The Taj

Best by night, this standout lakeside eatery is much more reasonably priced than its extravagant look suggests. The curries, tikkas and baltis are superb and quite literally melt in the mouth. There are plenty of veggie options, a decent alcohol selection and the most attentive service in town.

Address: No.26, Nanda Road, Close to Botanical Gardens, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 9 784 049 880

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

The Club Terrace Food Lounge

One of the most popular of Pyin Oo Lwin’s restaurants, this place occupies a gorgeous half-timbered colonial bungalow with tables spilling out onto the garden terrace. The food favours a tasty combination of Thai and Chinese flavours, as well as a small selection of Shan and Western options. Extensive wine selection, including local fruit vintages.

Address: No.25, Club Road, Quarter No.5, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 85 23 311

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Feel Cafe

Not to be confused with the superbly located Lake Front Feel, this is the Bamar budget experience compared with the international offerings at the lake branch. Choose from a tasty array of Burmese favourites. This place is justifiably popular with Mandalay visitors.

Address: Kan Taw Lay, Kan Park Street, Nandar Road, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 85 22 083

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

San Francisco Restaurant

A long way from the Bay Area, this airy joint attracts many locals with its mix of Chinese and Thai dishes, along with a few Kachin and Western specialities. The servings are generous. It's equally good for a beer.

Address: Club Road, Block 5, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 85 21 534

Opening Hours:

Woodland Restaurant

This is Indoor and outdoor excellent restaurant and is serving European, Chinese, Thai menus. Pleasant atmosphere (except for the 'window' bird cage); elegant rattan chairs and low tables. Prices are reasonable. Outdoors are several family shelters, and a well-kept garden. Take away (pizzas and full menu). This provide Wi-Fi internet.

Address: Circular Road, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 85 22 713

Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Sweet Farm

It’s about 8 miles out of Pyin Oo lwin towards Mandalay. This is a working farm, with a family-style restaurant just beside the road, on the left towards Mandalay. Good menu, friendly service. A good place is for a cool drink or substantial meal during your journey up from Mandalay.

Address: 8 Miles Out of Pyin Oo Lwin Towards Mandalay

Phone: +95 9 254 614 813

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Pan Taw Win Cafe & Restaurant

This place is incredible! It opens early at 7:00, rare for a coffee shop in Myanmar. Their Japanese food is delicious. Love the Myanmar breakfasts. And don’t forget fresh roasted coffee and delicious pastries, especially the rum balls. This is lovely, huge nursery, with interesting plants to walk around in while you enjoy your coffee.

Address: Nandar Road, Ward 6, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 85 21 742

Opening Hours: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Sky Bar at Hotel Shwe Nann Htike

The views from this roof top sky bar restaurant are romantic and breath taking especially at sun set (5:20pm) you can also spot misty mountains, seas of green trees and a large Chinese temple Food is also excellent - buffet breakfast in the morning.

Address: No.71, Za Forest Street, Quarter 6, 6th floor, Hotel Shwe Nann Htike, Beside Chinese Temple, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 85 21 654

Opening Hours: 6:30 AM – 11:00 PM

Seezar Bistro

The food was tasty. Prices were very reasonable. It is Reliable Wi-Fi connection. Good location and atmosphere. Close to Ace Star Hostel, so perfect for guests during a stay there.

Address: No.116, Circular Road, Thu Mingalar Block, Quarter 2, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 9 793 385 446

Opening Hours: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Family Restaurant

The decor is bland and there’s no alcohol served, but the delicious curry spread comes with complimentary veggie side dishes, salad, rice, soup, pappadams and chutneys and dips.

Address: Off Mandalay-Lashio Road, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Phone: +95 9 430 170 07

Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM