Restaurants

Top Choice French in Yangon

Shwe Sa Bwe

Based in a beautifully decorated mansion close to the north shore of Inya Lake, this fine-dining restaurant and catering training school is the best fine dining in Yangon for the price. No wonder the graduates go on…
Top Choice Burmese in Yangon

Rangoon Tea House

This stylishly designed hipster teahouse is as popular with locals as it is with travellers. It serves traditional Burmese cuisine, locally inspired cocktails, and curries and biryanis. All the usual teahouse snacks…
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 International in Nyaung U

Weather Spoon's Bagan

Brits may be familiar with the name, borrowed from a UK discount-pub chain. The kind-hearted owner Winton, who comes from a peaceful village southeast of Nyaung U, studied balloon piloting in Bristol and clearly hon…
Top Choice Burmese in Myitkyina

Jing Hpaw Thu

Be sure to head out to this attractive riverside restaurant, considered the top spot for real Kachin food. The specialities here are superb, tangy dried beef with a spicy dipping sauce, as well as the fish dishes an…
Top Choice Burmese in Yangon

Feel Myanmar Food

This long-running operation is a fine place to start discovering Burmese cuisine. There's a big choice of freshly made dishes on display – just go up to the counter and point out what you'd like. All meals come with…
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 Japanese in Yangon

Gekko

This justly popular and stylish restaurant and lounge bar is on the ground floor of the historic Sofaer building. Japanese dishes, such as sushi and grilled skewers of meat and veg, prepared in the open kitchen, are…
Top Choice Indian in Pyin Oo Lwin

Taj

The standout Indian restaurant in town, this opulent lakeside eatery is much more reasonably priced than its extravagant look suggests. Best by night, the fish and prawn tikka are some of the best we have ever taste…
Top Choice Burmese in Yangon

Lucky Seven

The most central of this small chain of high-class traditional tea shops, Lucky Seven is much more than a pit stop for a cuppa. Its street-side tables are fringed by greenery and an ornamental pond. The mohinga (thi…