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 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 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 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 streetside tables are fringed by greenery and a small ornamental pond. The mohinga …
Top Choice Burmese in Yangon

Pansuriya

An inspired addition to Yangon's growing number of modern, more upmarket Burmese restaurants, Pansuriya trades on its evocative building's heritage and is plastered with memorabilia and art, some of it for sale. The…
Top Choice Thai in Yangon

Green Gallery

The hippest Thai restaurant in town – book ahead in the evening – this cosy but artfully designed place has bags of atmosphere and is run by Bo, a friendly young Myanmar woman who used to live in Thailand. The food,…
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 Shan in Yangon

Shan Yoe Yar

A century-old wooden mansion has been expertly renovated into Yangon's most upmarket but still reasonably priced Shan restaurant. Among the delicious dishes on the menu are a luscious Mine Tauk aubergine curry and I…