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Gemmayzeh Street

Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut, Lebanon
Review Highlights
Always fun

Gemmayzeh is a nice area packed with great restaurants and cafes. At night there are nice clubs to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Split personality

During the day it's time to get your hipster on, with cool cafe and shops. At night all the bars... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Independent R
London, United Kingdom
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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” (17 reviews)
“le chef” (6 reviews)
Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Independent R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

although it was better before and not anymore like what it was. i still recommend you to visit it and enjoy the walk and small cafes there to see old Beirut

Thank Sa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

still one of the most visited and active areas of the city, covered with lots of bars and restaurants.

Thank michael c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unique area of Beirut. Small resturants and pubs, many change hands frequently. Area has its own charm. People very friendly. Valet parking, something for everyone.

Thank Hakeem D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take wander down the street in the evening and you'll find somewhere to spend a few hours eating and drinking!

Thank Matbarbour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very cool and charming area to witness street art and cool cafes, pubs and art galleries. I grabbed a cappuccino and walked around aimlessly (my favorite kind :)) - must visit when traveling to Beirut!

Thank Smeeta27
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Gemmayze street is an awesome area in Beirut where traditional houses mix with new homes but all with pubs and nice restaurants so a sure fun experience to do over and over again

Thank Alain A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

With all the traffic, and the Valet parking rules and under the table business, i am hesitant to visit again.

Thank Fouad H
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