Tbilisi restaurants

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Barbarestan

The extraordinary and elaborate meals served here are based on an antique cookbook discovered at Tbilisi's Dry Bridge Market in 2015. Of the 900 'forgotten' Georgian dishes described, featuring rarely used ingredien…
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Keto and Kote

Reservations are usually essential at this sumptuous Georgian restaurant serving extraordinarily good food at the top of a small hill overlooking the city. Choose between a table in the garden, on the terrace under …
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Cafe Littera

A real treat, Littera serves simply superb 'nouveau Georgian' dishes in the lovely rear garden of the Georgian Writers' Union building. Don't miss trying the assorted pkhali dips as an appetiser. The frequently chan…
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Klike's Khinkali

You have to know about this rather hidden boho brick-lined basement on the Mtatsminda hillside, but once you've been here you're likely to keep coming back, as for our money its khinkali (meat dumplings) are Tbilisi…
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Alubali

Totally unmarked from the street and behind a slightly anonymous door cage, this delightful courtyard spot has a deceptively simple and relatively short menu, but its dishes are delectable regional Georgian treats. …
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Culinarium Khasheria

Yes, it's slap bang in the middle of Abanotubani and gets more than its fair share of tour groups, but Culinarium remains an excellent place to eat. Named after a famous hangover cure, khash, you don't need to be nu…
International in Tbilisi

Sofia Melnikova's Fantastic Douqan

This animated courtyard restaurant is a convivial and charming place for a meal on a summer evening, when it buzzes with just the right mix of locals and visitors. Choose between a table under the grapevine trellis,…
Georgian in Tbilisi

Azarphesha

Azarphesha takes its food very seriously indeed and its knowledgeable English-speaking staff set it apart from many of its rivals. Wine glasses hanging from the ceiling underline its focus on natural Georgian wines,…
Georgian in Tbilisi

Pasanauri

This modest place with around 10 wood-boothed tables is frequently packed thanks to its khinkali, which are among the best in town. Top choice is the meaty 'Pasanauri special', but there are vegetable khinkali too, …
International in Tbilisi

Café Stamba

This super-stylish all-day bar-cafe-restaurant serves as the current meeting point for Tbilisi's various cultural elites, and is equally suited to a relaxed breakfast, a blow-out supra or just top-notch cocktails pr…