One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 24, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Pure fava beans, no chickpeas, a little tiny addition of garlic you won't even feel: that's what makes Tabbara's falafel so special. Open since 1914, the shop produces unique sandwiches all the…

July 24, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

La Foule: Traditional and Fresh, Lebanese Breakfast on Hamra Street

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

La Foule: Traditional and Fresh, Lebanese Breakfast on Hamra Street

Have you ever had a traditional old breakfast in a beautifully decorated place, served by professional waiters, drinking San Pellegrino sparkling water and the soothing sound of a water…

April 20, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Dar Bistro and Books: A Calm Breakfast in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Dar Bistro and Books: A Calm Breakfast in Beirut

How great it is to visit on an early morning during weekdays. A place enchanted with vibes of positivity, calm and serenity nestled in the heart of Beirut. Facing the Clemenceau medical center l, Dar…

March 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Bread & Bakeries | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Famous for its low priced croissants, Al-Sheikh serves a good quality while speaking the local language. Buttery and fluffy at the same time, the croissants have become Beirut's reference when…

June 04, 2018 | Hamra & Verdun

Kaldi: A Coffee Experience on Jeanne D'Arc Street

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 04, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Kaldi: A Coffee Experience on Jeanne D'Arc Street

Probably the first coffee bar in Lebanon is now open on Jeanne D'Arc street. It's called KALDI; a speciality coffee shop down a corner street on Bliss.  Coffee beans of different origins are…

December 04, 2016 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Hamra & Verdun

Appetito Trattoria Hamra: Trying the Pizza

Italian Food | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 08, 2016

Italian Food

Appetito Trattoria Hamra: Trying the Pizza

It has taken me sometime to come here but as they say it's better late then never. Appetito is the Italian trattoria down in Hamra, facing The Plaza Hotel and next to Ferdinand. This street…

April 08, 2016 | Pizza | Hamra & Verdun

Ferdinand Doesn't Cease to Amaze Me

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 26, 2015

American

Ferdinand Doesn't Cease to Amaze Me

Back in November of 2014 the experience started with a smile and ended with one. We were welcomed by the manager who ran to show us around with a huge smile on his face. He even went to get us a San…

September 26, 2015 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Jai: Can't Get Enough of Exotic Flavors of Asia

Asian & Chinese | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 23, 2015

Asian & Chinese

Jai: Can't Get Enough of Exotic Flavors of Asia

I’m back, yes back in less than a month to enjoy one of the finest Asian cuisines in Lebanon. Just remembering my last experience makes me drool – awesome flavors, the simplicity of real…

February 23, 2015 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

Food Style: Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 25, 2015

American

Food Style: Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

I have passed several times in front of Food Style, but never ever felt that push to step in. It's weird how some places give off the wrong impression, just by looking at its name, logo or colors...…

January 25, 2015 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Jai: Succulent Flavors of Asia in Lebanon

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 22, 2015

International Cuisine

Jai: Succulent Flavors of Asia in Lebanon

Finally, yes, I did it! I'm trying Jai because honestly, to date, I didn't hear a single negative review about the place. To start with, Jai is a delivery kitchen down on Hamra Street cooking…

January 22, 2015 | Japanese & Sushi | Hamra & Verdun

Ferdinand: A Gastropub and Tasty Food

Burgers | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Burgers

Ferdinand: A Gastropub and Tasty Food

The experience started with a smile and hopefully will end with one. We were welcomed by the manager who ran to show us around with a big huge smile on his face. He even went to get us a San…

November 09, 2014 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

Lina's Rabieh: The Region Needed it Badly

Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 06, 2014

Spotted Stories

Lina's Rabieh: The Region Needed it Badly

We, residents of the upper Metn region have been waiting for a coffee place to open in our area. With such a booming economy in the villages of Rabieh, Mtayleb, Mazraat Yachouh and Kornet Chehwan…

February 06, 2014 | Mount Lebanon

CNN: 10 Best Bars in Beirut

News

April 11, 2013

News

CNN: 10 Best Bars in Beirut

As reported on CNN, here's the top 10 Bars in Beirut, what's your favorite place or suggested choice...? Summer is around the corner and we want to know about all the best places out there... As…

April 11, 2013 | Popular

Casper & Gambini's AUB: A Stand-Alone Restaurant

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2013

International Cuisine

Casper & Gambini's AUB: A Stand-Alone Restaurant

Casper & Gambini’s opened its latest branch facing the American University Hospital, in the heart of Beirut busiest districts. This renowned concept specializes in serving gourmet meals and…

February 28, 2013 | Pizza | Hamra & Verdun

Casper & Gambini's Verdun... Calling For Attention

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 22, 2013

International Cuisine

Casper & Gambini's Verdun... Calling For Attention

How about having some Sushi on a Friday to welcome the week-end? Why not...  I drove down to Verdun to taste the latest creations by Casper&Gambini's. Sushi at Casper&Gambini's. Yes,…

February 22, 2013 | Pizza | Hamra & Verdun

Cafe Hamra: History Meets Modernism

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 07, 2013

International Cuisine

Cafe Hamra: History Meets Modernism

Walking along Hamra street is a treat on its own. A well known bubbling street, where locals and foreigners alike have enjoyed and still do for generations.... The street boasts so many cafes and…

February 07, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

T-Marbouta is an original place, or at least it was for me the second I walked into the place where everyone seemed to feel right at home. Although T-marbouta has been around for some time now, I…

January 10, 2013 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Starbucks Hamra: A Home Away from Home

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 05, 2013

American

Starbucks Hamra: A Home Away from Home

The last time I passed by Starbucks Hamra was around eight years ago when my friends and I used to visit this renowned cafe to study for our exams. It wasn't the trend back then to take pictures and…

January 05, 2013 | Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun

Hamra’s Alleyway Welcomes Garage 78 St.

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 29, 2012

International Cuisine

Hamra’s Alleyway Welcomes Garage 78 St.

If you’ve visited Hamra’s alleyway in recent months, you’ve probably noticed the slew of bars that have opened up such as Big Shot or February 30. Each of these bars seems to…

October 29, 2012 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Gino's Gelateria Hamra: A Traditional Italian Taste

Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 04, 2012

Restaurants

Gino's Gelateria Hamra: A Traditional Italian Taste

At the end of the Hamra street, and just before reaching Kaiten is Gino's. A nice looking funky small ice cream parlor on the corner of the street, Gino's serves freshly prepared Italian ice cream.…

September 04, 2012 | Reviews | Hamra & Verdun

Breakfast At 35 Rooms Hotel, Hamra

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 25, 2012

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast At 35 Rooms Hotel, Hamra

This morning, I left home on a mission to find a nice place to have a calm and decent breakfast in Beirut. Where should I go? I thought of going to try Mandaloun Cafe's breakfast buffet, then…

July 25, 2012 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

Lebanon’s Restaurants Hubs 105: Hamra

News

July 16, 2012

News

Lebanon’s Restaurants Hubs 105: Hamra

BRISK, Natural Self-Served: Natural Coffee Shop/Canteen located in the heart of Hamra Street serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee. Brisk, Hamra, +961-3-345677   BREAD REPUBLIC: A…

July 16, 2012

February 30: One Of The Funkiest Pubs In Hamra

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 14, 2012

International Cuisine

February 30: One Of The Funkiest Pubs In Hamra

Located in Hamra at the entrance of the new Alleyway, February 30 is the funkiest pub-restaurant around the city. If you think you have seen it all... At February 30 there is even more.…

April 14, 2012 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

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