New Openings for August 2019

The August update on new openings of restaurants and cafes in Yangon. Check them out and share your feedback!

Japanese delight at Ember

Ember is more of a restaurant than a bar. It offers a rich selection of don, Japanese rice bowl dishes, with various...

Café Maymyo: from Seed to Cup with Love

‘I love coffee and I love my hometown’ says Ye Naing, the founder of Cafe Maymyo. His face lights up when discussing...

Mote Bine Daunt: Savory, Mild, and Simple

Ms. Moe Thel Phyu sets up shop on the side of the famous tourist hub, Bogyoke Market, to sell what she’s been...

Tom N Toms Coffee: Cozy vibe, subpar service

“Tom N Toms. Our first thought was "it must be a small cafe". Boy were we proven wrong.

Le Planteur joins the Sunday Brunch clash

Most of you’d think about Sunday brunch, more or less, at Yangon’s five-star hotels. But, in reverse, what about a grandeur restaurant...

Shan Noodle Guide: Hidden Gems

Now is the best season to enjoy Shan Noodles being our first choice. Feeling cold and wet yet, how about hungry? We...

The Newsroom: Yangon’s little England pairs regional cuisines with European

The Newsroom Café and Deli, is the resident cafe, and delicatessen of The Yangon Excelsior.  It wasn’t apparent that...

GUIDES

A guide to Yangon spicy food

Looking for ways to spice up your taste buds in Yangon? Here are some of the top restaurants serving some of the...

Shan Noodle Guide: Hidden Gems

Now is the best season to enjoy Shan Noodles being our first choice. Feeling cold and wet yet, how about hungry? We...

Yangon’s Ultimate Ramen Guide

It doesn’t matter where you’re from—Japan, Korea, China, Thailand—noodles are international. Throughout this guide, we explore the many Ramen, the Japanese twist...

Restaurants and bars open during Thingyan 2019

Wandering around where to eat in Yangon during the Water Festival? Here is a list of bars and restaurants that are staying...