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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (34 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
“shashlik” (5 reviews)
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Barbecue, European, Eastern European, Central European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18, Hristo Belchev st | next to Vitoshka street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We tasted the typical beer,cheese and the fish. Nice location and the waiter are very nice. But we waited a lot to eat something We recommend it.

1  Thank Rocco-_Gisella
Reviewed 6 days ago

Poor and slow service, food very ordinary, expensive for Sofia for what it was. Pretty touristy, wouldn't recommend it

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

With friends we were looking for traditional bulgarian restaurant and my friend found this. Looked amazing at first view, traditional costumes and everything. We ordered drink and soups for starter, for main meal we wanted to wait and choose right. We got drinks, my friend...More

Thank Lukas Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was visiting Sofia for a conference, one of the local team suggested we all go to Hadjidraganov's Houses for a traditional Bulgarian meal / night, and we were not disappointed. We were a party of 30 people and they sat us in a private room,...More

1  Thank RKHKent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, good meat and good wine. All for going out with your friend and eat in special place like this. Price? Normal

1  Thank easyboy77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like a bulgarian I know what bulgarian kitchen should be. The salads were bad, the outside tables had some horrible red umbrellas my eyes were hurting from them. We waited sooo long and it wasn’t fool at all, so no reason for the waiting. Traditional...More

1  Thank zlatinap96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic big portions of Bulgarian food at an affordable price. Skewers were delicious, the trout was awesome and the salads brought me a mixture of Bulgarian flavours

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very centrally located. My wife and I had a (large!) sharing dish of various pieces of pork, vegetables and fries, along with wine. We ate outside in the garden under large parasols, very pleasant. We went there mid-afternoon, so the place was not busy; service...More

1  Thank sarrang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the recommendation of another restaurant that had no space. The decor and food is all traditional and the staff are accommodating. The portions are enormous but excellent quality so you should consider sharing or skip on starters. The house wine is decent as...More

1  Thank Ian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. But I took my family there and we spent more than 1 hour to bring our food. Need to improve

Thank jlrmar2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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