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Oborishhe St., 69, Sofia 1517, Bulgaria
+359 87 777 4212
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  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pelmeni” (7 reviews)
“russian songs” (4 reviews)
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Eastern European, Ukrainian, Russian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Oborishhe St., 69, Sofia 1517, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very tasty. More expensive than the average restaurants in Sofia, but still it’s worth. You really feel like being in Russia. There’s live music inside. Highly recommended.

Thank jlrmar2
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly waiters. They speak russian as well. Kitchen works quite fast. Ambiance inside makes you to feel like in Russia. Definitely advice to visit the place

Thank Emin A
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Great place to visit in Sofia.Nice ambiance and really tasty food.The service was very good too.Will recommend.Thank you all :)

Thank vstoy
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Nice dinner and good service. Try russian salad and dumplings, they are very tastey! Nice armosphare and friendley service

Thank Margit K
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch and it's a very quint restaurant, clean and well presented. We ordered 4 meals together. Two came out initially and to be fair were excellent (chicken skewers). A third came out 10 minutes later, which does happen in Sofia then the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant to treat myself as it was my final night in Bulgaria. I felt the staff were very professional but not particularly welcoming or friendly, I took the waitress' advice and ordered the Pelmeni and and made my own decision on...More

1  Thank Ebriscombe
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

One of the best Russian restaurants I have visit. I preferred to stay outside because inside they had live music and it was loud. The food was amazing and also we had a bottle of vodka "legend of kremlin" which I recommend.

Thank Dimitrios N
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Haven't been to a Russian restaurant for quite some time, this one was a really pleasant surprise! Cozy atmosphere, live music (Russian songs of course) the whole evening, delicious traditional Russian cuisine and friendly personnel. Becomes one of my favorite restaurants in Sofia!

Thank chiaraSofia
Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is a great place! The food was excellent, a huge variety of choice and all of what we ordered was extremely tasty. The service was perfect and there was this live band singing popular Russian songs which added a lot to the nice experience!...More

Thank Ангел А
Reviewed October 31, 2016

A nice restaurant with good decor. A good selection of food from Russia, Ukraine, and Georgia. We ended up mainly having starters and then dessert. Staff is very nice. Waiter was not the best. He asked if we wanted bread (good dark Russian bread) when...More

Thank Pinecone-sw
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Restaurant Details

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Eastern European, Ukrainian, Russian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oborishhe St., 69, Sofia 1517, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 87 777 4212
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traditional russian restaurant Arbat offers its guests a great vaiety of homemade russian, ukrainian, caucasian and european dishes. you can try traditional to an eastern european cuisine dumplings - pelmeni and vareniki, real ukrainian borshch and russian solyanka, caucasian meat and fish dishes, pickles and desserts. there is an every day life music band playing at the restaurant. free parking
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