Do Forni is recognised as the best Italian restaurant in Phnom Penh, where in an authentic Italian ambiance dishes are prepared with the freshest of ingredients. A specially crafted menu by Chef Valentino Chirico offers contemporary and innovative cuisine, while an extensive selection of more than 60 wines from the cellar enhances the dining experience.
Guest chefs visit the restaurant throughout the year to provide memorable special and regional menus, and featured ingredients and seasonal items, along with special set menus and wine dinners, makes Do Forni a convivial and fascinating venue for all who love the finest Italian cuisine and wines.
Do Forni Phnom Penh features an open kitchen and is an intimate spot that is suitable for all, from couples wishing for a romantic dinner through to business entertainment and groups of friends celebrating their time in this most exotic of Asian cities.
The restaurant has seating for 60 guests and is open every evening of the week.
The finest Phnom Penh Italian house serves the finest Italian cuisine, with a concise menu that celebrates the regions of the country. Here is where to enjoy the most authentic pasta in Phnom Penh, with a variety of pasta styles served with chef’s own sauces and tantalising ingredients such as blue river prawns, Parma ham, and Canadian lobster. Hearty oven-baked pizzas have creative toppings such as foie gras and mixed seafood. Homemade ricotta gnocchi, translucent chopped of salmon tartar, a platter of cold cuts that includes Serrano ham that has been aged for 20 months before being cut by hand, and rich cuts of Wagyu and Black Angus beef are all staples on the menu at this great Phnom Penh Italian restaurant. And, of course, your memorable meal will end in the classic way with a sweet Italian dessert, freshly created by our pastry chefs.
Our wine cellar features more than 60 labels and has one of the largest and finest selections of Italian wines in the city. Famous wine houses, along with small family-owned vineyards are represented, and the great classic wine producing regions such as Piedmont, Lombardia, Veneto and Tuscany all feature on the cellar wine list. Our knowledgeable sommelier will recommend your wines if you wish. Start your meal with a dry white wine made with the garganega grape from the Veneto region, possibly, or with a fuller-bodied pinot grigio. For your main course, maybe a big Barolo, made from nebbiolo grapes in Piedmont, or a lighter Valpolicella, or one of the robust reds from Sicily, or of course one of the immense variety of reds from Tuscany. There is much from the world of wines to explore here at Do Forni Phnom Penh.
Do Forni Italian restaurant at Sofitel Phnom Penh has as its Italian consultant Chef Valentino, who has three decades of experience internationally and who has worked with some of the finest Italian restaurants in Europe and Asia. Originally from Piedmont, Chef Valentino flies into Phnom Penh each month to share new recipes, source new ingredients, and ensure that Do Forni maintains its position as the best Italian restaurant in Phnom Penh. Chef Valentino’s cuisine is both authentically true to its Italian roots, and also very conscious of today’s nutritional and healthy living values. He has collaborated with renowned medical specialists and nutritionists to produce a food style that is both wholesome and delicious, ensuring that the restaurant is one of the city’s great culinary landmarks.
À la carte & Set menu
Italian Chef Valentino Chirico
Extensive wine list with over 60 different labels
Capacity: 60 people