Bangladesh drinking and nightlife

Teahouse in Srimangal & Around

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 Bangladesh. His Willy Wonka-esque seven-colour tea (Tk 75) has eve…
Teahouse in Srimangal & Around

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 attraction is the Willy Wonka-esque seven-colour tea (Tk 75).…
Bar in Sylhet

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 the evenings. Carry your passport, and adhere to the strict dre…
Cafe in Dhaka

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.
Cafe in Dhaka

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 even the hill tracts of Bangladesh – that are roasted to in-h…
Cafe in Dhaka

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 iconic monuments. There's a regional menu covering popular Thai,…
Cafe in Dhaka

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 following among Dhaka's youth since the outlet opened its do…
Cafe in Dhaka

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 the local connoisseurs' thirst for a good cuppa. The newest en…
Bar in Dhaka


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 opposite Ruposhi Bangla Hotel. After trading hours, you have to ente…
Bar in Dhaka

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 refers to the surfeit of neon lighting. Food is available, an…