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Excalibur

$$ - $$$Barbecue, European,
Street Academiei near 39-41, Bucharest 010013, Romania
+40 730 190 364
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Barbecue, European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Street Academiei near 39-41, Bucharest 010013, Romania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Excalibur
1. Feast of the knights
"The plates are very big and the food is fresh."
Tigrul C
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2. Medieval atmosphere
" is an amazing place , maybe the best restaurant I've ever been !"
Nikos M
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3. King Arthur would love this!
"the sword in the stone is the best welcome."
Sarah L
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unique place in the centre of Bucharest with style and delicious meals. The dishes had themed names and were in very large quantities. Totally worth the money as I couldn’t even eat my whole salad! Strongly recommend if you wish to immerse yourself in medieval...More

Thank nikoladanailov
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 8, 2018

This place is Medieval! The setting, the waiters' uniforms, the food. It's all abour meat: huge plates of steaks and sausages with vegetables and sauce... They prepare plates for 2 (which require 4 people to finish) and for 4 (I guess you could bring the...More

1  Thank fishfinger_mey
Lorand L, Manager at Excalibur, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Hello, Well, thank you very much for you super detalied review. We are so , so glad that you have enjoyed eating with your hands and the large portions. The dessert?! Oh, you have to try the other ones too, for that, we are waiting...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we arrived the entrance corridor was deserted, but we pressed on. We entered a cellar which has been decked out as a medieval hall. Wash your hand well when you get there since it’s fingers and a knife to eat your food. Very much...More

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is by far the best place we visited while on a holiday trip to Bucharest. The prices are fantastic, the food even more so. Would undoubtedly visit this restaurant when we return to Bucharest. The staff were friendly and the service was also excellent....More

Thank Vasileios V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, entering this restaurant it seemed to us that we were entering to a special place, which will amaze us wiith its food and mood. The style of the restaurant is supposed to refer to the dark times of Middle Ages, but when...More

1  Thank Jerzy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A taxi driver recommend this place fabulous food you eat with your hands but be warned go there starving the platters are huge

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with 11 other brithish colegues. We had 3 big plates for 4 persons and 5*3,5 litres beers. It was delicious and amazing experience. At the end we split the bill and it was like 55Ron (10£) per person which was amazing considering all...More

Thank ManoleCo
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

The food was very tasty and cheap. The dish was so big that we finished only half of it. Also the waiter was very nice and the restaurant has a very cool style. Very recommended!

Thank 5aa111
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Visited with family. Arrived on a Sat evening as our hotel was nearby - (We hadn't booked) - the waiter whom we greeted and asked to be seated looked surprised to see us and seemingly took a little while longer than anticipated to decide to...More

Thank Cara L
Lorand L, Manager at Excalibur, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our restaurant works on reservation , we are glad that you found place. Maybe the waiter suggested you to eat with hand because that's the rule of the restaurant - because is medieval . But, we are glad that you managed to eat the fish...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Interesting but rather kitsch setting. The meat menu is paradise for meat lovers. One of the best roasted chicken I have ever had. Service was quite slow, and we had to ask for forks, ad the default is to use your hands to eat as...More

1  Thank Dan R
Lorand L, Manager at Excalibur, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad that you like our food! EXCALIBUR TEAM

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slickricspain1
December 7, 2017|
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Response from Ioana B | Reviewed this property |
yes, they do
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Marta O
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Valentin I | Reviewed this property |
If you Go FOR the meat and the garnishes you should be ok. If you take the bread and sauces then I don't know.
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Mick C
November 16, 2016|
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Sunday 11:45 - 23:45 Monday 11:45 - 23:45 Tuesday 11:45 - 23:45 Wednesday 11:45 - 23:45 Thursday 11:45 - 23:45 Friday 11:45 - 23:45 Saturday 11:45 - 23:45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Barbecue, European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Street Academiei near 39-41, Bucharest 010013, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40 730 190 364
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Description
Have you ever dreamed of at a feast where relaxation and mood are beyond the false rules of etiquette? In a very special place, cuted off from everyday reality, the delicacies are saturated and the medieval scent of the place makes you want to feast with your hand, because this is the only way you can really enjoy a royal cuisine? Excalibur restaurant is the only place in Bucharest where succulent steaks, tasty pies and vintage wines are served in generous portions, as in the days of King Arthur by knights and ladies for wich the honor and reputation are above all. We welcome you to visit us for a special medieval experience!
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