Restaurants

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 Veliko Târnovo

Shtastliveca

Inventive dishes and amiable service have solidified the ‘Lucky Man’ as a favourite among locals and expats. Sauces pairing chocolate and cheese are drizzled over chicken, while strawberry and balsamic vinegar lend …
Top Choice Bulgarian in Sofia

MoMa Bulgarian Food & Wine

An update on the traditional mehana (taverna), serving typical Bulgarian foods such as grilled meats and meatballs, and wines, but in a more modern and understated interior. The result is one of the best nights out …
Top Choice Bulgarian in Kazanlâk

Magnolia

Inside this peach-coloured building, just across the river from the Thracian tomb, lies an unmissable mehana with a menu of well-executed Bulgarian classics such as meaty claypot medleys (from 5 lv) and mixed grills…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Ruse

Garden Restaurant

This outdoor restaurant is part of the Riga Hotel complex, and features a beautiful view out over the Danube, water fountains and lots of green. Choose from a long list of grilled meats and fish. The atmosphere bord…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Nesebâr

Gloria Mar

For our money, the best dining option in touristy Nesebâr. Fresh seafood, wood-fired pizzas and grilled meats, as well as harder-to-find risottos and paellas. There's an extensive wine list and dining on three level…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Sozopol

Mehane Neptun

Occupying a promontory looking out over the sea and Sveti Ivan Island in the distance, the awesome views and the delicious fish combinations, such as mouth-watering stuffed squid, are only partly marred by the somet…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Silistra

Riverside

This casual, modern restaurant, just off the park lining the Danube River and near to the Drustar Hotel, serves excellent Bulgarian food, including perfectly spiced veal meatballs and fresh salads. Sit inside or out…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Plovdiv

Hebros Restaurant

Genteel service and a tranquil setting is exactly what you would expect from the restaurant of the boutique Hebros Hotel. Classic Bulgarian flavours are gently muddled with Western European influences, creating mout…
Top Choice Bulgarian in Varna

Stariya Chinar

This is upmarket Balkan soul food at its best. Try the baked lamb, made to an old Bulgarian recipe, or the divine barbecue pork ribs; it also boasts some rather ornate salads. Outdoor seating is lovely in summer; pa…