In the bustling culinary landscape of India, Khmer Kitchen stands apart and tall as the country’s first and foremost authentic Cambodian restaurant. The prestigious recognition of being awarded the title of the best Cambodian restaurant by the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia in 2023 is a testament to the exceptional quality and dedication that Khmer Kitchen brings to the table. Khmer Kitchen is rooted in the belief that by showcasing Cambodia’s culture through cuisine and art, they can introduce the world to the very best of what Cambodia has to offer.
The founders of Khmer Kitchen, Architect Naveen Reddy and Restaurateur Veena Reddy, have embarked upon this profound journey. Their extensive travels and experiences have inspired them to create an architectural design based on Cambodia’s magnificent temples and architectural wonders.
The intricate details, vibrant colours, stunning paintings and sculptures and a harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary elements create an ambience that encapsulates the spirit of the Khmer civilization.
At Khmer Kitchen, each dish is meticulously crafted, paying homage to the centuries-old recipes and techniques of Cambodia. The menu offers a tantalising array of flavours, from aromatic curries and savoury soups to delectable seafood and refreshing salads.
From the vibrant zest of Kaffir lime and the invigorating fragrance of lemongrass to the stunning depth of Kampot pepper and many more, every component is meticulously selected to ensure an unforgettable dining experience. To further enhance the culinary journey, Khmer Kitchen incorporates specialty ingredients with the likes soy sauce, and Belgium chocolates that are imported, handpicked teas, and single estate coffee beans that are roasted proprietary to suit our unique requirements.
A gastronomic Cambodian culinary adventure
The menu at Khmer Kitchen is a harmonious blend of traditional Cambodian delicacies and innovative culinary creations, reflecting the restaurant’s desire to strike a perfect balance between preserving the rich legacy whilst also embracing contemporary flavors. Each dish is thoughtfully crafted, incorporating authentic techniques and a myriad of aromatic spices, resulting in an explosion of flavours that transport diners to the very heart of Cambodia.
Khmer Kitchen’s unwavering dedication to showcasing Cambodia’s culture through cuisine and art has positioned it as a trailblazer in Bengaluru’s culinary scene.. Indeed, Khmer Kitchen’s belief that “food is the best way to introduce one’s culture to the world” resonates deeply.
H. E. Mr Ung Sean, Ambassador for the Royal Embassy of Cambodia to India at Khmer Kitchen
On the 27th of February 2022. His Excellency, accompanied by his better half, Madam Samkol Soka, graced the Khmer Kitchen with their presence. The culinary skills and prowess of Khmer Kitchen’s chefs impressed His Excellency and his wife. She remarked that the dishes reminded them of “food back at home.
Furthermore, Naveen Reddy, in recognition of his contributions, was honoured with another book, the Envoy Excellence magazine, commemorating Cambodia-India relations. This gesture highlights the significant role played by Khmer Kitchen in strengthening the age-old bonds between the two nations.
Khmer Kitchen Wins Pinnacle Business Excellence Awards, 2023
In addition to its numerous accomplishments, Khmer Kitchen India achieved another milestone at the esteemed Pinnacle Business Excellence Awards.
Represented by Ar. Naveen Reddy, the restaurant was honoured with a Certificate of Achievement from The Honorary Consul of Cambodia for being recognized as the Best Cambodian Restaurant in 2023.
Mr Karthik Tallam, Honorary Consul of Cambodia
These remarkable achievements and recognitions would not have been possible without the unwavering support of Karthik Tallam, Honorary Consul of Cambodia. Mr Tallam has played a pivotal role in ensuring that Khmer Kitchen’s vision comes to fruition.
One notable instance of Mr Tallam’s support was when he graciously accepted an invitation to open the celebrations for Songkran, 2023 at Khmer Kitchen.
Khmer Kitchen stands as a beacon of Cambodian culinary excellence in India, offering an extraordinary dining experience that captivates the senses and introduces patrons to the rich tapestry of Cambodian flavors.
With a steadfast commitment to preserving authenticity, sourcing exceptional ingredients, and embracing the culinary traditions passed down through multiple generations, Khmer Kitchen is undoubtedly the destination of choice for discerning food enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable gastronomic adventure that not only showcases Cambodian cuisine but takes them on a culinary journey that sure is to leave them wanting more.