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#263 of 1,161 Restaurants in Sofia
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$8 - $18
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International, Fusion, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely suggest going there to one of their unique brunches they offer every Sunday with different type's of World Kitchen's. The one I visited was Thai Brunch and I immensely enjoyed the food there. There was a decent amount of variety and it...was not pricey at all to eat as much as you want. The place gets filled up really fast so I suggest making a reservation as soon as possible. The only negative thing was that the service time was incredibly slow from the waiter's and sometimes it took awhile for them to refill the food(the strawberry pudding was snatched in an instant they put it on the table so that part I can forgive) Also when I called to make a reservation they informed me to call tomorrow? Not sure what that was about lol.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 17, 2020

First of all, i will start with the service - personel Is impolite and rude. The prices are very very high. Food is terribly bad and there is no choice of wines, salads, main dishesh. Nothing. I highly reccommend you not to visit Koto. In...addition, they lie about reservations and you should spent at least 500levs in order to have a nice table.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 3, 2020

Every Sunday at Koto we have a family festive lunch. It’s become our tradition, and it’s arose an occasion for their brunches. The concept is super interesting. Every Sunday there’s a menu theme. Thanks to the team of Chef Georgi Yanev, we travel the world...through the most prominent representatives of the traditional cuisines of different peoples and countries. Sometimes we taste new things, and sometimes the specific scents call up memories of travels that we remember with pleasure, we remember what it was and small paths in the brain call the eruption of the fine chemicals in it, which create a feeling of happiness again. ..... See .... .... Just the kind of festive block-table that aristocrats once coddled their sophisticated receptors, in front of your curious and delightful look are presented fragrant and very tasty-looking dishes; .... There are always salads, appetisers, soup, several main dishes and desserts; .... Let’s not forget that the interior of Koto is remarkable – stylish, modern, with murals on the walls typical of Asian style art, and on the terrace is just wonderful. Feel .... .... At the door, you‘re welcomed by smiling hosts and hostesses that lead you to the table you’ve booked before. In general, most of the waiters are trying hard to be helpful and kind but I suspect there is turnover, because some are doing well, others- not so much. The brightest person at the brunch, who ‘s like show performer behind the block tables, who tells in detail about each dish, helps us serve, greets everyone and always smiles is Joseph. .... There is a festive atmosphere, typical for block table dining, just as described in the book “Sociology of Food” by Jean-Pierre Poulain - groups of cheerful people, celebrating or just breaking bread together, smile, enjoy the food and converse joyfully. Hear …. .... The music is always good, creates a mood for relaxation, makes me think of a phrase from a famous song Easy like Sunday morning. ..... Smell .... .... Depending on the theme of the brunch, you can enjoy spices and aromatic products from different countries. My favorite is the jasmine rice cooked in coconut milk. They offer it when we “brumch-travel” to Asia. Taste .... .... The list is endless. There’s almost always something vegetarian, something with pork, beef, chicken, fish, and sometimes something different like deer, boar, rabbit, seafood. Before the pandemic, there were Saturday brunches with only vegetarian food. .... You must always try at least one dessert. They always look very beautiful, especially with the decorations of edible violets. Children most like to dip fruit in the chocolate fountain, which before the pandemic was present regularly in the selection. The whole festive event is paid at a fixed price per person of EUR 17 and for children is at half the price. Drinks are not included, but there is always some good white, rosé or red wine by glass to supplement the delicious food with a drink. It is obligatory to mention that most of Koto selection was made by SeeWines, the best place to buy really good wine and consult with world-class sommelier Blagoj Kuzmanski. ... Read the full review and see a short movie about Koto on the blog placescases.comMore

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed December 12, 2019

A culinary adventure. Good food, music and coctails... perfect for a cozy dinner or for a drink with friends.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

The place has a very modern interior but in the same time very cozy. It is split in 2 rooms, the first one is bigger it has a huge bar and very nice social atmosphere. The concept is similar to Zuma or Sexy fish in...London. Amazing contemporary dishes with Japanese or Asian touch. Last time I had a lunch: a beautiful served bento box for starter and the most delicious swordfish with asparagus that i ever had in my life. I was expecting a dry fish but this one was super juicy and the sauce was so tender. I was so impressed by the chef so i checked him found he worked in some of the best restaurants in Washington, LA and London. The desserts are sophisticated. The next hall is called Chefs room, it is with degustation menus. First time i visited the place i was invited to a special event of Louis Roederer presenting several amazing champagnes, including Cristal. Chef Yaneff prepared special dish, inspired from each of the different wines. It was an extraordinary experience. This is absolutely the place where i want to return and to recommend to everyone.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2019 via mobile

We have been served by miss Tho (class 33) Smile, kindness, efficiency everything was perfect. We recommand it.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2019

The food was mainly international with Asian overtones. Service was quite speedy and continued to be attentive. Drinks and food were brought quickly. The food was of very good quality and ws enjoyable.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

Seafood was rubber, ribs were raw and cold. Had to chase down someone to get service. If there are not enough chefs or servers, I would rather be turned away at the door rather than spend 150lev on ill prepared food.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

Nice restaurant with great food and great service in the center of Sofia. You can find from a nice tuna tartar untill a very good duck. Good products

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019

I only wanted something light so ventured in. When I revealed I was a solo snacker they kindly gave me a seat on the decking, immediately behind a small maple tree. The black glass?surrounding the decking means you have no view of the square in...front of you. But I shared this space with the maple- so was not really alone. I had a fine negroni and a roast artichoke with a bed of mint and peas. It was delicious,but as I had eaten earlier on this was all I had. It was quiet when I was there in late afternoon.i found the service friendly and understanding and marked thus as a future place to eat.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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