• Friday, March 06, 2015

Looking through the Glasshouse Brasserie

By Shifat Ara

In recent times, Dhaka city has witnessed a bulge of restaurants emerging to serve the diverse crowds of the city that is constantly on the lookout for new cuisines and places that provide a homely and yet a unique ambiance, and a distinct experience of dining altogether. With lesser recreational options for the city dwellers, restaurants have become the new 'place to go', not just for the food but for the quality time that one can spend together with friends and family at one's utmost ease and comfort.
Driving across the busy streets of Gulshan Avenue to an imperceptible and serene corner, the Glasshouse Brasserie subsists to endow its diners with the beauty and charm of its interior and the lusciousness and scrumptiousness of its food.

Stepping into the Glasshouse Brasserie, you'll be pleasantly welcomed by the waiting staff and led to your table of choice -- perhaps in the open air area gazing over the breathtaking skyline of the city at the beauty of the night, or settle comfortably at one of the cosy corners of the warmly lit indoors dining spot by the open kitchen. Sit back and enjoy with a chilling glass of the finest mint mojito that will undeniably expunge all the fatigue from your body.
The Glasshouse Brasserie hosts a remarkable continental and Thai cuisine perfect for any time of the day: lunch, dinner, or quick snacking. The restaurateur aims to provide the goodness of fine dining at affordable prices starting from Tk.399 to Tk.799 for appetisers offering within this range an assortment of fine continental and Thai starters in bounty -- chicken/beef nachos, deep fried calamari, Tasmanian smoked salmon, mixed seafood salad and chicken Caesar salad among many others, perfectly suited for two to three people to share. For those with a fondness for nachos, the Glasshouse Brasserie is undoubtedly the place to set your taste buds for a joyride with its complimentary sour crème and salsa sauce on the side.

Moving on to the main course there is the mouth-watering, rich and creamy Fettuccine (available in both chicken and prawns) that indulges its devourer in a whole new level of delicious fantasy. The melt-in-the-mouth flavours and the remarkable combination of olive oil and garlic will certainly make this luscious dish your new favourite. Priced at Tk.800 (approx), the Fettuccine comes in ample quantity for two people to enjoy lavishly. More main course dishes include Seafood Marinara -- a distinctive collection of herbs with seafood, the Glasshouse Mixed Grill -- seafood with a choice of chicken or beef followed by more delicious add-ons, the mighty T-bone steak, beef stroganoff, barbeque style grilled chicken, lemon garlic whole fish and more, priced between Tk.400 and Tk.1,600 and above.
To finish off the wonderful meal with a lasting mark, the Glasshouse Brasserie has quite a treat prepared for the sweet teeth out there. Their desserts of the day include strawberry cream caramel, bread pudding, chocolate coffee cake  and American sponge pudding, all priced between Tk.250 and Tk.325.  
The Glasshouse Brasserie, located at Yesmin Center, House 6a, Road 113, Gulshan is open for reservations for private and office parties.
For reservations and other queries call 9888222.


Published: 12:00 am Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Last modified: 2:43 pm Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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