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) #27 of 721 Restaurants in Beirut $$ - $$$ , International
Mina El Hosn - Down Town | Al nahar building rooftop, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 3 090 936
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mini burgers” (4 reviews)
“rooftop bar” (8 reviews)
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Bar, International
$$ - $$$
Mina El Hosn - Down Town | Al nahar building rooftop, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Iris is an experience not just a bar. A swanky lounge on the roof of the Nahar building downtown providing a panoramic view of the rebuilt central district and its continuously growing skyline. Beautiful and stylish hostesses and attentive professional staff enhance the experience. Lots...More

Thank Rami R
Reviewed 4 days ago

So sad to write a negative review about a place i used to like a lot. The experience at Iris this year is not the same anymore. Not only is the place super congested and the bands are poor but the man at the door...More

Thank Perla A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the to go pub at sunset time in Beirut DT simply because of the beautiful view on the sea and on DT Beirut... Drinks are over priced but the ambiance is so nice that you forget about it and chill...

Thank Alain A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place to have a drink, eat a bite of their delicious food, watch the sunset in beirut. for friends or couples,recommended!

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Boy do the Lebanese know how to party; the atmosphere is amazing and the friendly nature of the people are next to none. This is by far the best rooftop bar (and dining) I have experienced. New York, Hong Kong - forget it, Beirut, Lebanon...More

Thank Sunlovers96
Reviewed 10 November 2016

this rooftop bar overlooking Beirut Sea and mountain is the ideal place for Sunset drinks or late parties. the drinks variety and presentation are amazing

Thank Ghada K
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great music, great atmosphere and wonderful view of the city. Perfect for a drink or more after dinner at the bay

Thank Wilbaune
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly stuff, nice music, beautiful view around beirut i like this place ,advice to everyone to visit it

1  Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Just popped up for drinks. Fantastic view of the whole of Beirut. Great place to relax after a long day sightseeing

Thank Mrsdojack
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice place for a chill. The music was nice and the service was great. They have a welcoming staff. the bouncers are always smiling.

Thank Hala K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is their a minimum age to enter this place ? And do they have shisha
1 September 2016|
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Response from HARBeirut | Reviewed this property |
i think 18 plus, and noooooooooooo shisha else it would not be that awesome:P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mina El Hosn - Down Town | Al nahar building rooftop, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 3 090 936
  • E-mail
Iris is the ultimate bar & lounge experience, featuring a globally infused kitchen and international visionary specialty cocktails, staggering views of the city, complete with the leading sounds of smooth tunes courtesy of live international bands and renowned resident DJs. Iris is the unrivaled getaway for those breathtaking sunset views and city lights, a go-to venue for the midtown post-work crowd and trendsetters, where it's easy to get lost sipping on succulent drinks, great conversation and astounding music.
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