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Hadjidraganov's Cellars

18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 981 8148
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (44 reviews)
“shashlik” (8 reviews)
“pork” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
Barbecue, European, Eastern European, Central European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. The rustic decor made it feel as if we had been transported back in time to a pretty village and we were definitely in Bulgaria at last. Great selection of Bulgarian Wine and mine was excellent! Portions are huge and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AostaAosta
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here in December with 2 other guys. The food was very good and so was the ambiance! it was hard to get a reservation, which means its was popular. The staff were very nice. 5 Star

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davetrip007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic good Bulgarian food and plenty of it as well :D lovely traditional atmosphere and the typical Bulgarian music adds extra to it. Very content!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 476galiaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on my first day and I loved it. The decoration is nice (local colors, lots of details), that gave this unusual place a cozy and warm athmosphere. We shared a starer and then had the mixed meat plate and the chicken and cheese...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank roamingwithafrenchie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and big portions / warm & traditional environment / affordable prices / central location . A must - go restaurant for someone visiting Sofia and searches somewhere good to eat. tip: Taste Bulgarian beer

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank konstantinatsel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

great food,warm traditional cellar decor with folk music background, ordered grill variety for four, big and tasty, warm service, normal prices

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual, the menu is too long, but food is good. The venue is nicely decorated in a traditional way. Service is rather slow and you might have to stand up and go find them since the restaurant is U shaped. Como siempre, el menú...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ACrem86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being there for a dinner, Amazing food,service and atmosphere also great selection of drinks I really recomend it !

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank bue s
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant here. This is basically a tourist restaurant.The food is tasty. The service good.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Located in the city center, Hadriganov’s Houses is an architectural delight, built in 1866 and spread across four restored houses, with stone walls, barrels piled up to sustain the ceiling and woodcarvings. The staff, dressed in traditional Bulgarian garbs, will serve you with always a smile...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 275gianlucaa
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$11 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighborhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 2 981 8148
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The Restaurant Hadjidraganovite Izbi that means "Hadjidraganov's Cellars" offers Bulgarian national cuisine on fire, on a hot plate and in an oven. Situated in the center of Sofia restaurant exposes unique atmosphere of an old cellar - all hand-maded. A band of one of the best Bulgarian folklore musicians is playing folklore music in the nights! Legend of Hadjidraganov's Cellars! "In 1866 a century ago Hadji Dragan, a trader of wool and silk lived in Sofia and four great houses built. Each with a style from different region of Bulgaria (Melnik, Koprivshtitza, Zheravna, Bansko). Now it's a famous restaurant "Hadjidraganov's Houses". In his famous cellars there was wine from vineyards all over the country. Only few were people entered into the Hadjidraganov's Cellars. While entering inside, silence, a smell of old barrels and a coolness met the special guests. Barrels ordered in long lines could be seen in twilight of kerosene lamps. Selected bottles lay in straw in wine racks." Now the Restaurant Hadjidraganov's Cellars welcomes you with it's traditional bulgarian food cooked on fire, hot plate and in an oven. You can choose a wine from different regions all over Bulgaria.
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