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 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 beer house continues to draw in a strong local crowd. The colourful be…
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…
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…
International in Bucharest

Shift Pub

Great choice for salads and burgers as well numerous beef and pork dishes, often sporting novel Asian, Middle Eastern or Mexican taste touches. Try to arrive slightly before meal times to grab a coveted table in the…
International in Bucharest

Lente Praporgescu

The main branch of three 'Lente' restaurants scattered around the city centre. The recipe for all three is broadly the same: inventive soups and salads, an eclectic design of mismatched chairs and old books, and a r…
Hungarian in Bucharest

St George

A festive and popular restaurant offering Hungarian and Transylvanian specialities on a lively strip in the old town. The cuisine – mainly flavourful stews and pork dishes – tends towards the heavy side, but you can…
Bistro in Bucharest

Les Bourgeois

French bistro–styled place with a mouth-watering range of salads as well as chicken, fish and beef dishes. The lamb chops will not disappoint. It also serves a handy bacon-and-egg breakfast (29 lei). Eat on the terr…
Romanian in Bucharest

Burebista

This is a touristy, traditional grill restaurant, where the staff don 19th-century peasant-wear and everything feels kind of forced. On the other hand, the traditional food is excellent and the terrace is a relaxing…
Italian in Bucharest

Trattoria Il Calcio

This upscale local Italian chain is run by ‘Romania’s George Best’ (football legend Gino Iorgulescu), complete with framed Futbol journals from the 1960s on the walls. The food’s great, with hearty meals and good sa…