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Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel

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Beautiful bar with good Happy hr

Very good pricing on happy hr. Around usd 4 for a cocktails and they keep bringing your canapés. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DucDucHongKong
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Hong Kong
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Updated and fresh

It's all new and spotlessly clean. Great service and they even carry Myanmar wines. I found the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John W
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Newport Beach, California
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Secrets and rendezvous that these teak lined walls have witnessed inside the Sarkies Bar surely made their way into a classic tale of the Far East. Our legendary lounge continues to make memories, still the place to be in this city, sipping a Strand...more
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92 Strand Road | The Strand Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon) 11181, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good pricing on happy hr. Around usd 4 for a cocktails and they keep bringing your canapés. I especially like the strand sours

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's all new and spotlessly clean. Great service and they even carry Myanmar wines. I found the new update to be a bit too polished. I was hoping to have some of that old feel that you sometimes get in a colonial building, but that...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Strand Hotel really is the Grand Old Lady of hotels in Yangon. If you want a taste of Old Time style and hospitality without a huge price tag, head to Sarkies Bar on the right as you go in. Excellent Mocktail list. Somewhat pricey,...More

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Mark M, Operation Manager at Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Travelling_Person_1 Good afternoon from The Strand, and thank you for your recent review on Trip advisor. We are delighted that you had the opportunity to savour the mocktail list whilst enjoying the atmosphere of this famous watering hole, perfectly summed up as ' a...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Very few five star hotels have survived the post colonial era in Yangon. The Strand still stands glorious along the highway on the riverside promenade, crowded with traffic and makeshift street stalls. We spent a few days in Yangon during the wet season, so we...More

1  Thank Kim N
Mark M, Operation Manager at Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Kim N Good morning from The Strand, and thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. There certainly are a myriad of hidden gems within Yangon, and the heritage architecture and sense of history within the Downtown area continues to enthrall those visiting...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

My partner and I spent a couple of hours here last night. Friday and Saturday from 5-9 pm they have several drinks on special and there is a separate menu listing them. Confusingly, the price on this happy hour menu is the same as the...More

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Mark M, Operation Manager at Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Dear britabroad34 Good evening from The Strand, and thank you for your recent review on Trip advisor. We appreciate feedback from those guests that have visited The Strand or one of our venues within the property, as it offers us invaluable insight into the service...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Quiet and civilised, at least when we were here. We popped in for a late afternoon cocktail on a wet afternoon. How nice to sit and enjoy a refreshing drink in one of the great hotels east of Suez. Our waiter was very attentive and...More

1  Thank Tim C
Mark M, Operation Manager at Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear Tim C Good afternoon from The Strand, and thank you for your recent review on Trip advisor. With such a rich history and heritage to match, Sarkies at The Strand is the perfect watering hole to while away an afternoon, enjoy a cocktail or...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

we just poped on to have a look at the hotel and it is beautiful. We decided to return to sarkies for drinks in the evening. we had a great night the bar is beautiful and comfortable we tasted many cocktails due to the bar...More

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Mark M, Operation Manager at Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear Theroadtoparadise Good afternoon from The Strand, and we appreciate your recent review on Trip advisor. Our barmen at Sarkies at The Strand are always keen to test the boundaries when it comes to the preparation of cocktails, whatever the occasion, and we are delighted...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We went to ‘Sarkies Bar’ in The Strand Hotel, Yangon, to seek refuge from the downtown bustle. While a very elegant & sophisticated establishment, the experience was marred by the overwhelming stench of cigarette smoke. Management have defended & justified the current smoking policy based...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

After enjoying afternoon tea in the Strand Cafe, my husband and I retired to Sarkies bar to sample a few cocktails. We were the first customers in and seated ourselves at the impressive bar area. There was a good choice of cocktails on offer. The...More

1  Thank BendyBones
Reviewed 3 April 2018

and it is the good ones that are excellent. This is the low-key place that is truly a good place, and I had a great time. Comfy furniture, excellent service I thought (I prefer unpushy); nice decorations, and my negroni was perfect, really. The Strand...More

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