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“The Worst Restaurant In Myanmar”
Review of Star Beam

Star Beam
Ranked #21 of 184 Restaurants in Bagan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Burmese, French, Central European
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: {One in new Bagan }and {One in Old Bagan}.Home-cooked, clean, traditional Myanmar food and French bistro fare prepared by local classically-Chef. Lunch and Dinner Highlights include:- Fresh-baked French baguettes & sandwiches- Bagan & Rakhine traditional curries- Specialty salads including eggplant, avocado, & tea leaf- Creamy pumpkin soup- Grilled Irrawaddy River fish- Roasted pork loin
Reviewed January 28, 2018

I visited this restaurant based on number rating in Bagan. Four us wanted sandwich and chips. Each one of us ordered our sandwich. Each one of us having different combinations of vegetables as we are vegetarians and to our liking. We repeated order multiple times. The waiter also repeated it so he could get right. However, he refused to add carrot and pineapple to it. According to him simply it could not be done. He was prepared to give us separately and we could put in the sandwich. The sandwich came but was totally wrong. They did not have enough baguette so, they used bun roll instead for one person. Baguette was stale and as soon as one took a bite it crumbled to pieces. This was the worst meal in the entire Myanmar tour. I am not sure how it holds no. 1 rank. Next day we went to the restaurant next door and had no problems at all in what we wanted and delivering the service.

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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Very helpful and friendly staff, and excellent food. The facilities are very basic, and there is no indoor seating option. Nevertheless, the best meal we had in Bagan.

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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

We went for early dinner and were able to enjoy views of a pagoda and watch local boys playing an energetic game of cane ball: a big like volleyball but players use only heads and feet and play, yes you've guessed it, with a plaited cane ball. But back to the restaurant. We started with a couple of monitors which were superb. All our food was outstanding: Rakhine fish curry (spicy) and river shrimp in a mildish tomato and chilli sauce. The rice could not have been better cooked: every grain was separate. We finished with bananas flambé in local rum . Very friendly staff happy to chat about life in Old Bagan and to book a tuktuk taxi which gave us an exciting ride home

1  Thank 654GregP654
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We have found the restaurant by chance walking around and went back there twice during our stay in Bagan. The food is excellent, a big plus for the fish. The staff is absolutely adorable and profesional.
Don't miss it.

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1  Thank Thierry F
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the look of the restaurant scare you off - the food was excellent. We ordered chicken with cashews and sweet and sour chicken both of which were served with fresh vegetables. Large portions and very tasty. Lentil soup was also good. Not on the menu but asked for vegetable spring rolls - had to fight my husband for the last one.

1  Thank FL-GAL19
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