We’ve been seeing the Yangon F&B industry start to be lively again. Some online shops have stepped up their game and opened diners, too. Let’s give them a warm welcome!

Hanging out at a beautiful cafe can make bad times tolerable and good times better. Cafe JJ has a vibrant atmosphere and a great view of Kandawgyi Lake. It serves coffee, European food, smoothies and soda.

No 44 (B), Nat Mauk Road, Bahan, Yangon
09 977 222 059
10am – 10pm

Trust us, you will love doing overtime here after your nine-to-five. This bar had its grand opening just a few days ago. It offers great value set menus for large crowds so it’s best hanging out with your office mates.

No 337, Upper Pazundaung Road, Mingalar Taung Nyunt, Yangon
09 40 8888 344
2pm – 11pm

This eatery began as an online shop. After a successful pop-up event at The Secretariat, it ventured into the dining scene. The signature food is grilled chicken. It also serves Burmese and Indian fusion dishes. Since it just opened its doors today as a soft opening phase, the menu is not complete yet. So, give your feedback and they can improve.

No 124, 1st Floor, Sule Pagoda Road, Kyauktada Township, Yangon
09 787 622222
9am – 6pm

Asahi chain of pubs is famous for grills and cozy vibes. This is the newest branch in South Dagon. In addition to BBQ, expect Asian fusion dishes and good times.

No 660-671, Si Pin Road, South Dagon, Yangon
09 4088 99511
10am – 10pm

This new cafe began as a delivery-only bakery called Sweety World. It serves Western-style cookies and cakes and Asian delights such as salty egg puffs. Enjoy their array of sweet pastries with a cup of coffee.

No 140, Pyidaungzu Yeiktha Street, Dagon, Yangon
09 402 033 776
9am – 7pm

Cover photo credit: Asahi 11 Beer Pub & BBQ Facebook

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