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Laughing Buddha Bar

) #81 of 626 Restaurants in Ubud $$ - $$$ , Asian,
Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (56 reviews)
“laksa” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, Pub, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a visit to Ubud Bali we went for a night out wow what a night. Couldn't stop dancing singing the entertainment is unbelievably good the atmosphere was fantastic took me back to my younger days in London we had a wonderful meal very reasonably...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to be if you want live music. The local band who performed soul night (Sunday) was great! Nice place to relax and enjoy the music. Food and drinks are okay but overly priced.

Thank haydz_1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on our last night in Ubud. We arrived about 7:30pm for Indonesian Tapas which was both delicious and superb value. At 8pm the local Blues band performed a 3 hour (+) set which was brilliant. Excellent band. Despite being really busy service was...More

Thank MikeyM1Ke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended Laughing Buddha to us for the live music and we're so glad we made the time to visit. The music was excellent! Definitely not the cheapest drinks you'll find in Ubud and the food is ok, nothing special. However, it's worth the...More

Thank Elyssa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rock n roll bar with live local resident rock music band. Enjoyable and very relaxing place. Great at night !

Thank MaxMarcella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on a Thursday evening for drinks and dinner. They had a live Latino salsa band playing - 6 in the band, and they were really good. Great atmosphere with many people dancing. After 8 pm, the place was packed out, and people...More

Thank n8th8n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard lots about the Laughing Buddha and had passed by during the live entertainment so it was somewhere I decided to stop. The menu wasn't anything exciting so it clear we are there for the ambience. However my ambience was ruined when upon...More

Thank Mariama E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We don't normally like to go out and drink so much at pretentious clubs anymore but after reading about this bar in several guides, we decided to drop by and have a nightcap. Although, it turned out, we stayed for the whole night enjoying the...More

Thank PaulaMaravilla
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been here on a friday night after dinner. Drinks were good and pairly priced. The talented Band played old soul classics which was to our liking. - 1 star minus for the waiter who wanted to trick us with the change...

Thank Pascal R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to this bar four times when staying in Ubud in June 2017. The choice was made due to the very great live music, they have offered. Since we didn't have any food here, I cannot rate the menu. But the music is...More

Thank aroundtheworld999999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
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
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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