Nightlife, Bars and Restaurants, Chittagong, Bangladesh: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

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It is possible to have alcoholic beverages at five-star hotels as well as a number of private clubs. There are four hotels in Chittagong which have bar license such as the Agrabad hotel,  the Saint Martin Hotel and the Peninsula Hotel. All of them are expensive in terms of drink but the Peninsula is the most expensive so far. There are also three private clubs in Chittagong that are the Chittagong Club which has a bar licence and serves foreign alcohol. The membership is closed but application is possible for foreigners which is temporary membership up to two years. The second club is the Chittagong Seniors Club Ltd which is a smaller club but it does maintain a bar. The third one is the Catholic Club which opens membership to all people for a small free. It has a small bar and it serves local drinks. Rather than enjoying a pub, there are also more options in Chittagong such as watching a cricket match, seeing a movie or eating in a restaurant. Options are listed below:

Bars

Isles Bar

It is located inside of the Peninsula Chittagong. It is a spot for randezvous before dinner or a late night stop. The interior is cool and cozy. There is also live music and drinks that are served by experiences bartenders. Opening hours: 11:00 AM – 12:00 Am (Saturday to Thursday) Address: The Peninsula Chittagong, Bulbul Center, 486/BOR Nizam Road, CDA Avenue, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Liquid Bar and Lounge

The bar is located in Agrabad Hotel. The bar has an intimate and relaxing atmosphere. The interior is newly-designed and it is possible to have a private moment in the bar or unwind the stress of day-long work. Address: Hotel Agrabad, Agrabad Commercial Area, Chittagong, Cangladesh.

Private Clubs

Chittagong Club Limited

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It is one of the private clubs that serves alcohol in Chittagong. The bar in Chittagong Club Limited is a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine, liquor and coctails. Address: SS Khaled Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Chittagong Seniors Club Ltd

Most of the members of Chittagong Club are residents of Chittagong, Baridhara and Banani. It has a spacious and beautifully decorated bar which is furnished with latest amenities and a range of hard drinks for members and their guests to enjoy from in a congenial ambiance. Address: Md Imtiaz Islam, CFO, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Restaurants

Ambrosia

The restaurant offers full flavoured, full bodied Thai, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Continental and Bangladeshi dishes. It is located in the heart of Chittagong at the commercial area of Agrabad betwen Port and Court and Short and Hills. The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere which is decorated with warm color and colonial look. Address: Jibon Bima Bhaban, 1053, SK Mujib Road, Agrabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Bonanza Food Plus

It is one of Chittagong’s best dining options. The restaurant is air conditioned and it has an excellent pan-Asian menu such as Chinese, Indian, Thai and Korean. Address: 1692 CDA Ave, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Opening hours: Noon – 3.30 pm & 6 – 11 pm.

Rio Coffee Corner

It is one of the places in Chittagong that makes proper fresh coffee. The prices start from Tk 80. There is also free Wifi along with the usual coffee shop sweets and an ice cream counter next door. Opening hours: 10 am – 11 pm. Address: Naval Ave, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Greedy Guts

Greedy Guts serves pasta and continental dishes. There is good Indian food as well but its main attraction for customers are its steaks and seafood. The tax ups the bills by 20 per cent.The main dishes start from 375 Tk. Address: Pioneer Rd, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Tai Wah Restaurant

It is one of the most authentic Chinese restaurants in Chittagong. The atmosphere of the restaurant is pleasant. There are red lanterns creating the right level of lighting and the walls are adorned with giant Chinese knots and decorative fans. The main dishes are around Tk 250-Tk 650. Address: 1052 Nur Ahmed Rd, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Other Entertainment

MA Aziz Stadium

From MA Aziz Stadium, it is likely to watch Bangladeshi Premier League cricket marches which is home to the Chittagong Vikings team. There are some international tests also played here. For upcoming matches, checking local listings is recommended. Address: Nur Ahmed Rd, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Bistaar Chittagong Arts Complex

The place is Chittagong’s home of the arts. It is possible to find regular film screenings, art exhibitions, talks and live music performances at Bistaar Chittagong Arts Complex. Address: 688/C Mehedibagh Rd, Chittagong, Bangladesh.