Beirut/Ain El Mraiseh

Ain El Mraisseh is in Beirut, situated along Beirut's coastal Cornish, which stretches for several kilometers, and is only a few minutes away from the renovated city center. This district was famous for its nightlife in the early 70's and is attempting to regain its reputation.

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A Beiruti native's gourmet paradise, this fusion restaurant serves up fresh fish and organic vegetables, so it is focused on the healthy and delicious. The setting is funky, colourful and the crowd extremely in. Sunday brunches are good, if a little overrated, especially in summer when the balcony overlooking the Mediterranean is open.

InterContinental Phoenicia Hotel

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut is situated along the famous boardwalk, “Corniche” a few minutes from the city’s business and banking district, and the ever lively and entertaining city center. Beirut International Airport is only a few kilometers away.

Spaghetteria Italiana

Transport yourself to a Naples trattoria in this old-timer with fantastic views on the Corniche. Fresh pasta to die for and we can’t recommend the spaghetti alle vongole rosse enough. Try the fish at this Italian classic, which has become the haunt of more than one expat foreign journalist.

Artisans du Liban et d'Orient

Artisans du Liban et d'Orient designs and produces ornaments of all sorts.

Souffleur Museum

Sinno Street, Ain El Mreisseh. Call for private visits.

SEE   —  +961 1 365 313 —  Map

Le Vendome Intercontinental Hotel

SLEEP   —  +961 1-369280 —  Ain El Mraisseh

Radisson SAS Martinez Hotel

SLEEP   —  +961 1-368111 —  Ain El Mraisseh

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