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Cru Wine Bar

Makdessi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
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Ranked #6 of 463 restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

This is a restaurant that has preserved and even improved its quality over the years. Great people, great atmosphere, great wine!!

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A somewhat fashionable spot in beirut I think. There were only a few tables the night we went but thats not unusual for beirut. The wine list is great although the first 2 bottles we chose were out of stock. but dont let that put you off because the experience all in all is fine. beautiful interior and located in... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Cru is a very cosy place in the middle of hamra street. We arrived with no clue what to order. A gentlemen (i believe he is a partner not sure though) welcomed us and seated us. We asked for help in picking the wine and food . He was so helpfull he made us crave many of the appetizer. you... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

If wine is your thing, very few places in Lebanon can offer the wide variety of Lebanese wines Cru offers. The food quality is consistently decent (though some find the food menu to be of little variety. Highly recommended.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is one of those Beirut places where you can go to see and be seen. The crowd is young professional, people in their late 20´s early 30´s or so. They offer great drinks, excellent music and food. I have been here with good friends and I have visited more than once.

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Lahti, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice and quite place for dinner with exelent food and wines. Really helpfull staff. Definitely will be back when visiting Beirut next time.

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Manama, Bahrain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I was in Beirut recently with an Italian Friend of mine. He did his research before we landed in Beirut and he saw some nice reviews about Cru on trip advisor. As a Lebanese myself and from the same neighborhood, I have never been to the Cru and I must say that It was one the best experiences I had... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

What I loved about Cru is how warm and friendly the owners are! The food is also great, the grilled calamari is the best I have tasted in Lebanon. There is a wide variety of Lebanese wine available which is another great plus point as you get to discover new and really good wine in Lebanon.

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Jbail, Lebanon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

cozy place,went there on a weekend evening , the food is good. tried the steak and the goat cheese salad. and there is a big selection of wine. the owners are very friendly and nice. you should try this place if ur in hamra

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I was here for 2 weeks and I followed tripadvisor advise and i went to this restaurant; All positive comments are true; Excellent wine, excellent food even limited, excellent starters, and excellent services; The owners amazing people and very kind;

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