Yangon has a growing number of restaurants and bars serving international standard wine. Min Ye Kyaw, Mathis Ayma, and Anabelle Ayma round up some of the best to sip your favorite wine in rainy days. No specific ranking in the order they are listed. All are good!

1The Wine Bar by Le Planteur

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When it comes to wine, Le Planteur needs no introduction. Housing one of Myanmar’s best wine cellars since 1998, The Wine Bar offers a unique possibility to try 32 different wines by the glass, stored in the wine wall at optimal temperatures. You can purchase a “wine debit card” at the door to swipe it on the next occasion and enjoy your favorite drinks more easily.

Address: 80 University Avenue Road, Bahan Township
Contact: 01 514 230
Hours: 6pm to 12am

2Marco’s Cellar

Nestled in a charming heritage building, newly established Marco’s Cellar is becoming a downtown go-to for wine lovers and connoisseurs. The owner from Singapore and his team describe their establishment as the first “No Frills” wine bar in Yangon that offers quality drinks and food at a reasonable price. With 84 varieties of wine from all around the world, Marco’s is also a full-service wine shop.

Address: 499 Merchant Road, Kyauktada Township
Contact: 09 789 499777
Hours: 11am to 11pm

3Le Cellier

Novotel Yangon Max’s signature restaurant and wine bar is located on the 14th floor of the hotel and boasts a stunning view of the Yangon skyline and Shwedagon Pagoda. You can simply walk through the wine cellar and choose form their extensive collection. Couple it with one of their filling appetizers, soups or salads.

Address: Novotel Yangon Max, 14th floor, 459 Pyay Road, Kamayut Township
Contact: 09 251185973
Hours: 24 hrs

4E’cucina at Pullman Yangon Centrepoint

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Pullman caught Yangonites’ interest with its Italian E’cucina wine cellar where you can pair your drink with a choice of dishes chosen by Italian chef Nicolino and enjoy them amid Sule Pagoda and Maha Bandula Park in the heart of downtown.

Address: #65 Corner Of Sule Pagoda Road And Merchant Road, Pabedan Township
Contact: 01 382 687
Hours: 24 hrs

5Cellar Door

Take a time out from Yangon in the plush and intimate setting of Cellar Door. Take a vinous tour of old and new world wines that have been paired with carefully selected dishes, perhaps while sitting outside on the picturesque balcony wrapped in ivy to catch an evening breeze while watching the sun set.

Address: #15, 1st floor, Marketplace by City Mart, 69Pyay Road, 11 Ward, Hlaing Township
Contact: 01 525 403 Ext 201
Hours: 11am to 11pm

6Avenue Wine Bar & Bistro

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Established since February 2012, this place promotes the wine drinking culture with quality and affordable wines. Their selection comes from renowned wineries from all over the world, including France, Italy, Spain, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, USA, Australia and New Zealand.

Address: 138C New University Avenue Road, Bahan Township
Contact: 09 264 823 477
Hours: 7am to 11pm

7The Warehouse

This place has one of the largest selections of wine in the city. Offering over 800 tipples from 14 countries, The Warehouse staff have a passion for wine and are willing to give some honest advice.

Address: 150 Dhammazedi Road, Bahan Township
Contact: 01 536 306
Hours: 9am to 9pm

8Ô’Thentic Crêperie & Wine Bar

Image may contain: 1 person, sitting, table and indoorFrom the fresh, fruity and vivacious French rosé wine ideal for aperitif to the Italian wine bottled with aromas of pine and mint, Ô’Thentic has some great choices along with some delicious crêpes. Happy hour is from 4pm-8pm and includes a glass of wine, beer or a cocktail for US$2.

Address: 45 Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Township
Contact: 09 44952 9557
Hours: 7am to 11pm

9Atlas Rooftop Bar and Lounge

Sitting on top of Yangon’s Rooftop Scene is Atlas Rooftop Bar and Lounge a Place where Guests can enjoy an impressive 360° degree view of Yangon including the city’s most famous landmark the Shwedagon Pagoda, and spectacular sunsets over the Yangon River.

Boasting an Impressive Selection of 65 Wines including from Rare Places like Japan and Austria and partnering since 2 Years with Champagne Taittinger one of France’s Best Champagne Houses this Bar is the Place to be when you want to enjoy your Wine in an Outdoor Setting.

Atlas Rooftop Bar and Lounge is truly a delightful place to spend time with your nearest and dearest.

Address: Pan Hlaing Street 84, San Chaung, Yangon
Hours: 6pm to 11pm (Closed for monsoon, reopens in October)

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Min Ye Kyaw
Matt worked with MYANMORE for four years covering a wide range of topics.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I Usually go to OThentic for their wine upon a Time event on every monday which is a special bottle of wine for only 25,000ks and and pair with selection of cheese platter. I do recommend it

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