10 Must-Visit Bars and Pubs in Amman

The ancient ruins, stunning mosques, famous museums, tall skyscrapers, bustling markets, and trendy restaurants make the city of Amman, Jordan's cosmopolitan capital, a captivating mix of the antique and the modern. The city only becomes more vibrant at night when its numerous bars open up to create one of the most exciting nightlife scenes in the Middle East.

Here is the list of the 10 best bars in Amman:

1. Cantaloupe Gastro Pub

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Cantaloupe Gastro Pub is a famous open-air rooftop bar in Amman known for offering a fulfilling fine dining experience next to terraces flaunting scenic views of the city. It has a very casual and laid-back atmosphere and is perfect for unwinding with your friends. The pub also has an expansive cocktails list, so do check it out! Reservations are advisable, especially on the weekends.

Location: Rainbow Str., 1 Juqa Str. 10 The Boulevard - Abdali, Amman 11110 Jordan
Timings: 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 14 – JOD 71

2. Dubliners

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With a homey dark wood decor, a wide selection of excellent beer, and a boisterous, warm, and welcoming atmosphere, Dubliners is as Irish as you will get in Jordan. It's popular for serving some truly Irish beers, including the famous Guinness. In addition, the bar screens sports matches for people to enjoy while downing their pints. It also regularly hosts karaoke nights on Fridays.
Location: Ali Nasouh Al Tahir Street Swefieh Al Kamal Commercial Complex, Amman Jordan
Timings: 12:00 PM to 12:30 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 7 – JOD 17

3. Rustic Bar and Eatery

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This cosy pub-style eatery is popular in Amman for offering lip-smacking food, refreshing cocktails, and excellent service. The chill mood and vibey music add to the climate, making it a great place to hang out with friends. The modern and international menu features incredible steaks and salads, which you should try.
Location: Al Karmaly Street Behind Al Tarasanta College- Canary Hotel, Amman Jordan
Timings: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 8 – JOD 20

4. Chestnut Restaurant & Pub

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The Chestnut Restaurant & Pub is one of the most amazing bars in Amman. The laid-back pub offers an extensive menu of American cuisine, and the service is top-notch. Food and wine lovers will especially leave the pub with a wonderful and satisfying experience.
Location: Salma Bin Khalal Street Salma Bin Khalal, Amman 11181 Jordan
Timings: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 7 – JOD 14

5. The Corner's Pub

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The Corner's Pub is one of the best places in Amman to mingle with the locals and get to know more about them. Not only do they have great food and drinks, but they also host live performances by both local and international musicians throughout the year.
Location: Abdulkader Street 2nd Circle, Amman Jordan
Timings: 02:00 AM to 01:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 15 – JOD 60

6. Murphy's - House of Rock

Energetic rock music. Sports on large TVs. Incredible food. Flowing wine. Lots of fun! That's the package you will find at Murphy's - House of Rock, the ultimate destination for fun-seekers. Remember, only groups are permitted, and couples must make reservations before going there.
Location: Shatt Al Arab Street, Umm Uthaina 17 the Conroy Boutique Hotel, Amman 11195 Jordan
Timings: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 6 - JOD 20

7. Houston's Restaurant & Pub

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Houston's is very welcoming and pleasant pub in Amman's busy Shemisani business district. Houston's describes itself as "specializing in good times and great food!" They stay true to these words offering a delightful atmosphere and an excellent American menu with several choices for vegetarians.
Location: Shmeisani, Opposite Kempinski Hotel main entrance 6, Leila Al Akhleya Street, Amman 11194 Jordan
Timings: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 7 – JOD 18

8. Bonita Inn, Restaurant & Tapas

Located relatively close to most of Amman's attractions, Bonita is, as the name suggests, a charming inn, restaurant, and tapas patio that serves some of the best Spanish food in the city. The extensive menu also features fantastic foods from other Mediterranean and European cuisines, along with the classic tapas, gambas, croquetas, and paella. A great place to unwind and enjoy!
Location: 3rd Circle, Amman Jordan
Timings: 12:30 PM to 11:30 PM every day
Price Range: JOD 14 – JOD 21

9. Snug

Snug is your neighbourhood pub. Cosy ambience. Homey decor. No dress code. Good food. There's no need for any planning. If you are looking for a place to meet your friends for a casual gathering and grab a quick bite of food and drink, Snug is the place for you.
Location: Al Qaherah Street Abdoun Circle, by Moka Cafe, Amman 11180 Jordan
Timings: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 5 – JOD 25

10. High Garden Rooftop

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A trendy botanical garden-themed rooftop restaurant, High Garden is one of the most popular bars in Amman. The mostly international menu features some great American and European dishes, and the wine list is extensive. The magnificent views and the fantastic vibes coupled with excellent food and super friendly service make the place perfect for families, friends, and couples. Do check out the drinks and cocktails.
Location: Riad Al-Mufleh Street Between the 4th and 5th Circles, in front of the Canadian Embassy, Amman 11181, Jordan
Timings: 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM every day
Price Range: JOD 2 - JOD 15
Amman's pubs have everything from groovy dance floors and a party climate to quality food and fine drinks. If you are tired after a full day of travelling and sightseeing, it'll be worth checking out the city's nightlife. Sit back. Unwind. Enjoy!

This post was published by Sai Srujan Reddy

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