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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“fixed menu” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Burmese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 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 3 weeks ago

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 1 August 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 6 July 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 28 June 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

Thank eatgosee
Reviewed 24 June 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 14 June 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
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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

Thank Merlyn1970
Reviewed 16 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | ViewPoint Lodge, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
  • Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Shan State  >  Nyaungshwe
  • 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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