Casa de Thoum: I Loved the Room, the Bed, the Guesthouse and Tasty Breakfast

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 03, 2019

Hotels

Casa de Thoum: I Loved the Room, the Bed, the Guesthouse and Tasty Breakfast

I've been places, toured around Lebanon, visited dozens of guesthouses and this one makes it on the TOP5 list. One of the best and most enjoyable stays to date, Casa de Thoum will offer you and…

September 03, 2019 | Recommended | Batroun

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 27, 2019

Mechwar Videos

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Thoum: The first coastal village we enter from the southern part of North Lebanon Department via the area known as “Al-Madfoun”. It is 5 km distant from Batroun City. It stretched from…

July 27, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor wedding venue and its fish restaurant, which offers a wide selection of freshly…

May 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 25, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Aabrine (عبرين) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Batroun District (Qada'a), an administrative division of North Lebanon Governorate(Mohafazah). The municipality is a member of…

April 25, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Visit Batroun: Watch our Exciting Mechwar Episode!

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Visit Batroun: Watch our Exciting Mechwar Episode!

Batroun is a major tourist destination in North Lebanon. The town boasts historic Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches. The town is also a major beach resort with a vibrant nightlife that…

March 24, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Walking Batroun With the Girl Scouts

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Batroun With the Girl Scouts

A coastal Lebanese city, located 50 km north of the capital Beirut, and 29 km south of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza with a population of around 20,000. Due to its distinguished…

March 22, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Villa Paradiso Hotel Batroun: I Love it Here!

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Hotels

Villa Paradiso Hotel Batroun: I Love it Here!

Whether you're in the mood for eggs, manakish, dairy, homemade jams or a fruit parfait, at Villa Paradiso you start your day off right with a delicious breakfast made with fresh and organic…

March 14, 2019 | Travel | Batroun

Bistr’eau: Happiness Guaranteed. Seafood Cuisine in Batroun!

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 06, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Bistr’eau: Happiness Guaranteed. Seafood Cuisine in Batroun!

On my last episode to Batroun, one restaurant caught my attention; “Bistr’eau”. Bistr’eau, a restaurant on Batroun’s waterfront promises a fine culinary experience with…

March 06, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

Lunch at Ixsir: Calm and Good Wine!

International Cuisine | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 25, 2019

International Cuisine

Lunch at Ixsir: Calm and Good Wine!

Handled by Nicolas Audi, Ixsir welcomes you for lunch, especially on a Sunday. Drive up to Basbina, enjoy the beautiful scenery, sip a glass of wine, walk around the trees and taste Nicolas…

February 25, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

A Different Beach Experience: Colonel "Reef" is Now Open

News | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 21, 2017

News

A Different Beach Experience: Colonel "Reef" is Now Open

Located on Batroun's beautiful waterfront, "Colonel Reef" is Colonel's Beer newest baby. After three years of beer brewing, music, events, barbecue and camping, Colonel has taken the craft beer…

August 21, 2017 | Batroun

Tout de Sweet: Satisfy Your Sugar Rush in Batroun (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 23, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Tout de Sweet: Satisfy Your Sugar Rush in Batroun (Restaurant Closed)

Located at the entrance of Batroun's main souk is a place which specializes in desserts called "Tout de Sweet". It's about all things sweet. Specialities are prepared by a woman with the help of her…

May 23, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Batroun

Zalfa Guesthouse: A House in Batroun

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 03, 2017

Hotels

Zalfa Guesthouse: A House in Batroun

Located in Batroun, occupying the 3rd floor of an old building next to the Red Cross is a normal apartment called Zalfa Guesthouse. Owned by Jacques and his wife, the house is like any…

May 03, 2017 | Reviews | Batroun

Breakfast on Weekends at Colonel Batroun

Breakfast & Coffee | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 26, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast on Weekends at Colonel Batroun

Who today is not familiar with Colonel - a brand that's so much more than just beer. There's a brewery, a garden, yoga classes, various events and now they offer a whole new breakfast experience…

April 26, 2017 | Restaurants | Batroun

Batroun: Celebrating Flowers this Sunday from Noon

Events | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 20, 2017

Events

Batroun: Celebrating Flowers this Sunday from Noon

Batroun here we come... The Batroun Spring Flower Festival will take place on about 14000m2 in Batroun Public Garden. On 21, 22 and 23 April 2017 The Batroun Public Garden will be full of events of…

April 20, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Batroun

Souk el Akel: Batroun Spring Flower Festival

Events | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 18, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel: Batroun Spring Flower Festival

Batroun here we come... The Batroun Spring Flower Festival will take place on about 14000m2 in Batroun Public Garden.On 21, 22 and 23 April 2017 The Batroun Public Garden will be full of events of…

April 18, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Batroun

Georges Maalouf: Fresh and Simple Seafood Sandwiches in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 10, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Georges Maalouf: Fresh and Simple Seafood Sandwiches in Batroun

Occupying the corner street of Batroun's old souk is a place I like - a sandwicheria owned and operated by Georges Maalouf. Consider it a snack or seafood joint, where the chef himself rolls one…

April 10, 2017 | Reviews | Batroun

The Village Batroun is Now Open

Reviews | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 31, 2016

Reviews

The Village Batroun is Now Open

It is a nice place… The Village Batroun is a colorful village made of wooden boxes, a handful of restaurants offering various cuisines from around the world. Wagon, Crumb, Lord of the Wings,…

August 31, 2016 | Street Food | Batroun

Samket Abou Fadi: The New Location in Batroun

Reviews | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 26, 2016

Reviews

Samket Abou Fadi: The New Location in Batroun

It seems Abou Fady understood that opening before the Chekka tunnel is better for serving the area of Batroun and its surrounding. I've been to the one in Tripoli, the one in Anfeh and today I am…

July 26, 2016 | Sandwiches | Batroun

Lunch Chez Maguy but Surely not on a Sunday

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 14, 2016

Fish & Seafood

Lunch Chez Maguy but Surely not on a Sunday

I'm not sure where to start or even how to start. Maguy is one of my favorite places, Maguy herself is a friend I respect... I've been here four or five times and have always left happy, but it was…

March 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Batroun

Georges Maalouf: Fresh Fish Sandwiches in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

October 06, 2015

Fish & Seafood

Georges Maalouf: Fresh Fish Sandwiches in Batroun

Occupying the corner street of Batroun's old souk is a new place, a sandwich restaurant with no name. Consider it a snack or seafood joint, where Georges Maalouf  rolls one sandwich at a time.…

October 06, 2015 | Recommended | Batroun

Come Join the Fun in Batroun...this Weekend

Events | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

October 03, 2015

Events

Come Join the Fun in Batroun...this Weekend

Let me tell you something NGNO'esrs, Batroun is one of my all time favorite coastal Lebanese cities today. I have recently discovered this Northern gem and fell in love with its energy, its…

October 03, 2015 | Souk el Akel | Batroun

Missi Bakery Batroun

Reviews | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

October 01, 2015

Reviews

Missi Bakery Batroun

I was introduced to Missi Bakery last winter when in Batroun during an episode of Meshwar. I met a man and his wife preparing some interesting specialties like the "Oros Bayd" and "Mwarra2et…

October 01, 2015 | Street Food | Batroun

2015 Craft Beer & Street Food Festival

Events | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 27, 2015

Events

2015 Craft Beer & Street Food Festival

2015 Craft Beer & Street Food Festival Get ready for some excitingly unique fun coming your way this October... 2-3-4 October at Colonel Beer - Batroun 1 Day Pass: 20$ (Souvenir Glass + 2…

September 27, 2015 | News | Batroun

Mechwar Videos

Visit Batroun

A coastal Lebanese city, located 50 km north of the capital Beirut, and 29 km south of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza with a population of around 20,000.Due to its distinguished…

August 27, 2015 | Travel | Batroun

L'Auberge de la Mer: A Soothing Escape Within Lebanon

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 14, 2015

Hotels

L'Auberge de la Mer: A Soothing Escape Within Lebanon

In Batroun, on the Mediterranean Sea, sits a Phoenician wall, thousands of years of history, an old fishing port and a small boutique hotel "L’Auberge de la Mer ". Built in the 19th…

August 14, 2015 | Recommended | Batroun

Tafla Smar Jbeil: Wake up in Another Dimension

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 13, 2015

Hotels

Tafla Smar Jbeil: Wake up in Another Dimension

It was late, really late, the car was taking one corner after the other following Jamil up the hills of Madfoun... I felt like we were reaching Ixsir. Five minutes from the highway, we took a left…

August 13, 2015 | Recommended | Batroun

Colonel: A Microbrewery with Five Choices of Beer

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 29, 2015

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Colonel: A Microbrewery with Five Choices of Beer

It's the idea that took Lebanon by storm... Colonel beer, the house down in Batroun producing a homemade beer the whole country is talking about. I've been here twice but had never tried the food;…

April 29, 2015 | Spotted Stories | Batroun

Wine and Twisted Local Specialties: The Lebanese Restaurant at Ixsir

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 18, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Wine and Twisted Local Specialties: The Lebanese Restaurant at Ixsir

After visiting Ixsir for the first time in December and enjoying a fine meal in an amazing location, it was time to go up to the mountains of Basbina where the Ixsir winery is located and experience…

April 18, 2015 | Recommended | Batroun

Maguy: Batroun’s Inspirational Hidden Gem

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 09, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Maguy: Batroun’s Inspirational Hidden Gem

In Lebanon, there are a handful of gems found in different parts of the country. I recently stumbled upon one, just 45 minutes away from Beirut heading North. Get into the car, drive towards…

March 09, 2015 | Recommended | Batroun

Batroun: Peaceful and Serene City

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Batroun: Peaceful and Serene City

Located 50 km North of Beirut, and 29 km South of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza, with a population of around 20,000. One of the oldest cities in the world,…

February 12, 2015 | Travel | Batroun

La Marée: Tasty Fish Sandwiches (Closed Restaurant)

Street Food | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 25, 2015

Street Food

La Marée: Tasty Fish Sandwiches (Closed Restaurant)

Down in the old souks of Batroun, I met a man, a special man, a man obsessed with cleanliness, a cook, a king of his own castle, a castle where fish is given a whole new meaning, a castle where…

January 25, 2015 | Batroun

Nicolas Audi: A Cuisine Inspired by the Lebanese Terroirs at Ixsir

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 25, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Nicolas Audi: A Cuisine Inspired by the Lebanese Terroirs at Ixsir

The famous Nicolas Audi has opened his own restaurant in Basbina, nestled in an old house hosting the Ixsir winery.  What a place! A soothing ambiance haunts this old Lebanese house…

December 25, 2014 | Restaurants | Batroun

San Stephano Batroun, Fish Restaurant on the Water Shores

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 29, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

San Stephano Batroun, Fish Restaurant on the Water Shores

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor wedding venue and its fish restaurant, which offers a wide selection of freshly…

September 29, 2014 | Restaurants | Batroun

From Batroun to the World: A Fine Beer Is Taking Lebanon by Storm

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 19, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

From Batroun to the World: A Fine Beer Is Taking Lebanon by Storm

Recently, I met a man, a passionate citizen who sold everything he owned to build his dream. He had a vision, a dream of producing his own beer, in his own shop, as he had been taught to do. A local…

September 19, 2014 | Recommended | Batroun

Colonel Beer: Batroun Has its Own Beer... Coming Soon

News | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 04, 2014

News

Colonel Beer: Batroun Has its Own Beer... Coming Soon

Resilient. Pioneering. Innovative. These are just some of the words that best describe Lebanon’s entrepreneurial landscape. And Jamil Haddad, the latest entrepreneur to emerge from this world,…

April 04, 2014 | Batroun

Beit Al Batroun: An Eclectic and Charming Maison D'Hôte

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 14, 2013

Hotels

Beit Al Batroun: An Eclectic and Charming Maison D'Hôte

I may always say this and I will say it again, simply because I am positively surprised… There are places in Lebanon that inspire me, as well as people who remind me that Lebanon is a…

August 14, 2013 | Recommended | Batroun

Homemade with Love and Passion: Maguy's Fresh Daily Catch

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 16, 2013

Fish & Seafood

Homemade with Love and Passion: Maguy's Fresh Daily Catch

In Lebanon, there are a handful of gems found in different parts of the country. I recently stumbled upon one, just 45 minutes away from Beirut heading North. Get into the car, drive towards…

May 16, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

Batrouniyat: Beyt Mouneh, Authentic Lebanese Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 14, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Batrouniyat: Beyt Mouneh, Authentic Lebanese Restaurant

Batrouniyat is a recently renovated Lebanese house that you will be passing by on your way to Batroun, situated along the seaside road. Batrouniyat is a concept by Chantale and Gibran Bassil who…

May 14, 2012 | Restaurants | Batroun

Batroun Village Club Hotel: A Disaster to Avoid

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 25, 2012

Hotels

Batroun Village Club Hotel: A Disaster to Avoid

If you’re visiting Batroun, I would suggest avoiding the Village Club! It’s the worst hotel I have ever been to in my life. What a shame. Really, all I could think was what a shame.…

February 25, 2012 | Reviews | Batroun

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