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Balkan Bites Food Tours

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: Dany
Registered on August 30, 2017

We are a small group of local guides that want to share what we love about Sofia.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Balkan Bites is an attempt at providing travelers to Sofia with the first free daily food tour in Europe and maybe the world. The idea is to take a tour of some of the more interesting and trendy family owned restaurants that Sofia has to offer and enjoy some traditional Bulgarian cuisine, while hearing about some of the history and customs that helped make them became staple foods in Bulgaria, by our trained guides. Maximum number of guests: 15. Bookings are valid till 2 p.m. so please be on time. Groups of 4+ should contact us in advance. We cannot accept bookings of larger groups or same day reservations.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    ulitsa Georgi S Rakovski 98 1000 Sofi...
    ulitsa Georgi S Rakovski 98 1000 Sofia Center Sofia Bulgaria
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    Meeting point is next to the big head statue of Stefan Stambolov in Crystal Park

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Monument of Stefan Stambolov

    This is the meeting spot for the tour and starting point

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Church of Sveti Sedmochislenitsi

    We will walk along there during the tour.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Vitosha Boulevard

    Our tour will end here.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Slaveykov Square
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Five Corners

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

380 ratings
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4.86
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4.77
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4.84
Quality
4.82
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Martin 27 Feb 2024
Wexford

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Never give reviews but felt I had to say something about this tour...Jan (hope I'm spelling it right) was a really good tour guide and all round nice guy..loved the tour and would highly recommend it...went for dinner in the Bulgarian restaurant that we visited.. amazing food which I might not have happened on if not for this tour
Karolina 27 Feb 2024
London

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
I really enjoyed the tour! Nessi was so knowledgable and i leaned lots about Bulgarian food and culture. We got to try lots of nice food, I recommend to everyone!
Maria 23 Feb 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Ivo ha super agradable, y nos ha explicado todo muy bien. Nos ha gustado mucho y repetiríamos sin dudarlo. 10/10
Giada 21 Feb 2024
Bari

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Esperienza fantastica! Da provare
Warren 10 Feb 2024
Palma de Mallorca

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Gracias
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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