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53 Tzar Asen Strreet, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 98 441 9133
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10:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 12:00
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank Katerinni
Delhi
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank ra4eniza
Ostschweiz
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Brian993
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank JeanineVls
Sofia, Bulgaria
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Dianastf
Nürnberg, Deutschland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank luppi
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Andri P
Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank JContripad
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

unfortunately, i've not a bad experience but disappointed because i've expected much when you see the other review. The problem is that the food is good,but a wine bar that just propose foreign glass wine and not local wine it's interesting. The server was young and certainly in-experimented he reverse some wine that's not the problem, but he just put... More 

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Thank Nicolas S
V_Dimitrova, Manager at Craft, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Nicolas, My name is Vanya Dimitrova and I'm the manager of LOCAL bistro. Thank you for writing this review! Unfortunatelly, it's not possitive, but we're always glad to receive feedback from our client. First of all, I apologize for your bad experience in our bistro! We do care! The previous comments from our clients show that most of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 12:00
Monday
10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
Friday
10:00 - 12:00
Saturday
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Tzar Asen Strreet, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 98 441 9133
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?