In recent years there has been a surge in restaurants in Bangladesh. The restaurant culture has moved from the traditional Bangla Chinese establishments to more oriental and fusion choices. The changing food culture has complemented the change in restaurant aesthetics as well. Rooftop restaurants have become a staple to that changing culture. Located at the heart of Dhaka, Dhanmondi offers some of the best rooftop experiences with amazing views all around. Here is a detailed take on some of the best rooftop restaurants in and around Dhanmondi.
Instagrammable Rooftop Restaurants in Dhanmondi
Situated right opposite the iconic Star kabab of Dhanmondi 2, Koolcha is a relatively new place. The place opened just last year on the rooftop of the Yellow showroom.
Koolcha offers a great panoramic view of the Dhanmondi area through its dual rooftop setup. The restaurant is designed in a rustic appeal resembling the traditional tea culture of Bangladesh. The colorful ambiance with amazing lighting at night enhances the overall aesthetics of the restaurant.
The menu of Koolcha is traditional snacks with a twist of oriental fusion. There are momos, puri, kebab rolls, and a very unique item called Naanza which is a mix of Naan and Pizza. For people looking to have a quality tea time under the sky, Koolcha can be a great choice.
The Forest Lounge
Situated right at Dhanmondi 10/A, the forest lounge offers one of the most exquisite rooftop experiences in all of Dhaka. Like its name, the restaurant abounds with greenery meant to mimic a forest. The open multi-storied rooftop restaurant also offers a unique menu for food connoisseurs. The menu ranges from continental to oriental to Pan Asian.