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Garden of the Small River Restaurant

) #36 of 178 Restaurants in Mandalay €€ - €€€ Asian, Burmese
Unmade Road From the Ferry to the Monastery, Mandalay, Myanmar
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good57%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“steamed rice” (2 reviews)
“horse cart” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese
€€ - €€€
Unmade Road From the Ferry to the Monastery, Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here as part of a tour group, as did every other tour group it seems so not a great choice for independent travellers. You sit outside under the shade of the trees and eat fro a set menu, the food was barely warm...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you want to eat while visiting Inwa/Ava then this is it and considering that they have a monopoly, it's not bad. We were brought here by our guide after the horse cart tour, as I guess is the case with a lot of diners....More

Thank nojoNbeans
Reviewed 31 January 2017

After a jumpy horse carriage ride in the fields, visiting the temples, this restaurant is a nice stop to rest before embarking the boat. It is nice to eat outside in the garden. The food is okay but not special.

Thank Nesligul D
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went there for lunch as a couple. The restaurant garden looks really nice and had a great atmosphere. At the time we went to the restaurant it was quite busy and a lot of groups were eating lunch there. It was hard to find...More

Thank reisepack
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had lunch here while on a tour of the area from Mandalay. The weather was perfect for the outdoor seating; we're not sure it would be so good during the hot season ! As we were part of a group our food had been...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Nice space to sit and eat your lunch after sight seeing. We were taken here on a tour and the catering was good. Food was nice. Recommend it.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We went to this place for lunch after horse cart tour. It is outside seating surrounded by many trees. We ordered fried veggie vermicelli noodle and fried watercress and steamed rice. Food was very tasty and portion was generous. Waiter was nice and spoke good...More

Thank JaneJ2010
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Setting is very nice in open area under the trees. Restaurant caters too large tourist groups and it looked like thekitchen can handle the large groups as we did not have to wait long for our food. Some dishes were nice, but oily. Fried noodles...More

1  Thank Sebastiaan_family
Reviewed 9 June 2016

A nice place with a tree-shaded garden. Good choice and quality of food, cold drinks. Clean restrooms. Very friendly staff

Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Good spot for lunch after visiting Inwa sites. Had main courses for about 4-5k Kyat - both reasonably good. Nice shaded pavilions well spread out with separate blocks for kitchens, toilets, etc. Careful though there's a large dog that likes to doze in one of...More

Thank rover257
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unmade Road From the Ferry to the Monastery, Mandalay, Myanmar
  • Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Mandalay Region  >  Mandalay
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