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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 #159 of 437 Restaurants in Ubud
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Asian
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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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Seoul, South Korea
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went to this place on the recommendation of a gentlemen that we met who had been living in Ubud for awhile. It's a great venue with a open front. Each night of the week seems to have great live music of a different genra (jazz, blues, salsa, rock, reggae, etc...). Check out the website for a schedule or just drop... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Found this on a friend's recommendation. Staff were welcoming, service was prompt. Drinks were well presented and good. Food was a pleasant surprise. I can highly recommend the Seafood Laksa. My fellow diners were all happy with their selections. The stand out was the band. It was a Sunday night and the Cooltones were featuring. Stones, Dire Straits, U2, Pink... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great for an evening meal of tapas which was varied and tasty. To add to the atmosphere they had a live bad which was excellent but even if not, its a good place to sit and people watch.

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Cologne, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went here for the cooking class that was on offer. We had the choice between a couple of different menus. The class started at 11:00 and we were done around 13:00 and could try the stuff we had made. Our chef was very friendly, offered lots of explanations and answered all our questions. She is an excellent teacher, her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I highly reccomend Laughing Buddha for dinner, drinks and music! The Wonton soup is absolutely delicious! The crowd is fun and lively once the music begins. Great service!

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Auckland, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

There are cheaper places to eat than the Buddha during the day but it's an ok spot to sit and watch the world go by.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a great evening listening to live music and sharing tapas with three friends. It does get very busy on the weekend, you may need to book but mid week was no problem as a walk in, friendly staff, good food.

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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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