Discover Hidden local Bars in Asia
 When you visit Asia, besides sightseeing and tasting some delicious Asian food, you could also enjoy a relaxing afternoon at a hidden bar on the edge of the Gal Oya National Park in Sri Lanka, or a sunset sip of cocktail while cruising along the Irrawwady River, or sharing with friends on the banks of Inya Lake Yangon with stunning sunset views as a backdrop to a fine malt whisky that will take you back to decadent colonial days of the Orient.
Gal Oya Lodge Bar

The Gal Oya Lodge Bar in Sri Lanka is the perfect spot to meet new friends before dinner or perhaps to share a drink with your friendly Sri Lankan guide. The cocktail menu has specifically been designed with Gal Oya and its surrounding forest in mind. Have a seat by the bar, and let your palate explore the wide and exotic array of cocktails on offer, all of which are prepared by expert mixologists. After that, you can pair your dinner with fine wines from the extensive wine list.

Location: Gal Oya Lodge, Sri Lanka
Service Hour : Sunrise until last guest left

Kipling’s Bar

The elegant Kipling’s Bar is the central meeting point for passengers aboard the luxurious river vessel Anawrahta, which sails along Myanmar’s enchanting Irrawwady and Chindwin Rivers. The vibrant, open-air bar is lavishly decorated with a theme reminiscent of the former British-India colonial era, perfect for contemplating the rivers’ eye-catching and ever-changing scenery as you sail by. Heritage Line’s team of mixologists has created 10 Signature Cocktails with fresh, local Myanmar ingredients in mind. Beyond Chindwin features gin infused with pineapple mixed with apple juice and homemade pandan syrup, then topped with egg whites and a slice of lime.

Location: Anawrahta Cruises, Myanmar
Service Hour : Sunrise until last guest left

SEEDS Lake Lounge

SEEDS Restaurant & Lake Lounge offers breathtaking sunset views overlooking a magnificent lotus flower pond. Arranged on several platforms situated directly over the water, guests can enjoy a wide range of creative cocktails inspired by local ingredients, including Shan coriander, local pinewood, local basil, Shan strawberries, chili infused gin, local mango and passion fruit.
Additionally, Chef Nyan Htet Naing loves to play with Asian cuisine’s five distinctive salty, sweet, sour, spicy and bitter flavours as seen in his elegant fine dining dishes.

Location: SEEDS Restaurant & Lounge, Yangon
Service Hour : 16.00- 23:00 hr.

Joy Luck Club & Library Bar

Joy Luck Club at The Cabochon Hotel (the name originated from the mahjong club made famous by Amy Tan’s novel) is decorated with opulent antique furniture like vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunks and old French museum vitrines stuffed with fascinating curios and intriguing objects. In the late evening, the informal salon becomes a meeting place for those with a discerning palate that enjoy good wine or a fine malt whisky. The intimate Library Bar, sought-out for its snug sofas and cosy club chairs, is reminiscent of a gentleman’s club from the more decadent colonial days of the Orient. It is the perfect place for a tête-à-tête while sharing a signature G&T, custom cocktails, or your personal favourite drink.

Location: The Cabochon Hotel, Bangkok
Service Hour : 11:00- 01:00 hr.

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