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The Blue

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Next to Rila Hotel on the street going uphill, Borovets, Bulgaria
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Good food especially the rila sword and the wonderful Turkish bread. Good service friendly staff. Very busy.

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Thank ply2015
Knebworth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

The food was great, and the portions ample for two hungry people. Slight discrepancy with the bill that was sorted by the manager. Not sure why there was a mistake?? it wasn`t hard to work out the total cost. The beer was good and the service excellent.Good location too, quite near our hotel -The Rila. Albeit the food in the... More 

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Thank Julian C
Minster on sea,
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

We used this place tonight for an evening meal. The place is small and friendly. Had TVs on showing skiing which was apt for a ski resort eatery. The menu was a little confusing as what I wanted finished being served at 6pm so the menu immediately became limited. However, Piri Piri chicken was good, plenty of meat on it... More 

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Thank Coccia8
Wigan, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Our group eat there Wednesday 17th February and the food all ground was poor. Meat dishes very dry (pork, chicken and beef) and one of the worst chicken curries I have ever tasted, firstly it wasn't a curry and secondly all you could taste was salt. Sorry not impressed.

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Thank Allister16
Cambridge
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Expensive at Bulgarian prices at 41 lev which is around £16 but quality and exceptional steak - need I say more - I had the peppercorn steak on the menu :-)

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Thank tavish
Bucharest, Romania
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

The interior of the restaurant is very nice decorated and the staff is attentive. I recommend the tiramisu, the biscuit cake and the pancakes. The Kentucky chicken was also delicious, so was the pizza and the fries! Even if the menu is not very long, the dishes are tasteful! Would definitely return!

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Thank ralu_seby
Stoke
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The Blue is a very "Bohemian" bar. The internal decoration has clearly been a labour of love for whoever did it. Though not a massive menu, the food is tasty and good value (the Bulgarians always give large portions). The hot spiced wine is a must.

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Thank Bevang
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place as somewhere after a few years of coming to Borovets we had never tried. The food was really good and as with most restaurants in Borovets very reasonably priced. The staff were attentive and the atmosphere although a little quiet was very pleasant. I would definitely recommend it and am sure we will eat here again.

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Thank Steve H
northumberland
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128 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

often passed this little place but never visited so tried it this year- small, but friendly place- nice attentive staff and were served quickly. our first meal here (of two nights)- was baked trout with veg and roast potatoes for my son, who claimed it to be very nice, and he can be difficult to please!- I had the London... More 

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Thank starpyrowhittle
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here. The atmosphere was unfortunately quite uncomfortable due to us being nearly the only guests. The service was good and the food fair. It was considerably cheap and for some reason we got 20% discount!

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Thank agnesperr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to Rila Hotel on the street going uphill, Borovets, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Borovets

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?