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Sanon Training Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Asian, Fusion, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Sanon Training Restaurant is a non-profit social enterprise. 'Sanon' meaning turmeric pays homage to classic Burmese influences. You'll experience local creative cuisine and receive great service. We focus 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. Sanon is a non-profit social enterprise, all profits from the restaurant go to maintaining the restaurant, the students and our training program. We strive to make the restaurant as self-sufficient as possible but to keep operating we still need the support of generous patrons. So come and visit us,
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Fusion, Burmese
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On our final night in Bagan we decided to go to Sanon Restaurant. This restaurant has an amazing cause, taking in underprivaledged children and students, giving them a place to live and training them up as skilled chefs so they can have a better life...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BuntingExplores
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very glad we had dinner here. Not only was the food very fresh and tasty, the service was very good. We have visited this type of training facility in other countries and enjoy supporting these types of ventures. I must admit we were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank justravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is great with a cozy and tasteful garden terrace. The food was tasty and they were even kind enough to pack me some food to go twice, so I could feed a sick partner at home! The staff is kind. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 868lisanneh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved the food and the drinks were delicious! We also strongly suport the mission of the restaurant to help provide opportunistic for local youth. A bit in the higher end of the pricing scale of most local restaurants, it is worth it if...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mariusz S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's pricey and targeted to tourist. That said, food was good, ambience pleasant. Service was quick and painless. Had the pickled tea leaf salad and fresh ginger salad. Both were very good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NG-Y-MY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only is this restaurant serving delicious food and tasty drinks(definitely recommend the watermelon gin fizz!) but you are also helping the local community. This restaurant helps disadvantaged locals to train up and monitor them afterwards. Such a great idea and always great to support...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank emilygS9547VS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an outstanding meal last night in Sanon - one of the best in Myanmar. Great ambience and friendly service and and the crispy pork was amazing. Would highly recommend visiting if in Bagan. Also a great initiative to support the local community -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jacquelinev255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had dinner here and it was a wonderful meal. The food was great. Lots of local dishes and flavors and the western options take a riff on those local dishes. The caramelized pork, crispy lentils, chicken burger, cheese and squash fritters, everything was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 621GM
sanonres, Webmaster at Sanon Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your support and feedback. Its great you enjoyed your time with us your support directly helps change the lives of our disadvantaged students.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sanon is a fantastic restaurant which does a lot for the community. Even if Sanon wasn’t helping the community, I’d go just for the food. We ordered a lot of dishes (mostly local) because we couldn’t decide and we enjoyed everything! Service was also excellent.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Louise_137
sanonres, Webmaster at Sanon Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very pleased you enjoyed your experience at Sanon. We are a training restaurant for local youth and aim to break the cycle of disadvantage by providing our students hospitality training and skills to enable to obtain gainful employment. Thank you for your support...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ended up going three times to this restaurant for dinner. The staff was fantastic and helped me pick delicious vegan options from their menu. They were kind, helpful and knowledgeable about their food. The food itself was excellent - super fresh, very tasty and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emiana
sanonres, Webmaster at Sanon Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very pleased you enjoyed Sanon's dishes, service and environment. We are a training restaurant for local youth and aim to break the cycle of disadvantage by providing our students hospitality training and skills to enable to obtain gainful employment. Thank you for your...More

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