Restaurants

Top Choice International in Timişoara

Caruso

Probably Timișoara's finest restaurant, Caruso serves superb international and New Romanian cuisine that puts a 21st-century spin on old favourites. Foie gras with cocoa? Breast of pigeon with pear mouse? Or try vea…
Top Choice Romanian in Cluj-Napoca

Roata

Transylvanian cuisine just like granny made it, in an untouristed part of Cluj. Settle in beneath the vine-covered trellis in the outdoor area, and agonise between roasted pork ribs and pike with capers. Or go all o…
Top Choice Romanian in Bistriţa

Crama Veche

Feast like a medieval noble in this stone-floored restaurant, where walls are slung with guild regalia and lights twinkle beneath low-slung beams. Bring a healthy appetite for paprika chicken, veal stew, meatballs a…
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 Curtea de Argeş

Domnesc

This handsome restaurant, with a large terrace, marries the best of clean, modern presentation and traditional food, featuring menu items from the surrounding Argeş region. Choose from a list of sour soups (ciorbă),…
Top Choice Hungarian in Gheorgheni

Basa Fogadó

Driving the Gheorgheni–Sovata road, it's impossible to miss this folksy inn, marked with a giant roadside knife and fork. Fifteen kilometres west of Gheorgheni, this country dining room with knee-slapping hospitalit…
Top Choice Romanian in Timişoara

Casa Bunicii

The names translate to 'Granny's House' and indeed this casual, family-friendly restaurant specialises in home cooking and regional specialities from the Banat, with an emphasis on dishes based on spätzle (egg noodl…
Top Choice Seafood in Tulcea

Ivan Pescar

An awesome fish restaurant such as this is long overdue on Tulcea's Danube port. Expect very good traditional fish soup, as well as grilled fish and various stews and concoctions, pairing river species with various …
Top Choice International in Bucovina Monasteries

Antique

An unexpectedly elegant restaurant in Rădăuţi, and worth making a special trip for. Antique isn't going for solely traditional cooking (rare for this part of the country), but instead fuses local ingredients with de…
Top Choice International in Piatra Neamţ

Noir

Intelligent and well-thought-out menu combinations, such as grilled pork tenderloin served with baked apple or glazed pork ribs paired with diced potato and coleslaw, feature at Noir. The interior is done out in mod…