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Hambara Bar

ul. 6 Septemvri, Sofia, Bulgaria
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I really like the idea of the place and I find it quite original. However, on one occassion I was... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Reneta H
Smokey cosey candlelight bar

Very cool bar! Only candles, smoke and fun! One of the most cool bars we have found in Sofia. Must... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Edward R
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ul. 6 Septemvri, Sofia, Bulgaria
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"knock on the door"
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"smoking is allowed"
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"green building"
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"cool idea"
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

I really like the idea of the place and I find it quite original. However, on one occassion I was with friends, we got a bit drunk and went out to smoke. We couldn't enter because the music was quite loud and no one was...More

2  Thank Reneta H
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Very cool bar! Only candles, smoke and fun! One of the most cool bars we have found in Sofia. Must visit!

Thank Edward R
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a very distressing experience at this bar, where we were pointedly stared at, deliberately blocked from getting to the bar, cold-shouldered and made to feel extremely uncomfortable. After about 20 (drinkless) minutes of this, we left and on our way...More

2  Thank RdeSilva
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

The staff are rude and unwelcoming. After one minute, all my clothes stunk of smoke. They refused to serve us drinks. After been ignored, pushed, and given evil looks for 30 minutes, we decided to leave. The doorman slammed the door in our face and...More

1  Thank Justin B
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

When looking for somewhere that would be open for some late drinks in Sofia, one of our travel compaions said she had heard of this place as a candlelit bar and wanted to go to it. We agreed, and bade her take us there. This...More

2  Thank GandalfTheDrunk
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

The staff is completely rude, unprofessional and probably a bit scammy to the people they don't know. There's very small variety in drinks and the place looks rather dirty. I am a smoker and I couldn't stand the atmosphere inside the bar, I can't imagine...More

1  Thank olaeinaidromos3
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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Tricky to find but worth the visit! Completely candle lit and drinks and super cheap here (although don’t expect any kind of fancy cocktails, it’s a bit more basic than that). Something a bit different and would definitely recommend! You can reserve tables if you...More

Thank AJS1991
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

We were refused service by the bartender lady. The reason: we knocked three times instead of one. If you have low self esteem this is your place... and don't forget to knock once!

1  Thank mitseche
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere, but awful attitude. The lady just wanted to force us to leave. Its not recommended !!!

1  Thank Кирил П
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

A very unique find and worth a visit for a drink. The stairs up to the balcony are quite steep so be careful particularly as it is dark. It is rather smokey - unsurprisingly- from the candles and cigarettes.

Thank Jenni K
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