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Laughing Buddha Bar

££ - £££, Asian,
Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (63 reviews)
“laksa” (8 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, Pub, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good menu, food and drinks at a reasonable price Live music each night and a great atmosphere A good place to visit as there’s not much else to do in Ubud!

Thank Roisin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 2nd trip here and the atmosphere is excellent! The tapas selections are just the right amount to accompany cocktails and beers!

Thank W G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to hear live music and then came back again to eat and listen to the music. The food was mainly pub type food but the music and atmosphere was swinging. People got up and danced. Reserve a table if you want a...More

Thank DianaJHK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice selection of cocktails for Happy Hour. Most, of not every night there is live music of different genres. Very relaxing and staff are friendly.

Thank StephT534
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been eating at different restaurants all week trying to find a tasty authentic asian spot because I've been craving comfort food. I ordered the tom yum soup with white rice and the fried shrimp wonton. I couldn't have been happier. It was supposed to...More

Thank Venus_555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here by myself and I totally enjoy the atmosphere! Super amazing live music! A little bit pricey with the drinks but totally worth it! I can't believe the singer was so good! Didn't try any food but looks delish! Best bar to end...More

Thank Dian P
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, great cocktails and great entertainment! Such a lovely bar/restaurant with a really good vibe. We had tapas which I was curious about but it was so delicious. One of the best calamari I’ve tasted! The cosmopolitans were delicious and we got a really...More

Thank michaeladehal
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Evening drinks after a meal out listening to the band - great venue, good location, reasonably priced drinks with a good atmosphere - of the many bars in Ubud this is definitely a good one and well worth a visit.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

So this is definitely a place to visit when in Ubud. I visited here with 6 friends one eve for a live band. The band was AMAZING, outstanding atmosphere and energy in this place. The food was super too. The place was packed and people...More

Thank cjr8345
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant music on a Friday night. Music all nights. Gets busy and has a buzz. Didn’t try the food but looked ok. People from everywhere just mix and enjoy the night.

Thank Kris B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Ubud
  • Phone Number: +62 361 970928
Restaurant, Tapas Bar, Cocktail Lounge and Music Venue, the Laughing Buddha is a happening place!There’s something for everyone on our ‘Buddhalicious’ Asian & Mediterranean menu, from famous noodles soups and authentic local fare to tasty tapas and sweet treats.The little sister of Jazz Café, the music is great, with playlists to get you in a happy mood, regular live gigs and special events featuring talented musicians from around the world.Come and mingle with the crowd while sipping an inspired cocktail…or 2 (buy 2 get 1 FREE from 4 to 7pm and 11pm to 1am). Or stop by for lunch and a cool fresh pressed sugar cane juice while taking a stroll along Monkey Forest Road. Open all day, every day and for you night owls…the kitchen is now open until 1am!For an unforgettably fun time in Ubud, Laughing Buddha is the place to be. Seriously!!
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