Secrets of Beirut

SOBEIRUT is the insiders' guide to the best things to do in Beirut and Lebanon

Cool events in Beirut

Movies playing in Beirut

The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets

A terrier named Max's quiet life is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray, who Max instantly dislikes.

Skiptrace

Skiptrace

A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.

Mechanic: Resurrection

Mechanic: Resurrection

The most dangerous hitman in the world, Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne

The CIA's most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.

Genius

Genius

A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency.

Recommended Restaurants

Bent el Sultan

Bent el Sultan

Contemporary Levantine Lebanese fusion cuisine, offering a wide menu selection

Capitole

Capitole

Groovy and sexy pulling an extra glam, summer time crowd 

Caprice

Caprice

A Nightlife Venue... Like no Other!

Enab

Enab

Through the doors of Enab is a step into another world. The setting, paradise. The food, bliss. 

Burgundy

Burgundy

Hands-down some of the finest fine-dining experiences in Beirut: just be sure you can stomach the bill that goes along with it!

Toto

Toto

The finest Italian restaurant and pizzeria

Fly

Fly

This rooftop restaurant and bar may not fly you to the moon but it will get you pretty damn close!

The Villa

The Villa

A new life for an old building in the heart of Badaro 

Recommended Bars

The Next Whiskey Bar

The Next Whiskey Bar

"The Next Whiskey Bar" is a whiskey oriented Bar & Restaurant in Beirut serving numerous whiskeys from all over the world.

Molo

Molo

Curtained off from Badaro's main street

Sud

Sud

A little gem of a restaurant and bar nestled in the heart of a traditional Mediterranean courtyard in Mar Mikhael: prepare to be enchanted.

Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar

Beirut is still waiting on its Mexican food fad, but with places like Pablo Escobar, it’s only a matter of time. 

Mayor

Mayor

Will the Mayor's pioneering creativity rule the village?

Latest Interviews

Interview with Roula Dfouni

Interview with Roula Dfouni

“ I choose to be a brand” “ I can cry at the movies and lead a successful business team!” “I never...

Latest Articles

Lebanon's Best Stargazing Locations

Lebanon's Best Stargazing Locations

To many Lebanese and foreigners alike Lebanon is a country of ritzy beaches and dazzling nightlife where pulsating strobes and laser lights...

Recommended Hotels

Bouyouti

Bouyouti

What do you get when you mix Lebanese heritage with a touch of Tuscan charm and a hint of French elegance? Bouyouti, the crown jewel of the Chouf...

Cherry Blossom Hotel

Cherry Blossom Hotel

Charming resort with modern amenities offering the comfort of your city home with the serenity of a countryside escape

Le Gray

Le Gray

A buzz of glitz and glamour in the center of urban Beirut

Movenpick

Movenpick

Top-notch 5-star business hotel with excellent swimming, gym and spa facilities

Phoenicia Hotel

Phoenicia Hotel

A landmark 5 Star hotel overlooking Zaitunay Bay and the Saint George.

Tafla

Tafla

Charming, laid-back bed and breakfast in Smar Jbeil

Beit el Batroun

Beit el Batroun

Fall in love at first sight with this stunning bed-and-breakfast with breathtaking views in Batroun.

Recommended Outdoors & Sports

360 Fitness

360 Fitness

Offering a new perspective for a healthy lifestyle.

Cedars of Jaj

Cedars of Jaj

A small but impressive cluster of Cedars well worth the hike

Jonas

Jonas

This beach is as laid-back as they come on the Jiyyeh shores. Look around : no stuffiness in sight!

Recommended Galleries

Artscape-Beirut

Artscape-Beirut

A DIY (Do-it-yourself) space that can be whatever you want it to be. The common thread? Art and Creativity, of course!