Siem Reap’s Downtown area is a hub and full of excitement during the day and throughout the night. With Old Market at the entrance Pub Street in the middle, The Lane and Ally West –the freshest, funniest, and chicest and most eccentric little street in town, it provides several options. We at Shinta Mani don’t mind leaving the leafy French Quarter for a small bite even a drink or two
Uniquely Cambodian and daringly modern, Phare offers Siem Reap’s most unique, authentic, top rated evening entertainment. More than just a circus, Phare performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories –historical, folk and modern. Before the show, stop by Bensley’s Bar to enjoy a drink -or two, at Social Hour with one-for-one in drinks every day from 5.00 to 7.00pm. Named after the hotel’s world renowned architect Bill Bensley -designer of the hotel, the bar is an airy, cool, stylish venue, located on Shinta Mani Club’s second floor over the inner courtyard.
Price starts from US$18 per person
For authentic Thai and Khmer food and a sophisticated atmosphere, head to Hot Rod. The stylish and subversive interior – including traditional Thai tattoos on 3D tiles, over 20,000 handmade wooden geckos, and a four-meter-high Bayon including video projection – was designed by Ashley Sutton, the creative mind behind Bangkok establishments such as Iron Fairies, Maggie Choo's, and Bangkok Betty.
The menu contains of all-time Thai classics such as green chicken curry, tom yum goong with river prawns and pad thai, while guests are invited to expand their culinary experience with dishes like deep-fried squid with a salty egg curry or wing bean salad with fried chicken. Popular appetizers that pair well with our signature cocktails include shrimp ball skewers and "I can't stop eating" chicken wings. Happy hour runs from 4-7pm, and drinks promotions are refreshed each day. A live band plays on Mondays and Thursdays, and Saturdays feature a resident DJ.
Nestled in the leafy central neighborhood just a short walk from Shinta Mani you’ll discover Siem Reap’s rising arts’ and culture precinct. Kandal (Middle) Village is home to a vibrant and eclectic new mix of around 25 cafes, galleries, baristas extraodinaire, arty homewares, shops, spas and cool fashion stores unique to Cambodia. If you’re looking for unique gifts, superb coffee, specialty juices, beautifully designed lacquer and ceramic homewares, fashion accessories, eco-friendly delights for home and body, art, street fashion, jewellery, furniture and more, you’ll find it in this delightfully walkable block.