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 cashed-up locals as it is with travellers and expats. It serves traditional Burmese cuisine, locally inspired cocktails, and curries and biryanis. All the …
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 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 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 Burmese in Yangon

Feel Myanmar Food

Something of an institution now, Feel is a fine place to start discovering quality 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. A…
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 Fusion in Yangon

Gekko

This stylish, justly popular restaurant and lounge bar is on the ground floor of the historic Sofaer building. It offers its own take on Japanese and Korean food, including yakitori (barbecue), ramen and spicy Korea…
Top Choice Burmese in Mawlamyine

Daw Yee

Humble Daw Yee does some of the best Burmese food you'll find. It has a great selection of curries, including an insanely fatty prawn curry. Be sure to order one of the vegetable side dishes (K500) that change daily…