There’s a growing number of rooftop bars popping up all over Yangon in the last year alone. Some have a great view of the city, some of the lake, and some with a majestic view of Shwedagon pagoda.

Bonanza Gastro Bar
Formerly called Bonanza 573, this is a two-storey bar with a rooftop. Recently relocated to a new location at Sayar San Road, patrons are mostly locals
66A Sayar San road, Bahan Township
09 254 004 679, 095 082 742
3pm onwards

Cocoon Cafe and Bar
Located on the 9th floor (yes, they have a lift!) this bar is decorated with traditional puppets on the walls.  A unique configuration for space mean you get some just you-and-me corner. Hint Hint!
22/24 Corner of Shin Sawpu Road and Baho road, 9th Floor, Sanchaung Township
01 500 863
11am – 11.30pm

Mini Grill & Bar, Hotel Mila Noa
Enjoy cold beers at the hotel’s Mini Grill & Bar. Also serves mainly grilled European food that is wallet-friendly.
24 Mahar Bawga Street, Myaynigone Township

01 512 522
7pm – 10pm

Piano Bar & Grill, Hotel Parami
Although located on the same level, the bar and the pool have different opening hours. Bar opens 5pm -1am. Happy Hour from 5pm to 7pm – 25% on any beverage.
2 Parami road, Mayangone Township
01 658 118
5pm – 1am

Roof Alchemy
Located at the Yangon International Hotel compound, Roof Alchemy offers a variety of themed cocktails and known for its molecular cocktails.
330 Yangon International Hotel Compound, Ahlone Road, Dagon Tsp
095 020 073​,  09 254 272 460
5pm onwards

The Space Bar
One of the first rooftop bars. Usually filled with a young local crowd and shisha-lovers. Indoor and outdoor space.
126 Kabar Aye Pagoda road, Bahan Tsp
01-430 344
5pm – 2am

Vista Bar
Known to be very popular amongst the expat crowd, Vista Bar fills up pretty quickly most night. Good cocktails and an even better view. But oh those stairs!
168 West Shwe Gone Daing rd, Bahan Tsp
01-559 481
6pm – 1am

This three-story colonial building has been lovingly renovated. Their rooftop garden have a covering so you can still enjoy the outdoors during rainy season.
76 Phone Gyi st, Lanmadaw Tsp
09 250 292 074

12pm  – Late

Sapphire Bar, Alfa Hotel
Usually a quiet bar, located on top of Alfa Hotel at Nawaday offers a scenic view of Shwedagon Pagoda and downtown Yangon.
41 Nawaday st, Dagon Tsp
01 377961
12pm – 12am

Photo credit
Cocoon Cafe & Bar


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