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Laughing Buddha Bar

#76 of 593 Restaurants in Ubud
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Monkey Forest Road | Opposite Cafe Wayan, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970928
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08:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked by this bar Every night I was in Ubud... it was always busy but I am Not surprised! The music was Great! A different genre every night :-) Great place :-)

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Ventura, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came with a big group on salsa night. They had a table reserved for a large group and sat us immediately. The service was always great and quick. Ordered cocktails, shots, beers and tapas. All was really good, the chicken wings were delicious and also a wonton type thing. The music was amazing and fun. It seemed like locals... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been many times to the laughing Buda but never dun a review This place is a must and Sunbay night the cool tones band are a must but really every night they have great bands on

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Zhengzhou, China
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83 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cocktails are water and ice. Big board with "Live band at 8pm" , hardly started at 9pm. It was salsa night and the band wasn't that good. After one hour or so listening to them, it started to be painful... The food was really good but the portion was way too small. After the quesadillas, still hungry. Then ordered Calamary... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every night they have a band and the three nights that we were in Ubud each one we heard was exceptional. We stopped in one night when their blues band was playing and they were sooo much fun and sooo good. This place is hoping every night with people on the dance floor until they close. We also walked by... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great music and great fun but I would have enjoyed more if people did not smoke so much! We visited a few times as my husband is a musician/song writer and we enjoy good music. One particualr rock band Unb' rocken was amazing! Should they go international these guys can make it big. We just had drinks and snack here... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were attracted to this place because of the music bellowing from within and it made for a great end to our evening. The beer was quite pricey but it was worth it for the ambiance created by the band. Recommend a visit.

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Thank Todd1507
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The band playing yesterday was good. It was full downstairs so we had to go up the 2nd floor; good table for big group. The drinks were a tad pricey hence the 4 star. The food and the service were great.

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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bar seemed to have a good athmosphere with nice music. We had only 2 drinks. When they brought the bill, it was not ours, later another young bar assistant brought our bill and one more. Totally disorganized between them. We said we would pay only for our drinks, not others. We gave 200.rp, and expected the change of about... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Live music every night (and quality live music) The tapas were great and staff is very friendly. Laughing buddha is centrallly located on Monkey Forest Road. It's great for a night out while in Ubud! Highly recommended.

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, 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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