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“Like at home”
Review of Lavanda

Ranked #32 of 1,021 Restaurants in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Lavanda is a place where you can feel at home and have an exquisite meal and excellent wines. For dinner Lavanda will offer you a seasonal menu with different types of cuisine, creatively and skilfully combined in a sofisticated blend. Our lunch menu is created for busy people, working around and we change it daily, considering a lower price, quickness and variety. Recently we have started a Chef's Thursday events in which we present new ideas, wineries and gourmet specials.
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Like at home”
Reviewed April 25, 2014

One of the most interesting restaurants in Sofia. Situated on the second floor of old house you can feel just like at home. The atmosphere is very nice with vintage flavor. Everything is fresh and homemade including bread and BBQ sauce. Most of the vegetables are local and seasonal. Everything we ordered were very delicious, especially ribs in BBQ sauce and Lamb! Service is excellent and I have to say very warm. I felt just like at home. Love it!

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Luluto L
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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic dinner out!”
Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We loved this place, the food was spot on, the wine recommendation was amazing. Great service, wonderful owners and staff. This place really made a long day out in sofia special. Would recommend this place to anybody. Creative and delicious.

1 Thank Travelo123
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Geneva, Switzerland
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386 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
“Excellent hidden jewel”
Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I really do not understand the bad reviews about this fantastic place. The lady chef at Lavanda pit such an effort to offer you dishes with amazing taste. Yes it is a bit pricey compare to lots of other restaurants but it worth pay the difference when the presentation of a tasty dish is displayed before your eyes. The salmon is presented like a burger, the spices used are a pure song for your palate...if you have one. The service is immaculate and the place is very original aq you feel you have been invited ro the house of somebody. This house used to belong to a former minister of agriculture

Thank jaynice1
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Feels like home”
Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Lavanda is the place that I would call a really nice, chic restaurant. In the heart of Sofia, but at the same time takes you miles away from the city. The food that is served you can find it described on a single page, but it is sooo delicious :)

1 Thank Filiz D
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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Hidden jewel”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Been twice to Lavanda and must say that I am always very positivly surprised. The food is consistently good and the service very pleasant. The interior looks a bit funny at the beginning, but it fits.
Any time again.

  • Visited February 2014
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2 Thank kathyhan1
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