She has written on expat life, saving money, holidaying with children and budget travel for a number of magazines and websites, including Siemreap.net.