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“Exotic Bulgarian food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vintage Bulgaria Restaurant & Bar

Vintage Bulgaria Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #139 of 819 Restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: The restaurant reflects a typical Bulgarian theme and layout where a cosy wooden bar on the mezzanine floor, stocks a variety of beverages – it is a great place to meet up with friends for drinks. The dining area in the lower level is a great setting for a truly romantic dinner with the area being separated into cosy nooks, with plenty of authentic Bulgarian knick-knacks, quaint wooden windows accented with lace curtains, and fireplaces. Making your way to the upper floor leads you to the function room. The Bulgarian theme is maintained by way of a countryside mural that stretches along the length of the room. This room also has a bar area and can be booked for private functions. Vintage Bulgaria Restaurant & Bar is proudly owned by a Bulgarian family living in Penang.
Penang Island, Malaysia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Exotic Bulgarian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Had the best pork ribs here! Nice ambiance and value for money. Vintage Bulgaria is a place for gathering with loved one, family and friends. Good service from the waiters and waitresses there. Will definitely visit again.

  • Visited October 2012
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank hitomisky3
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santorini, gree3ce
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

The food was amazing, the atmosphere was great all in all good place. Prices were reasonable and don't be scared to try everything because we went back 3 times.

Visited March 2012
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1 Thank rachel_aus
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Falls Church, Virginia
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233 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Great Bulgarian cuisine with a home-cooked feel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

It took a bit of effort to find this restaurant but it was well worth it. We enjoyed a meal that included a wonderful fresh salad, a nice appetizer of bacon-wrapped cheese, and homemade Bulgarian sausages. The restaurant has a very pleasant feel and the service was prompt and attentive. It was my first go-round with Bulgarian food and I would defintely go back as the prices are extremely reasonable.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank skink
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Canberra, Australia
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“"Ever been to a Bulgarian restaurant before?"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

That's what I ask my guest to Penang because I hadn't until I lived across the road form one. Vintage Bulgaria is now a family favourite and not just for the food. That said the food is superb and especially the pork knuckle (one of the best in Penang), the lamb shank in brown sauce, and of course the beef stroganoff. But Vintage Bulgaria is more because in a country where service is hit and miss, Bulgaria doesn't miss a beat. The service staff are welcoming and know the menu so they tell you what is not available before you order aaaand you get your meals served at the same time so your party can eat together. Our family loves it and totally recommend it.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank Andrew T
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Salzburg, Austria
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Top spot for your meaty cravings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

When I need protein after a hard day's cycle, I head over here for my meaty fix.YTasty items and great portions

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank CastelloPikkard
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