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Francis Drake

Primorska Str. 8B, Kavarna 9650, Bulgaria
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good13%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“mussels” (3 reviews)
“balchik” (10 reviews)
“waiters” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
Primorska Str. 8B, Kavarna 9650, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great setting, great seafood and all in all a great experience. Me and my wife come to Balchik at least 2 times a year for 2-3 days and simply adore Francis Drake and everything about it. Special thanks to Alexander for providing us with exquisite...More

Thank Georgi S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Despite being fully booked, me and my wife managed to get a free table despite the waiters telling us there aren't any seats available... we showed them the one we had our eye on and they admitted they didn't see that one... Service is not...More

Thank Alexandru_Cotarlici
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere,good dishes and value for money,the view is very romantic.Excellent service and friendly staff.A lot of healthy choices.For sure I'll come back.

Thank Stefan Dan T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view of the area and by the water but that's about it. The service and food were not up to what you'd expect for the price. 1. Our waiter was unfriendly and didn't seem interested in looking after us at all. Didn't take our...More

1  Thank phillyboy14
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were given advice from the waiter about what was good at the time and we were not disappointed. We started with mussels, sharing a bucket full of tasty and well seasoned shells, then I had sea bream, while my husband had rabbit. Both dishes...More

Thank 187069Brenda
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A really good meal. The service was also very good. The menu is copious. And we will for sure come back later.

Thank KaTaral
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Me and my girlfriend from Norway has an apartment in Kaliakria Resot and wanted a dinner along the seafront. Here they have a variety of restaurants with outdoor seating. We chose to sit down at Francis Drake when they had an extensive menu. We sat...More

Thank Lars S
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Visited here on our second night in Balchik. The waiter was very polite and friendly. No one at our table could fault their meal which arrived quickly and hot. The waiter even brought our dogs a dish of water! Highly recommend and about the same...More

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The restaurant is very nice , by the sea. The seafood was very well prepared and the staff very firnedly and fast. Would definetly go there again.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Do not get fulled by the number of stars of the hotel the restaurant is. It is not by far a 4 star restaurant. All the items we have orderred were frozen. Even the soup was an instant one. Stuff was ok. On top, the...More

Thank AncaLB
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Primorska Str. 8B, Kavarna 9650, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Dobrich Province  >  Kavarna
The Francis Drake Restaurant is situated at the first level of Hotel Mistral. You can find there excellent sea food, great wines and the great mood of the sea.
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