Thanks to our list of the happiest happy hours in Siem Reap, you’ll be spoiled for choice for post-work or pre-dinner drinks, any day of the week. Whether you are looking for sunset views, poolside hangouts or elegant hotel bars, we have selflessly scoured the city for the very best affordable drink offers that are not just happy – they’re positively joyful!
Just a 5 min walk from the hustle and bustle of the old market and pup street the R-Bar & Restaurant are nestled in the Rambutan Oasis located in a quiet pedestrian alley across the river near Wat Damnak pagoda. They offer a wide selection of unique cocktails with some home infused liquors, great mocktails, healthy juices & smoothies and a very nice selection of wines by the glass and bottle. During Happy Hour cocktails are only $3.50 instead of $5.
Settle into a plush sofa after a busy day, and cast your eyes over The Living Room’s menu of signature cocktails, with a bank balance friendly 50% discount, such as the Hemingway Daiquiri ($4.50) or the Gingerbread Martini ($3.50). With the half price offer extending to other selected drinks, treat yourself to a glass from the wine library, a beer, a classic cocktail, prosecco ($4.50 per glass) or even champagne.
After an exhilarating day of touring the temples, relax at Bensley’s Bar, named after the hotel’s architect, whose distinctive contemporary style is known the world over. Sink into a chair in the bar, overlooking the inner courtyard from the second floor, and choose from two-for-one wines, beers or cocktails. The hotel’s signature drink, the Open Heart Cocktail will revive even the weariest explorer.
6-7pm, daily & all day long on Sundays!
Chill by the pool and swim-up bar with $2.50 cocktails at this hip hangout with a unique design concept. Located just a few minutes walk from Pub Street, its central location and fun atmosphere make it ideal for a lively get together with friends from all over town.
5.30pm – 6.30pm, daily & all night long on Wednesdays for ladies only
Calling all the ladies! Cocktails are on offer every Wednesday evening at this rooftop space. For after work drinks, the daily offer for ‘sunset hour’ includes 50% off on draft beers and cocktails. This is the perfect wind-down after a busy day – and a view to match.
The daily deals at this rock music institution are Angkor Draft beer ($1.50), featured cocktails ($3.50), house wine by the glass ($3.50) and 50% off spirits. Enjoy lively music, a spacious terrace overlooking the river and regular live music performances from the house band Rockstorm and other special guests and theme nights.
Surround yourself with the historic beauty of the hotel’s luxuriously cosy bar while you avail yourself of half price selected drinks. Will it be the hotel’s signature cocktail, the Airavata, a delicious blend of rum, crème de banane, coconut with lime and pineapple juice? Accompany your drinks with tapas or Mediterranean inspired sharing boards.
Looking for a stylish space for pre-dinner drinks? Step inside this elegant and lavish lounge and choose an aperitif or a refreshing cocktail, which are on promotion (buy one, get one free) along with house wines and Angkor draft beer. Try the Malis Sweet & Sour, a signature tipple, blending rum with lemongrass, kaffir lime, basil, palm sugar, tamarind sauce and soda.
This enchanting hidden-away haven on the East River Road offers thirsty guests two cocktails for the price of one. Enjoy poolside tables with ambient colour-changing lights and murals of the hotel’s signature flower. Try the vibrant blue hued signature drink, the Butterfly Pea and well-priced light bites from the bar menu make it an ideal spot for meeting friends before a night on the town.
The newest kid on the blocks, you’ll find the trendy Ibis Styles Siem Reap conveniently located in the center of town, around the corner of Pub Street. STREATS CAFÉ is an All Day Dining restaurant featuring local and international cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, we believe this restaurant’s bar is going to be popular for its happy hours.
Admire a tropical sunset from the relaxed indoor or outdoor spaces in Martini Lounge. Sip on a classic Negroni or select your favourite cocktail, beer, spirit or mocktail from the menu, all on a two-for-one offer. Cocktails include Martini specials from $7.50, bubbly cocktails and Asian specialities.
This third floor rooftop bar scores points for views that wow! From the outdoor seating or through the floor to ceiling windows in the sophisticated indoor seating area, you can take in Siem Reap’s skyline whatever the weather. Enjoy 50% off the cocktail menu, including all the classics – you’re sure to find a favourite.
5-9pm, daily & all night long on Wednesdays!
Cocktails and sangria are the special offers here at this air conditioned and uniquely brick-vaulted tapas bar in Alley West, a stone’s throw from Pub Street. Order at the horseshoe-shaped bar and join the fun, with sangria the bar’s speciality. Don’t miss the fresh fruit frozen daiquiris and a specials board. Delicious tapas and snacks complete the evening.
Sky Bar, Jaya House Riverpark
Experience the peaceful riverside location and spectacular, serene sunset views from the rooftop bar, where cocktails and wine are two for the price of one, and served with nuts and nibbles. Perch on high stools along the length of the roof terrace, or around candle-lit tables. Perfect for catching a breeze while you chat with friends.
Enjoy after work drinks with 50% off on fresh mixed drinks, cocktails, beers and wines at Marum, a training kitchen run by an NGO working with disadvantaged young people. Try a frozen mango and coconut daiquiri, a pineapple and chilli margarita or a passion fruit mojito ($2.25 each, in Happy Hour). Relax in the leafy, shaded garden and watch the world go by.
Head to the Balthazar for sundowners in their lantern-lit garden or cosy inside bar. This relaxed riverside setting is the ideal spot to enjoy two cocktails for the price of one, or bring your friends to share a bottle of house wine and a mixed charcuterie and cheese board for $20. The Balthazar Gin & Tonic is one not to miss. The extensive selection of wines includes French and Italian favourites, too.
Chill out at this Sala Kamreuk hangout, and enjoy beer for 50c and house mixers for $2. Relax with discounted signature cocktails ($3) such as Mai-Tan-Ya, containing spiced rum, coconut rum, pineapple and orange juice with Grenadine, or a Ti Punch D’Chloe, made with dark Caribbean rum, fresh lime and cane sugar. Complete the evening with weekly specials from the kitchen and play a game of pool.
Imbibe, at One Eleven Gallery
4-7pm, Monday – Friday
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 at Imbibe – $1 beers, $2 basic spirits and $3 wines. This cafe and bar is located inside One Eleven Gallery, a contemporary art gallery showcasing local and international artists, so you can soak up the latest exhibition or the celebrated works of artist in residence, Christian Develter, before relaxing with a cool drink.
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