Mandalay Region drinking and nightlife

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Central Park

This convivial semi-open-air bar combines the best points of a beer-and-barbecue station with a low-key, musically eclectic cocktail bar, while adding a tourist-friendly food menu – pizza, burgers, wings and nachos …
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Royal Lake

This lakeside complex has a boardwalk seating area with stage for live music. What's far more remarkable, however, is a gilded wooden 'royal barge' moored 650ft around the shore. Once a feature of the central moat, …
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Ginki Mandalay

A branch of the same-named Yangon bar-restaurant, at Ginki you can imbibe on its large terrace shaded by palm trees; a step up from drinking in your typical, scruffy beer station. The menu (mains from K3000) mixes C…
Beer Station in Mandalay

Uncle Chan Beer Station

A cut above most typical beer barns, Uncle Chan has a huge range of barbecue on offer, as well as Burmese-Chinese dishes and polar-cold brews in super-frosty mugs. Stretching several blocks up 73rd St from here are …
Beer Station in Mandalay

Cafe YMH

This riverside beer station has a terrace with a brilliant view overlooking the waterborne activity, plus an inside area and a wide-ranging menu of Burmese-Chinese dishes. No English sign; look for the big green-and…
Teahouse in Mandalay

Min Thiha

Three trees grow through the roof of this archetypal, busy teahouse, its walls pasted with Buddhist aphorisms, bread pictures and English Premier League lion symbols. Not much English spoken.
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Cafe JJ

Distinctive 'caged' lamps provide character in this comfortably hip cafe with Casadio espresso machine and chilled Athaya Burmese red wine on tap.
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Mya Yi Nandar

One of Mandalay's more appealing beer stations with fairy lights, balloon-shaped lanterns and foliage including a row of mature palms.
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Unison Teahouse

This octagonal teahouse is a fun place to retreat to after visiting the jade market. You can watch furtive-looking gem merchants discussing deals over a cuppa.
Beer Station in Mandalay

Emperor

This simple beer station comes to life after dark when the trees are beautifully lit with orange paper lanterns. Snooker tables are available; live acoustic music sets start at around 7pm.