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A full English breakfast - bacon, fried egg, sausage, beans, tomato, hash browns, toast and tea

Phnom Penh – restaurant reviews

"We'd had lots of good meals in Siem Reap and expected Phnom Penh to be much the same. Well, not having Angkor Wat just down the road meant comparatively fewer tourist destinations. Still, we found plenty of good things to eat and only a couple of disappointments." Kay and Dave review some of Phnom Penh's places to eat.

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The obscured view northwards from the Bougainvillier Hotel on Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh – where to stay

"This was our first trip to Phnom Penh and we had decided to splash out a bit. Billed as 'Phnom Penh's most comfortable hotel', the Bougainvillier seemed like a good bet. At $83 per night for a suite we were expecting something seriously good." Kay and Dave look at some of the places to stay along Phnom Penh's Sisowath Quay.

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Missing the target?

A bus in Phnom Penh with an ambiguously-placed advert against child sex tourism.

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The Ivy – Siem Reap

"On our first visit to Siem Reap in April 2006, we went to the Ivy just to play pool and drink beer. The next time, encouraged by a look at the menu, we thought we'd try eating there too. It seemed a popular choice; on the Saturday evening when we decided to eat there, there were only two empty tables in the place." Find out how we fared in the Ivy during our July 2006 visit to Siem Reap...

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Pissa Italiana – Siem Reap

"The wood-fired oven was producing a fair amount of both heat and smoke, so we hesitated to sit down there. Fortunately they've got tables out at the back, in a little alleyway running parallel to Bar Street. Sitting out there was surprisingly pleasant, with more of the air of a Mediterranean town back street than a South East Asian one." Kay and Dave go for pizza, pasta and more besides at Siem Reap's Pissa Italiana.

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