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Bugs Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Asian, , Fusion
Siem Reap, Siemreab-Otdar, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 17 764 560
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Asian, Cambodian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Siem Reap, Siemreab-Otdar, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owner was lovely who explains everything. Very interesting twist on bugs. Everything was surprisingly yummy! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Epryor28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant's goal is to prove that insects are good and tasty. Food they serve is very good and well presented, but honestly not because of the insects themselves... What gives a very good result are the other "ordinary" ingredients mixed with the insects. So...More

Thank giuliobaiocco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early morning to have coffee from this little gem was great value for money. Staff was polite friendly and does the atmosphere Recommend

Thank Shezad A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t go there if you are angry but you should definitely pass by and try the discovery platter. The waiters will guide you and explain everything you need to know! Personally happy to say that I’ve tried once in my life!

Thank victormeyso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All is in the title.... you must try it. For anyone who want to try eating insects but is reluctant to try it from the street sellers this cafe offers you with a safe and comfortable alternative that will make you change your mind about...More

2  Thank Grégoire D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is at ok prices, lovely service though. The food wasn’t great quality. The crocodile was all gristle and barely any meat, but the herbs it was covered in was good. It was just not great quality. Similarly to the snake soup- the broth and...More

Thank Alyna F
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went here on our last night in Cambodia. Nice clean restaurant with excellent service and stylish decor. The French owner greeted us explaining about the dishes and how they were cooked, putting my wife at ease about no “squishy” textures. He recommended a platter to...More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We found this place amazing, I really think that if you want to try Bugs this is the best place, it mixes the high french cuisine with Vietnamese tradition giving a customer the delight to eat tarantula with feta cheese, which was really good! Or...More

Thank Javier F
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice place in the heart of siem reap. The atmosphere is young and relaxed, and the kitchen is very tasty. of course eating insects is not for everybody, but if you want to try, i'd recommend the spot!

Thank Lorenzogiaq
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Living in asia for 3 years now, it's the only place I've been where you have a real chef cooking insects. It's a must to discover that it have a real taste different than the old used cooking oil they use to cook in the...More

Thank Xdn2
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Chon Wai T
23 December 2017|
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Response from Michelle A | Reviewed this property |
Never..the kitchen is very clean. It may depend if a person has allergies but not sure if it would be similar to seafood allergies. An excellent place to try insects if not sure about eating them off the street. Try free... More
19 February 2016|
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Response from Shana2525 | Reviewed this property |
No, we didn't book either. A great place must do :)
10 February 2016|
Response from Perth6025 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't book a table, and there were quite a few free ones. I can't remember though what weekday it was.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Siem Reap, Siemreab-Otdar, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 17 764 560
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Bugs Cafe is the first ever insect tapas restaurant and cocktail bar in Cambodia. Crickets, scorpions, grasshoppers, ants, bees, silkworms, spiders, snake and crocodile combined with quality Khmer and western products and seasonings, will bring you a delicious and unseen taste of adventure! Amazing Photos guaranteed...
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