Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) recently took us to Phnom Penh and we got to stay at the city’s one and only heritage hotel – Raffles Hotel Le Royal. Once the tallest building in Phnom Penh when it first opened in 1929 with 54 rooms as Le Royal, the building has gone through the Khmer Rouge and then some. When Raffles took over the premises in 1995, a thorough and delicate restoration was...

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Royal Khmer Cuisine, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) royal Khmer cuisine that we had tried at Restaurant Le Royal of Raffles Hotel Le Royal proved that Thai cuisine and Khmer cuisine are in fact siblings. Geographically wise, there’s no surprise there, we share the similar region, hence similar ingredients and in fact eating culture. There are a lot of herbs, mixtures of textures and aromas, strong scent of fish sauce...

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Jacqueline Kennedy Heritage Menu, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) of things can be told just by savouring the taste and beauty this splendid and elegant French menu – the exactly same one that used to be served to Jacqueline Kennedy when she visited Cambodia back in November 1967. She stayed at Raffles Hotel Le Royal where she was treated with a new creative elegant cocktail ‘Femme Fatale‘ and a banquet of haute French...

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Sunday Brunch, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) Sunday Brunch at Restaurant Le Royal of Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh is something of a delectable legend. It is a perfect place for cosy gathering or family get-together, definitely worth checking out. For US$58++ for food only, or US$68 ++ for food + free flow wines or US$78 ++ for all the above + free flow champagne, you will be not only stuffed with fine...

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The Elephant Bar at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) things first when it comes to a complete sojourn to Phnom Penh. The Elephant Bar at Raffles Hotel Le Royal – with its classic retro interiors of Cambodia’s heyday, long lists of creative cocktails, and full menu of interesting foods – definitely by all measures – is a must. It is the place that wherever you choose to stay in the city, you must at...

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