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Beirut.com 19 Oct 2018

14 Cozy Spots In Beirut That Will Get You In The Autumn Mood

Snuggle up and pretend like it’s really cold outside when it’s actually just stuffy and rainy.

1. The Gathering, Gemmayze

With several menus to choose from, The Gathering serves excellent steaks, pizzas, and wines – all under one roof. Their stone walls, high ceilings, and wine bottles stored throughout each room make it a superb setting for staying cozy in the rain.

2. Dirty Laundry, Mar Mikhael

Your favorite summer terrace has gone indoors for wintertime. Visit Dirty Laundry for excellent drinks and food, and for excellent views of your favorite city in the rain.

3. Anise, Mar Mikhael

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For excellent cocktails and contagiously trendy vibes, Anise is a great place to go. If you’re a gin lover, we recommend you try their wild gin gimlet which will keep you warm on the inside and out.

4. P’tit Bistrot, Mar Mikhael

If you feel like visiting Paris for the evening, head down to P’tit Bistro. Serving excellent food in a cozy ambiance topped with impeccable wine, the Mar Mikhael gem is your ticket to France.

5. L’appartement, Achrafieh

For romantic coziness, look no further than L’appartement in Achrafieh. It has dim lighting and intimate tables perfect for getting to know someone on a rainy day.

6. East Village Badaro

For excellent food and delicious cocktails, East Village is one of our favorites. We recommend you try their ‘Forbidden Rice Risotto’ for some gourmet comfort food. Sit back and enjoy the view of the rain falling outside while you feast on a scrumptious meal.

7. Meats and Bread, Gemmayze

For some hearty comfort food in the heart of Beirut, this hardcore BBQ joint is ideal. They serve the most delicious chicken wings, brisket, babyback ribs, and our favorite burger in Beirut, The WTF burger. Their food is sure to keep you warm even if it’s raining outside, but we can’t guarantee that it won’t get messy!

8. Home Sweet Home, Mar Mikhael

You know that feeling of sheer happiness when you’re at home and it’s raining outside, and you feel so comfortable and at ease? Well, if you want to have that feeling while you’re not at home, try Home Sweet Home in Mar Mikhael for some homey vibes, delicious food, and welcoming staff.

9. Maryool, Mar Mikhael

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A tiny gem in Mar Mikhael, Mayrool serves absolutely delicious Lebanese-inspired dishes and drinks. Be sure to ask for the meal of the day, and enjoy the bright layout of the place while it rains away outside.

11. Torino Express, Gemmayze

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One of Beirut’s oldest bars, Torino Express is a great place to go for a casual drink while enjoying views of the rain falling outside.

12. Hole in the Wall, Monot

A casual bar in Monot, Hole in the Wall is great for drinks with friends on a rainy day. They have live performances by local talents every day of the week, so you can enjoy your favorite cover songs while staying dry away from the rain.

13. Nonna, Monot

Serving delicious freshly made pizzas in the coziest of atmospheres.

14. Le Relais de l’Entrecote, Monot

Steak, fries, and wine – the recipe for a perfect cozy dinner.