advertisement

Plovdiv's dining scene is not as stimulating as Sofia's, or even Varna's, but there certainly is plenty of choice, particularly along pedestrian Knyaz Aleksandur I Street, where cafes and pizzerias spill out onto the street. For a more intimate atmosphere you're better off grabbing a table in one of the cool walled courtyards in Old Plovdiv. Besides the places discussed below you will find two good options on 4th January Street: Janet (no. 3; tel. 032/626 044 or 032/634 149) and Ulpia (no 17; tel. 032/65 3747), both serving typical Bulgarian fare in wonderful 19th-century National Revival homes.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.