Celebrate Chinese New Year in Yangon

Check out Myanmore’s choice of the best Chinese restaurants in Yangon to celebrate Chinese New Year with your friends and family.

1Hong Bao Dim Sum and Authentic Hong Kong Cuisine

Located in a beautiful colonial style house with a pleasant garden, Hong Bao offer an incredible number of curry combinations – over 200 variations, and more than 30 types of Dim Sum listed in the menu. The head chef is from Hong Kong and sources his ingredients there to ensure quality and authenticity. They also offer a Yu Sheng set menu and an a la carte menu which specialized in pork.

Address: Pyay Road, Dagon Township
Contact: 09 769 339530
Opens 7am – 10 pm

2Western Park

It seems the town of Yangon and its visitors cannot get enough of this restaurant, which specialises in Peking duck. Besides the food having a good price point, they also put on a show of duck-carving at your table, which gives an added visual bonus. Plenty of Chinese weddings celebrations take in their many branches.

Thingangyun branch: 6th Floor, Beside Sky Star Hotel, Corner of East Race Course and Lay Daunt Kan Road, Thingangyun Township
Contact: 018604622, 018604633
Opens 10am – 10pm

Western Park Ruby: Lower Kyi Myin Daing Road, Ahlone Township
Contact: 01 230 0217
Opens 10am – 10pm

Kandawgyi branch: Nat Mauk Road, Bahan Township
Contact: 01 553 91
Opens 10am – 10pm

People’s Park branch: People Park & Square compound, Pyay Road, Sanchaung Township
Contact: 09 4444 37 223
Opens 10am – 10pm

3Golden Duck

The name says it all: roast duck is the thing to order when visiting Golden Duck. This restaurant has two branches; the one on Saya San road is known to pull a crowd while the other near Shwedagon Pagoda is reputed for its view. Both restaurants are spacious, making them ideal for large groups.

Dagon Branch: Kan Taw Mingalar Garden Compound, U Wisara Road, Dagon Township
Contact: 01240216, 01706488, 0973229233
Opens 11am – 9:30pm

Bahan Branch: 1E Saya San Road, corner of Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township
Contact: 01 546 249
Opens 11am – 10pm

4Fook Mun Lau

Fook Mun Lau specialises in food from China’s Sichuan region. Some of the best dishes to try are spicy pork ribs, steamed ginseng chicken and Sichuan spicy shrimp. The grand restaurant is filled with spectacular Chinese decorations, making it a great option for a birthday party or celebration.

Address: Mya Kyun Thar, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, front of Sedona Hotel, Bahan Township
Contact: 01 661 839
Opens 9am – 2:30pm, 5pm – 10pm

5Kou Fu

Kou Fu is very popular with both Myanmar lo­cals and Chinese expats. The venue is always buzzing with customers, perhaps because of its extensive menu that is reasonably priced and varied. Popular dishes are steamed wontons and noodle soups, grilled beef and Koe Kant tradition grilled Chicken.

Address: 24, Baho Road, Corner of Pyi Htaung Su Yeik Thar Street, Ahlone Township
Contact: 0949311122, 01 538943
Opens 9:30am – 9:30pm

6White Rice Restaurant

This restaurant, situated by Kandawgyi Lake, serves tasty Chinese dishes in a simple atmosphere. Service is fast and professional and it can hold up to 300 guests and provides entertainment for those hosting big gatherings.

Address: Kandawgyi Royal Lake Park, Natmauk Lane Opposite of Eye Hospital, Bahan Township
Contact: 01556837, 01556838
Opens 10am – 10pm

7Canton Paradise

Like a Hong Kong drama, Canton Paradise spells oriental chic with vibrant chirpy interiors akin to the bustling activities present in Cantonese eateries. The steamed prawn with beancurd and oyster sauce, crispy bbq pork bun, pork wonton and steamed tofu are popular dishes among a wide choice.

Address: No. 61, Sayar San Road, Bahan Township
Contact: 09 2522 21212
Opens 7am – 10pm

8Paradise Dynasty

Paradise Dynasty is set to delight guests with both its Northern and Southern Chinese cuisines, the signature Dynasty Xiao Long Bao comes in eight flavors and has been touted as the world-first piece of Chinese culinary art. In addition, shrimp dumplings, Lamai dishes and the desserts are worth tasting too.

Address: No.(2)&(3), Junction Square Extension, Between Pyay Road & Kyun Taw Road, Kamayut Township
Contact: 09 979 313333
Opens 11am – 2:30pm, 6pm- 11pm

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