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ul.Tsar Simeon 78 | Sofia, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
+359 88 752 3376
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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ul.Tsar Simeon 78 | Sofia, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Well worth a visit. Genuine French food, a good menu, reasonable service, nice ambience. Slightly more expensive than general restaurants in Sofia but the quality of the food makes this well worth it.

1  Thank witston
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We have been going to L'etranger since fore than 8 years. Not so often, maybe once or twice a year but every time there we have really good time. The place is so very French! The ambiance is very cozy, the menu is seasonal, (which...More

1  Thank Silvana H
Reviewed 12 November 2015

It is a very cosy French family restaurant. It has very pleasant atmosphere and tender music, which is not only French The food is always fresh and cooked immediately after the order of the client. The staff is very polite and friendly.

2  Thank Emil D
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Small and cozy restaurant. We came for a dinner with my husband and son and were taken very good care off - surprise sugar-pin for my kid, complimentary bread/ appetizer and the ordered food was very good. Will be visiting again:)

1  Thank Tania2805
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Came here for dinner last week. We did not have a reservation but they fitted us in. Very busy. Small restaurant. Food was very good, but service was very slow. We were waiting a long time for our main course and had nearly finished our...More

Thank 169traveller
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A quaint little restaurant located on one of the side streets in downtown Sofia. Being a French cuisine aficionado, I wanted to try it during my visit to Sofia, and enjoyed every minute of it. The house red wine, from Languedoc was very pleasant, esp....More

2  Thank bfr56
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

The food was nice but overpriced Not too much to choose from the menu The octopus was too " tasty" ( too much spices like salt and pepper)

Thank miriamsum
Reviewed 4 August 2015

the food wasn't what i expected at all, however the place is small and cosy and the service was good.

Thank Irene A
bistrot l, Propriétaire at L'etranger, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thanks for the review and sorry for the unfilled expectations and the lack of information you had.

Reviewed 30 July 2015

This meal would have probably seemed more affordable had I not chosen to select the best wines for each course, but I did, they were great, and unsurprisingly, by the end no one minded or questioned it, it wa all worth it, even in the...More

1  Thank Breakingwaves2001
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A quiet relaxing place where one can enjoy a genuine french food and wine. The owners are very kind. It would be good if there are a bit more options for vegetarians. I definitely intend to visit L'etranger again.

Thank Nikoleta M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Tsar Simeon 78 | Sofia, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 88 752 3376
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The oldest running French restaurant, established in 2001
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