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 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 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 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…
Top Choice Fusion in Yangon

Rau Ram

Effortlessly channelling Southeast-Asian chic, this place east of downtown hits the mark with its Vietnamese-inspired menu made for sharing. The Hokkaido scallop crudo is a refreshing starter, the root-vegetable ren…
Top Choice Burmese in Yangon

Taing Yin Thar

An airy wood-beamed dining hall with verandahs for outdoor dining is the setting for this pan-Myanmar restaurant. On the menu is a wide range of ethnic dishes that you're unlikely to find elsewhere, including plenty…
Top Choice Thai in Yangon

Green Gallery

So popular it's a good idea to book ahead, this hole-in-the-wall place has bags of atmosphere and is run by Bo, a friendly young Myanmar woman who used to live in Thailand. The food, including curries, soups and sal…
Top Choice Burmese in Yangon

Pansuriya

An inspired addition to Yangon's stock of modern Burmese restaurants, Pansuriya trades on its evocative building's heritage and is plastered with memorabilia and art, some of it for sale. The curries and salads (try…
Top Choice Shan in Yangon

Shan Yoe Yar

A century-old wooden mansion has been expertly renovated into Yangon's most upmarket Shan restaurant. Among the delicious dishes on the menu are a luscious Mine Tauk aubergine curry and Inlay-style pork curry. Set m…