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Ferdinand

££ - £££American, ,
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 355 955
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (91 reviews)
“blueberry jam” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We often go to Ferdinand with friends on Fridays after work, very chill place amazing burgers and cool crowd!

Thank divachbeir
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must try place !! The bartender is a talented nice guy and the burgers are soooo yummi... The prices are fair enough.

Thank Fayez g
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited last week and had a couple of drinks, the bartender is super talented & love to chat with the visitors & advise them about the best drink for them. Moreover, this place has the best juicy burgers

Thank Serena K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Service was superb, as was the cocktails. Come early for a premium cocktail eperience on happy hour! they also have a fine assortiment of craft beer. We had a ferdinand burger, which was a pleasant and a bit of an unusual eperience with blueberry jam....More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 4 days ago

There's not much one can say about conveying the feel of the place. I read about it in a guide book and tried to find it for two days (during the day). I finally gave up and stumbled upon it days later at night. When...More

1  Thank E R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the best cocktails ever, creativity is well documented on the cocktail menu, and if you have a good taste buds, you will taste all the ingredients that are used for making those tasty and mouth watering cocktails The waiters are very friendly...More

1  Thank samwel n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been the best cocktails & burgers. It is always packed. Recommend that you follow the suggestions of the bartender / waiter, they are good.

1  Thank sunshinelb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW. The cocktails and environment at Ferdinand are top notch. A friend who lives in Beirut recommended this spot, and lucky for us it was around the corner from our AirBnb. I'm not one to write very many reviews or really boast about cocktails. But...More

1  Thank Rebekah R
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This a top spot in the City! The two cocktail guys were excellent!! I gave them two words and the compose the right cocktail to them (e.g. Whisky and dry). And the Bluberry-Burger was also excellent! Oppoiste Hotel Plaza - you can´t miss it.

1  Thank JoeBlum
Reviewed 27 April 2018

My wife and I spent an evening here last night. We sat at the bar and followed the recommendations of the bartender. These guys are pros and the cocktails they make are some of the best I've ever had--in fact the first one I tried,...More

1  Thank Hieronymos_of_Cardia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 355 955
Description
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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