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#173 of 1,177 Restaurants in Sofia


$4 - $12
British, Pub
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi

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0.2 miles from St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Full of choices for ale aficionados - it had a wonderful choice of lagers and ales including cask ale . Nice to find a completely non smoking place and the theme is British beers - pints served

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

After seeing lots of Churches and Cathedrals what better place to visit than this superb quiet bar in the afternoon? The five of us old school friends in our early 60's had about 4 different beers from this large selection of excellent beers. The barman...explained that for one of the beers they only brew about 200 litres! We had an excellent time and I fully recommend a visit!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

This was my first time in Bulgaria and I was eagerly looking forward to visiting some of the great sites the city of Sofia has to offer and enjoy the great craft beer scene I had read up about and BiraBar was up there with...some of the best bars I visited in this most eclectic of city's. Walking in and I knew I would enjoy my visit here, a light and airy interior, great decor and furnishings including all manner of beer ephemera adorning the walls, a cool looking serving bar and plenty of seating options spread throughout this bar but what set it apart for me was the fact that this bar in the middle of Sofia served real ale ,noticed the pumps as soon as I walked in ,the bar was packed with a great atmosphere, my brother and I decided to try Fuller's Brewery " London pride ale " 4.1% ,and I must say they were served in absolutely pristine condition, we luckily managed to get a table were we just kicked back,chilled out and sipped our real ales. I really am a big fan of real ale's, been a member of C.A.M.R.A for many many years and I must say these real ales were good,a rich,well balanced ale ,bursting with taste,very easy to drink indeed, it was just so good being in such a wonderful bar sampling great real ale's. We both really enjoyed our real ales in here and the great vibe so much so that we ended up staying for another one each before we moved on and for a first time visit to BiraBar we couldn't have been more impressed. BiraBar is easy to locate along Ul. Paris. Opening hours are; Monday to Friday, 12 30pm till 11pm. Saturday & Sunday, 2pm till 11.30pm. An absolutely fantastic real ale and craft beer bar and most definitely well worth checking out if your planning a trip to Sofia and you have an interest in great beers.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed May 20, 2019

I did not expect to see British cask ale in Sofia but here it is. And properly looked after and served. They also have interesting Bulgarian cask ale, and Bulgarian craft ale as well. Great place, good prices, nice people and fairly central (a short...walk from Alexander Nevski). Well worth a visit - but it is a bar not a restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Friendly bar with a great selection of beers on tap as well as bottles. A few other spirits. I don't think they sell food but a number of patrons seem to have brought in Sushi from a sushi bar. No lager available but plenty of...great beers at reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Great place to stop and while away a few hours. Four days, three visits says it all. Great selection of beers, knowledgeable staff and a pleasant atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Great little bar with a fair few craft brews. Staff were very helpful and polite. Music wasn't too loud either.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is well worth a visit if you are into craft beers. They have a changing row of taps, when I was here it was a couple of Bulgarian beers and one from the UK, and it looks like they are active within the...brewing community. Well worth dropping in to for a pint.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Excellent beers on tap - not traditional ones. Premium british and local craft beers too. The service could be a littble bit better.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Here you can refill with a pint of great beer. Small, pub alike place with three beers on tap - wither craft or imported ales.

Date of visit: May 2018
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