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ul.Tsar Simeon 78 | Sofia, Sofia 1202, Bulgaria
+359 88 752 3376
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (13 reviews)
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 2 weeks ago

There are no French restaurants in Sofia anymore. L'Instant set out to make catering and the Gastrotheque, where Danny Spartak from Hell's Kitchen was the chef, is closed. The only place where you can taste French specialties is L'Etranger. 'L'entrager' means 'the stranger', 'the foreigner'...More

Thank PlacesCases
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Definitely one of my favorites, with a changing market menu and classic dishes on offer. Better to book on the weekend

1  Thank pmc1966
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We arrived at the restaurant at just after nine on a Tuesday evening and were struck immediately by the warm ambience and equally pleasant and professional service. Our waiter recommended excellent Bulgarian wine and the entrecote steak and duck that we ordered were both delicious....More

2  Thank tomshawyer
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you for your outstanding attitude towards us and our special evening. It was a great pleasure to taste french wines in combination with seriosly good food. Salute!

2  Thank YNDN
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Had the resturant to ourselves for a business dinner of 15. With a great service and excellent bulgarian wine both white & red. Had a nice buffet with a nice choice different starter and mains,great salads, very tasty tuna and big shrimps. The prices are...More

2  Thank zdaati
Reviewed 14 October 2017

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 9 October 2017

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 3 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.

3  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

2  Thank Mike S
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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