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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 #158 of 440 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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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Food was great! A bit pricey by Bali standards, but was excellent. Unique drinks and smoothies, really comfortable seating, nice atmosphere. Live music!

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north hollywood, ca
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We were looking for after dinner dessert but opted out for beers, a coffee and a cookie. The cookie was really good! And, we stayed for the music. The Magic Mushrooms were playing and although they are really good, the music was a bit on the loud side for such a small venue.

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Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012 via mobile

Good bar with live music. Consumed quite a few berry daiquiries and thoroughly enjoyed the music we forgot to eat!! Quite a popular place so you might need to get there early for a table or you can share which we did and ended up having a long chat with an American guy!!!

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SG
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

One of the best live sessions I've had, the pure energy and passion to music can only be felt on the spot. Got so invigorating that an audience member sat atop a speaker and beat his palms to the rhythm as though that was a drum! 100% tourist and you can make new friends in this packed bar over beer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The Laughing Buddha is fantastic! The Musicians are exceptional and come from all over Bali to play! I keep coming back not only for the music but for the delicious buy one get one free arak cocktails and the wonderful staff who make you feel like one of the family! If you are travelling solo and looking for some company... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Loved the place! Live music was really nice, good cocktails and very friendly service (as everywhere in Ubud).

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Bendigo, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012 via mobile

We had a drink after a long walk through the ricepaddies. The pricesin this bar for smoothies,lassies and softdrinks are higher then other places around Ubud. We ordered softdrinks and to our surprise this was the first place in Bali where they served smaller cans 220 ml, and charge more then other places where they provide you with a 330... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011 via mobile

Go there early, get a good seat and enjoy the night! The musicians are brilliant, the service is good and the atmosphere is buzzing!

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Freo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

Had a great night listening to local musos and visiting expats. Has WiFi also if you need to surf.

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

This bar is located directly in front of my hotel (pertiwi resort). Every night, I hear live music performances by great musicians from this bar... I mean... the crowd was fantastic and you can't seem to squeeze into this bar. But nevertheless, people can just stand outside this bar to enjoy the music without having to pay for anything. Great,... More 

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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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