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Hadjidraganov's Cellars

18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 981 8148
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (34 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
“shashlik” (5 reviews)
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Barbecue, European, Eastern European, Central European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pros: Decoration is nice, good selection of food options, quality of food (once you finally get it) is OK, fun when they're playing live music Cons: really bad service, expect to wait a long time for your food and to get it in "shifts", no...More

Thank luchy1309
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a great experience at its twin restaurant Hadjidraganov's House, I went to Hadjidraganov's Cellars with big expectations and I had another fantastic traditional Bulgarian lunch. The restaurant welcomes its guests with a decoration that goes back to the old times: traditional clothes, instruments and...More

1  Thank Mona77
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing Bulgarian restaurant in the heart of Sofia. Here is possible to enter inside the Bulgarian culture and enjoy the típical dishes, like mix of fresh salad with cold vegetable and cheeses, soup inside the bread and a big dishes of meat with salad, potatoes...More

1  Thank Alberto C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great place to spend a pleasant and gourmet time. In front of our difficulty to choose, our waiter offered us trays of salads and various meats. It was delicious and typical Bulgarian. The setting is beautiful and folk, the staff friendly.

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to get a glimpse of the local cuisine and culture. Accompanied by traditional music we had a really good dinner. Service was excellent,food really good and portions big enough. All these elements combined with the atmosphere creates a unique place well worth...More

2  Thank kostaskkk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

. We had a mixed grill and drank the bulgarian cabernet saivignon. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

1  Thank Lukas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live show , huge quantities and tasty Bulgarian specialities in a nice decor. Totally worth the visit

1  Thank Mel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been in this restaurant in March 2018.The tastes are very good and close to Tukish kitchen.The potions are relatively big to other a'lacart restaurants in the city.The service was very slow after you order.If you are too hungry, please ask for the quick...More

4  Thank Ragıp Ö
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there to taste different types of cold cuts and some Bulgarian red wines. Very nice setting, in a ideal location close by to the largest pedestrian shopping street of Sofia.

2  Thank CDFBologna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the Bulgarian restaurant to test in Sofia to enjoy all the typical dishes. The meat is delicious and vegetables amazing. The atmosphere is just exceptionnel mainly for the diners and weekends when the Bulgarian musicians come to play. We recommend 100% the place

2  Thank madamebulgaria
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 12 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighbourhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 2 981 8148
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The Restaurant Hadjidraganovite Izbi that means "Hadjidraganov's Cellars" offers Bulgarian national cuisine on fire, on a hot plate and in an oven. Situated in the center of Sofia restaurant exposes unique atmosphere of an old cellar - all hand-maded. A band of one of the best Bulgarian folklore musicians is playing folklore music in the nights! Legend of Hadjidraganov's Cellars! "In 1866 a century ago Hadji Dragan, a trader of wool and silk lived in Sofia and four great houses built. Each with a style from different region of Bulgaria (Melnik, Koprivshtitza, Zheravna, Bansko). Now it's a famous restaurant "Hadjidraganov's Houses". In his famous cellars there was wine from vineyards all over the country. Only few were people entered into the Hadjidraganov's Cellars. While entering inside, silence, a smell of old barrels and a coolness met the special guests. Barrels ordered in long lines could be seen in twilight of kerosene lamps. Selected bottles lay in straw in wine racks." Now the Restaurant Hadjidraganov's Cellars welcomes you with it's traditional bulgarian food cooked on fire, hot plate and in an oven. You can choose a wine from different regions all over Bulgaria.
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