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Balabanovata kashta

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Tryavna Center, Tryavna 5350, Bulgaria
+359 67 737 31
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is a bit hidden, not directly by the bridge, but is absolutely worth it! Food was amazing, service was very professional and fast. Prices - absolutely fare :) Great place, we recommend it!

Thank Emiliya G
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I liked most of the food, I liked it a lot. Avoid the "onion rings" they are rubbish like the junk McDonalds serves. They are a mish mash of doughey pulverised onion and miserable batter. They are ouy of a bag, they are nit handmade like everything else in the menu. Some might say this place is a tourist trap,... More 

1 Thank davidO8013CE
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

The interior is not remarkable, but the food was terrible. I don't remember eating such tasteless lamb ever! On top of everything - it's not cheap. I woundn't visit again.

Thank Ivaylo P
Worcester, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

It was very quiet when we visited for lunch with Bulgarian friends who were very embarrassed about the service received from the waitress. The food was average but generous portions. Perhaps the standards would be better on a busy lunchtime?

1 Thank Kathryn J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice and warm restaurant. Food was really tested and big portions, but the at etude of waitres was really unfriendly like she sorry that we came in the restaurant. We suppose to go and looking for her to order more food and pay the bill. I give average points for the food, was nice. For serving I give poor. By... More 

Thank Kremena B
Brussels, Belgium
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

Great restaurant, offering us our own room (most customers prefer the courtyard terrace, but for two families it was great to know the kids could run around without upsetting anyone). Food delicious and generous portions.

Thank RKJB2012
Sofia, Bulgaria
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

When I saw that place on tripadvisor I thought I have to bisit it. We had a great disappointment because it was full, but we managed to take a table. The saff was very impolite and lazy. The food is awful, not even close to traditional.. So commercial! We took chicken and lamb soups ... Didn't like them at all.... More 

Thank Chillout_cat
Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2015

Here you can have a nice lunch or dinner in a good old-fashioned, folk ambience. The waiters will make you feel special with their kind, friendly and fast service. The menu is abundant in salads, starters and various dishes which can satisfy every taste. You have to try the specialties but keep in mind that the portions are quite big... More 

1 Thank Nik R
Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2014

Yes, I must admit I'm biased. I was born in Tryavna. Still, having lived for many years abroad, every time I return there I enjoy the old streets, the architecture, and of course the local restaurants. Balabanovata kashta is one of the best - excellent food, fantastic service, reasonable prices - what more could you which for?

Thank rhsquared
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2014

I was determined to eat somewhere recommended and this was one of only two places in Trjavna with Tripadvisor reviews. As it was out of season, the village and restaurant were really quiet, which for me added quite a bit of charm, like you had everything to yourself. Anyway, I ordered the chicken spindles as it seemed to be a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tryavna Center, Tryavna 5350, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Gabrovo Province  >  Tryavna
  • Phone Number: +359 67 737 31

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?