In this round, we’ve got a renowned Mandalay cafe that began to blaze a trail in Yangon, bars, a dim-sum place and a beautiful cafe in the garden.

What’s Up is a recognised cafe in Mandalay. Its Yangon branch opened its doors on 1 December. It has both indoor and outdoor spaces and is pet-friendly, too. Experience the magic that caught the hearts of Mandalay coffee lovers yourself.

In front of Gate 1 of Golden City Condo, Yankin Road, Yankin Township, Yangon
09 44382 2983
9am – 5:30pm

Another bar and bbq place to chill. The place is built like a stack of containers. It focuses on unplugged music rather than noisy house music.

No 1/234, Thanthumar Road, near Waizayantar Road, Yangon
09 446655 818
3pm – 9:30pm

This little patch of paradise is located in Hlegu. Although it’s a bit far from downtown, the atmosphere is worth a visit at least once. The baked goods also look scrumptious. Tiramisu is a must-try! Light meals are also available.

Su Paung Yone Bus Stop, Mya Yadanar Street, Hlegu, Yangon
10am – 8pm

This joyous place serves dim sums and baos. Each serving is Ks2,000 whereas the ones with shrimps are Ks2,500. It has about 20 varieties to choose from. The decoration is spacious and well-lit, too.

No 4D(1), opposite Rose Valley Complex, near City Mall Shwe Pin Lon, Yangon
09 781 769444
7am – 2pm (closed Mondays)

This Egypt-themed bar has been open for a month. It serves cocktails, beers and Asian food. The unplugged band will entertain you from Wednesday to Sunday.

No 834, Thudama Road, North Oakkalarpa, Yangon
09 777 125648
2pm – 10:30pm

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