Update : 2017-01-11 13:30:24
Holey Artisan reopens after 6-month of militant attack
Sun Online Desk
Holey Artisan Bakery, the café that witnessed the deadliest terrorist attack in Bangladesh's history in July, has announced official reopening of its operations at a new location in city’s Gulshan area on Tuesday (Jan 10).
According to its facebook post, the new location of their our outlet at Gourmet Bazaar @ Rangs Arcade 153/A North Gulshan avenue right next to Weaver's and the police checkpost.
It will open at 8 am every day with freshly baked croissant, coffee and more, it added.
Though the deadly attack, the bakery items of the Holey Artisan were being made on a limited scale as per customers’ order and the food stuffs are being sold, with cooperation of Izumi, a Japanese restaurant located at Gulshan-2, through home delivery system.
Earlier on November 13, 2016 Police handed over the Holey Artisan Bakery to the café authorities on Sunday following a court order, after four and half months into the militant attack.
The café remained closed since July 2 after armed militants stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery and opened fire and took around 40 people, including restaurant staff and guests -- locals and foreigners, hostage on July 1.
Twenty-two people -- nine Italians, seven Japanese, one Indian, one Bangladeshi-born American and two Bangladeshis -- were killed in the terror attack on the restaurant.