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Lyubata 13 Str, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
+359 89 672 3222
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (28 reviews)
“pineapple” (6 reviews)
“tripe soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
European, Eastern European, Central European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lyubata 13 Str, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's ok. I mean, for Bulgarian standards the food is not bad, but the price is definitely too high for the quality, preparation and presentation. The coconut soup is extremely spicy and I generally like spicy food.

Thank foodtraveller97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful, great atmosphere, great food! Nice service. Don't miss when in Sofia. The highlight was the creme brule in pineapple! Very good!

Thank Orit M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Sadly, the fame of the chef influences both the reviewers and the prices. The kimchee salad was imbalanced and spicy but not a bad choice in retrospect. The duck breast was too raw and flavourless. The grilled sea bass was just boring. No complaints about...More

3  Thank LFlaws
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Service - the waiters are cheerful, friendly and fast. The food was delicious, gourmet type and was prepared really fast.

Thank konstantinnacheff
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I was hoping for Chef’s to provide an evening to remember for me and my female company, but boy was I disappointed. Having worked in the service industry myself, I know things can be hectic. I know Friday evenings can be stressful. But the night...More

Thank Christian C
Явор С, Manager at Chef's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Christian C, Thank you for your feedback. It seems we have an interesting "misunderstanding" here, because the wine (Nikolaevo) was brought on the table together with the prosseco you have ordered in the very beginning. You were asked if we should open the wine...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

went on a wednesday night with my girlfriend; it wasn't too busy but the atmosphere was nice and relaxed and we had an enjoyable evening with great food; would definitely recommend to go to this place. perhaps expensive for Bulgarian standards but very affordable compared...More

Thank Marcel K
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, nice service. However, our experience was not as expected. We arrived at 22:15 and were told that the kitchen closes at 22:30. We ordered quickly: a salad, tomato soup, grilled sea bas, slow cooked beef and a legendary brownie. They forgot to give...More

Thank Sara808080
Явор С, Manager at Chef's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Sara, Customer's feedback is important to us and we follow standards in serving meals in certain order, but in your case my colleague did explain the person making the reservation, that kitchen is closing shortly (22,30h) while taking the reservation over the phone. You...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The food and the service are 5 start and I don’t find any minuses in this place. If you have a bit more weird taste for food or are a smoker, this is not going to be your place...

Thank Emona D
Reviewed 21 October 2017

the food is tasty, location is quiet, but can't really say that there is something "wow" in the menu, minding that the owner is supposed to be a popular chef in Bulgaria. I expected more.. maybe

Thank mimkaBurgas
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The food is perfect. Everything we had was exquisite and well balanced. Food is delicious and beautifully served. I cannot find anything bad on the food side. Service was perfect as well. Now several weak points - no parking outside, design is well done but...More

Thank PetDim
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Questions & Answers
29 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Явор С | Property representative |
Dear Jackinbam, We are open Mon - Sun, from 12 to 23. Kind regards Iavor
Spiros S
22 September 2016|
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Response from Явор С | Property representative |
Dear Spiros, You may contact us on: +359 896 723 222 Chef's team
Mihail C
26 December 2015|
Response from Явор С | Property representative |
Dear Mihail, Thank you for being interested in our restaurant. If you provide us with an email address we could send you our actual menu. As for the wines - we have a wide selection of over 160 wines and our guests are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyubata 13 Str, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 89 672 3222
  • E-mail
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