Singapore Kitchen is a favourite place to go for seafood, albeit a tad pricey for some. It is also a familiar place for those looking for food after-hours. Be warned, they are close to one of the busiest roads in Yangon; depending on the time of the day, the noise from traffic outside nay limit your conversation.
Papa Pizza has undeniably one of the best pizzas in Yangon. The specialise in New York style, thin crust pizzas. Baked in a fire oven, choose from their wide selection of pizza spicy beef, anchovy shrimp, New York slice, three cheese and more.
One of Yangon’s quirkiest Korea restaurants, it is also the city’s only place to sample North Korean cuisine. The food is not to be confused with that from the South, where there are many accompanying side dishes. Dishes include kimchi, hot pots, soups and curries. There is a quirky North Korean cultural performance.
The beautiful lakeside restaurant of Agnes in Kandawgyi Hotel offers a magnificient spread of French-inspired food every Sunday. A real highlight of Yangon’s culinary scene, it’s easy to see why with its great selection of meats, salads, grilled meats and desserts that sets it apart from the other brunches around.
This garden is located beside Inya Lake. There is also a romantic restaurant known as Sein Lan So Pyay, which offers a variety of food and drinks.
A trendy cafe` that sits in a phone shop in downtown Yangon, Coffee Club offers authentic European coffee as well as a range of sandwiches and cookies from Yangon Bakehouse.
An attractive French-style restaurant set in beautiful surroundings in leafy Golden Valley. The pepper steak & french fries will comfort meat lovers, while the chicken tajine will send you travelling in far away lands. The extremely slow service and the kids running around on weekends might irritate those seeking a pampering.
First house specialises in Hunan and Sichuan cuisine. Expect well-prepared regional Chinese cuisine, attentive service and a relaxing atmosphere. Popular dishes include mutton and duck hot pot, steamed sea fish, chilli chicken and different varieties of lobster.
One of the long-standing cafe`s in Yangon, Coffee Circles has fallen a bit behind as other rivals have opened up. There’s a reasonable selection of western and Asian food – some good, some less so.
This quaint tea house is the place to go to try out exclusive blends of tea. Set A is for two people and includes unlimited teapot refrill along with scones and cream, four different types of cake, two sorts of sandwiches and even a mini-chicken burger. Set B is for four people and is more or less set A timed by two. Ask to explore the house (including outdoor areas) before sitting down: it is full of hidden gems and each room has its own character.