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“Nice place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Buddha Bar

Buddha Bar
Rue Riad el Solh | Ousseily Bldg, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 99 31 99
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Ranked #3 of 20 Nightlife in Beirut
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Mumbai
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Beirut's hot night spot is made in the classic Buddha Bar style with grand staircases curving down to the dining area and the lounge is upstairs. Having gone with my wife and exhausted after a long day we chose to eat dinner and leave by 11.30 PM or so. At that time the place was filled with diners but I was told that it starts buzzing later. The food was good and the staff was pleasant and helpful. A good experience.

Visited February 2012
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great cocktails, Buddha Bar is classic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Buddha Bar has great atmoshere and classic decor. Staff is very friendly and helpfull. They have different kind of wonderfull cocktails.

Visited February 2011
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Doha
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85 reviews 85 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Painfully Loud”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

The food is excellent but... the music was so loud that conversations and eating became very painful. I play in a Rock band myself and love loud music.
Buddha Bar was a few decibels short of causing bleeding ears. It hurt.
Amidst our repeated requests, two waiters and the manager showed zero interest to address our complaint although the place was almost empty.

Visited January 2012
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Beirut, Lebanon
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194 reviews 194 reviews
52 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
“Better than Dubai, Paris, NY and Vegas.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012 via mobile

I've toured them all, the two Tao's in NY and Vegas (called Tao overthrere). The one in Beirut is huge, great atmosphere, the best among all. While the others are more like a restaurant, the Beirut's Buddha bar is a restaurant/nightclub. Go there, you won't be disappointed.

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Istanbul
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, avarage food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Upper floor is fanastic, dinner menu is very limited and quite expensive (around 70 USD per person). Smoking is allowed in closed areas in Lebanon, so upper floor is quite foggy.

Visited November 2011
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