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$$ - $$$American, ,
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 355 955
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (114 reviews)
“blueberry jam” (8 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to be, nice manager, very friendly and would feel at home. Highly recommended for breakfast as well as for after office relaxing cocktail

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bassel K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been to a lot of great bars - Raffles in Singapore, Captain Tony’s and Sloppy Joes in Key West, Caledonian Inn in Spånga, Sweden - but this bar is simply the best. A kitchen with ambitions, a drink list to die for and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kallemur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a lover of divine food, superb cocktails, and all things friendly, then Ferdinand is the place! I travel the world frequently and I rank Ferdinand superior on an international level. The team are some of the coolest people You will meet, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Danakalaoui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for dinner. Got a table outside which was great. Good atmosphere whilst being very relaxed. The service was great. Waiters knew the menu and made some good recommendations for us. The burgers were fantastic (Especially their speciality burger with the blueberry jam). We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JoyBrowce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around for more than 10 yrs. It is a pub with touch of gastronomie , cosy, dimmed lights, great drinks (try the specials), pleasant music, the food is a délice. Don't miss the cauliflower with tahini. Definitely worth a try!

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ziadjureidini
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere. Great service and quality food. A place where you are bound to meet your kind of people.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Juliana N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ferdinand in Mahatma Gandhi Street, a top location in Beirut, but not just for the burgers. First there's the incredible staff that makes you feel at home and welcome once you enter, attending to everyone as if they were the only guest around and believe...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank agakura B
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

So I read the other reviews first and I have to agree the Ferdinand burger is the best I have ever had and my American guest from Boston had to agree too! Ferdinand is a gem of a place whether going to chill with friends...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank nadinestravels
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I like the lively atmosphere at Ferdinand. The food is surprisingly good and they usually have new specials. The cocktails are specially good. I also like the waiters: friendly and professional at the same time.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Nayla H
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I love this gastro pub. Amazing food and cocktails. Top it with friendly staff. When u go there it feels like cheers . Same familiar faces but that doesn't mean that new comers are welcome and when they do they become regulars. Try the Ferdinand...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rorsrour
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $45
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 355 955
Inspired by the story of Ferdinand the bull who liked to sit quietly under a cork tree, and smell the flowers rather than fight with the other bulls, Ferdinand, the bar, is conveniently located in Mahatma Ghandi street right in the heart of Hamra. Decorated in a warm and friendly atmosphere, the large leather couch may fool you into thinking that you are in Friends' Central Perk. Crowded with intellectuals, foreigners, artists and students, this place is the dream place for people who are looking for a new scene. Ferdinand the Bull is yet another symbol for peace, simplicity and happiness. Our Place allows admission for 21+yrs ONLY!! we serve craft cocktails and soul food !
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