Friends the Restaurant

Phnom Penh

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Friends the Restaurant

The organisation Friends has helped young people on the street by teaching them how to work as chefs and service staffs since 1994. This is their own restaurant and here you will not only enjoy a delicious meal like crispy noodles and the buttermilk chicken burger but also help with the future work of this organisation.


Composed by a mix of Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, Cambodian cuisine is varied, simple and delicious. A diet is usually based on fish and soups while the local food offers healthy and abundant Asian surprises. Khmer highlights are fish amok (fish cooked in coconut) and barbecued beef, which can be found on most street corners in the early evening around the Central Market. As the city is made up of many communities including Vietnamese, Chinese and Expatriates, there is a variety of delicacies and restaurants catering to a large expatriate community.