Singaporean and Malaysian Restaurants in Rangoon

By Foodie Myanmar 1 October 2016

Woker Woker

This Singaporean restaurant specializes in Mala cuisine, which sees ingredients tossed in intense Sichuan spices, including the famous mouth-numbing peppercorn. Guests at Woker Woker can choose between three levels of chili heat and choices of meat include pork, chicken, seafood, beef and bacon. Guests are charged for each ingredient so a large dish of Ma La for five people may cost 2,000 kyats. Another popular dish at the restaurant is a frog broth sold for 6,000 kyats. No service charge. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: No. 9 (D), Wai Za Yan Tar Road, Thingangyun Tsp (near CB Bank). Tel: 09-5405537

House of Singapura

This restaurant offers Singapore-style Laksa, Mee Siam, fried prawn noodles, and barbecue among others. Italian coffee brand, Illy is on the drink menu along with a selection of beer and wine. The restaurant has made a name for itself with its Hainan chicken rice, priced at 6,000 kyats. Singapore-style chili crab with black pepper is also popular. Be prepared that a 10 percent service tax, 5 percent commercial tax, and 5 percent service charge will be added to your bill. Open 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: Union Business Center (UBC) Annex B, Natmauk Road, Bo Cho Quarter. Tel: 09 302 58388.

Fork and Spoon

This restaurant brings your favorite dishes from countries across Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, China, Thailand and Indonesia. A popular dish is Bak Kut Teh—a broth of pork ribs, herbs and spices served with rice—priced at 7,000 kyats. Other specialties are beef ball noodle soup, Thai beef salad, and famous Malaysian noodle dish, Penang Char Kway Teow. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Address:  No. 29, Bo Sein Hman Street. Bahan Tsp. Tel: 09 962 329980

Singapore Kitchen

This restaurant offers Singaporean, Malaysian and Chinese dishes. A popular choice is Singaporean style fish head curry, with prices dependent on market price and size of fish head. It is the perfect venue for both midnight feasting and early-starts with evening service finishing at 3 a.m. and breakfast and dim sum available from 6 a.m.

Address: International Hotel, No. 330 Ahlone Road, Dagon Tsp.

Rasa Lasa

This restaurant offers Malaysian hawker food and home-style cooking in a relaxed setting. Visitors are recommended to go for Malaysia’s national dish, Nasi Lemak—fragrant rice cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaf often served with anchovies, peanuts, boiled egg, lamb curry, cucumber, and traditional chili paste. There are two branches; both open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Address: No. 462, corner of Theinbyu Street and Myae Ni Gone Street, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Tsp. and Hledan Center, Pyay Road.

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