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Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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8:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations
Description: Restaurant, Tapas Bar, Cocktail Lounge and Music Venue, the Laughing...
Restaurant, Tapas Bar, Cocktail Lounge and Music Venue, the Laughing Buddha is a happening place!There’s something for everyone on our ‘Buddhalicious’ Asian & Mediterranean menu, from famous noodles soups and authentic local fare to tasty tapas and sweet treats.The little sister of Jazz Café, the music is great, with playlists to get you in a happy mood, regular live gigs and special events featuring talented musicians from around the world.Come and mingle with the crowd while sipping an inspired cocktail…or 2 (buy 2 get 1 FREE from 4 to 7pm and 11pm to 1am). Or stop by for lunch and a cool fresh pressed sugar cane juice while taking a stroll along Monkey Forest Road. Open all day, every day and for you night owls…the kitchen is now open until 1am!For an unforgettably fun time in Ubud, Laughing Buddha is the place to be. Seriously!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great live music

On a good night, this place jumps! We haven't eaten here but rather chose it as an after dinner venue. The drinks are not cheap by Bali standards but, someone has to pay the band!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
John B
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food. Great selection Of both western and Asian tapas. The band were brilliant. Highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

On a good night, this place jumps! We haven't eaten here but rather chose it as an after dinner venue. The drinks are not cheap by Bali standards but, someone has to pay the band!

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was walking down the main drag, wishing I could find a cool spot to sit and enjoy my post-yoga evening, and this place caught my eye. And since then, I've been back multiple times during my stay in Ubud. Every meal I've had here has been totally delicious. The mango salad with crispy calamari was to die for, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Nice place with live band and they are really good . Didn't try the food but drinks where fairly acceptable. Good place to hang out and meet people

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Bucks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We only went here for drinks, very friendly staff with good cocktails and happy hour. Buzzy atmosphere with live music later on, we went on both evenings we were in Ubud.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited Bali last April and started the "Bali tour" right from amazing Ubud. Right after we landed- from a looong trip we were desperately seeking for a restaurant! Upon our hotel arrival a young couple from Canada suggested the Laughing Buddah. It was very easy to find right on the main street of Ubud within a 10 min walk... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The best night restaurant in Ubud! Had delicious meals and fab music! You can't help but notice the amazing decoration and the positive vibes! Plus each night you get an event! Must go!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Very busy bar with live music. Drinks are not so good & expensive but great atmosphere & the singer was very animated. The gripe is that they perform from 8pm to !!pm but have a good half hour break in-between. Why? They have the whole day off

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We ended uo going to laughing buddha bar quiet a few nights as there wasn't much to do in the evening, however the singers/bands were fantastic.. fab vibe its a must!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Came here for a few drinks after a meal. A very cool bar with a great atmosphere. The live music was fantastic! Would definitely recommend, for old and young!

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Additional Information about Laughing Buddha Bar

Address: Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 361 970928
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Ubud
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Ubud
  • Phone Number: +62 361 970928

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Restaurant, Tapas Bar, Cocktail Lounge and Music Venue, the Laughing Buddha is a happening place!There’s something for everyone on our ‘Buddhalicious’ Asian & Mediterranean menu, from famous noodles soups and authentic local fare to tasty tapas and sweet treats.The little sister of Jazz Café, the music is great, with playlists to get you in a happy mood, regular live gigs and special events featuring talented musicians from around the world.Come and mingle with the crowd while sipping an inspired cocktail…or 2 (buy 2 get 1 FREE from 4 to 7pm and 11pm to 1am). Or stop by for lunch and a cool fresh pressed sugar cane juice while taking a stroll along Monkey Forest Road. Open all day, every day and for you night owls…the kitchen is now open until 1am!For an unforgettably fun time in Ubud, Laughing Buddha is the place to be. Seriously!!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 am

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