Since Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, falls on 24 Oct, check this guide for sweet gifts, family dinners and a place to hang out.

Sweets Shopping

Liberty Sweets & Snacks

The iconic snack shop in Yangon offers gift boxes from Ks4,000 to Ks22,000. You can buy them at their shops or supermarkets such as Ocean, CityMart, Marketplace, etc. The promotion period ends 26 Oct. Call 09 955 090110 or 09 965 090110

Shop 1 – No 56B, Maharsi Tharthanayeikthar Street, Bahan Township, Yangon
Shop 2 – No 303-313, Corner of Konezaydann & Anawrahta Road, Pebedan Township, Yangon
Shop 3 – No 151-155, Corner of Maharbandoola Park Road & Anawrahta Road, Kyauktada Township, Yangon
Shop 4 – No 638-B, Corner of 29th Street & Marchant Road, Pebedan Township, Yangon
Shop 5 – No 192, 33rd Street, Upper Block, Kyauktada Township, Yangon

Indian Tadka

This restaurant is known for flavourful dishes. But do you know they also sell sweet boxes for Diwali gifts? The prices vary with size.

No 7A, 6 1/2 Miles, Pyay Road, Hlaing Township, Yangon
09 42018 7010
11am – 11pm

Indian Spice – Yangon

This restaurant is known for its diverse menus appealing to both vegetarians and non-vegs. From its dessert menu, you can order sweets for gifts.

No 525, Thein Phyu Street, Near Post Office Bus Stop, Mingalar Taungnyunt, Yangon
09 5055 215, 09 9850 55215
10am – 9pm

Dinners

Buffet Dinner at Pan Pacific

From 5pm to 9pm on 24 Oct, Pan Pacific will host a Diwali special buffet dinner. This spicy fare centres on Indian food and cost US$28 per adult and $14 per child. Draught beer is included besides soft drinks.

Corner of Bogyoke Aung San Road and Shwedagon Pagoda Road, Yangon
01 925 3810, 09 2529 00499

Vegetarian Dinner at Dynasty Restaurant

For 24 Oct, this restaurant will serve a Diwali special menu composed of 21 vegetarian courses for only Ks28,500. Reservation is required.

No 3/B, Dahmma Darna Street, Kyaik Ka San Road, Nat Chaung Ward, Tamwe, Yangon
09 752 631668
6:30am – 10:30pm

Still looking for more options? Check out some of the best Indian restaurants here.

Hang out at The Corriander Leaf 

On 23 Oct, The Corriander Leaf will host a Delightful Diwali Festival from 10am to 5pm. Expect Indian food, clothing, Mehndi shop, and more. Entertainment programme is from 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm.

Sapphire Swam Ballroom, The Corriander Leaf, Yangon International Hotel Compound, Ahlone Road, Yangon
09 969 684523

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