The newest restaurants and bars around town
Feel the fiery spirit of Spain at Bonavida, a cool tapas bar in the heart of Mar Mikhael. The warm and friendly ambiance, delicious food, mouthwatering drinks and funky tunes will keep you entertained late into the night.
What’s special? The salmon tartar tacos, buffalo chicken nachos, bresaola roll, beef tapas.
03 315324, Armenia Street, Mar Mikhael
JACKIE O BEIRUT
An urban lounge experience, Jackie O is a classy addition to Beirut’s resto-bar circuit. Guests can expect a chilled out vibe, exquisite bites and a leisurely break from the hustle and bustle of the city. What’s special? The salmon tartar, tuna sashimi, exotic shrimp salad and chicken porcini.
03 315324, Saifi Port Side
Opening in mid-june, Dirty Laundry is a new urban kitchen and bar, with a fun and flirty atmosphere. The open space boasts a beautiful garden and an indoor area. Upstairs, the rooftop bar overlooks the mountains and is an ideal spot for catching up with friends.
What’s special? The squid croquetas in black ink and garlic mayonnaise confit, slow cooked lamb shoulder served with pilau rice, and the signature “Death by Chocolate” dessert.
81 331333, Armenia Street, Mar Mikhael
Kaléo reflects the rhythm of its location, offering fine dining in a casual and artfully inspired setting. The menu features contemporary European dishes prepared with carefully sourced seasonal ingredients.
What’s special? The frogs served two ways, perfectly poached organic eggs with porcini, and grilled beef filet with Kaléo’s special potatoes.
01 985807, Dr. Fawzi Daouk Street, Minet el Hosn, Downtown Beirut