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ul.Tsar Simeon 78 | Sofia, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
+359 88 752 3376
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (12 reviews)
“snails” (5 reviews)
“canard” (2 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
ul.Tsar Simeon 78 | Sofia, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

interesting place for French food, one of the owners is actually French, so it is a good mix between the two

1  Thank cho152017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever having the opportunity to spend an evening at L'Etranger ... it's a must. The personnel is as friendly and customer-oriented as one can only dream of. The dishes are first class and the wine card is rich of excellent bottles (one starts loving Bulgarian...More

1  Thank Klemens F
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice, small restaurant in the heart of Sofia that serves french cuisine. Our server was very nice and spoke English and French. The food was delicious and fresh. I only wish that would have had a possibility to buy a glass of...More

Thank Polina_Knbl
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Good Decor. friendly servo e. nice food would go again. I had salad to start and then the fish..which was cooked perfectly. would recommend.

2  Thank mordlad
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Went here with my fianceè, would definitely go again! Food was amazing and the service was outstanding!! Real friendly staff, always had an eye on us to check we were good, kept topping our water up etc. Real good start to our first time in...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

L'Etranger has been around for so long that it's safe to say it has practically carved the French bistro niche in Sofia - and the sheer fact that it's still going strong is proof that it must be doing something right. In reality, there's nothing...More

2  Thank Me7roiD
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had excellent French food in this restaurant. Service was very good too. It's located in the city center, near the mosque. Don't miss this place when you are in Sofia.

2  Thank P_Bjerkasholmen
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great Meal!...Great Service!...Great Ambient!...Quite and friendly Atmosphere!...Desserts fantastic!... Guide Michelin wake up for this Chief!...😊

3  Thank António G
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Incredibile ristorante con cucina francese ! Atmosfera intima con pietanze sublimi! Fantastic restorant with fantastic interior and incredible atmosfere! You need to try the duck and as well the dessert!!

3  Thank extraroberto
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Although the location is very inconvenient and not opened everyday,worth it.Went here for dinner and were quite surprised.All dishes that we got had nice presentation with somehow really French 'touch' and very tasty.Perhaps,if they are going to location would be very busy.The service is very...More

3  Thank Damianoff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$41
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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