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Cafe Malay - The Garden Cafe

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German, Asian, European, Cambodian
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Old Market | Opposite of the court, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
+855 70 379 947
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Good service. Nice food and the best Lime juice that we had in the whole of Cambodia. Would eat here again.

1 Thank Glen H
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and value for money. Had the pork and beef noodle soups and both were great. Lovely owner. We will be returning for breakfast. Thank you!!

1 Thank Heewon K
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Our curry was delicious. Even though the meal wasn't the biggest. The staff is very friendly. The European owner is a nice host. He had some really good advices for us travellers.

1 Thank Natalie S
Mandal, Norway
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Our hotel recommended this little restaurant for lunch, knowing that we like spicy Thai food. Communicating with the staff in both Thai and English, we ordered Tom Yum Goong, Pak Choy with garlic and boiled rice. The waitress asked us how spicy we wanted the food and we did not have to wait long before it was served. The soup... More 

1 Thank Todd S
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

eat every day at cafe malay... my favorite is the chicken schnitzel with potatoes... great pizza and many other super good meals... and you better order the 3 scoops of vanilla ice cream with fried bananas... AWESOME

1 Thank EdParton
Bicheno, Australia
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Have eaten here a half a dozen times, and the food is consistently good. The staff listen carefully as you take your order, and the food is delivered promptly. Highly recommend in its price range.

Thank Brett A
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I come here every couple of weeks for the dependable, affordable food selection that has never disappointed me yet. Often fairly full, the young Khmer ladies serving are incredibly efficient and pleasant.

Thank Arnie B
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

They do all the typical dishes of the area, but I try the shrimps with the green pepper that was amazing! Nice place also to take a beer watching the street

Thank ravnose
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119 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

With all the huge choice of restaurants in Kampot, we kept returning to Cafe Malay. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Merz45
Kampot, Cambodia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

a wonderful place run by a lovely german/khmer couple who cook excellent food from both places. Delicious food :)

1 Thank kglynne11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
German, Asian, European, Cambodian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Market | Opposite of the court, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Kampot Province  >  Kampot
  • Phone Number: +855 70 379 947
Cafe, Cakes, German and Khmer breakfast and lunch

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