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Bistro Landau

63 Oborishte, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Ranked #133 of 435 restaurants in Sofia
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Casual bistro tucked away off street with embassies and park. Diverse and creative menu. Steaks aged to perfection, great shnitzel, fresh Balkan salads, and a well-stocked bar with local and international quality wines. Owner is congenial German expat, who runs a clean, friendly and comfortable place.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Casual bistro tucked away off street with embassies and park. Diverse and creative menu. Steaks aged to perfection, great shnitzel, fresh Balkan salads, and a well-stocked bar with local and international quality wines. Owner is congenial German expat, who runs a clean, friendly and comfortable place.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Berck-sur-mer
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

A small restaurant in the best neighbourhood of Sofia. The wine list is very poor, with low quality and very expensive wines. I compare them with what you can drink in Italy, France and Spain. We took white sangria, which was not exactly sangria, but was enough good. The food choice was not big. Some of the dishes were good... More

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Perth, Western Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

At the time we visited the restaurant was in transition - in ownership and in chefs. The atmosphere is nice and cosy. The staff are warm, friendly and really doing their best to make your experience as nice as possible.The menu is mostly European dishes with somewhat stronger German input. For us the choice was limited in spite of the... More

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

My husband and I chose this restaurant based on the Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. It is not michelin star gourmet food - but it is good quality fresh food, at a great price. The price cannot be argued with - we had one beer, a bottle of prosecco, water, two main courses (Salmon and Veal), bread and... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

Just arrived and first night out. We selected Bistro Landau, from the TripAdvisor listings, for being the #2 rank. And its indeed a well deserved ranking. However, if the wish to climb to #1...there are a few things they need to work out. The location its excellent, fancy neighborhood, right behind what seems to be a residence, easy to reach... More

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London
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Having eaten here four or five times, this is fast becoming my favourite restaurant in Sofia. Bistro Landau serves fabulous home cooking in a cosy and relaxed setting. It also offers free Wi-Fi (very welcome). The menu is creative, and offers plenty of variety. My lunch today included a bowl of Tarator soup (delicious), and a cheese and tomato omelette... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

A very special place! A home like atmosphere, very good food, and great service! The owner is serving everything itself, and he is a really charming person. A great place for a great evening!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011 via mobile

After read all the reviews I was with good expectation regarding this place, however it was a disappointment. the owner was very sympathetic and attentioned, but the environment and the food wad nothing special! Good for an ordinary dinner, not if you look for something special. Price was ok.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

Lovely restaurant in central Sofia with decent, reasonably-priced food and wine. The waiter (or owner?) was very friendly and helpful. We'll visit again if we go back to Sofia!

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Sofia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

this is a very nice restaurant in Sofia Alex the owner is great and helpful. I was with my wif and he was very quiet and didn't want to disturb us. the only weak point of it is the lack of garden but overall nice good place

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

We found this restaurant through this site, when looking for places to eat in sofia, decided to give it a try - and I'm glad we did. Me and my partner ended up going there again the next day, after we had diner there with the whole family the night before. The place is very inviting, with an atmosphere and... More

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