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The Shan Restaurant

$$ - $$$Asian, Burmese,
| ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
+95 81 209 062
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“fixed menu” (3 reviews)
“butterfish” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and we had dinner a few times at The Shan. We tried a typical shan BBQ and it was so delicious, highly recommended! I also recommend the carbonara. Because it was the best carbonara I had in my life.

Thank Tour820630
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We originally ate our our hotel and it was very mediocre Then we went to the city and ate at the Shan One of the best meals we had And definitely the best in the area We enjoyed sitting on the balcony with a nice...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Wonderful place. The food was delicious and the service excellent. Would dine here again in a heartbeat

Thank Sylvia315
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Restaurant was recommended in two travel guide books, but didn't live up to our expectations. Reminds me of the posh restaurants where get small portions on a big plate ...which is okay if quality of food is delicious ...which wasn't true

Thank travel_lover046
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Just came back from dinner at this place --10 of us went here because it was supposed to be a sister resort to Le Planteur ( a supposedly high end gourmet restaurant at the Strand in Yangon) Have no idea about Le Planteur , I...More

1  Thank Rakesh A
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

I went there for lunch we took shan discovery set menu and shan favouriate set menu it was delicious from the starter until dessert , very attentive staff , good value for what you had , definately will come back .

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Their atmosphere was so great. I fell as if I'm in good restaurant in Seoul Korea. Taste was quite good enough. Although clerks talked a lot in front of their customer. That was one minor thing

Thank chanhoy2017
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a difficult review and I've thought about it especially because the other reviews are glowing. I struggle a little with Shan food but this restaurant is making elementary errors. Overall: the kitchen is trying to hard to please. Let's start with the menu:...More

1  Thank eatgosee
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Both local and international choices are available. Distinct from the dishes in Yangon, Shan cuisine is milder and less based on sauces, more on flavour. Sensational desert and coffee.

Thank poppetann
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We stayed at the ViewPoint as guests and enjoyed a few dinners at the Shan restaurant. While you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, I definitely recommend the chocolate mousse for dessert – we still talk about that dessert even now. It’s a...More

Thank Fortunecookie127
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
  • Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Shan State  >  Nyaungshwe
  • Phone Number: +95 81 209 062
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"The Shan Restaurant" by ViewPoint Lodge is the best local restaurant in Myanmar according to the Routard Guide and Lonely Planet Travel Guide books. At "The Shan", you can dine while enjoying an amazing view of the canal, rice paddies and the highest mountains in the Inle region. The food and service are equal to the beautiful and exotic surroundings. "The Shan" restaurant includes a full-service bar with a wide selection of the finest wines from France, Italy and, of course, Myanmar. Yes, Myanmar!
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