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Chez Sophea and Matthiu

) #501 of 734 Restaurants in Siem Reap €€ - €€€ French, Asian,
In front of Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible19%
21 Oct 2015
“Very disappointing”
11 Aug 2015
“Low Quality, Too slow”
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CUISINES
French, Asian, Cambodian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
In front of Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

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

1  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 26 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 21 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
Reviewed 21 April 2014

At the conclusion of my work on two construction projects in Shanghai and Seoul, and with time at a premium, we booked a guided tour to Cambodia; the main purpose being a visit to the Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap. As part of the...More

1  Thank Martin T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
French, Asian, Cambodian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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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