Run by Abdur Rob, who is also the driver. He speaks broken English, is extremely kind and dependable, and will drive you the chaos that is Dhaka as seamlessly and efficiently as possible. Give him a call if you need to get around the city.
This place is definitely only for those who enjoy the crowded chaotic bustle that only South Asia can deliver. Ducks being herded down the street, boatloads of people coming and leaving, or just crossing the great river. If you want you can take a short boat ride, otherwise it is really just a place to...more
So you cannot get in unless a member signs you in, so find an expat friend in Dhaka who will do so. Since there are no bars in Dhaka, all drinking is done at different country "expat club". The American one is stocked with a handful of craft micro-brews, and has a cool upstairs balcony with a bar...more
This is a little gem right off Gulshan 2. Look for the little sign up on the second floor, and walk up the metal staircase tot he front door. Inside is full of plush, posh couches, designer cupcakes, and free wifi and air-conditioning. Quite a find, and something generally of a mythical quality in...more
Located on the 23rd floor of the Westin, they serve alcohol, freshly prepared snapper filled raviolis and offer a sweeping view of Gulshan 2. There is also an attached lounge which often has live music.
Insanely overpriced as one of the only top end luxury hotels in town. However, you can hang out at the lounge on the first floor, and drink beers. It is open 24 hours, so a potential place for a night cap....which is always good to know.
Considered to be one of the better Bengali restaurants in town. The beef kabab is delicious here, and there are an assortment of other tasty items on the menu. Unfortunately not a lot of English is spoken here though, so a lot of guessing and pointing, but we managed quite well. However the ambiance is...more