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$$ - $$$American, ,
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 355 955
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (89 reviews)
“blueberry jam” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

They have the best burgers in Lebanon! The ferdinand burger is to die for! the Staff is very friendly and professional, the food is extremely delicious and clean. I definitely recommend it!

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious! We ordered the nachos which were plentiful and really tasty. We also ordered the Ferdinand burger which was scrumptious. It had blueberry jam which cut perfectly with the cheese and the patty, although not medium rare, as requested, was so juicy and tender....More

1  Thank almond6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends took me to Ferdinand and promised a fantastic time. I was not disappointed. We went specifically for drinks and they were great. The boys behind the bar are master mixologists and they give a great show as well. The staff are very friendly...More

1  Thank Rouba A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ferdinand is one of the best bars in Beirut... Great welcome... Friendly staff... Food and drinks are special and tasty... I had a delicious beef brisket with French fries... It was lovely... I love the atmosphere... It is cozy and romantic... It is highly recommended

1  Thank Issa M
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The title says it all. A cosy place well located in the heart of Beirut (as a tourist's point of view). Their cocktails are really amazing. The bartenders are well trained and know their stuff. Staff was really polite. Thumbs up

1  Thank AndreasvBrunel
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My second home ‘ the place where we meet our close friends and where we make new friends and where we laugh like crazy 😊

Thank Rim B
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Ferdinand! What a combination of great things put together to keep the people of this place addicted to it! This place is the only bar I have cocktails in as I know it's top quality alcohol which is very rare to find in a place...More

1  Thank Rayan006
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went in on a Wednesday evening when it was happy hour. My husband and I had a few beers and it was very enjoyable. We had already eaten before going in but someone was tucking into nachos and it looked fantastic. The barstaff and locals...More

1  Thank Brudella
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Ferdinand is a place you would like to go to on a casual date or with friends It's cosy and the people there know what good food is about and how fine wine tastes like. They got a lot of drinks to taste ( discover...More

1  Thank Nadim S
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Ferdinand is a destination in Lebanon for both foreigners and locals. it is a stop I make every time I am in Beirut and honestly, it is is the image we are proud off and which we would like to convey to the rest of...More

1  Thank WahidHalabi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
American, Bar, Pub
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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mahatma Gandhi Street | Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 355 955
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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