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“This time very disappointed.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Ferdinand

Ferdinand
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
1355955
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Ranked #76 of 540 Restaurants in Beirut
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: end of hamra street, turn right after Lina's restaurant. Ferdinand will be to your left.
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4 restaurant reviews
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“This time very disappointed.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I always went to this Bar during my visits to Beirut. This time I was not there for ca. one year. All I can say is that many things obviously changed. Very unfriendly service. No friendly word plus telling me in very rude way that it is now a no smoking place. I found much nicer places with friendly service around the corner again.

Visited November 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Beirut, Lebanon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great place to enjoy drinks and music”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Ferdinand is simply my best pub in Beirut. The 70s, 80s and 90s music is super, and the age group is mid-late 20s and up.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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131 reviews 131 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Cool Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Very nice place. Cool ambiance. The bartender is good he knows What he's doing! would recommend it for couples more(maybe because of the dimmed lights) One of the best food bar in Lebanon. Their potato wedges are great. Shockingly they have one of the best steaks I ever had. Highly recommended, specially if you want a calmer and "mature"place in Hamra.

Visited June 2013
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Dubai
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“'so so' place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

our expectations were higher when reading the reviews. The burger was indeed tasty, but this was practically the only menu item it really has going for itself. The 'house' wine offered is OK, but there are better ones to be considered for similar prices. I do not know if this establishment is more for the local students or that they also expect young professionals to come here. I would qualify this more as a student bar.

Visited May 2013
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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“The best pub in Hamra”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

My Favorite place in Hamra and one of the best pubs in Lebanon. I've been a regular for quite sometime now. I even took my soul mate on our first night out there.
- Excellent music and doesn't get loud like the other pubs in Hamra (pubs with mixed identities , the burst your eardrum thinking they are a NightClub)
- Lovely crowd, the age range is over 25. so you don't expect to see kids indoor.
- Great and friendly staff.
- The food is awesome especially the burgers. not to miss out on.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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