A year or so ago I wrote about the amazing food over at The Common Tiger. Since then, The Common Tiger has sadly permanently closed its doors – but the same team are still creating the same stunning dishes at a new location, The Tiger’s Eye on Sotheros Boulevard.
I opted against the paired wines, as I’m quite a slow drinker – and downing several glasses of wine in the heart of the Christmas season is just asking for trouble.
The first course after the bread was a white onion pannacotta served with a caramelised cashew nut pesto and goats cheese. It was as mouthwateringly delicious as it sounds – I really enjoyed the texture of the savoury pannacotta.
It was all so beautifully presented, and the braised leek with the crab pate was sublime. The pork crackling was my favourite part of this course, reminding me of the one from Kurobuta – flavourful, crisp, and light as air.
This was followed by pan-roasted seabass served with a northern Thai style curry, aubergine, and rice.
The beef tenderloin and short rib were served with green Kampot peppercorns, mushrooms and potato.
You really can’t fault The Tiger’s Eye for their food or service. It is without a doubt one of my favourite restaurants, and the only drawback for me is the fact that it isn’t in London!
The Tiger’s Eye is located at 49 Sotheros Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.