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The Shan Restaurant

) #13 of 107 Restaurants in Nyaung Shwe $$ - $$$ Asian, Burmese,
| ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
+95 81 209 062
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Burmese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for sunset drinks on our first day in Inle. Sat upstairs on the balcony, and whilst it's not a sunset spot it's great place to watch the world go by. While enjoying superb cocktails we checked the menu (which on paper looked...More

Thank Vita W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I found this restaurant to be a welcome dining experience, beautiful interior, fine food, clean restaurant, and friendly staff.

Thank Merlyn1970
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Loved this restaurant. We came here for dinners 2 nights in a roll and didn't even bother exploring the town for dinners. The food here was very authentic/fresh/homely-made.

Thank Yen K
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The food is really really poor and over priced , I had the discovery menu me and my girlfriend , it was very very basic and the food was tasteless , on top of that it's extremely expensive we payed 40,66 dollars for our lunch...More

Thank Yassine L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Lovely atmosphere, great food and strong cocktails! Staff speak English well and are professional and helpful. :)

Thank Roanna1
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Fancy presentation of small portions at double to triple the normal prices. Everything was fine but nothing stood out. The "Shan Noodles" were not the usual "Kao Suway" style and were pretty tasteless. Everything was pretty dull. The only redeeming quality here is the view...More

Thank Whirled_Traveler74
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Amazing place and excellent cuisine based upon the local Shan State traditional recipes. Above all, and if you care for your wine(s), they also have a very good selection of European wines.

Thank Mio K
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Set menus as well as a la cart menu. BBQ has to be ordered in course which I think totally ridiculous and expensive. Just the decor was nice, no view at night . There are so many shining restaurants popping out these days and the...More

Thank MZTK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
  • Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Shan State  >  Nyaung Shwe
  • Phone Number: +95 81 209 062
  • E-mail
"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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