Everyone who has experienced Thingyan knows the city closes down. This year we have COVID0-19 as well literally adding a curfew on the country with no events taking place during the most active week of the year. The State Counsellor has told us citizens all to stay home and take self-responsibility to prevent the transmission of the virus. If you wonder what is out there, these are the stores, apps and restaurants that are open, mainly for delivery or takeaway, so you can just call ahead and place your order — they will deliver to your doorstep!
First thing first, Food Delivery Apps!
Food2u Hours: 9am to 5pm (last order at 5pm)
Yangon Door2Door Hours: 8am to 8pm
GrabFood Hours: 8am to 8pm
GrabKitchen Hours: 10am to 10pm during Thingyan holiday 10 days
Food Panda Will operate as usual
And then, Grocery shopping (online and in-store) to get your Food and Non-food items
City Mart 24-hour branches (Myay Ni Gone, Thamine, Waizayanda, North Dagon) will be open from 12th April (9am to 3pm) and 17th April (12pm to 9pm). Other branches will be closed till 18th April.
Ocean Supermarket All branches will be closed till 18th April.
Promart Open during from 9am to 7pm every day.
Metro Wholesale Online Mart Offer delivery service on 10th, 14th, 16th, 18th April. Daily delivery routine will be back on from 20th April.
If you feel sick, these are the Pharmacies and Drugstore Chains open
Shwe Ohh Pharmacy Tel: 09 788 779 977, 09 770 222 770 Hours: 10am to 7pm Branches: Shwe Ohh Lanmadaw, Shwe Ohh Kyun Taw Road (close on 17th April)
Medicare Closed till 20th April at 12pm
City Care Closed till 18th April
Convenience Stores are literally a convenient way to get items also throughout the Thingyan holidays
City Express Outlets Hours: 10am to 9pm
One Stop Mart Outlets Hours: 9am to 9pm
ABC Hours: 7am to 7pm (closes on 17th April)
G&G Open during Thingyan
And if you want to get out and pick up food by yourself, these are the Restaurants that deliver and offer takeaway.
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