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  • Best Cafés in Town

    Nothing turns a bad day into a happy one like a refreshing drink in a quiet corner of a café. Whether you want to spend a serene afternoon with your best friends, or whether you want to spend some quality time with yourself and a book on a rainy day, cafés are the perfect place to be.

  • Chef in The Lobby

    Chef Jed Archdeacon sips on his warm cup of Espresso as he goes through his recent concoctions one by one. He digs deep into the essence of each dish with immense zeal and zest.

  • Amaya: Re-launched for the ultimate culinary experience

    Located in the heart of Dhaka, Amari's Amaya Food Gallery is hoping to change things up by launching their new dinner buffet, orchestrated by their new executive chef Jed Archdeacon. It has been merely six weeks since Chef Jed has taken charge of the kitchen in Amari, but he has already managed to change the entire culinary experience at Amaya.

  • Thai respite at Soi 71

    Several years ago, Nashra Sakhawat, CEO of Soi 71, Fantasium, Source and a mother of two beautiful children, dreamt of having a family oriented Thai restaurant to create authentic Thai cuisine with a taste of the original street food found in Thailand. The dream came true in 2010 with the grand opening of Soi 71, a restaurant that has been thriving for the past eight years despite the obstacles thrown at their way.

  • Ramadan treats from Nando's and PEYALA Cafe

    Like every year, once Ramadan begins, restaurants go all-out with their platters. And Nando's, with their Ramadan platters, have truly stood out with their “Feed your fire with ours” platters.

  • Ramadan offers from Food Chain Asia Ltd

    Looking for restaurants to check out this Ramadan? Food Chain Asia Limited operates some of the most popular chains from abroad, and they have some great deals for both iftar and dinner across all four of their restaurants. Check out which one you like below.

  • Thali: House of Spices

    Located on the 6th floor of Kazi and Ahmad Tower at Dhanmondi Road #2 (beside Shimanto Square), Thali has already won the hearts of its customers since its opening on 1 December, 2017.

  • GuruGuru Sushi

    In a bid to satiate our never-ending cravings for Japanese cuisine, my friends and I stumbled into this quaint beauty of an eatery located in Banani.

  • Swadikhaa'Umbrella'!

    By introducing a well-known cuisine at its finest, 'Umbrella' gives us an insight into the food scenario in Thailand itself with the use of heart-warming flavours as well as showcasing their own Thai twists on many mainstream food dishes.

  • Meet the king of kababs: The Great Kabab Factory

    Here to provide us with an authentic Indian kabab experience, The Great Kabab Factory has made its way into the heart of Bangladesh after spreading its smoky charred goodness in places such as Thailand and Oman.

  • Food bonanaza in the camp

    Having heard so many stories and growing up so close to the place itself, it was time for me to explore it on my own. With a lot of excitement and a bit of apprehension, a couple of friends and I decided to work on an assignment and

  • A scrumptious voyage at 138 East

    A juxtaposition of imaginative, upscale cooking and casual dining, 138 East prides itself as one of the few gastro pubs in Dhaka city. The eatery stands tall amidst the quiet lanes of Gulshan 1 with the keen intent of inviting people to visit.

  • The comfort of a Japanese diner

    The very first thing we learn to associate with things Japanese are the tell-tale décor of bamboo, the soft ambient lighting, and the unique minimalist seating arrangements—and Ichi, at Banani Road 11, does not disappoint.

  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf – the ultimate coffeehouse

    Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf offers that and more.

  • Sector 7

    The terrible traffic from Uttara to southern parts of Dhaka is a living nightmare and no less of a battle. This however is not about a war zone, but a restaurant located at Sector 7 of Uttara.

  • The King's Whopper

    It has been a long tiring day, the usual tedium of work, tension of getting to places on time, and meeting deadlines—seems life has finally caught you in its sombre reality of being an (apparent) adult? In that moment, imagine something that can bring a smile to your face, especially when accompanied by a grumpy hungry stomach?

  • Velocity: Dhaka's newest sports-themed restaurant

    With the progress of time, we have noticed an increase in growth of restaurants aiming to interact with their customers, rather than simply serving exotic dishes.

  • Lotus Etang - A treasure trove of Pan-Asian food

    Lotus Etang is a Pan-Asian restaurant in Gulshan, Dhaka. From Chinese to Mongolian to Thai, the eatery serves delicacies of different Pan-Asian cuisines. Try out Lotus Etang if you are in love with Asian food. Here's our review!

  • Eat Street Evolution

    And if you think this phenomenon is something new- an adaptation for the busy city dwellers who just can't make time for anything-

  • Shimanto Square: Haven for Foodies

    When wanting to go out, be it for an outing, brunch with friends, a family outing, an evening drink, or just wanting to eat out...

  • Moka Bistro

    Located in Banani 11, Moka Bistro is one of the hottest bistros in town. The open windows that surround the bistro allow the...

  • Let's go Upstairs

    A very minimalist approach is taken in designing the décor of the restaurant; simple, yet elegant. Sleek, but not overbearing since it's a lounge and relaxation is the key.

  • Iftar at Dhaba

    When Dhaba first arrived on the scene, it blew us away with its mouth-watering innovative and, above all, affordable cuisines.

  • New additions in the BBQ MENU

    The Korean franchise in Bangladesh had recently celebrated its one-year anniversary in the country.

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