A trip to Siem Reap would be incomplete without a night out on Pub Street. Pub Street in Siem Reap is located in the heart of the tourist district. Everything you do at night will most likely revolve around this area of town. In fact, it is often said that a trip to Siem Reap is incomplete unless you visit Angkor Wat and Pub Street!
The neighborhood is teeming with restaurants, bars, nightclubs, street food, shops, market stalls, and just about anything else you can think of. The street is full of lively bars, lounges, restaurants, and nightclubs. The restaurants that specialize in Khmer cuisine and international fare cater to a diverse range of visitors. Pub Street was finally paved and made a more aesthetically pleasing road around 2005. With the success of Angelina Jolie’s blockbuster film “Tomb Raider,” which featured the majestic temples of Angkor, tourists began to discover the wonders of Siem Reap and began flocking to the Pub Street parties.
What can I do in Pubstreet?
In and around Pub Street, there are a few small night markets and stalls. Mostly, you’ll find souvenirs like scarves, ornaments, sculptures, paintings, clothing, and other small items. They all pretty much sell the same thing, so if you’re looking for a new t-shirt, you can get a great deal. You will need to haggle the price and will almost always be able to get a good deal.
Pubstreet is the cheapest place to drink in Siem Reap. It’s a beautiful and warm night town that really safety for visitors. There you can enjoy with cocktails, Khmer food, beer, and dancing with the whole night. Especially street food is really cheap with both Europe and Asian food.
A band often performs traditional Khmer music for contributions on Pub Street. Other street entertainers will try to entertain you in exchange for donations. Live Apsara dance events can be found in a few locations, including the Temple Bar’s upstairs before it transforms into a nightclub. Other bars have excellent live music, such as live bands or DJs.
Pubstreet is located in the center of Siem Reap city, so there will have TukTuk, or car if you like to drive it, last but not least you can have a walk if your place is nearby.