Lakay,Juniper,black ice,proof,kashmeer,Capital A: Happy hour bar
Lakay : 50% on alcoholic drinks from 19:00 till 22:00
Juniper : 50% discount on all kinds of drinks from 19:30 till 21:30
proof : 50% discount on all kinds of drinks from 19:00 till 21:00
black ice :Buy 1 and get another of the same kind for free from 19:00 till 22:00
Kashmeer 50% on all alcoholic drinks from 19:30 till 21:00
Capital A : 50% on alcoholic drinks from 20:00 till 21:00
Hanks : 50% discount on all premium cocktails from 19:00 till 22:00
pub 603 : Buy 1 drink and get another of the same kind for free OR 50% discount on premium drinks from 19:00 till 21:00
Whisky Mist Beirut: Summer 2011-Beirut's Latest Nightlife
Located at one of the most renowned hotels across the Middle East, , Whisky Mist Beirut has recently arrived to Beirut straight from London. Back in London, Whisky Mist has developed itself to become the place to be seen! With its guests ranging from actors, singers and even British royalty, it is spreading its culture on to the Lebanese nightlife. Whisky Mist Beirut is undoubtedly rising to success in Beirut as it has already attracted many local high level profiles, while also introducing many guest stars brought from abroad, such as Melody (Pussycat Dolls), Dj Poet (Black Eyed Peas), and Girls Roc (Britain's Got Talent). This is to take into consideration that Whisky Mist Beirut is at its start, being open for just two months so far. On June 26th, James Blunt will be having his official after party there after his concert in Beirut, with RNB performer Chipmunk from the hit single with Chris Brown, "Champion". June 30th hosts one of the hottest House DJ's and vocalists, Dj Rae, who has worked alongside the likes of Sandy Rivera & Michael Gray. July 10th will be a massive night for Whisky Mist Beirut, as they will host Taboo and Dj Poet of the Black Eyed Peas. Due to popular demand, Girls Roc will also be back towards the end of July, on the 20th and 21st. Whisky Mist Beirut is seen as one of the top places to visit this summer in Beirut, competing with the likes of Sky Bar and other already established scenes.
Dress Code: Dress to impress.
- Luxury Travel
Music Hall: Real Entertainment
Since its opening in 2003, Music Hall became a legend in the Beiruti nightlife scene for many reasons, staring from its controversial owner, the setting and ending with the numerous live acts every night.
Music Hall was created in a former cinema. The seats were taken out and tables arranged in a Moulin Rouge style. Red dominated the interior decoration elements.
The are 17 bands/artists playing every night and their styles varry from traditional lebanese, Balkan folk, jazz, alternative rock, blues and r'n'b.
Make sure you book in advance because it is a very popular place. Please also note their is a minimum spend of 35-50 dollars/person.
Dress Code: Beirut is a fashion hot spot in the ME so make sure you shine.
Nova Club: Live music, karaoke, darts and even Salsa nights
Nova might not be situated in the very popular Gemayze street, but it's surely better equipped to host concerts of local bands and salsa evenings, as well as for calmer nights playing pool and darts.
We've enjoyed an alternative concert with the local band Kordz there in November 2010 and I understand there are weekly similar event. Don't miss out on this band if you're in town!!!
Fridays are dedicated to the salsa community and the parties are attended by most of the instructors in Beirut.
Dress Code: Casual
Quadrangle: Ideal place for live music
As you enter the pub, you’ll feel as if you’re stepping into a museum or an art gallery: the walls are covered in paintings and marble art works, highlighted by dim colorful lights.
If the day is a Monday, you’ll be greeted by the sounds of a jazz band playing live. You’ll congratulate yourself for choosing this place when you see four different age generations dancing and drinking. Ex-pats and locals meet like one big happy family.
Friday is the rock night with BUTTERFLY band playing. The band has a story of its own: with three brothers and their friends that have been playing together since university, which is a big deal considering they’re not in their early 20’s anymore :). Successful people that take the time every Friday to share their passion for music on rhythms of Royal Hunt, Carlos Santana, Pink Floyd etc. You will feel like every one of them is the owner of the place as they welcome you when you enter the pub (the bassist is the real owner). What stroke me the most was the bond they create with the audience: everyone is welcomed to sing or play an instrument on stage. Sometimes it happens that the whole band is replaced by members of the audience.
It’s a shame they don’t have live bands all through the week but they also organize karaoke nights every once in a while.
It’s THE place to chill with friends - more than 15 pool tables ,snooker, baby football, darts, with the great background music all through the evening varying from blues to classic rock and alternative rock.
The nights at Quadrangle are very entertaining: you’ll leave with a great mood and feel the urge to come back the next evening. And if you’re lucky enough and my fiancé, Ahmad, is in the country, you’ll hear the best guitarist in my life playing. :)
Dress Code: Casual
Nightlife in Lebanon: Nightlife in Lebanon
During my last trip to Beirut, I found it very difficult to find nice places to go to, or even get tips to where to go, dine, drink or party, it seemed to me that the usual places always pop up on people mouths until a nice AUB grad student gave me the best tip to locate venue and get feedbacks on places in Lebanon. It was quite short simple and straight to the point. He told me all I had to do is login to www.beirutna.com, so at night when I came back to my hotel I did! And this site quickly became my new best friend and guide during my vacations to Beirut.
It had it all, feedbacks, reviews, pictures, and most importantly diversity and genuine information.
I would advise anyone who is visiting this beautiful country that is Lebanon, to use this amazing guide www.beirutna.com
Dress Code: Casual
- Food and Dining
Music Hall: Excellent live music cabaret theatre!
One of the most original nightclubs I have ever seen, Music Hall is a 1960s cinema converted into a concert hall/cabaret theatre. Comfortable loungy booths replaced the old theatre seats in the middle of the hall, while dinner tables occupy the bottom area facing the stage. Up top is a long bar for those looking to stand and dance. A crowd of very fashionably dressed men and women, determined to have a fantastic time, usually attends. On stage, different bands play live music consisting of an eclectic mix of "east meets west." The club has an amazing atmosphere where dancing on tables is de rigueur after a certain hour -- it is a lot of fun! Friday night has the better show - it starts at 11pm. A reservation in advance is a must!
Rue Gouraud: More popular than rue Monot
Full of bars and late night restaurants, rue Gouraud and its side streets in Gemmayzé are where local Beirutis go out at night. The thoroughfare, rue Gouraud, with its numerous small bars, has taken over rue Monot in Achrafieh as the most popular night spot. The street stretches eastwards from the edge of Downtown Beirut and Saifi Village.
Rue Monot: Plenty of choices
Although now somewhat overshadowed by Gemmayzé's nightlife, Rue Monot still draws a crowd on weekend nights. The sloped narrow one-way street in Achrafieh contains a large cluster of trendy bars and lounges, among them Crystale and Shah. A good-looking fashionable young crowd gathers inside and outside the bars, while a queue of fancy cars slowly streams down the street until the early hours on a typical Friday or Saturday night. Rue Monot was once king of nightlife, but since around 2005, Gemmayzé has slowly taken over.
Bar ThreeSixty: 360º Views over Beirut
Located on the roof of the newly opened le Gray Hotel, Bar 360 is one of the few actual bars/lounges in downtown (Beirut Central District). As its name indicates, the circular lounge has 360 degree panoramic views over Beirut. Bad blue lighting aside, it is a great place for a pre-dinner drink or a post-dinner digestif, especially for those seeking a calmer place with no one dancing on tables!
- Beer Tasting
- Wine Tasting
Centrale: Trendy Beirut Bar/Lounge
An amazing space, Centrale is housed in an old war-damaged building specifically reengineered for the purpose. Steel and metal reinforced the structure, converting it into an architectural intrigue and a trendy restaurant-bar. The dining room is on the ground floor, while the bar, which is only accessible by lift, is on the upper floor inside a long metal tube whose roof opens up in clement weather for amazing views of Beirut by night. Excellent music is played and a well-dress crowd attends. Go there for a drink or two!
- Food and Dining
Cherry's Pub: Rock & Roll in the Land of Milk and Honey
For a real taste of the Beirut rock scene, Cherry's Pub is not to be missed. It was recently renovated and its subterranean atmosphere, muted lighting and wooden décor create the flavor of a 19th century Parisian boulevard. The pub hosts a mix of international and local bands, including rock, metal, folk, reggae, jazz, classical, and oriental, among others. The place opens at noon daily, and coffee and drinks are served all the way into the wee hours of the night. Some of the weekly events include open mic on Tuesdays, karaoke on Sundays, and the classic rock cover band Communion on Fridays. You’re sure to come across some of Lebanon's best rock musicians, be it on stage or at the bar.
Gemmayze street..: Beirut by night
GEmmayze street is a very well-known street in Beirut.
during the day it's a historical street with old building and balconies.. at lunch the trendy restaurants are packed with businessmen.
at night the street is turned to a large bar. it is packed with small bars and "pubs", restaurants and live music joints.
all sorts of music and themes exist from none specific to irish, mexican, argentinia, futuristic etc..
bars are open week long. even on monday it's almost crowded.
Dress Code: confortable shoes and preferably jeans.
- Beer Tasting
- Budget Travel
RAI: Moroccan terror!!!
Situated in Mono Street, Achrafieh, Beirut's most popular entertainment centre, Rai is one of many night clubs you can walk into.
I sadly was invited there for a birthday party, and the nightmare started, my friends invited me and literally DRAGGED me there over an over.
The place is a DUMP, cramped, and the music SUCKS BIG TIME!!! The dj seriously needs music updates...please anything from this decade. when a dj repeats a song more than three times a night, you know there is something wrong!!!
The Moroccan theme in RAI is evident in every aspect of the decor, however it stops there. you wonder whey this theme was chosen when its totally not...club like. its more like a Morrocan restuarant ( or better cafe) than a club.
I vowed never to set step in that dump that is filled with nothing but whores and drunks.
Dress Code: If ur a female....less is better
If ur a male.......just have female on ur hand and ur in.
just dress casual
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- Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
Buddha Bar: It's in Beirut too!
One of Beirut's many hot nightspots, Buddha Bar is no disappointment. It is part of the very successful exclusive chain of Buddha Bars, which began in Paris in the 90's. It is a restaurant, bar and lounge playing great lounge and ethnic music. A large Buddha statue dominates the centre of the dining room amid red velvet and silk surroundings. Go there for dinner or a late drink.
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