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Laughing Buddha Bar

) #76 of 623 Restaurants in Ubud $$ - $$$ , Asian,
Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (56 reviews)
“laksa” (6 reviews)
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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 yesterday

We have been to this bar four times when staying in Ubud in June 2017. The choice was made due to the very great live music, they have offered. Since we didn't have any food here, I cannot rate the menu. But the music is...More

Thank aroundtheworld999999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought the band & singers were spectacular. Drinks were great good variety & a fabulous buzzing atmosphere. A definite must visit when in party mood.

Thank FineLiving
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely bar that I believe is now rather well known locally to host some great musicians. I was not disappointed. Being a solo traveller I found my way to this bar to listen to some live music and grab a bite to...More

Thank Maria Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a drink during the day, service was quick, drinks fairly cheap. The place is well set out with a large open frontage and during the night, this is one of the few places to be out in Ubud on a 'night...More

Thank LeeWilkesisHere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location to get to know new people! Everybody is dancing and having so much fun!! Cocktails and glasses of wine is about 100kIPR (~7euros) but really good quality! Went there twice in 4 days

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a great bar for watching live bands and drinking. It is so busy that you usualy end up on a table with multiple people, but this all adds to a great evening - meeting new people and chatting and sharing your food. You...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We attended on a Wednesday night for some evening drinks and to watch the live music which was due to start at 20:00. As is the relaxed way in Bali, it started much later, but was worth getting in early for a decent seat. I...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Really cool bar. Very good cocktails and great atmosphere. Monday nights very good rock band, unbroken!

Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, life music and great atmoshere. We enjoyed our evening there a lot. Though if you want to get a table go earlier or resereved a table. We came there just after 8 pm and the place was almost full / and a few...More

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Thank Agspags
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The food was exellentand promptly served, and followed on at 8pm., with the most wonderful music and Vocals. The Laughing Buddha is the only reason one needs to Visit Ubud again, which we are certainly going to do. Great Stuff!!!!!

Thank Brian D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Ubud
  • Phone Number: +62 361 970928
  • E-mail
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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