Cambodians know that February 14th is far from just another day. Valentine’s Day—a holiday set aside for the purpose of love, recognition and gratitude for those close to our heart—makes for the perfect time to celebrate. Whether you’re setting up for some serious self love or you’re planning on surprising your favorite other, you’ll want the opportunity to combine fun and romance during a night out on the Siem Reap town.

As luck would have it, Siem Reap is teeming with occasions perfect for showing your affection. With these top Valentine’s Day events in Siem Reap, you’ll have every chance to express your love to the one that matters most!

Local residents and overnight guests can indulge in an epicurean experience this Valentine’s day at The Dining Room restaurant. Expect a special set menu, with a choice of Western or Khmer cuisine. Diners can choose between a bottle of Prosecco for two or a glass of Champagne each for an unforgettable evening!

Take your love to new heights with Angkor Balloon’s Valentine Day special! Give your special someone the adventure of a lifetime, by ascending 120m in the sky for a breathtaking bird’s-eye-view of Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples. Make the experience extra special with a small bottle of Champagne and a box of homemade Angkor Candies!

The Hard Rock Cafe’s house band, ID Talent, will perform a Valentine’s Day tribute set from 8pm. Rock the night away with power balads and crowd pleasing hits to sing along to.

As evening blankets the city, Upperdeck takes on a special kind of magic. Enjoy a romantic dinner in a casual yet elegant atmosphere on Courtyard’s rooftop bar and indulge in an exquisite 5-course menu curated by Executive Chef Chanrith Van. Let your loved one fall in love with you even more this Valentine’s Day!

  • When: Friday February 14, 6.30pm – 9.30pm
  • Cost: $69++ per couple inclusive of 1 bottle of sparkling wine and a rose, book not later than February 10 to enjoy and extra 10% discount!
  • Reservations: +855 63 968 888
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Celebrate your love for each other with a delicious five course dinner in the chic surroundings of Hunkaar Table & Lounge. Indulge in delicate river prawn ravioli, lobster cappuccino, grilled sea bass and end on a high note with a rich, chocolate fondant dessert.

Let the love flow at Khéma with a mouthwatering six course menu. Featuring the sensuous flavours of scallop carpaccio with caviar and green apple and cinnamon sorbet with vodka, and a deliciously decadent lemon, raspberry and strawberry tart for dessert.

  • When: Friday February 14, 6pm – 10pm
  • Cost: $95++ per couple
  • Reservations: +855 15 418 888 or reserve online
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Delight in your love under Malis Siem Reap‘s elegant high ceilings. Their enticing 4-course meal will delight your senses throughout a romantic journey. Start with delicate fresh salmon and lotus root tartare, before your adventure takes you down a grilled tender beef with okra & pepper sauce, to your final destination: a Guilty Pleasure for dessert.

  • When: Friday February 14, 6pm – 10pm
  • Cost: $60++ per person or $80++ with wine pairing
  • Reservations: Reserve online
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Bring the season of love to greater heights at Navutu Dreams. Embark on a romantic journey featuring a carefully crafted 4-course dinner accompanied with a glass of sparkling wine.

Pink High Tea

Spend a delightful afternoon at The Living Room enjoying a romantic Pink High Tea. Enjoy a newly curated selection of sumptuous amuse-bouche offerings, sandwiches, a variety of warm dishes, and a decadent collection of sweets, all accompanied by tea or coffee. The occasion is completed with a glass of sparkling wine.

Chef’s Table

A spectacular 14 course tasting menu created by Executive Chef, Pisith Theam, this Valentine’s Day. Sample authentic Cambodian cuisine thanks to beautifully presented dishes created from premium ingredients. Expect a tantalising experience – perfect to share with a loved one.

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Romantic Dinner at Mouhot’s Dream

If there’s anyone who knows romance, it’s the French. You can find their inspiration at Mouhot’s Dream, a dreamy restaurant within Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort, serving meals like foie gras and creme brulee, you and your date won’t have a choice but to savor your love.

Romantic Dinner – Private Garden Library

Expect a sumptuous Dinner crafted specially for the month of love at Sofitel’s private garden library. Located in the middle of a lotus pond, your private garden library offers a unique setting for an unforgettable evening with your loved one.

❤️ Visit www.sofitel-angkor-phokeethra.com for more special Valentine offers & packages! ❤️

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.