Restaurants

Top Choice Burmese in Nyaung U

Sanon

A charming addition to the Nyaung U restaurant scene, Sanon has a classy but casual setting, with tropical plants surrounding an open-sided dining room. You'll find inventive Burmese small plates that are meant for …
Top Choice European in Nyaung U

Black Bamboo

Run by a French woman and her Burmese husband, this lush garden-cafe and restaurant is something of an oasis. It's a pleasant place to relax over solid Burmese, Thai and Western dishes, a well-made espresso or a del…
Top Choice International in Nyaung U

Weather Spoon's Bagan

Brits will be familiar with the name, borrowed by amiable owner Win Tun from a UK discount-pub chain, and there are plenty of Western classics – fish and chips, pasta, pancakes – on the menu here, as well as Thai an…
Top Choice Fusion in New Bagan

Kyaw Kitchen

Tucked away a few blocks north of the main road, Kyaw Kitchen earns high marks for its good-quality cooking, friendly service and appealing, garden-like setting. Highlights from the creative and wide-ranging menu in…
Burmese in New Bagan

7 Sisters

Although it sounds like the title of a fairy tale, the restaurant is indeed run by seven sisters, who do a fine job cooking up prawn curry, Yunnan-style chicken, fried tofu with mushrooms, roast duck and many other …
Thai in Nay Pyi Taw

Tai Kitchen

One of the capital's best restaurants not set in a hotel, Tai Kitchen whips up delicious chicken basil, whole steamed fish with lemon, Shan-style spare ribs and vegetable-filled rice cakes among other hits. It has a…
Italian in Nay Pyi Taw

Emerald Restaurant

Located inside the Emerald Hotel in the hotel zone in Nay Pyi Taw's south, this place serves excellent Italian dishes (with executive chef Dario Cattarinich at the helm), including gnocchi with Gorgonzola, veal osso…
International in Old Bagan

Starbeam Bistro

Located close to Ananda Pahto, this garden bistro was set up by chef Tin Myint, who spent several years working with the Orient Express hotel group. Dishes include Rakhine fish curry, market-fresh specials, traditio…
Burmese in Old Bagan

Be Kind to Animals the Moon

The original among the vegetarian restaurants clustered near Tharabar Gate, this garden-like eatery off Bagan–Nyaung U Rd offers a friendly welcome and delicious food, including pumpkin curry with ginger, sautéed ve…
Chinese in Monywa

Pleasant Island

Monywa’s finest restaurant occupies a tiny lake island across upper Bogyoke Rd from the Win Unity hotel. It’s a photogenic spot at sunset, linked to the shore by a rickety wooden bridge. Tasty Chinese, Malay and Tha…