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Checkpoint Charly

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
European, Central European, Eastern European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After we discovered this nice restaurant in Sofia, we want to recommend it, because it is worth visiting. The atmosphere is very nice and pleasant. In the center of the city and very good cuisine!

Thank Mori_9
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Kuffte was very tasty last evening. Tarama was nice too. House vine is available. Place is under staff.

Thank Miro1965
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A meeting place for bussiness,friend rendezvous,dates. A hidden Bulgarian cuisine in the city center of Sofia! The service competencies make you feel at home. Ambiance is unique...

Thank Özge I
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was my favorite restaurant experience in Bulgaria -- a funky little place, located next to the former home (now museum) of Sofia's favorite son, Ivan Vazov, with an inexplicable Cold War-era divided Berlin theme. Well-prepared food (get the foie gras -- it's so rare...More

1  Thank DoctorJoeE
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It was the perfect choice for lazy Sunday diner. The music was so nice that it makes the food even more delicious. And trust me, the food will give you soul orgasm! Try the chocolate mousse dessert! Oh! The staff is super friendly and polite....More

Thank Юлияна А
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent and generous portions. Foie gras With port wine sauce, very generous and delicious. Beetroot and carrot salad, heaping, fresh and delicious. Duck breast with pears (pictures) was succulent and generous. Lamb patties--very tasty and a substitution was made for gluten free diet. Very good...More

Thank sophiek433
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Food and ambience fab. Music great for jazz lovers. Central location. Attentive staff. Very reasonable prices. Can't wait to return.

Thank sjanmd
Reviewed 21 March 2018

A Bulgarian friend suggested we try Checkpoint Charly. We were not disappointed. Lovely decor, good jazz music and delicious food. As often in Bulgaria, portions are rather hefty, so watch out if your appetite is not gigantic. Do not try to pull the table towards...More

1  Thank imforestgirl
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here for an evening meal. Enjoyed a large chicken schnitzel meal whilst my wife ate a delicious Sea bream dinner with fabulous roasted potatoes. Wine choice good and prices very reasonable indeed. Room is quirky with jazz music being played in the background. Various...More

Thank LordKixley
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Quirky city Centre restaurant. Very comfortable and really nice staff.. pushy but in a nice way. Had lovely traditional Bulgarian food and wine and rakia.. well worth a visit if in Sofia.. oh and I forgot very reasonable.

Thank BBallNoel
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