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Koh Kong

Eat and meet

Koh Kong

For a town of this size, Ko Kong has a reasonable choice of options for both eating and drinking.

  • The Crab Shack
    4 stars

    Delicious seafood on the beach

    Koh Yor Beach, near Ba Blong Village, Koh Kong

    Across the Koh Kong Bridge on Koh Yor beach is a small, family run restaurant serving up delicious fresh-caught seafood. The perfect place for relaxing of an afternoon, the Crab Shack has beach loungers, tire swings and chairs and covered tables directly on the same. Try the crab or enormous ... read more

  • Riverside Khmer food stalls
    4 stars

    Cheap, delicious seafood

    Riverside, Koh Kong

    Every night come dusk half a dozen food stalls set up. Catering to a local crowd, their offerings are very similar to one another and offer good value for money. You'll find crab, grilled squid, tasty chicken legs, steamed clams and boiled chicken eggs as well as a few assorted odds and ends and ... read more

  • Sunset Bar
    4 stars

    The name says it all

    Opposite Koh Kong Riverside Guesthouse

    Not only overlooking the water, but extending at least 40 meters over it, Sunset is a great place to drop by for a sunset drink or game of pool. The Sunset Bar has an ideal riverside location with comfortable seating, some of which looks directly over the water, and good company. Not clearly ... read more

  • Cafe Laurent
    3.5 stars

    Upscale Koh Kong dining

    Riverside, next to Koh Kong City Hotel, Koh Kong
    T: (011) 590 168; (016) 373 737

    Built directly on the water, Cafe Laurent is an ideal place to while away a few hours or watch the sunset. It's pretty fancy by Koh Kong standards, and local expats claim that it's overpriced, but with mains averaging $5 to $7, it's not bad value. They've an extensive Western menu with many types ... read more

  • The Ice Cream Shop/Bob's
    3.5 stars

    The local hangout

    Riverside, near Street 7, Koh Kong town
    T: (016) 326 455

    The most popular place in town with local expats, the Ice Cream Shop is run by an Australian, Bob, and his Thai wife. Together they serve up Western and Thai grub in addition to six flavours of ice cream and a full bar This is a good place to watch the sunset and meet the local ... read more

  • Baan Peakmai
    3.5 stars

    Excellent, inexpensive Thai food

    Street 3, at Street 6, Koh Kong town
    T: (088) 932 0333; (016) 943 112

    Koh Kong's main Thai restaurant, Baan Peakmai is a short walk from the traffic circle in downtown Koh Kong. It has a leafy courtyard with thatched gazebos and a distinctly tropical feel, where you can enjoy cheap and cheerful Western and Thai dishes. Seafood is their speciality, and they offer ... read more

  • Paddy's Bamboo Pub
    3 stars

    Cute bamboo shack

    Road to Salakrong, Koh Kong city
    T: (015) 533 223

    Paddy's Bamboo Pub advertises “great foods, cold beer and cool music”. While we weren't able to ascertain whether all of their claims are true, their iced coffee is pretty good. Paddy's is a dishevelled bamboo shack hanging with orchids and other tropical plants and offering Western ... read more

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