Hotel Nine/ Nine Lime Cafe

Living in Phnom Penh we never stay in hotels here, although I am often asked by friends, family or other visitors to Cambodia where a good place to stay is. So when Hotel Nine decided to do their Crash Test Dummies soft opening promotion last week it sounded like a…

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Warung Bali Restaurant

Looking out onto the florid park grounds of the Cambodia National Museum, Warung Bali Indonesian restaurant has a humble and cozy atmosphere with checkered tablecloths on wooden table sets, several authentic displays of indigenous paintings from Bali and Sumatra, and attractive black laced umbrellas which line an upper loft that…

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Phnom Penh Restaurant Reviews: Yi Xan

Yi Xan seemed positively gilded in comparison with the cozy but spartan and utilitarian Chinese cafes with their ramshackle, mismatched tables and chairs we usually dine in. Instead we found a Monivong food factory decorated in sterile, high-ceilinged, ersatz Imperial manner, with faux marble pillars and red lacquering here, there…

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