Top things to do in Chittagong Division

Top Choice Adivasi in Bandarban

Tohzah Restaurant

This modest restaurant is the best place in town to sample Marma cuisine. The main themes are a mountain of ginger and a volcano of chillies, plus the novelty of finding pork on the menu. There's no English menu, bu…
Top Choice International in Cox's Bazar

Mermaid Café

This sprawling, shaded, Goa-style beach shack serves such tasty food in such cool surroundings that you probably won’t eat anywhere else once you’ve tried it. The fish dishes are sumptuous, but everything is top-not…
Top Choice Asian in Chittagong

Bonanza Food Plus

One of Chittagong’s best dining options, this swish, air-conditioned restaurant has an excellent pan-Asian menu, including Chinese, Indian, Thai and Korean. The Indian dishes are particularly good. You can also eat …
Top Choice International in Cox's Bazar

Devine Sea Stone Café

Right by the beach and on the 1st floor of a wooden building to give it extra sea views, this cafe-restaurant is great for seafood. The service is good, and if you don't want a full meal, the waiters can ply you wit…
Market in Bandarban

Tribal Bazar

Bandarban has a small street market most days, but the place really throngs on Sunday and Wednesday when traders come in from across the district to buy and sell produce. Trading is conducted in Marma rather than Be…
Indian in Chittagong


This is a handy choice if you want to match good-value Bangladeshi and Indian meals with classy surroundings and good service. The competitively priced set lunches (available 1pm to 4pm) deservedly draw a good crowd…
Chinese in Chittagong

Tai Wah Restaurant

With soups, noodles, rice dishes and dumplings, this is probably the most authentic Chinese in Chittagong. The atmosphere is pleasant, with red lanterns creating just the right level of lighting, and walls adorned w…
Indian in Chittagong


Part of the ever-popular Bangladeshi chain, Dhaba knocks out some tasty curries, kebabs, paratha rolls and chaat (spicy snacks). It’s basically Indian street food in a clean restaurant environment. Wash it down with…
Museum in Chittagong

Zia Memorial Museum

This museum is rather unexpectedly housed in a mock-Tudor mansion. Among its much-revered collection is the microphone and transmitter with which President Zia proclaimed the country’s independence in 1971.
Arts Centre in Chittagong

Bistaar Chittagong Arts Complex

Bistaar is Chittagong's home of the arts. Come here for regular film screenings, art exhibitions, talks and live music performances.