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!

Naga Bar, Le Meridien Angkor

5-7pm, daily
Double your happiness with daily Happy Hours deal at Naga Bar, a casual yet elegant bar on the Lobby Level of Le Méridien Angkor. While Naga Bar is serving Siem Reap’s most carefully crafted cocktails, beer and wine selections from around the globe from 11AM until Midnight, you can enjoy the Happy Hour promotion (Buy 1 Get 1 Free on selected drinks with complimentary welcome snacks) from 5 – 7PM daily.

Rambutan Siem Reap Hotel & Resort

5-7pm, daily
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.

The Living Room, Park Hyatt

5-7pm, daily
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 ($4.75) or the Gingerbread Martini ($4.25). With the half price offer extending to other selected drinks, treat yourself to a glass from the wine library, a beer, a classic cocktail, sparkling wine ($4.50 per glass) or even champagne.

Lub d Hostel

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.

Upperdeck, Courtyard by Marriott

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.

Hard Rock Café Angkor

3-6pm, daily
The daily deals at this rock music institution are buy 2 get 1 free on Angkor draft beer ($3.50 for a 20 oz glass), featured cocktails ($6.00) and house wine by the glass ($5.00). Enjoy lively music, a spacious terrace overlooking the river and regular live music performances from the house band Band@work (Tuesday till Sunday) and other special guests and theme nights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The Elephant Bar, Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor

4-6pm, daily
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.

Chhatra Lounge, Malis

5-8pm, daily
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.

Modesty Bar by Khéma Angkor

6-8pm, daily
With a contemporary open-air space offering views on the twinkling Siem Reap River, Modesty Bar sets out to add more than a splash of style to any gathering. The team at Modesty Bar takes special pride in their wide range of professionally prepared and great value cocktails (even more value for money between 5-8pm when you enjoy their buy 1 get 1 happy hour deal) You’ll also find a stellar menu of bar snacks, sandwiches, salads and hearty mains such as Steak Frites, Fish & Chips and, if you’re really looking to splurge, a 1kg Côte de Boeuf served along with two side dishes and two sauces of your choice. More info on Facebook.

The Butterfly Pea

5-7pm, daily
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.

Chi Restaurant at Anantara Angkor

5-7pm, daily
Some days call for celebration in luxury. On those days, Chi Restaurant & Bar at Anantara Angkor is your preferred destination. Sit back, relax, and reminisce about your magical day at Angkor Wat or look forward to the days that have yet to come, all while sipping on glass of wine, whisky, liquor, cocktail, or mocktail, all of which are available in the bar’s buy one get one deal.

FCC Angkor

4-7pm, daily
Get yourself a sweet deal on cocktails, beers, or wines during FCC’s happy hours. Here, happiness lasts longer, as the happy hour kicks off at 4pm until 7pm. Enjoy a selection of bottled beers for only $2.99, a glass of house wine for $4.99, the cocktail of the day for $3.50, and local draught beers for only $2.00 a glass. You’ll find FCC Angkor next to the Royal Residence on Pokambor Avenue, one of Siem Reap’s prime locations along the river.

Martini Bar, Belmond La Residence d’Angkor

5-6pm, daily
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.

The Glide Bar, The Aviary

6-7pm, daily
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.

Explorateur Bar, Victoria Angkor Resort

5-7pm, daily
Enjoy two-for-one offers on cocktails and selected drinks, while soaking in the colonial atmosphere of Explorateur bar. Unwind in a comfortable armchair, surrounded by wooden furniture and ancient games in the bar or take a sip out on the terrace while overlooking Victoria Angkor Resort’s tropical garden.

Grill Wine Cafe

5-6:30pm, daily
Technically not a Happy Hour deal, but at Grill Wine Cafe you get a complimentary draft beer with your lunch. Let’s say that’s a warming up for the real happy hour, happening when the evening sets in. Enjoy 50% off on cocktails and draft beer before you settle in at the restaurant for a grill dining experience to remember. You’ll find the Grill Wine Cafe on Sivutha Boulevard, right in front of Memoire d’Angkor Boutiqe Hotel.

Picasso Bar

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

5-7pm, daily
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.


3-6pm, daily
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.

The Balthazar

5-7pm, daily
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.

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.

Bensley’s Bar, Shinta Mani Angkor

5-7pm, daily
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.

Streats Cafe at Ibis Styles

5-7pm, daily
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.

Did we forget your favorite restaurant or bar? Comment or get in touch to let us know any other happy hours in Siem Reap!

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