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Malis Cambodian Restaurant

Seafood, Asian, Cambodian
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136 Norodom Boulevard, Phnom Penh 12301, Cambodia
+855 15 814 888
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The quality of the food here is very good. The restaurant is set up nicely but there is a lot of noise from the busy main road outside. Prices are literally top dollar for Phnom Penh and, although it is good value by "western" standards, equally good food can be had elsewhere for not much more than half the price... More 

Thank mikebrownnz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good ambience and delicious Khmer cuisine. Quite a wide range on the menu. Pork and fish head curry was well done. Pricey but good courteous service

Thank gunaseg
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Decided to have our Christmas lunch at Malis. Whilst they had a Christmas menu they were more than happy to allow us to order from the a la carte. Although it was quite warm, we chose to sit outside in the garden under the fans as it's a gorgeous setting. The staff were happy for us to take our time... More 

Thank Stephanie S
Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful meal and experience at Malis. The outdoor garden setting was beautiful and the native cuisine, fantastic. The fish amok was an incredible dish and highly recommended

Thank TorontoTravelGirl09
Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was hands down our favorite restaurant in Cambodia. Ate at both locations, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The original in Phnom Penh was our 1st experience of Cambodian food as we ate here on our 1st night of the vacation. Sadly, we tried something not Malis the next night and regretted it!!! The restaurant has great service, nice atmosphere... More 

Thank PhishyGuy
Singapore, Singapore
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149 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I avoided this restaurant for a while after my previous not so favourable visit. This time I was pleasantly surprised by the service and the food. The beef curry was especially nice! Desserts still need a bit more work. But if you want a fusion type Cambodian fare then this is worth a visit! Only thing that irked me was... More 

Thank Westiekhoo
Singapore, Singapore
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is set in a beautiful garden in the heart of Phnom Penh. It is quiet and inviting. It offers a choice of outdoor seating and indoor, air-conditioned comfort. We chose to dine in air-conditioned room. We ordered Takeo sausages, curry chicken rice Cambodian style and Kampot crab fried rice. The food brought out subtle flavours and very well... More 

Thank 1john316
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Basically, it is a good place for foreigners who are looking for a fine dining of authentic Cambodian dishes. You may ought to call for reservation beforehand as the restaurant can be fully booked due to their good services and food. Very good place for family gathering and business meetings. They have a private rooms if you want privacy.

Thank Mel C
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

How this isn't a standout #1 for Phnom Penh I'll never know, but it is. 1) Service is exceptionally good. Professional, attentive staff who brought out each course with impeccable timing. 2) Sit in the garden for the full experience, the atmosphere is great. 3) The food is stunning. We had appetizers, mains, salads and dessert and it was some... More 

Thank Roryfreeborn
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We who were there was a mom and two teenagers, 15 yo and 19 yo. Since we are vegetarians we were happy to learn that they had a very nice vegetarian menu, the food was very good and the atmosphere was fancy, an oasis in the bustling city of Phnom Penh, we strongly recommend going for a full menu with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Seafood, Asian, Cambodian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Norodom Boulevard, Phnom Penh 12301, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 15 814 888
Malis is a landmark restaurant that has long enjoyed a reputation for pushing the boundaries of fusion food with traditional, original and new age Cambodian cuisine. With capacious seating and four VIP rooms set in a courtyard around a fountain, it is undeniably the capital's premier gourmet dining experience. Its busy kitchen is home to Luu Meng, Cambodia's only masterchef, whose artfully prepared dishes have graced tables around the world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?