Mysterious temples are not the only thing which you should be impressed by, but nightlife in Siem Reap are the bustling time you should not ignore. You can take yourself to join night markets and challenge yourself to try some unique dishes such as fried spiders, scorpions and so on. Moreover, simply bringing your friends to a bar for enjoying the blast atmosphere until 4 am must be greatly awesome. Below is top 9 destinations for your memorable night when mentioned about bars in Siem Reap.
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1. MISS WONG COCKTAIL BAR
It is not too difficult to recognize this bar due to red lanterns outside it. Here, they usually serves wine and alcoholic drinks according to Asian taste. Most of the drinks in Miss Wong Cocktail Bar are mixed with gin and imported beers from around the world. If you are not afraid of getting drunk, why don’t you take this great opportunity to try a variety of beers. The price for each drink is often about 5 USD – the average price if comparing to other places on this list.
- Opening hours: daily from 18:00 to 01:00
- Address: The Lane, Pub Street, Siem Reap
2. FCC ANGKOR
FCC Angkor offers all tourists the fullest facilities for both indoor and outdoor activities. You can rest on the sofa in the room or swim on the cool pool here. Along with spacious and well-air space, FCC food is one of the factors which make the name of this place.
- Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 24:00
- Address: Pokambor Avenue, Siem Reap
3. ELEPHANT BAR
Elephant Bar is located in the campus of Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor hotel, which is likened to Siem Reap in miniature. This bar will give you a feeling of elegance from each corner with elegant colonial architecture, dark wood furnishings, leather sofas and decorative ivories. Although the price here is a bit more expensive than ones in Siem Reap, it is worth trying being a “rich man” one night.
- Opening hours: daily from 16:00 to 24:00
- Address: No.1 Vithei Charles de Gaulle, Khum Svay Dang Kum, Siem Reap
4. ASANA BAR
Asana will not a typical bar that you often imagine. On the contrary, this bar offers you the feeling of an old-fashioned house in the countryside. This atmosphere here is almost comfortable because of wooden architecture and rural decorative details.
You can go upstairs to relax on the lazy chairs or drop by the garden to take part in BBQ parties in the cold evening. It is somewhat romantic when the music sounds softly with smooth blue and jazz tones.
I want to reveal that there is Khmer-style cocktail class for those who are curious after trying it. Classes are held every day and cost about 15 USD (quite expensive compared to the common premises for drinks but it is also worth a try).
- Opening hours: daily from 11:00 to 2:00
- Address: Street 7, Siem Reap
5. PICASSO BAR
This small bar is a good choice if you are looking to make friends with other international friends. Although the space is nothing spectacular, even somewhat normal, Picasso owns a list of delicious drinks from Singha beer – Cambodia;s national soul, to cocktails, sangria, martini which is brilliant like sunshine.
The most special thing here is the drink called B53, which includes wine with coffee Kaula’s aroma, Bailey milk wine and Absinthe wine (fragrant spirits, considered the muse of famous artists). Besides, the cocktail called Chocolate Cake, made from the Frangelico liqueur and vodka in white crystal-rimmed glass cups, is a favorite drink here.
- Opening hours: daily 17:00 – Late
- Address: West Lane, Pub Stress, Siem Reap
6. ANGKOR WHAT? BAR
At the first entering this bar, you will not certainly believe that it was opened 20 years age. Having been one of the first open bars on this road, today Angkor Whats still extremely attracts many tourists coming to Siem Reap. You will be immersed in the jubilant, vibrant space with visitors from all over the world. Here, there is a wide choice of drinks with reasonable prices.
- Opening hours: daily from 15:00 to 04:00
- Address: Pub Street, Siem Reap
7. TEMPLE BAR
Temple bar – a pretty enlightening name is a great place to enjoy traditional Apsara dance. Inside the bar is quite comfortable with lazy chairs, colorful neon lights and a cozy atmosphere. You can enjoy traditional dance performances around 19:30 to 21:30 every day. In addition, you can get more fun in the lively atmosphere stirred by music DJs through the night.
- Opening hours: daily from 10 am to 4 pm
- Address: Road 8, Pub Street, Siem Reap
8. SOUL TRAIN REGGAE
Soul Train Reggae Bar is one of the new bars on Siem Reap’s “fun road”. However, not so that this bar reduces the hotness with both indigenous and worldwide tourists. Being prominent with a Mediterranean ambience from food, drinks to atmosphere and music, STG will bring you from the mysterious Siem Reap and to the hot Mediterranean land.
- Opening hours: daily from 16:00 to 4:00
- Opening hours: daily from 16:00 to 4:00
The most dynamic nightlife in Siem Reap is concentrated mainly in Pub streets, a lively street filled with friendly backpacker foreign friends, many restaurants, massage rooms, and shops. It is great to dance and walking together until 4 am, Wine is also cheap at Pub Street – at least US $ 1 (or less) for beers during promotional hours. In addition, the hotel is also popular with terrace bars, lounges and pubs, where the rich can enjoy traditional and imported wines.
Siem Reap may not be famous for night streets like Bangkok Thailand but it not too quiet. If you have come here and participate in the bustling night atmosphere, ensuring you will be surprised by what you have experienced.