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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $24
CUISINES
International, European, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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0.6 miles from St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We did miss the entrance at first as the signage is in Bulgarian which we weren't expecting. But once inside it is a very nicely decorated restaurant with a pretty outside terrace. We ate lunch consisting of salad, fried chicken (delicious!) and the cheese board,...all were good sized portions and very tasty. The beers were good as was the very tangy orange flavoured G&T. Would certainly go back again.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

I have to admit that it is a nice small restaurant with a very polite staff and an interesting menu.But while in other restaurants there is an ordinary menu along with a specialty menu here you only come across the specialty menu. Which is not...bad however the dishes are way too specific and definitely not for every taste. I enjoyed the beef tripe but I am not sure if I could recommend it because as I said before it is way too extraordinary and you will either like it or not - no middle ground.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Jun Y, Owner at The Happy Pig Food & Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Thank you for the review? My question is why should I have an ordinary menu? It is a restaurant with a purpose and a vision. For the rest there is Happy.

Reviewed May 20, 2019

One of the best places in Sofia to visit! Wonderful food and fast and friendly service. Menu changes from time to time, so you will never get bored - there is so much more to see and eat. Food is extraordinary and cocktails are... i...cannot explain that in words.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

In the restaurant there is enough space to feel comfortable, the atmosphere is real good. The menu is really interesting and there are suitable cocktails. We tried the lahmadzhun, the chicken, the foie gra and the deserts - everything was perfect.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

I can highly recommend the Happy Pig as a great restaurant where the locals congregate. The food, while not truly Bulgarian, is excellent and the staff all speak fluent English and are quite friendly. In fact, I sat with the off-duty manager and chef several...nights in a row and had drinks with them. Everyone is very welcoming to visitors. A wonderful and safe place to spend the night. HINT: there is a downstairs seating with a REAL fireplace.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

The food is very tasty, but it may not be enough for some people. The place is clean and personal is very polite. A little bit expensive for Sofia.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Delicious cuisine and very friendly staff. We really enjoyed our visit in this charming restaurant..

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We were there at mid day. The meals are nice, but really small and pretty expensive. It’s a nice place for drink, but not right place when you’re hungry.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Jun Y, Owner at The Happy Pig Food & Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi! Thank you for your feedback. I was curious what did you eat? Our portions are not small at all and each one has the amount of food indicated on the menu. Thank you and have a beautiful day. Kind regards, Jun Yoshida

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Perfect, interesting, provocative selection of seasonal food, great atmosphere, friendly environment, super drinks, ideal location, adorable garden!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I was here for the first time after reading a review and I was not disappointed. The salads were tasty and very original. Main course also delicious. Will definitely come back.

Date of visit: August 2018
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