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Laughing Buddha Bar

#74 of 572 Restaurants in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
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Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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Today
08:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While walking through the Monkey street in Ubud, it was pretty clear that Ubud doesnt boast about great night life, with most restaurants and cafes more than half empty. We decided to refer to Lonely Planet and thus reached Laughing Buddha, and boy! there was not a single seat left in the place. It was like almost the whole crowd... More 

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Thank Parvathyvnair
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the best time here, the live music is awesome and their is a great atmosphere and vibes! Its really fun when people are up and dancing having a good time, the drinks are good and they have nice food also if you want to eat dinner there. The staff are friendly too, the place just attracts a really... More 

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Thank hjadewinter
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't eat here but popped in for a bintang and listen to some music next thing we are in there all night listening to the music drinking and having a great time

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Thank jamiegreenhill16
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the live music here, some great local bands doing awesome covers. It can get pretty busy on the weekends. The beer was very reasonably priced, as was the food. We went here a couple of times during out stay in Ubud.

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Thank suryana2
Casablanca, Morocco
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to enjoy original music in ubud, live band music with different theme, we went there three times and like it so much !!

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Thank Soumaya T
Chico, California
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice bar, with okay live music. The problems are that drinks are grossly over priced and seating is not open so it doesn't make for a very social environment.

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Thank patrickohs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here looking for a bit more people to meet during a night out in Ubud. We met a great group from USA and had a lovely chat. Atmosphere is great, beers are ok priced. Clearly a popular spot, so great for a night out. There was live music there and the band was killer! The only thing we... More 

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Thank Stephanie M
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sat here for a drink (had to have the Arak Obama cocktail because of the funny name) and enjoyed my stay. They have happy hours for cocktails from afternoon until 8 pm. There was a good live band and people were dancing, which was fun to watch. By the end of the night everyone was on the dancefloor. Relaxed... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a few Bintangs here one night after a meal in Ubud. So glad we found it! Great atmosphere and fantastic live music.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't eat here but I went for a drink several nights. They have live bands every night and they are really good too. There's Always one night which would tickle your music fancy. The three times I was there, it was really busy. I think people get in early and have dinner and stay until the band finishes. Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Pub, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 02:00
Monday
08:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 02:00
Thursday
08:30 - 02:00
Friday
08:30 - 02:00
Saturday
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Ubud
  • Phone Number: +62 361 970928
Description
Restaurant, Tapas Bar, Cocktail Lounge and Music Venue, the Laughing Buddha is a happening place!There’s something for everyone on our ‘Buddhalicious’ Asian & Mediterranean menu, from famous noodles soups and authentic local fare to tasty tapas and sweet treats.The little sister of Jazz Café, the music is great, with playlists to get you in a happy mood, regular live gigs and special events featuring talented musicians from around the world.Come and mingle with the crowd while sipping an inspired cocktail…or 2 (buy 2 get 1 FREE from 4 to 7pm and 11pm to 1am). Or stop by for lunch and a cool fresh pressed sugar cane juice while taking a stroll along Monkey Forest Road. Open all day, every day and for you night owls…the kitchen is now open until 1am!For an unforgettably fun time in Ubud, Laughing Buddha is the place to be. Seriously!!

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