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Souk el tayeb
Created in 2004 as a private initiative by Kamal Mouzawak, Lebanon’s first farmer’s market gathers producers from all over the country. The weekly farmers market hosts small-scale producers from all over Lebanon who offer fresh, local, seasonal food and food products, and organic produce including fruits and vegetables, “mouneh”, dairy products, ready-to-eat food, sweets, and traditional handmade crafts.
Come visit this integral part of Beirut:
Wednesdays from 9am-4pm on Clemenceau at the Gefinor Center https://goo.gl/maps/fmLJUKy7Yfq
Saturdays from 9am-3pm Downtown at the Beirut Souks https://goo.gl/maps/sRjRXSkEsSF2
Located off the bustling Armenia street in the neighbourhood of Gemmayze, Mayrig’s outdoor patio offers a great, cozy atmosphere to go along with their delicious Lebanese food http://www.mayrigbeirut.com/.
Located in Mar Mikhael, and open for lunch and dinner, this is a great spot for Italian food, in a relaxed atmosphere
Kalei Coffee Co.
The Happy Prince
This place is serious about its meat, fish, brunch, and cocktails (but don’t worry there are things for vegetarians, too!) and its location is perfect for those who are planning on starting their night in Mar Mikhael, or ending their day exploration of the city http://www.thehappyprincebeirut.com/.
Le Petit Gris
Upscale casual French dining in Gemmazye. Great for those for a craving to quench their wine palette, and bring your appetite to be able to enjoy the richness of their menu https://lepetitgris.com/.
From the people who bring you The Happy Prince, this is a great cocktail spot to visit after your dinner at their sister restaurant http://www.vyvyansbeirut.com/
A staple cocktail bar in Mar Mikhael with moody lighting and extensive cocktail knowledge, and if you’re looking for a good glass of Arak, look no further! https://www.facebook.com/AniseCorridorBar/.
If you are a guest staying at our Beit in Mar Mikhael receive 20% off drop-ins http://www.athletesanonymous.com/.
Museums, Galleries, & Theatres
This is a must visit for book collectors and lovers of movie posters – old and new http://alfurat.com/.
Saleh Barakat Gallery
Barakat is focused on bringing attention back to Arab art and artists through rotating exhibitions promoting modern and contemporary art http://www.salehbarakatgallery.com/.
Dar Al Mussawir
The American University in Beirut’s Archaeological Museum is the third oldest museum in the Near East. Be sure to go on a weekday though, as they are closed on weekends! https://www.aub.edu.lb/museum_archeo/Pages/default.aspx
The Metro Madina
The Metro Station serves as a café-bar, and the Metro Al Madina is available for private parties, but the real treat for lovers of the performing arts is in their Metro Hall. This is where, from theatre to concerts, to orchestras and cabarets, they celebrate the diversity of the stage with their passionate performances https://metromadina.com/.
Take a walk on the Corniche, with a beautiful view of the Mediterranean and spotted with places for a drink and a bite with fantastic views, it will give you a beautiful break from the noisiness of the city. It is also where you can find the infamous Raouche Rocks (also affectionately called The Pigeon Grotto).
A famous beach club that offers beautiful views of the sea and Raouche Rocks. Go swimming in one of their two pools, bask in the sun, or go on a Friday night to dance!
The Botanical Garden at AUB
This garden opened in 2016 at the American University of Beirut to celebrate their 150th anniversary. It boasts a large variety of plants, trees, and flowers, all set surrounded by the infamously beautiful campus buildings, and giving you views to the sea. Don’t forget to bring a piece of ID! And tours are available for those who book ahead of time http://bit.ly/2Vl3Ap6.
Maison Rabih Kayrouz
This internationally renowned designer is from right here in Lebanon. Visit the designers Instagram page to see his stunning designs, and visit his store in Mar Nicolas https://www.instagram.com/maisonrabihkayrouz/?hl=en.
An initiative by Rabih Kayrouz, Tala Hajjar, and Solidere, this non-profit organization was created to help young Lebanese designers https://www.starchfoundation.org/index.php.
This young Lebanese clothing designer has made waves at home, and abroad. Her designs are both classic, and contemporary, with luxurious fabrics and silhouettes https://larakhoury.com/.
Bringing a modern breath of air to traditional Lebanese embroidery, Salim’s designs are unique pieces of traditional heritage https://www.instagram.com/azzamsalim/.
This luxury jewelry has a showroom open upon request, and a store open for daily shopping where she also carries unique clothing and accessories http://rosamariajewellery.com/.
Pop Up Concepts
Upscale streetwear for men, with designs that are both stylish, and classic https://popup-concepts.com/.