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Ferdinand is a feisty bar with class, that serves excellent cocktails and a wide selection of locally produced beers. Fun vibes are Ferdinand's main draw, but the house burgers are certainly a very close second.

Bars & Nightlife

Living up to its somewhat unexpected title of the Middle East's "Party Capital", Beirut never hesitates to throw a great one. Summer is prime party season when the city's breezy terraces fill up with revellers and poolsides get crowded with sunbeds. Action commonly goes on till dawn, persisting well after the first rays of sunlight. Dress to impress: many upper-scale establishments have a dress code and face control in place. Here are some of the best bars and nightclubs in Beirut: