Must see nightlife in Bangladesh

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    Nilkantha Tea Cabin

    Tea-maker extraordinaire Romesh Ram Gour, the man behind the legendary Nilkantha Tea Cabin, is the creator of one of the most famous types of tea in…

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    Nilkantha Tea 2nd Cabin

    After the success of his first tea cabin, tea-maker extraordinaire Romesh Ram Gour, has opened a second cabin further along the same road. Again the main…

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    Station Club

    Established in the 1880s, this colonial-era club stocks a limited range of beers and whiskeys which, as a foreign tourist, you can treat yourself to in…

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    Cafe Mango

    One of the coolest cafes in town. Trendy deco in an old house and excellent coffee (from Tk 100) and scrummy Western food.

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    North End Coffee Roasters

    Apart from brewing great coffee (from Tk 200), this cafe also sells a wide selection of beans – sourced from Colombia, Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Indonesia and…

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    Cuppa Coffee

    In a first-floor setting overlooking the Gulshan 2 traffic circle, this youth-oriented place has a smart-casual vibe and wall murals depicting Dhaka's…

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    Butler's Chocolate Café

    This Irish brand offers a delicious assortment of fine chocolates and a selection of premium teas and coffees (from Tk 200), which have garnered a staunch…

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    Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

    In recent times Dhaka's obsession with coffee has drawn the attention of international cafe chains, some of which are now setting up shop here to quench…

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    Dark, smoky and women-free, but popular. Local beers from Tk 20 and imported beers from Tk 250. Located on 2nd floor of a small handicrafts market…

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    Blue Moon Recreation Club

    Extremely smoky venue modelling itself on the sports-bar experience, although the most recreation going on here is ordering another whisky. The Blue Moon…

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    Coffee World

    Part of a Dhaka chain, this small coffee shop is bright, comfortable, does OK coffee (from Tk 100), reasonable slices of cakes, and opens earlier than…

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    Cafe 14

    The only cafe with real fresh coffee (from Tk 150), this Western-style coffee shop, attached to Long Beach Hotel, also does ice cream, cakes and…

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    Club Gelato

    Club Gelato is a good replica of an Italian café, serving posh coffee and possibly the best ice cream in Bangladesh (from Tk 120) – real gelato!

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    Cofi II

    Sixth-floor cafe with good fresh coffee (from Tk 120), decent food and fabulous views, especially from the garden terrace.

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    Dhanmondi Lake

    If you're looking for a cup of tea (or instant coffee) in surrounds a bit more pleasant than the average Dhaka streetside stall, this spot on a tree…

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    La Diplomat

    A typically dark and smoky bar, but with a just enough of a chilled atmosphere to take the edge off the seediness.