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ul.Tsar Ivan Shishman 12 | Enter left side through the garden, second floor, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 88 224 9740
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, European, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
ul.Tsar Ivan Shishman 12 | Enter left side through the garden, second floor, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch finding this place by chance. We really liked the location, staff felt friendly although quickly overloaded. There is so me space so it felt like a good place for kids. BUT Halfway through the meal, the waiter tells us to be more...More

Thank Philipp S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great surroundings and atmosphere but very limited lunch menu for a weekend. Would have preferred a more extensive card

Thank pmc1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has a really cosy feel as if you are in someone's house. It's not the easiest to find but it's worth a visit and was a lovely meal if probably a bit pricey for Sofia.

Thank Julia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is located perfectly on the best Sofia pubs street in a nice yard of a popular bar. The atmosphere and interior/ exterior (aca balconies) are superb, very good and friendly service. Could be used for events or official lunches/ dinners as well. Every...More

Thank Iva B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here for lunch dozens of times and have never been disappointed with the dishes. The staff is also amongst the friendliest in Sofia, always with a postive vibe. I like the open kitchen concept in one of the rooms and usually prefer sitting...More

Thank sammy321321
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oh I loved the tapas!!!! A bit pricey for Sofia but so delishhhh coupled with a glass of wine. Sitting outside is also nice

Thank fatamata
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We tried the restaurant last year - it was full of seasonal surprises and interesting wine list. I recommend you to talk your waiter - they can guide you pretty well according to your preferences.

Thank YNDN
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I wanted to visit the place for some time. Finally we got there with friends for dinner. Although I knew where it is, it was not so easy find: no signs, you open the door and there is the back door of the other restaurant,...More

Thank Krasito
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Firstly, it was difficult finding the restaurant entrance door as there were no clear sign for it. Let it be, it might be just a way of making it interesting to find it on your own. Once you enter, I experienced an atmosphere of a...More

Thank Victor D
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I visited the place with some friends of mine. It is situated in a old house in the city center. The place is very pleasant, the food was very good, so does the service. It's good to meet with some friends there.

Thank EllValchanova
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Tsar Ivan Shishman 12 | Enter left side through the garden, second floor, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 88 224 9740
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Lavanda is a place where you can feel at home and have an exquisite meal and excellent wines. For dinner Lavanda will offer you a seasonal menu with different types of cuisine, creatively and skilfully combined in a sofisticated blend. Our lunch menu is created for busy people, working around and we change it daily, considering a lower price, quickness and variety. Recently we have started a Chef's Thursday events in which we present new ideas, wineries and gourmet specials.
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