Breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea from one side and the Beirut skyline on the other along with rocking music is what is offered at White - Beirut. One of the most popular hangout spot of the city's revelers, White has been successful in presenting a perfect combination of class and modernity at the same time. Perched on the rooftop of a building in Dora, the club boasts of elegant white furniture dazzling in colorful glowing lights. The restaurant offers some sumptuous international dishes, while the bar has a wide variety of spirits. An excellent line-up of music scheme by their talented DJs will make sure you don't stop grooving to the beats.
Considered to be among the best places in town to drink, Torino Express is set in an old picture framing shop dating back to the 1930s. Adorned with several picture frames, this neon lit watering hole is a hub for writers, students, intellectuals and artists. Its eclectic crowd also makes it an interesting place to hangout. During the day, it acts as a cozy coffee-shop where you can enjoy a cuppa and read a book. During the night jazz, rock, alternative and new wave music is blared in the background.
Located in the popular neighborhood of Hamra, Dany’s is a cafe, bar and pub, known to be one of the best destinations for local party goers and tourists to have a nice time. It serves as a cafe during the day where one can sip on coffee, tea and munch on local snacks. As the sunsets the venue becomes bar and pub where one can enjoy live local DJ’s while sipping on fresh fruit seasonal cocktails. They also have a huge outdoor terrace and if you are in group it would be a fun place to be. In addition, they have a underground pub with a different setting and atmosphere, where you can listen to local bands as they perform. Patrons who love their drink can visit the pub during the happy hours from 11a to 8p. Dany's has another location in Badaro area and a seasonal location in Tyre tent Number 33.
Ferdinand, located in the city of Beirut, is one of the best bars in the neighborhood that offers both, delectable cocktails and appetizing food. It gives off the vibe of a lounge with dim lights, a fully stocked bar, plush sofas and thumping music you will want to dance to. The cool cocktails with even cooler names like Curious Thomas and The Craftsman Trick Ferdinand are well crafted by the mixologists. The cuisine offered by this place is American and it assembles one of the juiciest burgers in the city. Another huge favorite is their Animal Nachos generously topped with guacamole and sour cream. The Classic Ferdinand Burger and Smokin Guns Burger are popular favorites and absolutely delicious. With enthusiastic staff and great service, this place has its own set of loyalists. Have a good time sipping on their heady cocktails and digging in those greasy burgers!
De Prague is a cafe and bar rolled into one. This quaint eatery has an artsy feel about it with its nicely done interiors and ample space. Quite popular among youngsters, the cafe sees both students and young office workers hanging out here. In the evening, it gets more trendy with the latest blockbusters blaring through its speakers. On some days, you may even catch a movie screening here. This cafe is a testimonial to the throbbing nightlife of Beirut.
Set in three 18th-century stone buildings that are linked by a huge courtyard with a grand old olive tree at the center, The Gathering will charm you in every way. Its vintage decor has a rustic decor that is appealing to the eye and will warm your heart. Segregated into three different areas, this upscale establishment is for those who enjoy the fine things in life. Their delectable Italian fare is made from organic ingredients from all over the country. Meat lovers will relish their meaty delights at the butcher grill zone. You can also these fresh cut meat pieces and organic products on-site. Oenophiles will be delighted to see an impressive collection of more than 1000 bottles and several well-known labels in their list. Head to the cozy cellar which is accentuated by wooden elements, high ceiling and a light fixture made of wine bottles. Reservations are highly recommended.
Housed within the Saifi Urban Gardens, Café Em Nazih serves traditional Lebanese cuisine amid an atmospheric vibe. Live performances by local artists are common here, and the cafe's open, breezy space sets the scene for a relaxed evening. The cafe also doubles up as a casual bar come night, with wine, beers and cocktails available alongside classic Lebanese eats. Try the Msakhan and Cheese Rolls, as well as the Batata Harra, and afterward, you can try the shisha for a complete Middle-eastern experience.