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Next to Rila Hotel on the street going uphill, Borovets, Bulgaria
Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food. But very slow service

We are here last night and the food was lovely. Big portions at very good prices. The only thing is the service is very slow. After our meal we had our empty plates in front of us for 25 mins! So don't be in a rush!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Pearson09
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We had the sharing meat platter and it was fantastic. There was more than enough to feed two. When combined with drinks and desert 10 pounds each is a steal! Would recommend. Friendly staff and fast service although it was very quiet both times we visited.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

From all the bars and restaurants on the main streets in Borovets, this one is not worth repeating... Nice enough athmosphere, but the food is nothing special, in fact lacking in the basics.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We are here last night and the food was lovely. Big portions at very good prices. The only thing is the service is very slow. After our meal we had our empty plates in front of us for 25 mins! So don't be in a rush!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I went to this restaurant as they had an offer 2 course meal for 20Lev. I had carbonara to start. Honestly The best carbonara I have ever tasted. I enjoyed it so much that it needed a review. Very nice with everything else I had.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place has a really unfair position on trip advisor. We tried almost all places in the first positions but they were rather disappointing. Food here was really good, probably the best we tried in Borovetz, the place is cosy and nice and the staff really polite.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We spent a weekend in Borovets and we visited The Blue 2 times for a lunch and once for a dinner. We chose it mainly because of the lower prices, but the food is also good enough. Don't miss to try the Turkish bread (it is huge), homemade fried potatoes the region is famous with (they are more delicious than... More 

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Wales
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My kids love this place. The decor is interesting - supposed to be "funky" - swirly paint on a red / purple / mauve theme. Waitress was very friendly and couldn't do enough. The food is quite good too. A great place to eat when the place is busy with a better atmosphere, but it can be a little dreary... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Good food and the staff were friendly and helpful. Lots to choose from on the menu. The roast pork was excellent

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York, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Group of 3 for steaks on the last day of our holiday. The menu said (implied see below) the steaks were 18oz and I thought "that is far too large, I will never eat that ! " so my partner and I opted to share Bulgarian Mixed Grill whilst our friend went for a steak. The steak was (from memory)... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

If I was reviewing on food alone, I'd give 4 stars - tasty and plentiful at a reasonable price but.... How the friendly welcome changes when there is a problem. Like a previous reviewer, one meal was not served and the waiter/manager/owner/whatever was unbelievably rude and aggressive when challenged. He was thoroughly unpleasant, unprofessional and didn't give a damn about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Next to Rila Hotel on the street going uphill, Borovets, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Borovets

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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