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Bistro Kestena

Akad. Daki Yordanov 1, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
+359 88 877 8864
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“flambe” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Akad. Daki Yordanov 1, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful and nice staff. Delicious food. Very clean. We was very impressed of people who work there and of taste of food. You need to try it.

Thank Romana C
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I ate here several times and was satisfied always. They have options for vegans! They serve impeccably, the staff are very nice and helping... Would definitely go back again if in Balchik.

Thank Anca P
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We came to Balchik to do the botanic gardens and this place is right near the entrance. Bustling and good service. Nice food and a good atmosphere. Good for couples or families.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

First day we arrived we had lunch here. We had fish soup, calamari and fried fish. Everything was very good, served very quickly and cheap. All the waiters speak Romanian and also the menu is in Romania. We felt like home.

Thank Traveler200782
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Achieving 90% of what you can expect in this town. Big serving, fatty, tasty. One star missing because I don’t like flys falling from roof light into my food. Very rural Ambiente. Seven fully stuffed ppl cost around usd100. Less messie style u find at...More

Thank Wienonline
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited here on our second night having seen it nice and busy the night be fore and checking trip advisor. The waiters are very friendly and speak good English. Our waiter CK advised us to have a local dish which to describe is like...More

1  Thank James T
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

First of all the staff is great. They are very charismatic and speak english, romanian and bulgarian. The food is very good and diverse. You really have where to chose from. The servings are big, I took half my food to go. Prices are low,...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed July 31, 2018

but not the best in town. Very touristic and simple restaurant, food is good though plenty of better places around.

Thank PeterLivingston
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We tried Kestena on a rainy afternoon after visiting the Botanical garden and the Palace. It was pretty busy, a good indicator that it is a good place to eat. The food was very good, even great if you consider the price. I would recommend...More

1  Thank Adrian-Costin T
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Good services, good food, nice music ! The best restaurant in that area. Live music isn't so good, but i think i'm not very lucky this evening. :) Anyway, i like this place.

Thank Sorin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akad. Daki Yordanov 1, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Dobrich Province  >  Balchik
  • Phone Number: +359 88 877 8864
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