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Chez Sophea and Matthiu

$$ - $$$Asian, , French
In front of Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible18%
1 Sep 2017
“The best curry from the nicest woman! ”
21 Oct 2015
“Very disappointing”
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Asian, Cambodian, French
$$ - $$$
In front of Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

When we walked in last Wednesday we were drawn by the nice and clean looking interior. (It stands out because of the not so nice looking restaurants around it) We were greated by a lovely and friendly woman and seated with a nice cold drink....More

2  Thank Sarah v
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I read about this restaurant on a travel website. The article stated it was one of "the best restaurants in Siemens Reap" so I decided to give it a try. They did not have many of the items on the menu, like curry and chicken....More

2  Thank Jen M
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Apparently this was a good restaurant in the past, but there has been recent turnover, so the chef has left and there are very few customers or staff during low season. Matthieu is warm and friendly, (although a bit odd, and filled with stories about...More

1  Thank kjrupnow
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Just remark; that was not our first trip to Asia neither we were not at the end of "one year break...." After morning trip to Angkor temples we decided to check restaurant that we've seen day before but also because it was mentioned in some...More

Thank DarekW
Reviewed 27 March 2015

After getting to Angkor Wat pretty early in the morning, we were ready for a break away from the noisy tourists and we found just that at Chez Sophea. Matthieu was a great host and the food was superb! We had their set menu and...More

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Unlike most of the other reviewers, we had dinner at this restaurant and enjoyed it very much. It is right next to Angkor Wat and surrounded by other restaurants, but at 7 p.m., the other restaurants were mostly closed and it was quiet and delightful...More

Thank ehb22
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

Chez Sophea is very near to Angkor Wat, but it's tucked in a quiet corner behind the over-crowded tourists restaurants where tour groups crowd in for an Angkor beer and some mediocre version of a local specialty. Take the few extra steps to Chez Sophea...More

Thank Steph H
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

My first review: My friend, girlfriend and I stopped here after touring Angkor Wat and were extremely impressed. The owner was very welcoming and casual about our ordering. The restaurant is open air and directly across the street from the temple, alongside several other restaurants...More

Thank Caleb M
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We had a delightful lunch in this open air restaurant that is just outside the moat of Angkor Wat. The owner, Matthieu, is an engaging and charming host, who used to be a professional photographer in Paris before visiting Cambodia 25 years ago and deciding...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We had a friend recommend this place and we were so glad we went! We went for lunch today after visiting some temples. Matthieu gave very personalized attention and recommended some FANTASTIC fish dishes, one amok and one thing I don't recall but it was...More

Thank Michael K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Asian, Cambodian, French
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In front of Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
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