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Phnom Penh’s the capital city of Cambodia where the nightlife is quite busy and exciting. So if you have never been in town before, we have listed 10 things to do at night in Phnom Penh for you. Practically, there are several options to pick for spending the nightlife in Phnom Penh. It is including the pubs, the fancy sky bars, street-food, boat tour along the Mekong River, and the local bars. Basically, you will get the happy hours around 5 pm at most of the bars, and it is also when the nightlife begins. Additionally, if you want to get wild, chill out, and spend the unforgettable nightlife in Phnom Penh, BKK 1 and Toul Tom Pong area are recommended for the best nightlife spots. We have put together the list of top ten things that will give you the fantastic experience nightlife in Phnom Penh:
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10 Things To Do at Night in Phnom Penh | For Better Nightlife Experiences
1. Kai Fun
The very suitable nightlife spot in Phnom Penh for those who want to get delicious food with the fresh atmosphere. They have a unique menu because most of the food is priced from 1.5$ to 3$. Surprisingly, the size of the food there is as small as your palm. The tacos and pork rice belly are recommended. They also server the beer, wine, and cocktails, not to mention, the happy hour is stared from 3 pm to 6 pm.
- Price: 1,5+
- Location: No.25 Street 334, BKK, Phnom Penh.
- Opening Hours: 12 PM- 9 PM
2. Farm to Table
If you want to experience breathing together with nature, you have come to the right place. It has an outdoor dining set in a garden and urban farm environment that will give you the perfect nightlife. Additionally, they also have wonderful live music on a Friday in a leafy country-style while you can enjoy your drink. There are many types of food that will provide you the local vibe and as fresh as possible. Moreover, they also get the awesome cocktails and choices of beer.
- The price: 3,5+
- Location: No 16, Street 360, BKK 1, Phnom Penh 12000.
- Opening Hours: 8 AM – 10 PM
3. Bassac Lane
Bassac Lane is the Pub Street in Phnom Penh where it serves as foodie and drinks area. There are many different types of bars and restaurants there that you can choose to spend the best nightlife in Phnom Penh. Each place has different looked which will give you a different vibe as well. So, it is usual that you might want to snap in to read the menu first. After that, you can decide which place you want to grab a drink with your peeps. Furthermore, Phnom Penh Yact Club is the most popular one among there. They have the greatest cocktails and amazing live band. What’s more, it is costing only 2,5 USD each of the drinks, during the happy hour 5-7pm.
- Price: 2,5+
- Location: 308 Off Street, Phnom Penh 12101, Cambodia.
- Opening Hours: 5 PM- 12 PM
4. Freebird Bar and Grill
Freebird is the Authentic American Diner where you can spend your nightlife in Phnom Penh like you are at abroad. The place’s style and the quality of food are quietly impressive there. Besides that, it will bring you to the 1970s vibes along with the good music. This place is very comfortable and cozy since the owner and staffs are very friendly and helpful. For good measure, they offer the best Chicken wings and Burger in town that you should not miss. Imagine, you are eating the Chicken Wings with a glass of beer in your hand while chit-chatting with your friends, what else could you ask for?
- Price: 4,5+
- Location: St.249, #69, Phnom Penh 12100
- Opening Hours: 9 AM – 11 PM.
5. BattBong Bar
Ranking in one of 10 things to do at night in Phnom Penh, Battbong Bar comes with a unique name, and what makes it more special is it has the secret entrance. This should be the coolest secret nightlife spot in Phnom Penh that you need to visit. The thing is this place is hidden behind a Coke-Cola door which makes people often confused. But once you snap-in, you will be immediately surprised by the amazing décor inside. What’s more, they have excellent cocktails with decent food which are the perfect combination for a chilled vibe. You will also get the chance to perform your own music with the live band there as well.
- Price: 5+
- Location: No. 132Z, 51, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh 12302, in front of Domino Pizza.
- Open hours: 6 PM- 12 PM
Have you ever wanted to spend your nightlife in Phnom Penh tasting all the different types of local street food? When it comes to street-food, Asia is probably one of the most favorite spots to find it. Speaking of which, Phnom Penh is also included in the list for the best local street food. Among of the street-food, Fried meatball with bread is something you should not miss. You can find it at the corner of Sisowath High School or at the outside of Toul Tom Pong Market which will open till 9-10 pm. Another tasty unique street-food for nightlife is Balut that you can find it anywhere. It has a weird taste for those who aren’t familiar with because of a tiny baby duck inside. Banh Mi Cambodia Version is the best, and you can have fruit shake or Khmer desserts once you finished. There are many places that sell it, but the very recommended place that you should go to is at Psar Tapang for the delicious Banh Mi.
To be freak, we couldn’t mention all the local street-food here since there are many of it. Practically, Riverside, Wat Bottom, Koh Pich, and Olympic are the best areas for street-food at night time. They will sell it till the mid-night, and the price starts from 0.5$.
7. Seav Mai Reatry
Seav Mai is good to cure a hangover. With the minced pork filling in-side the soup which will refresh your mind and feeling. Seav Mai Reatry should be a nice option for people who just come back from drinking. So they can fill up their energy and awake themselves from eating it. Moreover, that place also has Har Gow, Pork and Shrimp dumplings, Noodle Soup, Steamed B.B.Q Porm Buns, and Pork and Rice. Don’t forget to go there if you want to eat the super yummy Seav Mai.
- Price: 0.75$+
- Location: Preach Monivong Blive (93), Phnom Penh 12211. (Near the LOTTERIA Fast Food )
- Opening Hours: 6 PM- 2 PM
8. Boat Tour along the Tonle Sap and Mekong River
Isn’t it such a romantic moment to have dinner on the Cruise at night? This place is very popular to spend your nightlife in Phnom Penh at a cheap price. Not to mention, you can enjoy your drinks and food with the sound of the river flowing. In addition, the Boat Tour will also give you a great chance to escape from this busy town to spend your nightlife peacefully. Ps: You can also rent the whole cruise to celebrate the party with your family and friends.
- Price: 1,5$ + for a ticket
- Location: #661 Preah Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh 1234
- Opening hour: 4 PM – 8 PM
9. Sora Sky Bar
The best sky bar and lounge with the spectacular view and highest in Phnom Penh offers the perfect nightlife out. This very fancy bar is located on level 37 at the Rosewood hotel, so you can enjoy looking at part of the City with the breath-taking view. Additionally, it has both indoor and outdoor areas showcases with more than 20 amazing curated cocktails. Fancy whiskey? Wine? Champagnes? Those are the things that you can find there. You will get the best romantic nightlife experience in Phnom Penh at Sora Sky Bar.
- Price: 10+
- Location: 66 Monivong Boulevard, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Vattanac Captial Tower Kha Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12202.
- Opening hours: 5 pm until late
10. Club Love
If you want to spend a wild night, Club Love is definitely on your things to do at night in Phnom Penh. This is the late-night dance club where you enjoy partying with your friends. The good thing about Club Love is there is no dance floor, yet it is full of small and round tables. This means it makes people feel closer and wilder. Moreover, this place tends to get busier around 11 pm (the happy hour) until the early hours. They have the cheap drinks and New DJ’s every night with the popular remix music to keep you hype.
- Price: $3+
- Location: #3 Street 278 above Duplex opposite to Top Banana, Phnom Penh 12302.
- Opening Hours: 10 PM till the early hours.
To sum up, there are plenty of things to do at night in Phnom Penh that you should visit once you are in Cambodia. Local and international bars, dancing club, boat tour, fancy sky bars, street-food will give you the best experienced. Don’t forget to check those places out. We bet you will be having a fun night with your peeps to the fullest.