The supermarkets in Phnom Penh, though small by
international standards, offer a fairly good selection of imported food
items from both Western and Asian countries, as well as fresh meats,
vegetables, fruits and dairy products. Lucky Market is the longest
running international supermarket in town and Bayon Market is quite
popular for its large selection. Danmeat is the go-to international
butchery in Phnom Penh.
Fresh, locally grown, organic/chemical free fruits, vegetables and
meat. Shop at the store or order on-line, delivered free-of-charge to
your door. Also imported wines, cheeses and specialty food items.
#204ZA, Street 322, (BKK1),
One of the largest international supermarkets in the city. Specialty
items others donít carry.
#33-34, Street 118 (Russian Blvd.),
Cambodian Harvest Dried Fruit
Selling a variety of dried fresh Cambodian fruits and jams. Employing
#27 Street 470 (Toul Tum Poung area)
Comme a la Maison
Long-established French bakery and restaurant, now with locations
1) #13 Street 57 (BKK1); 2) #73 Tonle Sap St
(Chroy Changvar); 3) Thai Hout Market, #6 Street 592; 4) Rose Garden
#13, Street 57,
#51a, Street 214,
One of the largest, longest running international supermarkets in
#160, Sihanouk Blvd.,
Popular western style bakery and deli. Fresh baked breads, pastries,
cakes. Sandwiches, salads and soups.
#39, Street 240,
2) #38 Street 377, Tuol Kok,
International supermarket in the city. Some specialty items.
Excellent selection of spices
1) #99-105 Monivong Blvd,
2) Corner 63/352 (BKK1),
Tous Les Jours
International bakery with several locations. Breads, cakes,
pastries. Receiving good reviews.
1) #298, Monivong Blvd; 2) Sihanouk Blvd; 3) Aeon Mall; 4) Sovanna
Pharmacy, beauty products, toiletries
1) #26-28 Sothearos Blvd.,
2) Sihanouk (corner Street 55, opposite ANZ Bank),
3) Corner of Norodom Blvd and Street 136,
4) #844, Kampuchea Krom
5) #254 Monivong Blvd.,
Monument Books is the largest distributor of new
English languages books, offering an excellent selection of
Cambodia-related titles including the most recent releases. Bohrís Books
has one of the best selections of used and bootleg versions of the most
popular Cambodia and SEA titles. Photocopy books and guides are also
available at the traditional markets and roving book sellers that walk
the tourist areas.
Used and new books. Good selection of Cambodia and Southeast Asia
related titles. 8AM-8PM.
#47 Street 172, behind Wat Ounalom,
Used and new books. Cambodia title. Travel guides. Fiction and
non-fiction. Several locations including:
1) #79 Street 240,
2) Street 178, half block off the riverfront,
Phnom Penh's primary new book seller. All the latest Cambodia related
titles as well as a large selection of non-fiction and fiction titles.
#111 Norodom (near the corner of Street 240),
Selling books (English and Khmer) from Reyum Publishing, specializing in
Cambodian culture and arts.
#47 Street 178,
DVD, Movies, Music &
The video stalls at the
Russian Market offer a very large selection of DVDs, including recent
movies, software and games for a dollar or two per disk. There are also
several DVD shops along Sisowath Quay (the riverfront road) specializing
in movies and music.
For music and movie uploads to your device:
Boom Boom Room
An excellent selection of music CDs. Record to iPod and MP3. Lots of
#1C, Street 278,
ROGUE - iPod Shop
i-device uploads from a large catalogue:
music, TV and movies. iPods, accessories. Established in Cambodia in
#1d Street 258,
Photo shops are located across the town, all
offering digital services and most film services as well. Several dot
Street 110 near Phsar Chas and another little cluster on Sihanouk at the
corner of Street 51. The shops listed below are some of the more popular
City Color Photo
Long established. Digital services and film processing. Equipment,
cameras, camera repair.
#121-123, Monivong Blvd.,
Lhor Penh Cheth Digital Centre & Studio
Long established and respected photo shop and studio. Full digital photo
services and film processing. Cameras, lens, cards, equipment. Studio
and photographers. Six locations in Phnom Penh, two in Siem Reap.
#6AB, Monireth, cnr Street 286,
#189, Monivong Blvd.,
#199, Charles De Gaulle Blvd.,
L3, Canadia Tower, Monivong Blvd.,
#A149, Airport Rd. Toeuk Thla Plaza II,
Market (Psah Thmei)
The distinctive yellow domed Phsar Thmey is a must-see both
as a point
of interest and as a shopping destination. Offering a wide range of the
classic souvenirs and, if you are knowledgeable, it can also be a good
place to pick up gems. (Be careful of fake/inferior gems.) Vendors line
the entrance selling statuary, silverwork, handicrafts, silks and kramas,
carvings and the largest selection of t-shirts and caps in town. The
central dome houses an amazing display of jewelry and gems.
(Phsah Toul Tom Poung)
Of the all traditional markets in
Phnom Penh, the Russian Market
offers the best selection of souvenirs, curios and other items
of interest to the visitor. The south side is the place to
begin, lined inside and out with carvings, handicrafts, silks,
fabrics, curios and the largest selection of DVDs in town. There
are also several fabric vendors making it a good place to shop
for the tailor. Check out the local food stalls near the center
of the market. (This market became the foreignerís market during
the 1980ís when most of the foreigners were Russians, hence the
name ĎRussian Market.í)