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Laughing Buddha Bar

Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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Ranked #165 of 446 Restaurants in Ubud
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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!!
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Wow what a great place to eat drink dance and have fun. Live music every night. The food was excellent. I ate the vegetarian Laksa more than once and my friend did the same with the vegetarian chilli and rice! Alcoholic drinks were a bit more pricey than some places but the non alcoholic drinks were delicious and plentiful. The... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My friends and I went for a few drinks after dinner; Ubud was almost empty but we found a large crowd the Laughing Buddha, enjoying drinks and a very good duo (voice + guitar).

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Perth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Live music 8-11pm. In main street. Fast service, friendly atmosphere. We enjoyed it so much we visited 3 nights in a row.

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Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Came on a Friday night where there was a special event, music was phenomenal but agree that the drinks are overpriced. Makes up for paying cover though! Prompt service and clean joint and setup. Would come back for sure!

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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I visited Laughing Buddha based on a recommendation by a friend but was quite disappointed regarding their menu and drinks prices. The bands are very good, especially Tude and Friends on Tuesday night and the Salsa band on Saturday night. However, the food was not good at all and rather expensive. Alcoholic drinks are very high priced and the cocktail... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is the best live music venue we've found so far in Ubud. We were there on a Monday night which is blues and jazz night. The band we saw was the regular local Monday night band. Tight and well balanced sound. Great vocalists. Match that with cold beers, cocktails and great food which was carefully prepared and you're innfor... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a good quality bar with some good bands. Although sometimes the music is too hard I still could enjoy it. The service staff is fast but they could be a little bit more friendly. The prices are okay compared with other place, I would say a little bit more expensive. I recommend to go here when you just... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We had the laksa, mango asian salad, and lemongrass fish skewers. The fish skewers were a bit on the small side. My husband thought they were more of an appetizer than an entree. The vegetarian laksa was fantastic as well as the mango asian salad. We went for lunch but walked past during dinner time and heard some great music.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

nice location on 2 floors. u can have delicious tapas and other i.e. indonesian food. in the evening its happy hour prices and live music. if u like to relax, eat good and enjoy music its the right spot in ubud.

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Lohja, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Monday night really good band, Tuesday night not. Drinks quite expensive but you can understand it if you get to hear good music for that price.

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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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