Bulgaria restaurants

Top Choice International in Veliko Târnovo

Han Hadji Nikoli

Countless Veliko Târnovo inns were ransacked under Ottoman rule as they were popular meeting places for revolution-minded locals. Fortunately Han Hadji Nikoli survived, and today the town's finest restaurant occupie…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Arbanasi

Sevastokrator

The shaded terrace of this hotel-restaurant peers over some of the finest forest views in Arbanasi. Service is prompt, the decor has traditional wooden furnishings and crimson tablecloths and the menu has a sumptuou…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Plovdiv

Pavaj

This tiny hole-in-the-wall is one of Kapana's most happening restaurants. The formula for success follows can't-miss international trends like seasonal, farm-fresh ingredients and local favorites like sausages, meat…
Top Choice International in Sofia

Made In Home

Sofia's popular entrant into the worldwide, locally sourced, slow-food trend (the name refers to the fact that all items are made in-house). The cooking is eclectic, with dollops of Middle Eastern (eg hummus) and Tu…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Kazanlâk

Magnolia

Inside this peach-coloured building, just across the river from the Thracian tomb, lies an unmissable mehana (tavern) with a menu of well-executed Bulgarian classics such as meaty claypot medleys (from 7 lv) and mix…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Sofia

Niko'las

The menu boasts a 'taste of the Balkans with an Asian twist', which undersells the amazing food on offer here. Expect the likes of smoked trout topped with beetroot, goat cheese and poached pear, or grilled seabass …
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Sveti Konstantin

Bay

Discover the best food in Sveti Konstantin, and arguably in all of greater Varna, at this beachside Lebanese restaurant and cocktail bar. The specialities are fish and barbecue, though the chef has added creative Mi…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Melnik

Mehana Chavkova Kâshta

Sit beneath 500-year-old trees and watch Melnik meander past at this superb spot. Like many places in town, grilled meats and Bulgarian dishes are specialities (try the satch, a sizzling flat pan of meat and vegetab…
Top Choice Seafood in Tsarevo

Ribarska Sreshta

Even if you're not staying at the hotel, consider lunch or dinner at this authentic fish restaurant. There's an extensive menu of fresh fish, including a local favourite: small bluefish (grilled or fried). Choose fr…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Ruse

Garden Restaurant

This outdoor restaurant is part of the Riga Hotel complex and features a beautiful view over the Danube, water fountains and lots of green. Choose from a long list of grilled meats and fish. The atmosphere borders o…