Top things to do in Chittagong

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 …
Indian in Chittagong

Handi

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

Dhaba

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.
Area in Chittagong

Sadarghat

As in Dhaka, the city’s oldest area is the waterfront part called Sadarghat, and as in Dhaka, it’s a cacophony of sensual assaults. The early arrival of the Portuguese is evinced by the proximity of the Paterghatta …
Cafe in Chittagong

Rio Coffee Corner

Housed in a corner of the 2nd floor of a clean, multi-level fast-food complex, Rio is one of the few places in Chittagong (outside the top-notch hotels) that does proper fresh coffee (from Tk 80). As if that wasn’t …
International in Chittagong

Greedy Guts

If you feel the need to take a break from your daily Bangladeshi rice quota, Greedy Guts will see you right with its well-presented menu of pasta and continental dishes. There's good Indian food as well, but the pla…
Bengali in Chittagong

Hotel Zamen

With branches all over Chittagong division, Zamen is a clean, dependable option for those wishing to sample decent-quality Bengali dishes in a family-friendly environment. It’s mostly biryani and curries (chicken, m…