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Kroya's journey begins with a passion for blending Cambodia's rich culinary heritage with modern innovation, creating a dining experience unlike any other.

Kroya is a testament to Cambodia's rich culinary heritage, seamlessly blending traditional flavors with modern culinary techniques.

At Kroya, each dish is a celebration of local ingredients and a tribute to the intricate flavors that define Khmer cooking.

Profile Chef Chanrith

Chef Chanrith brings a fresh perspective to traditional Khmer cuisine with a modern twist. Growing up in Cambodia, Chanrith's earliest memories are filled with the rich aromas and vibrant flavours of his grandmother's cooking. This foundational experience ignited a passion for food that led him on a culinary journey across Asia and Europe, where he honed his skills and deepened his understanding of global cuisines.

Returning to Cambodia, Chanrith embarked on a mission to elevate Khmer cuisine, blending the traditional recipes of his youth with the innovative techniques and presentations learned abroad. His approach is characterised by a deep respect for local ingredients and a commitment to sustainability, ensuring that every dish not only tastes exquisite but also tells a story of Cambodian culture and tradition.

Leading his kitchen with precision and creativity, Chef Chanrith transforms simple ingredients into dishes of elegance and complexity, earning acclaim and a loyal following. Through his innovative cooking, he offers a culinary exploration that weaves together the past, present, and future of Khmer cuisine, inviting diners to experience the depth of Cambodia's culinary heritage.

History Kroya Restaurant

Kroya Restaurant was born from a vision to celebrate and elevate Cambodian cuisine to new heights. The name "Kroya," derived from the Khmer Royal language meaning "food," reflects the restaurant's commitment to honoring the rich tapestry of Cambodian culture through its cuisine.

From its inception, Kroya has been dedicated to showcasing the best of Cambodia's flavors, using locally sourced ingredients to create dishes that blend traditional recipes with modern culinary techniques. The restaurant's ambiance, designed to reflect the elegance and sophistication of Khmer architecture, provides the perfect backdrop for an unparalleled dining experience.

Through the years, Kroya has become a cherished destination for both locals and international visitors, drawn by its reputation for meticulous craftsmanship and a menu that tells a story with every dish. As it continues to garner accolades and a devoted following, Kroya remains true to its mission: to be a place where the past and future of Khmer cuisine converge, offering a journey of discovery and delight to every guest.

  • With a focus on farm-to-table, sustainable dishes and zero waste in the kitchen, Kroya by Chef Chanrith is making waves in the Cambodian culinary scene by showcasing traditional food from the local provinces and giving these dishes a high-end twist.
    Helen Dalley
  • When exceptional food and service meet. This is the best food and service in Cambodia... there is nothing else like it! The butter aged beef is something I have never experienced and I will try to duplicate but likely never do it justice.
    Toronto, Canada
  • A definite highlight of our Siem Reap experience. From beginning to end one of the best experiences of our month long trip over Vietnam and Cambodia. The ambiance, food and service were impeccable. Friendly and personal. Not the least bit stuffy. A wonderful end to our stay in Cambodia. HIGHLY recommend.
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18:00 - 22:30
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