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Sputnik Cocktail Bar

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Updated 09/14/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/14/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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$2 - $11
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Bar, International, European, Eastern European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Niya was amazing. Super cheerful and smiling, 5 stars service! They have variations of cocktails and amazing food.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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700albenas, Owner at Sputnik Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, MihaelaR234 for the kind words! We always try to provide great hospitality and 5 stars service to our guests and we are lucky with our team! We dare to say there's no exception in the team's hospitable manners and we're excited to confirm...More

Reviewed August 8, 2020 via mobile

Creative cocktails with artistic presentation served by friendly staff make for a perfect night out.

Date of visit: August 2020
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700albenas, Owner at Sputnik Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

The best of the best staff in the town. Good location. Time travelling in time and space - back to the young and wild times-memories. The bar is supporting local artist's and is really cozy.

Date of visit: February 2020
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700albenas, Owner at Sputnik Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2020

Thank you so much, Spirko Lazarovski! Looking forward meeting you on board again!

Reviewed January 21, 2020

We visited the bar on saturday, 11 girls celebrating a bachelorette party, and had a reservation ( made 2 weeks prior to the event )for Rakia tasting at the restaurant Raketa Rakia and a reservation for bar Sputnik after that. According to the servers in...both places, we had no reservations. We had to contact the person we have been communicating with to make the reservations. No one saw to inform us that the tastings take place in the bar not the restaurant. We only learned that when the person in charge of the tasting came to look for us in the restaurant. The rakia tasting experience was the highlight of the evening and I would recommend this to anyone interested. The servers were friendly but kept in the dark about reservations and arrangements so they couldn’t do their job properly. The manager of bar Sputnik was unfriendly and uncooperative even after we pointed out their obvious mistake in losing our reservation. Although the restaurant and the bar seem to belong together, the communication between them is practically non-existent. I wouldn’t recommend this place for organized and important events since organisation is lacking, you would be blamed for their mistakes, and it will ruin your mood. It’s really too bad, because the tasting was on point, the drinks and the atmosphere as well.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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700albenas, Manager at Sputnik Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2020

Dear Iskrat2020, Here is what actually happened on this day: We were preparing for a really, fully reserved evening at the bar. (40 pax, 15 pax, both Birthday parties, 2x5 pax, 4 pax and so on..). We were arranging the seats according to our sitting...More

Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

Our favorite spot in all of Sofia. The rakia and rakia drinks made with in house syrups and local botanicals (i liked the honey cocktail the best) were excellent and dangerously smooth. Atmosphere is funky and perfect - octagons or hexagons (who knows) of old...rugs line 2 of the walls - there’s a great overhead light installation, and a lot of fun 1960 mementos. Staff was friendly and professional. Laid back vibe. DO NOT MISS the 4 dips and crunchy bread - i will be dreaming of this app for months to come - EXCELLENT.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

I always like checking out a new city’s cocktail bar scene so when I saw this bar pop up on google search I persuaded our group to give it a try. The bar was fairly busy but we were able to get seats. They had...some fun looking cocktails including one served in an apple. Very hip atmosphere. I’m used to NY drink prices so cocktails here are much cheaper in comparison but it’s more expensive than other bars in Sofia.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2019

Very popular with locals and tourists. Friendly staff, great food and a nice vibe. Highly recommended

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

Best cocktail bar we’ve been to in Europe. Great music. Really good service. Amazing cocktails and theme.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Albena S, Guest Relations Manager at Sputnik Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2019

Thank you so much! Looking forward to see you on board again!

Reviewed October 2, 2019

Friendly staff, delicious cocktails and very good beer too, reasonable prices, pleasant indoor and outdoor seating. I loved the place.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Albena S, Guest Relations Manager at Sputnik Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Reviewed September 22, 2019

I came here as part of a tour party for a rakia tasting session. The session was led by very knowledgable dude. We had a fine range of snacks to go with it. The music is a bit loud so if you want a conversation...best sit outside. The eating area looked bright and breezy with a homage to the USSR space program by having posters and thelike. We came here for the rakia which was excellent. Looks like an interseting place for a proper meal but I was only in Sofia for three days...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Thank you so much, you made us so happy with this feedback. The most important thing for us is the positive vibe and love giving to our guests:)Hope see you soon again. Best regards,Sputnik team!
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