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The Old House Restaurant

Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, European, Pizza & Pasta
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On the Pedestrian Promenade | 2 Minutes Walking From Hotel "Admiral", Golden Sands 9007, Bulgaria
+359 88 496 4351
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Description: The restaurant has a central location on the pedestrian promenade...
The restaurant has a central location on the pedestrian promenade overlooking of the sea /within 2 minutes walking from the well known hotel "Admiral". Restaurant "The Old House" combines authentic Bulgarian atmosphere of a traditional house with a beautiful patio where fresh organic vegetables, herbs and flowers are grown. There are many places for outdoor seating around a landscaped courtyard. Inside the venue there is a large dining space furnished with traditional wooden furniture. On the other side of the house there is a spacious terrace with beautiful sea views. The restaurant serves up the most traditional Bulgarian dishes prepared according to old recipes - traditional sac platters, various stews and dishes in clay pots /kavarma, kapama and others/, tasty appetizer dips/as Aubergine sauce (kiopolu) and tomato chutney (liutenitsa)/, homemade bread, grilled meats and refreshing salads. Every evening a whole lamb/pork and chicken/ is roasted on a spit on fire the so called Cheverme /one of the trademarks of the Bulgarian cuisine/. The above delicacies are usually consumed with a glass of good wine. The Bulgarian wines are famous for their superb taste. Another popular alcoholic beverage in the country is the rakia /made from grapes, plum, pears or other fruites/. Every evening a gypsy orchestra takes care of cheerful mood. The orchestra performs music of different styles, languages that will satisfy even the most delicate desires of the guests of the restaurant.
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Your visit was two times.We were please from the staff. They were very kind and nice. Good food. Nice seaview. :-)we had good time. Thanks

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Very good food and very fast service, best bread with cheese and garlic. Very friendly staff, prices arent highest and in the evening there is live music.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited the Old House Restaurant in June 2015 as we enjoyed it so much when we visited before. We were very disappointed with both the food and service received. Salad was fine, goulash soup, was not what I expected very watery, I expected it to be a bit thicker, also it was not very hot. The mail course, I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited the restaurant on two occasions and each time we enjoyed great food and service. We obtained a table on the terrace on each occasion and the view out to sea added to the ambiance of the evening.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Mediocre service. Fish was over cooked. Price was cheap but you get what you pay for. The outside patio is nice with garden growing veggies but didn't get to taste any.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Your visit was two times.We were please from the staff. They were very kind and nice. Good food. Nice seaview. :-)we had good time. Thanks

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

well center into the resort, very big and being on the beach (almost) makes it a good option for dining in.the food is average. prices slightly too high but only against what it used to be in BG before. the portions are generous. there is a little flavor to the food. yet nothing special.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very impressive and tradiocional atmosphere! Food was good freshly cooked, friendly staff, gypsy orchestra makes very good show! Highly Recommend this restaurant for everyone who wants entertainment!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Typical bulgarian cuisine. It's not gurmet restaurant, but everything that we tasted, was delicious. Recommend CHEVERME!!!! The gipsy band plays everything from Vivaldi, thru Armstrong, to etnic music. Must visit it!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have visited 2 times this restaurant for Easter holidays and we had read some negative posts from last year and we were slightly worried about what to expect, but definitely were pleased with the food, service ... We recommend you to visit it!

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Southeast Romania, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Beware this restaurant ! Service:Execrable ! Food : Soup with fly and the lamb with horrible smell ! Restaurant look : very nice .

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Address: On the Pedestrian Promenade | 2 Minutes Walking From Hotel "Admiral", Golden Sands 9007, Bulgaria
Phone Number: +359 88 496 4351
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Varna Province  >  Golden Sands
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, European, Pizza & Pasta

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: On the Pedestrian Promenade | 2 Minutes Walking From Hotel "Admiral", Golden Sands 9007, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Varna Province  >  Golden Sands
  • Phone Number: +359 88 496 4351

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, European, Pizza & Pasta

Description

The restaurant has a central location on the pedestrian promenade overlooking of the sea /within 2 minutes walking from the well known hotel "Admiral". Restaurant "The Old House" combines authentic Bulgarian atmosphere of a traditional house with a beautiful patio where fresh organic vegetables, herbs and flowers are grown. There are many places for outdoor seating around a landscaped courtyard. Inside the venue there is a large dining space furnished with traditional wooden furniture. On the other side of the house there is a spacious terrace with beautiful sea views. The restaurant serves up the most traditional Bulgarian dishes prepared according to old recipes - traditional sac platters, various stews and dishes in clay pots /kavarma, kapama and others/, tasty appetizer dips/as Aubergine sauce (kiopolu) and tomato chutney (liutenitsa)/, homemade bread, grilled meats and refreshing salads. Every evening a whole lamb/pork and chicken/ is roasted on a spit on fire the so called Cheverme /one of the trademarks of the Bulgarian cuisine/. The above delicacies are usually consumed with a glass of good wine. The Bulgarian wines are famous for their superb taste. Another popular alcoholic beverage in the country is the rakia /made from grapes, plum, pears or other fruites/. Every evening a gypsy orchestra takes care of cheerful mood. The orchestra performs music of different styles, languages that will satisfy even the most delicate desires of the guests of the restaurant.

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