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Koulen Restaurant

Sivatha Street | opp Lucky Mall, near National Road Number 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 92 630 090
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good26%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
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“salad” (9 reviews)
“apsara dancers” (21 reviews)
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Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sivatha Street | opp Lucky Mall, near National Road Number 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked a table through the hotel and went there quite early. Even then I was seated at a table quite far from the rather small stage. The dining hall was immense and was soon overflowing with hundreds of tourists. Predictably there was utter chaos...More

Thank Atanu_Maulik
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were booked thru hotel, when we reached, we realised that they will arrange walk in customers to the front seats which with better view of the performance and those booked thru hotel were given seats far from the stage. When we realised that and...More

Thank Tian Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Koulen II Restaurant is a huge hall that can fit 400 or more people. One might think they’re in Las Vegas. We arrived just before 6:30 and had a table right at the stage beside one of the huge columns. A great seat! The...More

2  Thank UNIVAC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After temples tour our tour guide Mao suggested us to enjoyed the Apsara dancing show with buffet dinner in this restaurant Kulen ii, this was a wonderful experience for us in the first time in Siem Reap. Apsara dance is a traditional of Cambodian art...More

Thank tanvonhatv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Koulen Restaurant II offers one of the better know Apsara dance shows in Siem Reap. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of food offered: fish amok, pork satay, deep fried spring roll/wonton, vermicelli, tofu and fish, etc. I might have liked a few pastries...More

Thank Jennifer Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our stay at Siem Reap, we visited Koulen restaurant to experience Apsara dance show. We booked our entire Siem reap trip with Happy Angkor trips and they suggest us to enjoy the Dance show with traditional Khmer buffet in this restaurant. It was an...More

Thank moumi45963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is huge. The buffet was of low quality food. We were surrounded by 100's of tourists who were both loud and ill mannered. They lined up in front of the stage to take pictures and blocked our view for the remaing of the...More

Thank VanDLe1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been in Cambodia for 10 days and had not had a bad experience until tonight. Koulen is an absolute tourist trap. Since our dinner there was part of a tour, we have no clue whether it was expensive or not. But the food at...More

Thank Laurent L
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Its a tourist attraction. Dance performance with food. USD 12 per person. Loads of food, fruits etc. Extensive buffet. jHas wide variety for vegetarians as well. Due to many people, moving around the line to get food is sometimes irritating. Generally about 400 people at...More

Thank MAB-India
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Go there to believe it! You will be in awe of the buffet spread but when you actually go past the long queues and take some food, you will realize your mistake and it will be the same every time you go back to the...More

Thank BalgiVino
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Ruthra M
30 May 2017|
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Response from Maggie L | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You really don't need to book too far ahead as the restaurant is enormous. Our driver booked the same day for us and we had good seats for the show. Your tour guide or hotel tour desk could also do it for you. Our driver... More
5 September 2016|
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Response from cortez48 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there seems everyone has given you the answers you require. If you do go get there early before the buses arrive.
9 May 2015|
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Response from razza6026 | Reviewed this property |
I was informed by my hotel that they do not offer pickup. But my hotel tuk tuk took me there & was waiting for me when I exited to return me to my hotel. It was only a few dollars each way so it was not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sivatha Street | opp Lucky Mall, near National Road Number 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 92 630 090
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