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“Great vibe, great food”
Review of Public House - CLOSED

Public House
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 30
Cuisines: International, New Zealand
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Offering fresh, simple and delicious cuisine, set in a modern take of the Pub. Open from 11:30am - 11pm respectively, seven days (kitchen closes at 10pm). Public House also offers High Tea from 3pm - 5:30pm Monday - Friday & Weekend Brunch from 10:30am - 2pm Saturday & Sunday. Open seven days.
Reviewed 28 June 2015

If St 240-1/2 sounds baffling, just look for the alley nestled close to the Wine Warehouse, and there you'll find Public House. I've eaten here three times, and have tried the fish & chips, the shepherd's pie and Sam's bangers & mash – each of which were excellent "pub grub" with a boutique touch. Prices are reasonable, given that next to nowhere in Phnom Penh comes to close offering comfort-food favorites of this quality.

1  Thank Tsampa
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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

The place is small but has an intimate feeling to it, fitting with the hidden alley way where it is located. You wouldn't know about this place unless somebody has told you about it or brought you there. The food is good, but could take awhile. The menu is not big, but they do have weekly specials. Recommend for a date or a small group outting.

1  Thank Kuya S
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

I happened about this place when I was exploring street 240 on a recent trip to Phnom Penh, and decided to have dinner here on a Friday night. Was a bit worried when I walked into an empty restaurant at 8pm, but we were pleasantly surprised. My husband and I both enjoyed our food (burger for him, chicken schnitzel for me -- both nicely cooked and very yummy, dessert not as good), and had a few drinks. Service was friendly and attentive. Ambience very nice. Good value. I'm in PP often and will definitely return.

It is a bit hard to find as it is down an alley way, but there is a big wine shop near the alley entrance on St. 240 -- use that as a reference and you'll have no problems. There are a couple nice bars across from the restaurant as well that are worth checking out.

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2  Thank rajithavinnakota
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

It's not easy to find (tucked down an alley off the popular St 240) but once inside you wound not know you are in bustling PP.
The Kiwi owners have transformed it into all muted Farrow and Ball shades and dark wood.
The Sunday Brunch is $25 if you include fizz and/or Bloody Mary's and $15 without. To get value for money you really need to have a good appetite as you can just keep ordering the dishes off the brunch menu until you are full. They were nearly all good - particularly the sweetcorn fritters.
Only two pointers - if you are veggie and want the bacon and avocado on toast without the bacon then they need to jazz it up a bit. Not that appetising to have plain bits of avocado on plain bits of toasted bread! And the local staff were dour to say the least. A bit of a smile wouldn't have gone amiss.

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2  Thank Rubybirkenhead
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hugo3456, Owner at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Thank you Rubybirkenhead for your review.

Our kitchen loves serving up the brunch classics on Saturday and Sundays and our guests love feeling at home when they can typically be so far away.

We will work on the brunch menu for vegetarian options and hope you'll come back again soon to give us your thoughts. We've also been working with our staff on their timetables. A lot of our staff are students and they find it tough to study full time as well as have a full time job but we are working on making their lives easier at work to help ensure they can learn also.

Look forward to having you next time you're in Phnom Penh.

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

The restuarnat is tucked away but once inside it is stylishly decorated, the food and wine was very good, great value for money

3  Thank Naim K
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hugo3456, Owner at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Thank you Niam for your review.

We do enjoyed been hidden away from the traffic and street life. Easy to find again down the alleyway just past The Warehouse Wine Shop on street 240.

See you again on your next visit to Phnom Penh.

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