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The Balkan

Car Simeon St., Sveti Vlas 8256, Bulgaria
+359 89 835 1972
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“pepper steak” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Car Simeon St., Sveti Vlas 8256, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited here 2nd week of September and found it had an 'end of the season' feel to it with everything slightly average and a bit tired. The restaurant was very quiet and the atmosphere very muted. The starters we ordered were up to the...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting lovely staff good food. I visited for dinner - my companion had a mixed grill which was delicious & I had muscles which were yummy!

Thank Mandi M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner on 2nd September. Restaurant roughly three quarters full. If going in main tourist season you would need to book. Atmosphere was excellent. We skipped starters so had a little wait for our mains to arrive - pepper steak, lamb, ribs and teriyaki...More

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We've eaten at the Balkan for a number of years and always enjoyed the food. They have some great salads available and a good menu choice. Ribs are good - plenty of meat in a tasty sauce. Great place, friendly staff and one that we...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and very friendly staff. My food was beautifully presented. The interior of the restaurant was a little tired but don't let it put you off the food was good and nothing was too much trouble for the staff.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely ribs and great wine! Nice restaurant which feels a bit more special than most of the others - lovely waitress who was really helpful,

Thank MandyM1969
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Me and my husband went here after reading the reviews from TripAdvisor. The food was ok, but not great. We had big expectations, but,in the final, we were a bit dissapointed. The service was poor, the lady didn't knew the menu and was pretty distracted....More

Thank AuraVulpe
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After a nice seafood dinner, vomiting all the night... most probably the mussels. Thanks for the nice experience!

Thank Zsolt S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place is just like in a dream. Looks really good and the food is very tasty, one of the best i have ever eaten. The waitress was very kind. Wine is really good. Prices between 18-27 leva for a main dish. We had a...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The location is good, its in the heart of Sveti Vlas. Me and my family are satisfied with the service and the food. We ate dinner here more than once. The chef is good in decorating the food so that it would look more delicious....More

Thank djs762016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Car Simeon St., Sveti Vlas 8256, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Burgas Province  >  Sveti Vlas
  • Phone Number: +359 89 835 1972
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