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WHERE EAST MEETS WEST: BEIRUT CITY GUIDE

Plan out your vacation with our comprehensive Pinktrotters guide to all the best hotels, restaurants, cafè and clubs you can find out in Lebanon's capital. Enjoy!


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Beirut, the city of Joy, is considered the Jewel and Pearl of the Mediterranean and the Paris of the Middle East. It is not only the Capital of Lebanon, but also it is a capital of culture, music, art, fashion, entertainment, tourism, banking and financial market (the first school of law in the world was established there during the Roman Empire ruling)....
Check out our favourite spots we collected for you thanks to the tips of our Ambassador Christina Karam based in Beirut.



Best Hotels in Beirut



Le Gray: Le Gray is a contemporary luxury 5-star hotel located in the historic heart of Beirut with exciting panoramic views to the Mediterranean and Mount Lebanon.



L'albergo : Classic mansion 5-star hotel in Achrafieh district. L'albergo is member of Relais & Châteaux and it offers fine dining and a luxurious rooftop terrace with a beautiful pool.



Le Phoenicia : the most luxurious hotel in Beirut. Everything you expect from an international five-star hotel can be found here. It is a favorite of well-to-do businesspeople, VIPs, families and heads of state.



Warwick Palm Beach: a cute 4-star hotel for a simple but amazing stay with a view on the sea. Member of Warwick International Hotels.



Saifi suites: 4 star modern Boutique hotel with a breathtaking panoramic view. It offers you an exceptional and trendy lifestyle and it's only 10 minutes away from Beirut International Airport.



Mzaar intercontinental: situated amid the peaks of Mount Lebanon, this luxury 5-stars resort and spa offers a variety of outdoor activities. This resort features also a heated indoor pool, cinema and one of Lebanon's leading spas.



Terre brune: is situated in the heart of Faqra close to Mzaar's famous ski slopes. The use of stone in construction gives this 4-star hotel an alpine look.


Best Restaurants in Beirut:





La Crêperie: for an unforgettable dinner and unique view on the Jounieh bay, international food and salty crêpe specialities.



Em Sherif: for delicious Lebanese food set in a typical Lebanese architecture; located on Monot Street in Ashrafieh.



Abdel Wahab: another typical Lebanese restaurant. Located on Abdel Wahab Street in Ashrafieh.



Le Montagnou: go here for eating in the mountains international food ,amazing salads and spending a beautiful day at the pool.



Al Sultham Brahim: best fish restaurant in the whole Lebanon. Amazing location on the sea and very special dishes authentically made just in this restaurant.

Best beach spots in Beirut::



Orchid Beach Resort: (no kids allowed) chilling atmosphere and good food. Orchid is situated in Batroun city (towards the north) and in Jiyeh city (towards the south)



Iris Beach Club: go here on Fridays for amazing house music at the beach and delicious food and cocktails; in Jiyeh city (towards the south).



Madame Bleu: it draws a fine line between simple & luxurious, it's an urban swimming destination for a nice ambiance and great food; in Ain Mreisse.



Al Jammal: for eating with your feet in the sea. Private beach, exceptional seafood, delicious cocktails and amazing people, the place is a typical fisherman's place: in Batroun city.




Pacifico: Mexican restaurants perfect for a girls night out with amazing Margaritas & tacos. This bar has a Cuban identity you can lose yourself in. Great Latin cuisine with a menu that darts around the Caribbean rim, taking in Cuban, Mexican and Haitan influences

Best clubs and bars in Beirut:

Iris rooftop: great drinks atmosphere and food (Beirut downtown, Nahar building).

Myu On The Roof: delicious cuisine and finger food accompany fantastic cocktails in an atmosphere that will keep you hooked until late night. Situated in Dora seaside.

Trainstation Mar Mikhael : bar / open club in the old Beirut train station. Food, music and people are top in Mar Mikhael town.

Seven sisters: open club with great food, nice commercial music and jet set of the country.

The Gärten: club for house and techno music with famous Dj's from all over the world.

Music Hall: one of the most successful clubs in the country, with live performances played by professional artists from all over the world. Food, drinks and service are excellent.

Bo18: it's a must see when visiting Beirut. During weekends it's strictly the most famous after-club and the party goes on till 8am.

Capitole: best lounge bar in Beirut.

The One Dance Club: Very great deejays happen to play in this club, one of the oldest & most recognised in town.


Fashion Shops in Beirut with local authentic brands


Label Queen Shop
Cream Shop
AISHTI Shop




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