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Laughing Buddha Bar

$$ - $$$, Asian,
Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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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

Nice spot. Good music. Okay food and drinks, but crazy prises for ubud. To put things into context... My hotel bar (ubud village up the road about 200m) was cheaper than this place, and the food/drinks/band were just as good! Just another "tourist processing plant"....More

Thank eddie w
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place for a drink in the evenings. Staff are very helpful and friendly and you can watch the world go by.

Thank HilaryofKendal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great bar for tourists! The bar is on a nice busy street in UBud Town so you get a good feel for the city, they have live music every night that changes depending on the day. The food was a little expensive if your going...More

Thank Briony M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really liked this place. Went there for the live music and drinks but ended up eating there as the menu looked nice. There’s two for one cocktails a lot of the time and they were decent. We then shared 3 Asian tapas for starters between...More

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are very friendly and attentive - no mounting glasses on our table. There was live music playing during our visit which was actually good! (In the UK this is seldom the case). Would recommend for a chilled out few drinks in the evening. (The...More

Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were on vacation in Ubud Bali and heard about the Laughing Buda Bar so we though we would give it a try. What a Great experience!! Food was good even though it is not a restaurant, Live music very good with...More

Thank Leon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, so many bad cocktails before I found this place. Try the lychee lemongrass Martini and the watermelon mint daiquiri - sublime. Happy hour 4-8pm.

Thank Susannah M
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Friday night... Fabulous funk and dance music with a band that just won't quit. Awesome staff and service eventough they were packed. Can't wait to go back. If you like great tunes and dancing this is the place and the price is excellent too!

Thank Casa R
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere. A cozy place and a band is always playing live. Soft blues music we enjoyed very much. The drinks were a bit light i would say. I ordered the watermelon daiquiri but couldnt taste the alcohol much.. maybe because we got it on...More

Thank Tamara R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't eat here but went in for Afew beers and some good live music.atmosphere was great and a definite must if your in ubud.music starts round 8

Thank Alice F
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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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