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Balabanovata kashta

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Tryavna Center, Tryavna, Bulgaria
359 677 37 31
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bulgarian traditional cuisine: very good food & service

Great restaurant, offering us our own room (most customers prefer the courtyard terrace, but for two families it was great to know the kids could run around without upsetting anyone). Food delicious and generous portions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Brussels, Belgium
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was very quiet when we visited for lunch with Bulgarian friends who were very embarrassed about the service received from the waitress. The food was average but generous portions. Perhaps the standards would be better on a busy lunchtime?

Thank Kathryn J
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and warm restaurant. Food was really tested and big portions, but the at etude of waitres was really unfriendly like she sorry that we came in the restaurant. We suppose to go and looking for her to order more food and pay the bill. I give average points for the food, was nice. For serving I give poor. By... More 

Thank Kremena B
Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great restaurant, offering us our own room (most customers prefer the courtyard terrace, but for two families it was great to know the kids could run around without upsetting anyone). Food delicious and generous portions.

Thank RKJB2012
Sofia, Bulgaria
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

When I saw that place on tripadvisor I thought I have to bisit it. We had a great disappointment because it was full, but we managed to take a table. The saff was very impolite and lazy. The food is awful, not even close to traditional.. So commercial! We took chicken and lamb soups ... Didn't like them at all.... More 

Thank Chillout_cat
Varna, Bulgaria
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179 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Here you can have a nice lunch or dinner in a good old-fashioned, folk ambience. The waiters will make you feel special with their kind, friendly and fast service. The menu is abundant in salads, starters and various dishes which can satisfy every taste. You have to try the specialties but keep in mind that the portions are quite big... More 

Thank Nik R
Milton Keynes
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Yes, I must admit I'm biased. I was born in Tryavna. Still, having lived for many years abroad, every time I return there I enjoy the old streets, the architecture, and of course the local restaurants. Balabanovata kashta is one of the best - excellent food, fantastic service, reasonable prices - what more could you which for?

Thank rhsquared
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was determined to eat somewhere recommended and this was one of only two places in Trjavna with Tripadvisor reviews. As it was out of season, the village and restaurant were really quiet, which for me added quite a bit of charm, like you had everything to yourself. Anyway, I ordered the chicken spindles as it seemed to be a... More 

Thank inglesito
Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Fast service, nice atmosphere, delicious food, located on the main pedestrian street. I would recommend it! :)

Thank Silvia S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Amazing restaurant ! Calm and pleasant atmosphere, great service with waiters that will make you feel at home. The menu is rich, well executed with unbelievable delicious dishes. This is definitely one of the best restaurants I have ever visited !!!

Thank Svilena B
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I went ther because we had some friends that have recommended this palce, and indeed the food is nice but not exceptional. if you are several and want to eat in the same time, I recommend you to order the same starters and the same main courses, this is the only way to be sure that you are eating in... More 

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  • Address: Tryavna Center, Tryavna, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Gabrovo Province  >  Tryavna
  • Phone Number: 359 677 37 31


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