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Pyu Saw Hti Street | Next to Thante Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar
+95 9 45195 1950
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lentil curry” (6 reviews)
“lime mousse” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pyu Saw Hti Street | Next to Thante Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful food, fast and really good service and that good feeling that you’re actually helping someone more than a restaurant owner.

Thank adoreci
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for the fabulous reviews and knowledge that as a social enterprise we could feel good about where our money was going. But we were delighted to find that the food and service were exceptional! The flavours were spot on, and the soft shell...More

Thank northorbit
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly student staff, and wonderful food. I had the giant prawn and catfish curry, which was unusual and delicious. Best of all, you can feel you’re doing good along with eating well, as this is a nonprofit training space for at risk youth....More

Thank Madalo
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Its great you enjoyed our prawn and catfish curry. We aim to provide great food and service to our guests but also by frequenting our restaurant guests directly support our student training program and help provide new life opportunities disadvantaged...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On point with the food. Traditional Myanmar foods done perfect, also Asian choices. Excellent juices. No alcohol. Service is pleasant but what you'd expect from a school. They do work hard to please!

Thank Stephen C
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our students and training staff do their best to ensure our guests have great food and great service, so it is great to hear you enjoyed our food and service, thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good the pricess are expensive but the idea of training young local people is blessed. Tampura was very good coffee was a real coffee the other dishes were also good but nothing exceptional.

Thank yonatan b
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback and your time, reviews are very important to us and greatly assist us with making improvements, many thanks

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a training restaurant which trains around 30 local unfavoured young people every year, giving them the opportunity of learning a profession. Worthwhile a visit only because of this. Food and beverages are cool so everything makes the visit to Sanon a must. Trainees...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Changing disadvantaged young people's lives by giving them meaningful skills and job prospects and providing great food to our customers is our mission, thank you for your support.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found the name card of this place at the reception of the guesthouse and read about it in tripadvisor so we decided to give it a go. It was a nice place to chill, sit back and relax with a cup of coffee after a...More

Thank FrancineH3
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

He had a great dinner at Sanon place, de had the lentil soup and garlic bread. Service was perfect and food was good.. prices a little bit high. Also Helping youth of Myanmar is an amazing concept !! See you soon !

Thank Sosso É
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, it's very rewarding to hear back from our guests that they enjoyed our food and service. As well as providing great food and service we are also very committed to giving our students new skills, experience and life opportunities.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a late lunch after a day of temple running. The service was impeccable and the food came quickly. And what food it was. Ginger salad, tempura crab and (best of all) prawn curry were sensational. The friendly manager even showed us around...More

Thank jshukman
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and it's great you enjoyed your time with us and you are welcome to return anytime.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Wonderful place to empower the local community, we enjoyed being served by a student and even greeted by the owner. The food was delicious and we loved being part of this social project.More

Thank Kathrynt15
Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments and its great you enjoyed your visit to us. We are striving hard to provide delicious food, create new opportunities for our students and make a meaningful contribution to the local community. Just for the record however, you met...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pyu Saw Hti Street | Next to Thante Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar
  • Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Mandalay Region  >  Bagan
  • Phone Number: +95 9 45195 1950
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Enter through the garden where you'll discover our training restaurant flowing from the inside out into the garden and exposed brick walls with locally inspired sculptures throughout. 'Sanon' meaning turmeric pays homage to classic Burmese influences. You'll experience local creative cuisine, receive great service and feel an instant connection to the ancient city of Bagan. We focused on providing fantastic food and service but also changing the lives of disadvantaged youth by giving them first class training in hospitality and by providing meaningful employment opportunities. So come and visit us, relax, enjoy our clean but comfortable amenities, try some fantastic food and support a very worthy cause. Your support helps us, help them.
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