Happy Diwali, everyone! Today marks the Hindu festival of lights. If you feel like trying good authentic Indian food, check our recommendations. Don’t forget to call and book first since they will be busier than usual today.

Corriander Leaf

One of the best Indian restaurants in town. It serves a variety of savoury, spicy Indian food in fine dining style. Try their classic chicken biryani, paneer tikka (grilled cheese) and malai chicken kebab. Satisfy your sugar craving with their sandesh, coconut barfi and ras malai which are freshly made every day.

No. 12, Ahlone Road, Ahlone Township (Yangon International Hotel Compound


11am – 11pm

Marina Indian Restaurant

At Marina, it is Indian in almost all directions; North, South, East and West coming together to add some more fragrance to Yangon’s diverse culinary scene. Start your way with Murg Malai Tikka, morsels of chicken laced with cream and cooked in a tandoor oven. Order prawn Jhinga Goan Curry as a main and pair it with freshly baked Naan or Paratha.

63 Taw Win Road, Dagon township, Yangon

09 970550055

11am – 2pm

Bharat Indian Restaurant

This Lonely Planet-recommended restaurant has been around for quite some time. Don’t let its humble appearance put you off. Its chitti rice and curry is one of the best in town. It goes best with mutton. If you’re daring, try its mutton brain masala.

Maha Bandula Park Street, Kyauktada Township, Yangon

6:00 AM – 8:30 PM

Liberty Indian Sweets & Snacks

A highly popular Indian sweet shop among the locals, if you are travelling along Anawrahta Street, you cannot miss the bright red signboard, calling out to you to come take a bite. Liberty Sweets also has another outlet located along 29th Street.

No.313 Corner of Anawrahta Street & Kon Zay Dan Street, Pabedan Township

9am – 8pm

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