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Best of Beirut

Fall in love with Lebanon’s gritty capital as it begins a stylish new era.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Multiple days

Overview :  Hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray (One Aldwych, in London; Carlisle Bay, in Antigua) has fallen in love with Lebanon’s gritty capital,... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Chez Sami

Overlooking the Bay of Jounieh, just outside the city, Chez Sami serves regional specialties such as tabbouleh and hummus.

Address:
Jounieh Old Rd.
Keserwan
Lebanon

Phone:
961-9-910-520

2. Le Gray

Hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray (One Aldwych, in London; Carlisle Bay, in Antigua) has fallen in love with Lebanon’s gritty capital, which is why he chose to open his latest property there. Designed by British doyenne Mary Fox Linton (along with Campbell Gray), this 87-room property faces the Hadiqat As-Samah (a garden in central Beirut), Hariri... More

3. Sky Bar, Beirut

For a fun Saturday night, the place to be is the open-air Sky Bar. DJ Jojo spins great dance music until the late hours.

Address:
Biel Center, Downtown
Beirut
Lebanon

Phone:
961-1-995-555

4. St. George’s Cathedral

This 18th-century Greek Orthodox sanctuary wasbbuilt atop the ruins of a Byzantine church; both are near Nejmeh Square.

Address:
Place de l’Étoile
Beirut
Lebanon

Phone:
961-1-980-920