Enjoying a 180-degree view of the port and the Mediterranean, delicate food, and great music with friends represents Beirut at its best. In honor of our city, Iris is open year-round with the iconic rooftop during the summer and the new Winter Garden during the winter.

For drinking and dining al fresco on a midsummer’s eve, very few places rival the roof of the iconic An-Nahar building. Iris cocktail bar and restaurant uniquely blends the relaxed with the refined; whether you’re a cuff-linked fine diner or a bikini-clad après soleil cocktail drinker, Iris doesn’t judge, just delights.

Light, bright, fresh, and consistent, Iris’ Winter Garden is everything you don’t expect out of the temperamental season.

This restaurant lounge curiously blends fine dining with relaxed comfort.

This is where early birds can retreat after work for a casual, well-deserved drink and where sophisticated palates can indulge in a succulent meal at dinner.

  • Operating Hours:
    Monday to Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • Reservation Recommended

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  • Music:

  • Average Price:
    $40 and above
  • Schedule Of Events:
    Live music on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.


Addresses and Contacts

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    An-Nahar Building Downtown Tel.: +9611997099
    Mob.: +9613090936


Articles & Media

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Saturday Night At Iris Album on Jun 16, 2012
Friday Night at Iris Album on Jul 27, 2012
Friday Night at Iris Album on May 25, 2012
Ketel One Album on Feb 2, 2012
Iris Pictures Album on Jan 10, 2012
Live @ Iris - World Class Final ... Album on Jun 15, 2011

Past Events

Electric Sundown: wAFF Party (Party)
Plasti-Scene Photo Exhibition at... Exhibition (Photography, Art)
The Swingin' 20s at Iris Party (Special Themed Party)
What? About You Exhibition at... Exhibition (Painting & Drawing)
Celebrate Alumni Central at Iris Party (Special Themed Party)
Old is Gold at Iris Party (Special Themed Party)
Valentine's at Iris Gathering (Valentine's Dinner)
The 21st Century Night at Iris Party (DJ Mixer, Club Night)
The Garden Brunch Gathering
Ketel One Seminar & Lecture (Conference)

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Perfect lighting design!!

Shaza M. on Sep 14, 2013 via foursquare
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Best risotto ever!!

Marc L. on Aug 15, 2013 via foursquare
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The Virgin Tropicana

Ghena Khatib on Jul 3, 2013 via foursquare