If there’s anything the Lebanese love, it’s caffeine
. Turkish coffee is a staple after every lunch and in every social visit. Caffeine is a part of the Lebanese lifestyle, so unwind in a café after long walks because there’s nothing like a hot cup of coffee in cosmopolitan Beirut
Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten-free, $$$
Urbanista | © Mariette Azar
If you’re looking for a light meal and a great cup of coffee, then Urbanista
is for you. Its vibrant yet relaxed atmosphere makes it an ideal place for intellectual discussion. Comfortable leather seats and the warm hospitality will definitely make you a repeat customer.
Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Seafood, $$$
Gordon's Cafe, Le Gray | © Le Gray
Located in the Le Gray
hotel, in the center of the city, Gordon’s Cafe
definitely adds an elegant feel to your coffee break. Its proximity to Downtown Beirut makes it an excellent spot to settle down after a day of exploring the Beirut Souks.
Cafe, Bistro, Contemporary, $$$
Cafe Younes | © Mariette Azar
is the place to go if you’re looking to hang out like a local. The rustic vibe and casual atmosphere make it a perfect setting to stumble into after a walk in Hamra. The local option offers various types of beans and blends to satisfy any caffeine lover.
Bistro, Cafe, American, French, $$$
Regular band showings and good company define Salon Beyrouth
. The delicious steak and after-lunch cup of coffee make it a must-visit destination for café
dwellers, and events and a bar make it a lively spot, perfect for a coffee break.