Restaurants

Top Choice Indian in Pyin Oo Lwin

Taj

Best by night, this standout lakeside eatery is much more reasonably priced than its extravagant look suggests. The curries, tikkas and baltis are superb and quite literally melt in the mouth. There are plenty of ve…
Top Choice European in Pyin Oo Lwin

Lake Front Feel

The upmarket yet casual lakeside setting is an obvious attraction here, while the menu spans dishes from Europe, China, Thailand and Japan, making it the only place in town where you can sate your sushi craving. The…
Top Choice Southeast Asian in Hsipaw

Club Terrace

Dine al fresco in a gorgeous 90-year-old teak house with a lovely riverside terrace. The menu mixes Thai and Chinese flavours, with a few Shan dishes like minced-chicken curry with basil leaves. It has a decent wine…
Top Choice Cafe in Hsipaw

Mrs Popcorn's Garden

Although Mrs Popcorn passed away in 2016, her equally irrepressible daughter makes this all-organic outdoor cafe a definitive stop on a tour of the Myauk Myo area of town. Choose from homemade snacks, some traveller…
Southeast Asian in Pyin Oo Lwin

Club Terrace

One of the most popular of Pyin Oo Lwin’s restaurants, this place occupies a gorgeous half-timbered colonial bungalow with tables spilling out onto the garden terrace. The food favours a tasty combination of Thai an…
Indian in Pyin Oo Lwin

Aung Padamyar

One of the most popular Indian restaurants in Pyin Oo Lwin, this is a secluded, friendly, family-run eatery with a range of curries, all of which come with side dishes to create a veritable feast. Take the first rig…
Burmese in Pyin Oo Lwin

Feel Cafe

Not to be confused with the superbly located Lake Front Feel, this is the Bamar budget experience compared with the international offerings at the lake branch. Choose from a tasty array of Burmese favourites. This p…
Barbecue in Mogok

Ah Kaung Kyaik Restaurant

Overlooking the lake near Mogok Motel, this is the liveliest restaurant in town. Outside is a huge selection of skewers to point at and barbecue. Inside the menu is predominantly Chinese. It doubles as the town bar,…
Chinese in Hsipaw

Law Chun

Nicknamed 'Mr Food', this restaurant offers Chinese dishes for Burmese and Western palates, so it's light on the spices. Law Chun stands out from the pack thanks to its bright and breezy interior. Draught beer is av…
Shan in Lashio

Ngwe Hnin Phyu

A great little Shan restaurant in the middle of downtown Lashio, this place has a tabletop counter filled with 20 or more pots and pans offering a mix of Shan and Chinese dishes. Just point and eat. The bathrooms do…