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Might be better during the day

Visited one evening for dinner - not a huge amount of restaurants open but we did spy some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Yvonne M
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Maynooth, Ireland
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Mr and Mrs Hanna

Great place to find pubs and good bites. The street caters to all tastes and it very popular... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sherif H
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Described as the "Greenwich Village" or "Soho" of Beirut, Gemmayze is a residential neighbourhood that has emerged as one of Beirut's trendiest districts. It is bordered by Saifi Village/Downtown Beirut to the west and Achrafieh to the south and its main thoroughfare, rue Gouraud, contains many popular restaurants and bars. The district has some beautiful traditional as well French-mandate architecture and is charming day and buzzing by night.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bar hopping” (18 reviews)
“night life” (21 reviews)
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Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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"bar hopping"
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"pubs and restaurants"
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"night life"
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"trendy bars"
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"mar mikhael"
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"art galleries"
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"young people"
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"loud music"
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"hidden gems"
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"perfect place"
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"nice area"
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"coffee shops"
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"nightlife"
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"clubs"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited one evening for dinner - not a huge amount of restaurants open but we did spy some galleries and shops which would make this an interesting visit for a daytime stroll. Restaurant wise we carried on up the road slightly to Mar Michael and...More

Thank Yvonne M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to find pubs and good bites. The street caters to all tastes and it very popular amongst the teenagers and tourists. Great experience.

Thank Sherif H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice streets where you can find many cafes to take or a drink a coffee with old building and having nice food

Thank Marc H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always worth a stroll! Also take the small roads up the hill to indulge into the multi layered, richly textured neighbourhood. On the main road check out the galeries, bars and enjoy the visible, always changing visulally present history of graphics and language...

Thank Flippr
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

And full of surprises You love architecture, mean the traditional one you ll love this street You love to discover some trendy bar, restaurant , cafe You ll love this street You want to try the best street food You ll love it You love...More

Thank ksarman
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great street with numerous pubs. Excellent time spent with friends. All types of music and atmospheres.

Thank Daniel T
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I spent the day walking this street going in and out of the art galleries and shops. It is the kind of street that has older architectural buildings with cool coffeeshops and eateries. Also, lots of street art... skip the museum and go to gemmayzeh.

Thank Kolleen P
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Gemmayzeh is a nice area packed with great restaurants and cafes. At night there are nice clubs to have a drink and enjoy good music. Most establishment provide valet parking so driving is not an issue. Overall highly recommended

3  Thank AOmeiri
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

During the day it's time to get your hipster on, with cool cafe and shops. At night all the bars open up, just as hip. Just walk around enjoy the different bars, people are not drunk so it feels safe. The bars can get very...More

6  Thank Independent R
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Mixture of ancient shops and new businesses so cool. And some buildings have been restored and are absolutely amazing Don’t miss the narrow streets around, where you can visit so nice spots

2  Thank Fran S
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