From grill house to mini cafe, these places bring a fresh breath to Yangon’s F&B scene.
J’s Grill House – Thuwunna
Nothing beats a beer and grills! This grill house takes on simple unpretentious street food so the prices are pretty fair (<Ks10,000). They serve from steaks to street-style BBQ on sticks.
No 20, Kamarkyi Road, Yangon Thit Quarter, Thuwunna Township, Yangon.
09 253652108, 09 253652116
2pm – 9:30pm
The latest addition to Yangon’s vibrant cafe scene. This one has a retro interior, which is becoming a recurring theme in the cafe atmosphere. The menu contains teashop snacks to Western-style appetisers — a bit all over the place. The prices range from Ks2,000-10,000.
No 15, Pann Hlaing St, Kyimyindaing, Yangon.
09 40422 8892
8am – 8pm (closed Monday)
TGI Shan Local Food
You don’t have to visit Taunggyi to eat Shan food (but please do since Taunggyi is a very beautiful place). TGI began as an online shop but now it has opened doors to serve dine-in customers. It specialises in Shan cuisine and the prices are from Ks3000-6000.
Food Court, Level 2, Terminal M Leisure Mall, Mingalardon Tsp, Yangon.
09 972 198262
9am – 6:30pm
P O’clock Cafe
Mini cafes are a solution for high rental rates. This cute little cafe serves both hot and cold drinks at around Ks1,000 and the delivery is also available. It offers a 20% discount on the weekends so don’t miss it!
Bartar bus stop, Yangon Insein Road, Hlaing Tsp, Yangon.
09 97 8800 860
8am – 7pm (closed Monday)
The Jetty by Akkhaya
The Jetty is the newest member of Akkhaya food chains. Expect teashop food like samosa, bao and dim sum for breakfast, and rice and curries for lunch. It serves beers and BBQ in the evening which distinguishes it from other Akkhaya places.
Corner of Pansodan Street and Strand Road, Yangon Innovation Centre (YIC), Yangon.
09 7515 10020
7am – 8pm