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Heart of Darkness

26 Street 51, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 77 837 777
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Had a surprise

Stylish air conditioned club with great music. This is a gay/ladyboy bar which I didn't know. And... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Peter B
,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
via mobile
Ok - not great

Me and my mate headed here at the end of our night. There were maybe 10 people in the club in... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
cado_travels
,
Melbourne, Australia
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The Heart of Darkness is well known as one of the longest running and most popular nightlife attractions in Phnom Penh (since 1993). For a fun night and a party atmosphere every night of the week. Open from 9pm till late
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pool table” (5 reviews)
“gay club” (3 reviews)
“pontoon” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
26 Street 51, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 77 837 777
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Stylish air conditioned club with great music. This is a gay/ladyboy bar which I didn't know. And I'm not gay. Ended up there for a few beers and enjoyed the music until I realized this was not "my thing" :-)

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Me and my mate headed here at the end of our night. There were maybe 10 people in the club in total. The bartenders are fantastic. The music was about halfway there. Pop in if you're in the area but don't go out of your...More

2  Thank cado_travels
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for 20 years. I came when it first opened and it's still a great friendly safe spot to mingle. Dance. And have a bit of fun after a busy day. Highly recommend it!

Thank Kiwimermaid
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We only had one nigh for clubbing in Phnom Penh and decided to try the famous Heart. Had a fun time after midnight with friendly locals. Took break away from hectic dance floor at the upstairs chill out area on sofas, which was most welcome...More

Thank curiousgeorge2017
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I been Many time there . Very beautiful bar . Stuff helpfully. They all good . DJ good mix good music. I like to come here with my friend when a free . Very clean place . The stuff name heart of darkness he always...More

Thank somyana
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Another night club, so if not your cuppa, stop reading now! If you go in a group, just take over the dance floor, people will love it! If you are alone, plenty of friendly people there, we found it a great way to meet locals....More

Thank rutherford25
Mr_Lucky_PS, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Darkness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

So glad to hear you enjoyed yourself at the Heart. please tell your friends and come back soon, Thanks

Reviewed 21 October 2016

seems to be more popular with the gay set than for straight people,be aware when you come here or you might experience some unexpected groping from behind.can get extremely crowded take care of your belongings watch your pockets.better to be here with friends or a...More

1  Thank faulty towers g
Mr_Lucky_PS, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Darkness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

We like to think that the Heart welcomes everyone who comes here, gay or straight and we hope they enjoy themselves. As with other places, the Heart can attract people whose aim may not be so friendly, always take care, that's why we have vigilant...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Truly as my title suggests, its rather mental here... in a good way! Great vibes, music seems to be of a crazy mix but it works with the crowd. Not your average "nose in the air" club.... rather local but fun! Definitely a place to...More

Thank AndrewJamesKL
Mr_Lucky_PS, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Darkness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

So glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and had a fun night at the Heart, please come back soon

Reviewed 12 August 2016

awesome music, hip crowd, great dance floor as well as an upstairs. no entrance fee. drinks are standard prices for bars. everyone says this is a gay bar but who cares if everyone is having fun!!! very popular with locals too. my friends and i...More

Thank jingying1101
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Turned up here at around midnight with a big group of people and it was really fun. Not sure if it was the club or just having a group of friends there that made it good (most likely the latter) but it was definitely a...More

Thank Emily B
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