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Elea Restaurant

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Maria Luiza blvd. 43A, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
+359 88 554 4051
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some colleagues and I were taken to Elea for lunch while visiting a local office and although it was good, my experience wasn't as good as some of the other reviews describe. As it's a Greek restaurant, I wanted the lamb skewers, but sadly they were only available for dinner in the evening. I settled for a pork dish in... More 

Thank MFollett
Sofia, Bulgaria
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The best that can be said about this place is that it has no atmosphere! The food is at best over-priced and tasteless. We ordered "tacos" which were bone-hard bread chunks covered with tasteless tomato paste and feta cheese and dripping in a pool of olive oil. We also ordered courgette balls and tzatziki. The tzatziki had a horrible taste,... More 

Thank Angel H
Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The food was tasty and the athmosphere was nice. The salads were huge. Friendly staff, reasonable prices. What more to want from a restaurant.

Thank Story T
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly welcome and service. Kokoretsi was really good. Salads also nice and big. Easy to find. Easy to park.

Thank Alkiviadis R
Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our meal was very good. Service was very good also. Even though prices might be considered high for locals, the difference of local currency to the euro and dollar (approxm. 2:1) makes Elea a bargain for tourists. What we liked the most was the fact we could combine dishes and side orders, making our meal even more enjoyable. There is... More 

Thank peterevan2016
Varna, Bulgaria
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016

very awful plaice.The food awful and expensive,the chicken salad was cold,and under seasaning,everybody smoking???????????????? how is that posible in EU? wy nobody dosent complain//////////////????????????? I personaly think they shoud not be open.

Thank cvetanpetrov1988
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The first Greak restaurant I visit in Plovdiv And the last I hope! The condiments are not free even though they are given you no choice -it's terrible like this! Salad with chicken cold prices expensive service bad! Not impressed

Thank Bravoto
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We eat a lot we drank a lot. Some items were excellent some were good. Plates including salade are huge. Hint: save money by sharing plates. Service was prompt but our Bulgarian host had issues with our service. In defense our server was young and possibly new. I would go back without hesitation.

Thank Barry P
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when a friend brought me here for lunch recently. We dined on many fresh seafood dishes and wine. I've travelled to Greece and this place was better than some places I tried in Greece. I will return again soon!

Thank Michael H
Bucharest, Romania
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

i have visited this restaurant many times and every time they delivered the freshest fish that they have it. the wine selection is really good, you can find almost all bulgarian wines that matters. you have to try caprese, fried zucchini, octopus on the grill, fried calamari and tzatziki.

Thank madalinsimion

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maria Luiza blvd. 43A, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Plovdiv Province  >  Plovdiv
  • Phone Number: +359 88 554 4051

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?