For anyone hoping to trick their way into enjoying a guilt-free treat this Halloween, here are six of the most devilishly delicious sweet delights in Yangon.
White Swan Bakery Restaurant
Perched on the scenic shores of Inya Lake, White Swan is an icing-sugar white Colonial house that has the best selection of desserts in town. Try a ruby red Raspberry Mango Mousse or a slice of their Chocolate Almond Pie while watching sunset over the lake.
Address: No. 5, U Tun Nyein Road, 10th Ward, Mayangone Township, Yangon
Phone: 09 799 99515
Opening Hours: 10am-10pm
Sharky’s Restaurant & Deli
Everyone knows Sharky’s as the best place in town to get a roast chicken or cured meat, but their ice-cream selection puts some of the finest Italian gelatarias to shame. Rum and raisin, chocolate and hazel or mocha and pecan, their endless list of creative combinations means that there’s something for everyone.
Address: 117 Dhamazedi Road, Kamayut Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone: 01 523 840
Opening Hours: 8am – 10pm
Undoubtedly the most Instagrammed drinks in Myanmar, the magical mixology of After 8 rooftop bar is unparalleled. The Shine Like a Disco Ball, with it’s sprinkle-covered straw is a must-try, while others come decorated with handfuls of marshmallows, popcorn or M&Ms.
Address: 4th Floor, Myanmar Plaza, Yangon
Phone: 09 951 222888
Opening Hours: 5pm-2am
One of the premium chocolate bars in town, Chococity is famed for its delightful truffles, waffles and, of course, chocolates. Found on the ground floor of Taw Win Centre, the fresh chocolates come with a variety of fillings and in a whole range of shapes, from love hearts to elephants.
Address: Ground floor, Taw Win Centre, Pay Road, Dagon Tsp
Opening Hours: 9am to 9pm
For anyone with a sweet tooth and a love of sugar, Candy Land is a veritable paradise. Choose from a whole zoo of animal-shaped treats, from Angry Birds to Piglets, or buy a bouquet of handmade lollipops to treat your friends.
Address: 23 Ngu Wah Street, Ahlone Tsp
Opening Hours: 9am to 9pm
Well-known for its delicious desserts since 1978, Shwe Puzun offers items such as chocolate-covered ladies fingers cookies and creamy Swiss rolls. You can find everything from small bite-sized snacks to birthday cakes and its faluda is one of the best in town. You can also try their coffee and mangoes, which are grown on their own farm. A great place to find treats for our Halloween party.
Address: No.79 9th Street, Lanmadaw Township, Yangon
Phone: 01222305, 01227171, 01211709
Opening hours: 8am – 8pm