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Lebed

Pancharevo lake, Sofia, Bulgaria (Serdica)
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Ranked #81 of 468 Restaurants in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Serdica
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Serdica
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Lebed (Swan) restaurant looks rather luxurious from the outside, and a lot of effort hs been put into the interiors. Given the lakeside location, I was looking forward to a nice family birthday celebration. Furthermore, the prices are roughly double the average price for a meal in a restaurant in Bulgaria. How disappointed was I, however, to discover the... More

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Grendon Underwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

What a find - 8 of us dining in the late afternoon. Didn't rush us, dined for 4 hours. Food was amazing, We all had something different, and we were all delighted. The waiters made you feel special, so much so we topped it off with a bottle of champagne - yummy :) The restaurant is located a lake with... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

It is Ok. I wasn't very pleased with the food. Nice location though. It has a parking lot, which is nice.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Beautiful view and good food but overpriced. I recommend to try it out in spring or summer but it's not a place I would go often. It's a place to go one or two times I guess just for the view. I liked it cause I think is kind of a romantic place.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This restaurant has a good view. But food is average or below. It suggests beautiful pictures of various foods in menu, but actual food served is quite different from the pictures in menu. Service is also not so good, either. Place to see views, but not place for foods at all.

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Moscow, Russia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The restaurant is in Pancharevo, a suburb of Sofia a short drive from the city, and is located on a large terrace overlooking the big water reservoir and the beautiful mountain on the other side. Perfect for a summer evening alfresco. Inside it is more formal - after being recently refurbished in slightly Asian style. Service was great, attentive and... More

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Sofia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Lebed is outside of the city centre, so we do not go there very often, but it is a treat if you have guests or just somebody you want to treat, a birthday to celebrate etc: food is good, the location is really nice, service is fine, wine list good.

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London
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87 reviews 87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Lebed Restaurant sits on the edge of a lovely lake in the hills close to Sofia. By taxi it is about a 15 – 20 minute drive, and well worth the journey, especially as taxis are not that expensive. It is a large restaurant, but carefully designed so that you are not conscious of there being a lot of other... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We spent a quite delightful 3-4 hours here. Welcomed as if returning friends and guests (actually our first visit) we were shown to one of the best tables in the place - at the front overlooking the beautiful lake and mountains. The service we was formal and friendly, unobtrusive but there just when you need it! Probably one of the... More

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St Maarten-St Martin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

It's nice to see a real good restaurant in Sofia,,Bulgaria, with proper service,,,,you get your starter when you start, and it's done correctly, The atmosphere is wonderful..the staff is friendly and knowledgable of the menu they are serving..the wine list is to Dream of. !

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