Phnom Penh’s club scene reflects the diversity of the city: you can chug buckets with backpackers, sing along to a cabaret, or sip cocktails on the dance floor with the city’s elite. Here’s our checklist of our clubbing favourites.
One of the most innovative nightclubs in Phnom Penh, Pontoon has attracted a lengthy list of international guests, and a sterling roster of chart-topping live acts and DJs. Next to the main club is Pulse, for a more chilled-out house vibe. And when the action winds down, head next door to Pontoon Vibe, the “only after-hours club in PP”.
With the very best in international music playing every night, Club Love is a late night dance club located above Duplex Restaurant. Guest DJ’s every night, cheap drinks, special events every weekend, free shots throughout the night, fun, high energy atmosphere with lovely staff.
Heart Of Darkness is a resilient venue that’s managed to effortlessly transform into an impressive, cavernous mezzanine nightclub from its humble bar beginnings.
NagaWorld is Cambodia’s best entertainment complexes offering Phnom Penh’s hottest night spots, such as Darlin’ Darlin’ and F-Club, with live bands, DJs, and regular events.
Vito is a club completely devoted to dance tracks from the ’60s up until the present day, that ingeniously allows for current remixes and mash-ups of golden oldies. They recently moved to a much larger space, giving you more room to show off your best moves.
Epic has been bringing international acts to Phnom Penh for over 3 years, while attracting an up-market following looking to party the night away. Playing only the best selection of EDM Top 40 Hip Hop Asian hits, the highly praised DJs really know their stuff.
Club 88 is a KTV themed venue within Naga World, where all private rooms are fitted with state of the art systems offering sing-a-long songs in multiple languages. Standard rooms come complete with plush furnishings and ambient lighting to accommodate 12-16 people.
Botanico isn’t exactly a club, but it’s a cool open space serving up craft beers, where they regularly have live DJs playing out chilled lounge and house vibes.