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European, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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53 Tsar Asen Strreet, Sofia 1463, Bulgaria
+359 89 441 9133
10:00 - 00:00
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times now and the place is a great find in Sofia. Cozy modern laid back atmosphere. Absolutely fantastic choice of wines and if you are a whiskey lover this is THE place for you. And let's not forget the deserts - what a treat!

Thank Marta M
Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Unique mix of chic, cozy and simple friendly atmosphere. Unique wine and whiskey selection. Unique dishes, mixed from traditional bulgarian cuisine and some of the great italian and french courses. Perfect place for after work coctail, romantic dinner or socializing. You should go there, it is really unique place at quiet street in the top of the city center. If... More 

Thank Katerinni
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Great location (quiet street at the very center of Sofia, close to the University), good food, very good wine selection (incl. many Bulgarian wines), very good service, urban-cozy, seats outside (smokers), nice crowd!

Thank ra4eniza
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Delicious food and a nice wine selection. Great atmosphere for couples or groups alike. Verify the year of the wine you're ordering. They have a bad habit of not updating the menu however when we pointed this out and complained they made it right by adjusting our bill.

Thank R993
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

When you've had enough from all the fastfood, Bulgarian dishes and quasi-Italian restaurants, you should go here. You can order tapas, great wines and great cocktails for an ok price! The food wasn't really 'our taste', but still they prepared it in a professional way. We really liked the meatballs!

Thank JeanineVls
Sofia, Bulgaria
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Very centra with a trendy, tasteful interior and a variety of wines (including 375 ml bottles) and cocktails. Always a courteous and professional service. There is also a variety of sandwisches and finger food to go with the drinks - do try the beans dip (comes with homemade breadsticks which are great), the hummus and the parmesan bites. Excellent for... More 

Thank Dianastf
Nürnberg, Deutschland
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Unique atmosphere, bar jazz records. Been there for two light dinner. Serve little bites that go well with the wine and light dinners and salads. Great choice of wines! Bulgarian, French, Italian, Chilenian, Argentinian, German etc! Service speaks enough English and is very friendly! Nothing to moan about!

Thank luppi
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Tucked in a quiet road. Very nice atmosphere. Excelkent wines. Tasty platters to accompany your drink. And most importantly service with a smile something which is difficult to find in Sofia.

Thank Andri P
Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Sofia is an stylish European city! At Sofia you could find first class wine and delicious appeteziers! Yes! And "Local" proves that. When you get in you will find simple, but stylish atmosphere, made by fantasy and we will be fascinated for sure from the "Social table". A big, square table, where diffrent group of people could communicate each other,... More 

1 Thank Katerinni
Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013

This is a nice and simple restaurant. Food is good without being great (a mixture of Italian and Spanish as far as I could see). Staff was nice.

Thank JContripad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
European, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Tsar Asen Strreet, Sofia 1463, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 89 441 9133
LOCAL bistro has moved to a different location and with different name. Now you can find it on 53, "Tsar Asen" str. and the name is CRAFT. The staff and the management are here. The menu and the wine list are the same.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?