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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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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this gem of a bar! From the friendly bar and waiting staff to the huge variety of beers, wines and tasty cocktails this is a mist for anyone when visiting Beirut. Good menu and we were advised in choosing the steak which to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there following the feedback of tripadvisor and the place did t disappointed us. First of all, the guys working there are very friendly and helpful with a perfect English. The atmosphere of the place is very cozy and welcoming and every details including...More

1  Thank Axel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to find a good drink or cocktail. Their selection is top and the cocktails are done professionally. Order a Ferdinand (German) Gin. It will be served with a mega ice cube - exactly how it should be done. For me reason...More

1  Thank hans p
Reviewed 1 week ago

No visit to Beirut is complete without a night or two at this contemporary BAR. 5 Star bar tenders and somolliers with a fine selection of any spirit you’ve ever tried anywhere in the world. Much more than a bar or bistro menu... it is...More

1  Thank Bahjat M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best customer service I have seen in a long time. Our waiter recommended drinks to accompany our food and he was “spot on”. Great food, great cocktails and excellent jazzy atmosphere. A true gem in Beirut. Totally worth a detour if it...More

1  Thank Live_to_Dive_1977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find!! staff were so friendly and helpful, great atmosphere, fantastic cocktails, and one of the best burgers I've ever had.

1  Thank lornadee2610
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Ferdinand, thanks to the Trip Advisor reviews and don’t have enough words to describe it! The owner greeted us and spoke to us throughout the night several times. The hostess and waiter were very hospitable and sweet and the food could not...More

1  Thank Clara T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food and the ambiance. Prices are very reasonable and worth paying. Strongly recommended for a casual outing

1  Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place not to be compared with any others.. fantastic food, fantastic cocktails, fantastic ambiance and fantastic team, try anything in Ferdinand and you will fall in love immediately and just ask anyone of the team to make the choice.

1  Thank Omar S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best pubs in Hamra area, it has great burgers and a wide selection of beers. The ambiance is nice and staff are very welcoming!

1  Thank Mohamed G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$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
Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
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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