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Vasil Aprilov St. 2, Velingrad 4600, Bulgaria
+359 35 958 845
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't like the food and the service. The food was not cooked well enough. Staff very unfriendly. Not visiting the place any more.

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Thank Nev-Nikol M
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food and staff, nice ambience and live music completes the picture. Highly recomended. Surely will visit again. 👍

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Thank Ritesh G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant present the Bulgarian national cuisine in unique way. The quality of the food was exceptionally good and the service was excellent. One of the best traditional restaurant I have ever been.

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Thank Alexander P
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We usually visit this restaurant every time when we visit Velingrad, because it's a really good value. The salads are huge, the dishes are huge as well. Everything is absolutely delicious. The lunch menu is a really good price. The service is friendly and fast. The restaurant is located in the center of the town (Velingrad) and there is a... More 

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Thank Kalin P
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great location and interior with traditional Bulgarian folklore elements and huge fireplace. Nice food and drinks but the awful grumpy staff is the biggest problem. If the staff were different we would say this is the best restaurant in the city.

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Thank Krasimir K
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The best foods and music.Magnificent please In Velingrad. The people is very happy and friendly person .

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Thank Lili V
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was okay, but personnel was rude, which ruin the good moode. The whole place was reserved and when people where coming, personnel just told them to go away, not kindly explaining that they can make resevations for another day.

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Thank Venci G
Velingrad, Bulgaria
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wonderful food, ambiance and service - good variety and live music - highly recommend and very family friendly

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Thank jonathan977
Europe
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Don't see what all the hype is all about... This is like the slightly souped up local version of every other "mehana" in every other small to medium size Bulgarian city. The food itself was nothing exceptional, on the contrary - it was rubbery, tasteless, and most definitively not homemade... Stay away from the grilled red peppers (straight out of... More 

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Thank DJCaso
Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It has everything that we want. The meat and salad are incredible, very tasty. A lot of people are coming there, especially for events. I totally recommend it.

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Thank RoDanny

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Barbecue, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasil Aprilov St. 2, Velingrad 4600, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Pazardzhik Province  >  Velingrad
  • Phone Number: +359 35 958 845

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