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popular disco

on weeks end the place is pack with a mix of local peoples & tourist as well , each time i went i... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
pierre m
Nice small place

It’s a lovely small place. Great music with some shows, not too loud music, perfect!! There is a... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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The Heart of Darkness is well known as one of the longest running and most popular nightlife attractions in Phnom Penh (since 1993). For a fun night and a party atmosphere every night of the week. Open from 9pm till late
As featured in 3 Days in Phnom Penh
26 Street 51, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 77 837 777
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

on weeks end the place is pack with a mix of local peoples & tourist as well , each time i went i found that the crowd where mainly men , not many girl to meet there

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pierre m
Mr_Lucky_PS, Manager at Heart of Darkness, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

The Heart always welcomes women and men for a good party atmosphere. Thanks for your visit

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely small place. Great music with some shows, not too loud music, perfect!! There is a snooker table for free. Many chairs and tables available for group

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sreydy
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Around for many years and in the heart of the nightlife district the small club attracts a crowd of all colours. Next to the steadily crowing pontoon club, across the street from the newly open sorta mall / pub street and surrounded by food stalls...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

THE PLACE FOR DANCING in Phnom Penh. Always very busy especially on weekend a great Disco with great DJ and Fabulous music. The place where everyone gather when bars closes. Free entrance and very reasonable price for drinks. A lots of tourists mixed with locals....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eric-Christophe
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Stylish air conditioned club with great music. This is a gay/ladyboy bar which I didn't know. And I'm not gay. Ended up there for a few beers and enjoyed the music until I realized this was not "my thing" :-)

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Me and my mate headed here at the end of our night. There were maybe 10 people in the club in total. The bartenders are fantastic. The music was about halfway there. Pop in if you're in the area but don't go out of your...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank cado_travels
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for 20 years. I came when it first opened and it's still a great friendly safe spot to mingle. Dance. And have a bit of fun after a busy day. Highly recommend it!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kiwimermaid
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We only had one nigh for clubbing in Phnom Penh and decided to try the famous Heart. Had a fun time after midnight with friendly locals. Took break away from hectic dance floor at the upstairs chill out area on sofas, which was most welcome...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank curiousgeorge2017
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I been Many time there . Very beautiful bar . Stuff helpfully. They all good . DJ good mix good music. I like to come here with my friend when a free . Very clean place . The stuff name heart of darkness he always...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank somyana
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Another night club, so if not your cuppa, stop reading now! If you go in a group, just take over the dance floor, people will love it! If you are alone, plenty of friendly people there, we found it a great way to meet locals....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank rutherford25
Mr_Lucky_PS, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Darkness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

So glad to hear you enjoyed yourself at the Heart. please tell your friends and come back soon, Thanks

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14 October 2017|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
i found out that yes, only gay and lady boy. Aaargghh