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“Great restaurant and great owner”

Sofia Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Xlendi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $28
Description: Everything here is homemade, from starters to desserts. We are one of the most different restaurants you can find in Gozo. With our own recepies mostly from Czech and Bulgaria. Our sign and the most important thing is large, fresh, original and tasty dishes made with passion. Our service is prepared to help you with all your orders and mostly to make you feel relaxed at our Restaurant . Welcome in Sofia and Enjoy :)
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Description: Everything here is homemade, from starters to desserts. We are one of the most different restaurants you can find in Gozo. With our own recepies mostly from Czech and Bulgaria. Our sign and the most important thing is large, fresh, original and tasty dishes made with passion. Our service is prepared to help you with all your orders and mostly to make you feel relaxed at our Restaurant . Welcome in Sofia and Enjoy :)
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

This place in Xlendi is the best I've been in Gozo and I went to the top of TripAdvisor list. The top of the list were great and the food was good quality. But this place has something different. The owner here is passionate, and this changes everything. The food was really good, even the ribs. I usually believes the ribs cannot be great, because it's fast food style. But in this place they were amazing. I believe the main difference is that people here care. If you're reading this, keep on doing your thing, it's great!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Lubos A, Manažer at Sofia Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much buddy. We really appreciate your review. See you soon:)

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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Having tried several of the restaurants around the harbour our group of four was looking for somewhere a bit different for dinner. The Sofia was recommended by our dive shop and a fine recommendation it was. The restaurant is quite small and a little out of the way but that also meant it was a little quieter than the more central places. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress and introduced to the chef, who proudly told us about his sourcing of fresh ingredients and that everything was made in house. I understand he only recently took over the business but everything was well organised and the cooking was superb. Two of us chose the chef's special of pork ribs and they were stunning: melt in the mouth and so flavoursome. My wife's and our other friend's chicken dishes were also very tasty. Portions were generous, so be ready! The theme seems to be a mixture of central European and Greek dishes and it was a shame we didn't have the opportunity to go back and try more of the menu. There were some very tasty local and imported wines and the service was really good as well. I should also mention the 'devils bread' which we had as a starter: lovely herbs and spicing! So all in all a great evening, great family atmosphere and we'll certainly be back next time we're in Xlendi.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Lubos A, Manažer at Sofia Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank ypu very much for your very kind review Dear Sir. We really appreciate that and hopefully we will see you soon:)

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Reviewed August 7, 2019

The food was very good (it’s a bit different as the menu has dishes from various Eastern European countries) and the staff was nice.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank thevalkyrie12
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Lubos A, Manažer at Sofia Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much dear:)

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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Lovely people, food and wine !!!
Definitely recommend it if you ever come to Xlendi you should go there. Way better service than all the other places in Xlendi.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank linnkallert
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Lubos A, Manažer at Sofia Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your time and thank you for visit.:)

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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

We came here last year and loved it: traditional Balkan food (roasted meats and dips etc) and so came back... to find it has changed hands.

It is now owned by a father and son who proudly state that ‘everything on the menu is cooked from fresh ingredients (apart from the chips which are frozen)’. The welcome was warm and friendly and the food was wonderful.

We started with the mixed (complementary) dips and olives (the Bulgarian lutenitsa was wonderful!), then had ‘Devil’s bread’ - pork fillets, peppers and fried bread in a rich sauce - then had the mixed grill for two. All tasted fantastic and they do have takeaway containers (lucky!).

We thoroughly recommend this place - great service and wonderful food.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Lubos A, Manažer at Sofia Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Dear Sir . Really appreciate your beautiful review:)

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