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American, Bar, Pub
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Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cozy restaurant. Barely no lights, candles everywhere. Recommend the special ferdinand burger! A good variety of imported beer.

Thank Christelle A
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding experience. The place takes you to a different level with a selective single malt collection accompanied with the owner recommendation and once u want something light u will always find a beer that meet ur taste and still have no words to say about the unusual bar they have.. I can't stop washing the special and limited bottles that... More 

Thank Rody Z
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Passed by this place not expecting much.Had munchies so the Ferdinand burger was recommended by their waitress . RIGHT on the money , I enjoyed every bit of it along with some German beer ,Munchen style ! I like the place and will come back for another session of pleasure eating that burger

Thank Nizar H
Beirut, Lebanon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Ferdinand is absolutely the best pub/restaurant in Beirut. Incredible atmosphere, with amazing music that doesn't drown out conversation yet calms the soul. Super friendly staff, especially Lamis, a true Tinkerbell that flutters around spreading stardust of smiles and laughter. And of course the drinks! Magical and unique cocktails concocted by Ferdinand's wizards behind the bar, incredible single malts, remarkable beers,... More 

Thank Joumana B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Ferdinand is simply beautifully decorated laid back pub. I was impressed to say the least. Their main man behind the bar , walid is a master when it comes to cocktail crafting. I tried the Imperial Wolfhound, I tried also Avant Premier and concluded with Thyme Gimlet .so if you fancy cocktails and you are around here , I tell... More 

Thank Dani N
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Ok ... ok .... I am jot much of a review person , but this place has definetly captured me!! As a huge fan of single malts , Ferdinand surprised me with an outstanding collection . Small as it is , they carry 73 different types of various array of them bottles .Enough to get me writing about this place... More 

Thank Mohammad C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This place offers the best burger in beirut. I visit Ferdinand frequently and the management keeps on surprising me with more brilliant items on the menu. Please keep it up

Thank Carlos S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Tried all the burgers! Simply delicious! And the waiters are friendly and professional. Decor is also nice Keep up the good work and delicious food!😁😁😁

Thank Dany L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I have to say the burger here is awesome it is juicy and rich .I looooveee the drinks too. Just watch the barman craft it in front of you. As I said , drinks are amazing and very interesting . The interior is a homey one , though the lights are a bit dim, but that's okay with me. I... More 

Thank Jassar T
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Went there and tried their food and cocktails. This place is beautiful, their food is immaculate and so are the crafted cocktail. Service was great and waiters were friendly, highly recommend this place.

Thank Yzan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $45
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
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: 9611355955
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. If you want to read a book, surf the web, have a bite, a drink or a shot while enjoying good music, Ferdinand is the place to be. Ferdinand the Bull is yet another symbol for peace, simplicity and happiness.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?