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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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COSMOS is a Fine Dining restaurant in the city center that explores the vast universe of tastes and creates own version of the Bulgarian cuisine. At Cosmos we create Traditional Space Cuisine - blending traditional ingredients from Bulgarian culture with imagination to give you an incredible experience for all senses.
PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this place and let me tell you that we loved. We call to reserve our table and they squeezed us in, seating at the bar with other guests this gave us the opportunity to chat to their barman and we...could observe him make drinks. The food was really great: traditional Bulgarian meat platter, pork ribs were perfectly cooked for starters and main course respectively. I would gladly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tired kitchen, rude staff, food blend, to bad the decor is nice and the ingredients are great, so maybe they had a bad day or they will probably close soon// very disappointing, took the six step taste menu. Henrik and Michaela

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience ! We were a group of 6 friends and Grisha was our waiter. He perfectly took care of us and explained very precisely each coming dishes (we ordered 4 regular tasting menus and 2 vegan tasting menus with the wine pairings). In...a country where the sense of service is far away from Western standards, it was definitely the best service we had (and even better than some countries). The quantity of food per dishes is neither too much neither too little. The cocktails are super tasty and original. Go for it !More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

More than excellent, huge but cosy, fast-serving yet with heart, and most important - sublime taste and flavours! My favourite restaurant ever!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 21 August 2021

We stopped in Sofia on our way from Austria to Black Sea coast and looked for a special place to dine with our two daughters (14 and 17). Definitely an excellent choice to go. We took 4 tasting menus (both vegeterian and meat) with paired...drinks. Really wonderful and interesting experience - different tastes adn seasonings than we are used in Western or Central Europe. Very, very helpful and pleasant service, homely atmosphere and still everybody made us feel very special. We recommend without hesitation. Jiri and family from AustriaMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

Both me and my partner work at the restaurants and we're quite picky with food. But have to admit, we LOVED this place! Amazing service, each of the waiters as the bartenders very polite and friendly, food - just amazing, melting in mouth. Delicate lamb,...spreads with sourdough bread - perfectly combined flavours. Desserts (Bulgarian rose and Gravity) are just cherry on the top. I wosh we had more time in Sofia to visit this place again. You're doing great job guys✨✨ Small tip for guests, this place is pretty popular, make a reservation to make sure you get a table:)More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 8 August 2021

If I could give it a 10 star I would. Perfect service and recommendation's from our waiter Grisha. The dishes (we had many are WOW...no less. If you are in Sofia, GO THERE.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 7 August 2021 via mobile

Amazing service, great food, had the tasting menu with the beverage pairing (cocktails + wine). Got bulgarian cured meats plate as well, very high quality.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Ribs 5 of 5 Lamb 5 of 5 Steak 5 of 5 Bulgarian rose 6 of 5 Waiter awesome Very stylish location Great value of money Good sound

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 13 June 2021

A local guy recommend us this place. We enjoyed the afternoon a lot, the staff is super welcoming, friendly and flexible which is great. Specially this guy who speaks spanish, he was amazing. On the other hand, we had both tasting menus, and the food...was ok. Sometimes it was surprising but others it was like meeeh ok-ish, specially the salads. We understand the concept and the ideas behind the dishes, but there is no wow factor; but hey! this is only one opinion. Some ingredients like the trout, the beef cheeks or most of the vegetarian dishes were packed with flavour. However, for example, the chicken with local truffle was tasteless. Big compliments for the desserts, 3 out of 3 were great. I would not hesitate to try it again to change my mind for few dishes/ingredients. Great job there with the atmosphere, lights, music and design!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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19 December 2018|
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I don’t know. Didn’t pay attention to that. You should ask the restaurant.
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Response from SaintSal | Reviewed this property |
I usually plan on around 25-30 EUR per person for a nice long dinner with desserts and plenty of nice wine. But that's a very relaxed budget there and I think 15-20 EUR would still be a nice experience. For vegetarians, I... More
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Response from RestaurantCosmos | Property representative |
Lauren is more or less right. The front windows won't give you the opportunity to see fireworks. We have a terrace as of recently, located on the second floor. However, we haven't tested it during a New Year's celebration... More
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Cosmos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5