The Yangon dining scene is thriving in the new year. We’ve got two new rooftop bars and many more!
Cafe Salween has already established itself as one of the best cafes in Yangon. Salween 180 is a rooftop bar concept with an improved menu incorporating wine, cocktails and Asian and Western delicacies. Book your favourite spot with Sunset View or Shwedagon Pagoda View, by messaging them on Facebook or calling their number.
No 271, Bagaya Street, Parkside One Building, Yangon
09 776 774 058
12pm – 11pm
This hostel-attached restaurant is a venture of Studyhood students “who are supporting and funding the youths going through practical training in hospitality”. The soft opening period offers a 30% discount on the menu which is a cross between Eastern and Western cuisines.
No 225/227, 36th Street (Upper Block), Kyauktada Township, Yangon
09 953 888 555, 09 972 656 540, 01 377 318
10am – 11pm
This is a halal restaurant that centres on Mexican cuisine and fusion food. It’s relocated from StarCity to the downtown area. Try classic Mexican food like tacos, quesadillas, etc. Hot and cold drinks are also served.
No 499, Merchant Road, Kyauktada, Yangon
09 420 7722 10, 09 7953 6989 3
10am – 8pm
This popular online shop has opened another dine-in restaurant in Sanchaung. The signature items are roast duck and chicken. Noodles, seafood and sashimi are also on the menu. After the meals, have a gelato cake for dessert. Yum!
Home Mart, Baho Road, Opposite Asia Royal Hospital, Sanchaung, Yangon
09 6899 72999
9am – 6pm
In this weather, rooftop bars are a welcome presence. La Breeze is located at the top of Price Hotel. It has a wide selection of cocktails and mocktails. The menu is largely Western with a dedicated vegan section. (There aren’t many photos on its Facebook so we just uploaded the menus.)
No 3B, Dhama Darna St, Natchuang Quarter, Tamwe, Yangon
09 752 631 667
Cover photo credit: Salween 180