If you are considering spending a night away from pubs and bars of the luxury hotels which offer same services as elsewhere in Asia to taste very local nightlife, you should start from Chinatown where roadside food stalls serve delicious and cheap Chinese dinner.
You don’t need to have any directions. Just simply take taxi to Latha road and mingle with the crowd.
A large number of karaoke bars, better known as KTVs, are mushrooming during these years in the commercial city of Myanmar. Massage parlours serve customers especially at night. Beer pubs which run fashion shows are here and there in Yangon.
Teashops offer cheap Myanmar snacks and brew but do not open late at night.
There are a handful of night clubs at hotels in Yangon and a few more outside. Here are overview of famous discos in Yangon.
Zero Zone Rock Restaurant
The rooftop restaurant is the only thing that make famous Theingyi Market lively at night. Serving BBQ buffet, dances and fashion shows are on the menu for every night.
Artistic and yuppified Mr Guitar in Saya San Street is a ideal destination for those who spend a night in melodies. The bar owned by a renowned local artist is also suit the ones who is preparing to give a romantic dinner.
The government-owned disco on Alan Pya Pagoda Street at the heart of the city is always busy at night with locals and foreign visitors.
ABC Country Bar
A fan of country music? A perfect place where the country music drifts at night is ABC Country Bar in the heart of downtown Yangon.
Holding a stronghold beside Summit Parkview Hotel, BME 2 rocks Yangon at each night. Night hunters rock and the club rocks.
One thing to notice is that prostitution is illegal in Myanmar. But it does not apply literally as long as you can manage to not get into trouble.