Bucharest restaurants

Top Choice Romanian in Bucharest

Lacrimi și Sfinți

A true destination restaurant in the historic centre, Lacrimi și Sfinți takes modern trends such as farm-to-table freshness and organic sourcing and marries them to old-school Romanian recipes. The philosophy extend…
Top Choice European in Bucharest

Artist

Located in a restored, eclectic 1880s villa on posh Calea Victoriei, this is the top fine-dining locale in Bucharest thanks to chef Paul Oppenkamp and his approach to modern cuisine, peppered with Romanian influence…
Top Choice Romanian in Bucharest

Caru' cu Bere

Despite a decidedly touristy-leaning atmosphere, with peasant-girl hostesses and sporadic traditional song-and-dance numbers, Bucharest’s oldest beerhouse continues to draw in a strong local crowd. The colourful bel…
Pastries in Bucharest

French Revolution

Unquestionably the best éclairs you’ll find in Bucharest and, dare we say, a pilgrimage site for locals and French expats alike. This stylish artisanal pastry shop tantalises with 16 different flavours in two locati…
Romanian in Bucharest

Maize

Winner of 2018 Best Chef of the Year award, Maize is a must-visit for its 'new Romanian cuisine' concept and its exceptional seasonal, farm-to-table ingredients, as well as a modern approach to Romanian classics. Lo…
Italian in Bucharest

Gargantua In The Park

The peaceful setting, at the tip of Icoanei Park, is the perfect perch from which to enjoy well done Italian and international dishes, including the requisite pizza and pasta, but also delicious lamb chops, steaks a…
Gastropub in Bucharest

Simbio

One of the best places for breakfast (served all day) and brunch in Bucharest is housed in a superb Italianate-style villa in Armenească neighbourhood. The two-level gastrobar comes with a basement bar and a beautif…
Teahouse in Bucharest

Ceainăria Infinitea

The quintessential teahouse exuding Bucharest bohemia in Cotroceni, a tree-lined neighbourhood with an impressive array of 19th-century and early-20th-century art deco, Neo-Romanian and modernist villas. A true urba…
Breakfast in Bucharest

Trofic

Perfectly located next to Cișmigiu Gardens in what has become Bucharest’s 'creative quarter', Trofic is one of the best breakfast and brunch spots in town. The coffee from Origo, friendly baristas and creative, juic…
Burgers in Bucharest

Modelier

Artisanal burgers, some of the city's best French fries and homemade lemonade served in oversized carafes are a few of the main draws at this hipsterish, culture-centre-cum-restaurant located in a residential neighb…