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$$ - $$$, European,
42 Hristo Belchev Street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 980 1717
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42 Hristo Belchev Street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didnt try the food, only their house beer. The tap at your table concept is very fun. It measures how much you drink and you pay accordingly. Decent prices too, around $5 a liter. The beer was good, not super, but I enjoyed the...More

Thank Larkin H
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The happy atmosphere is great! It is underground, but when you get there what a lovely surprise! You can pull your own pint, which is good for people like myself who drink little and slowly. The waiters were very competent and unobtrusive. There were no...More

Thank Fabrizio M
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited here 2 nights ago. What a cool place, who doesn’t want a beer tap on your table? Beer good about 7lv a litre. Food great mains between 8-15lv depending on what you have and v tasty

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

I went twice to Ale House last week with a group of 8 friends. We really enjoyed ourselfs there, it is a cool place underground with your own beer tap. However the food is not always that great. The salads are pretty decent but not...More

Thank Riekus
Reviewed May 22, 2018

For sure there is the novelty of pulling your own beer at your table - the further good news is that the food, whilst simple and straight forward is tasty and just the right amount. The staff is appropriately attentive and the atmosphere is relaxed....More

Thank Jim U
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Attraction for us was live beer tap at table with a visible meter recording the. volume drunk. Nice beer. Very slightly more expensive than some other bars but not inordinately so and price clear from menu. About £4.40 a full litre. Big advantage was serving...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I went with a local friend who said it was a great place to go if you love beer, luckily enough I do!!! Beer tap at the table had their own brew and it was fantastic a great light beer which went down well. The...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I tried the brew house ale, which is poured by you at your table and found it quite good versus any bottled beer. The shopska salad was very good but always is here and the trout was excellent. Would not hesitate to stop next time....More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by at this cellar bar for lunch. There is a pleasant bar/restaurant hidden down here serving very good food, excellent beer on tap at your table, all at a very very reasonable price. Staff are very friendly and helpful with good English. What's not...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Live beer (beer tap) was great and well priced for what it is. Food was quick and portions enormous. The beer itself was the best encountered in a 4 night stay in the capital. Great service and atmosphere, nothing else like it in Sofia.

Thank Tom S
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Questions & Answers
Mike b
October 5, 2016|
Response from ale_house_bg | Property representative |
No, the pub closes at 24 o'clock.
Mike b
October 5, 2016|
Response from Alex S | Reviewed this property |
August 15, 2016|
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Response from Berny2159 | Reviewed this property |
We had our 11yr old son with us. No problem!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Hristo Belchev Street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighborhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 2 980 1717
The ultimate place to drink LIVE BEER right from the BEER TAP on your table! You can pour as much as you like and you can read the quantity on a digital display, just above the tap! Thanks to the big fermentation tanks the pub becomes part of the brewery. In the past only brewers were privileged to test ale that is LIVE, not pasteurised, not containing any conservatives or stabilizers. Now, in AleHouse every beer fan can taste it! Yes, we have great a food too!
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