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“One of the best bars in town”
Review of Che Culo!

Che Culo!
Ranked #29 of 1,719 Restaurants in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Che Culo! is an Italian term meaning "What luck!" or "Lucky man!" We feel pretty lucky to have bar in Phnom Penh. Che Culo! is a bar / restaurant specialising in Mediterranean tapas and classic and signature craft cocktails. Quality ingredients and local produce come together in modern adaptations of tried and tested classics. The owners are experienced hospitality operators from Australia.
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Description: Che Culo! is an Italian term meaning "What luck!" or "Lucky man!" We feel pretty lucky to have bar in Phnom Penh. Che Culo! is a bar / restaurant specialising in Mediterranean tapas and classic and signature craft cocktails. Quality ingredients and local produce come together in modern adaptations of tried and tested classics. The owners are experienced hospitality operators from Australia.
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Over the first year of Che Culo the food has evolved from the pretty good to fantastic. More tapas/bar snacks than meals, but that's perfect for the kind of drinking and partying that goes on here.

I think Che Culo probably has the best bartenders in Phnom Penh. Very generous, well-made cocktails. The only place in town if you are looking for an Old Fashioned made the right way. Best spot in town for an afterwork drink. Great atmosphere.

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Reviewed 23 December 2015

I guess it is rather a place for a drink or two, but we wanted to have dinner, and ended up with a really nice evening drinking a bottle of good NZ white wine with tapas.
My first impression was 'let's get out again' because the music was very loud and there were a few people smoking. But then the fans made the smoke disappear - and the music was good! Still able to have a conversation.
The Australian guy running this place is as crazy as the place, and the nice thing, it attracts equally expats, tourists and locals.
Unfortunately the calamari were not available that night.

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

We visited on recommendation from some friends who had travelled to Phnom Penh recently. We had a great time a Che Culo and enjoyed the cocktails and tapas like menu As some of the other reviews have stated everything on offer is top quality and great value. The staff were all lovely and we felt right at home. Thoroughly recommend visiting if you're in Phnom Penh.

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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We visited during happy hour (5-7) and got a cocktail for $3, which was amazing! The food was fantastic and very good value. The lunch menu looked the best, with all dishes for $5 including burgers and salads!

Very impressed and will definitely return!

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Can't believe I've not reviewed Che Culo already. It's just celebrated its first birthday & what a year. Fantastic owners, fab cocktails & great food to share. The meatballs in my opinion are the best in town. They offer specials each night of the week, Meatball Monday's, Taco Tuesday's etc
Great place to sit in one of the booths & have a catch up with friends or takeover one of the long benches for larger groups. Also a great little courtyard for the cooler evenings.
It's only one of a few bars that I would call my regular. Always a fun night had in this place!

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