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Salamander Restaurant

$$ - $$$
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Behind the Ice Angel Hotel, Borovets, Bulgaria
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant that is a little hidden away, but we'll worth exploring for, friendly and helpful staff and the food was very nice. The only down was that they started clearing plates before we had actually finished and we felt a little rushed.

Thank Dottipants
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Revisited this restaurant after trying for the first time last year, the service was excellent thanks to Plamen who personally recommended all the dishes. The garlic bread is very good and the trout was excellent, I had patatnik, the food was excellent value and with the barrel wine and apple pie we had a great three course meal. The open... More 

Thank Adam M
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Eat here whilst skiing last week. Great honest food and good prices. Meal for four cost about £50 for both food and drink. Slightly off the main drag so great for families.

1 Thank Graham F
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here during my holiday and it is awesome. The staff is really friendly and will do its best so satisfy all your needs. The food is just as awesome as the staff. I personally tried the grilled chicken and I really enjoyed it. It is not very popular since it's not located on the main street. I advise... More 

Thank Stefan C
Cheshire, England
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101 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Salamander is a small restaurant in the heart of Borovets village. it serves good local food served by very friendly staff.

Thank Judy1066
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

A family restorant. Very good food , hot wine . They are super nice, order the patatnic and the chushka burek

Thank D9470SS_
Witney, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tucked away past the Black Cat this small family run restaurant is a quaint experience. The host is a little intense joking with us and being very attentive. The food was fabulous and, on two occasions, we had the best steaks here. Lots of choice on the menu of traditional and more general dishes. Well worth a try but with... More 

1 Thank Helen L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was the nicest restaurant we ate in during our trip to Borovets. This was our second trip to Borovets and we were sorry we missed this 1st time around. The staff are excellent and very accommodating, lovely relaxed atmosphere, and the food was excellent. Open roaring fire, not rushed out after meals, as we sat and had drinks for... More 

Thank GeorgeLisaMerseyside
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Borovets for 4 years and in all of our visits we've never really found anything like this. It's a lovely place, with a warm reception and extremely attentive service. My wife is dairy allergic and the owners are also the chefs and we're able to cater to her needs. Our only wish is that we had... More 

Thank DIB85
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food & great prices. Lovely friendly staff who were very welcoming, definitely worth a visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind the Ice Angel Hotel, Borovets, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Borovets
Grill and steak-house that also offers excellent post skiing pancakes and hot chocolate. Very friedly and helpful staff including Blaumen (the bow-tie man).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?