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Balkan Bites Food Tours

| Russian Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 87 761 3992
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeremie D
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Balkan Bites

Great story-tellers and a wonderful food adventure that is hidden in the streets of Sofia! It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
My T
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Get to know something more about the Bulgarian and Balkan cuisine and its history. Visit 4 unique and totally different food venues. See three unique markets. Learn about the neighborhoods and some interesting urban concepts in the back streets of the city center. Included: English speaking tour guide and food tastings at 4 different venues.
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“local food” (28 reviews)
“yogurt” (19 reviews)
“great tour” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Russian Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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+359 87 761 3992
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Positively surprised by the quality of the tour. We arrived 10 minutes in advance and signed up on the spot. We had a great, very friendly guide who not only brought us to nice places where we tried delicious food, but also explained a lot...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great story-tellers and a wonderful food adventure that is hidden in the streets of Sofia! It must be on your to-do list while in the city.

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review, My T! :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a school trip with 9 students and 2 more teachers in Sofia. As I was in charge of the tours and the excursions , I contacted Balkan Bites Food tours to assist me in organising a couple of tours. We did the...More

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the amazing review, George P! We also enjoyed working with you and organizing the two tours for your group. We hope you liked Sofia and you will come back soon. All the best, the Balkan Bites team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour! Our tour guide Stefan was friendly and informative. It was very well organised, especially as such a large group showed up! We had tasters at 5 restaurants, which were all great. Yes it is free, but you can choose to tip...More

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the awesome review, kathryn3652! The Balkan Bites team wishes you many more tasty adventures!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is great! The guides are full of energy and great local information. They take you to 4 local spots and let you sample a little nibble or two at each location. If you play their Instagram game you can get free treats and...More

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, Donna H. We're very happy you enjoyed the tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot remember the name of my guide but she was vibrant and friendly. I think we went to 5 different venues to try food and some wine which were all varied and excellent. The tour was vegetarian friendly but not appropriate if you were...More

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grace B, thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited 4 restaurants/cafes and tasted many kinds of delicious local food and drinks. We even learned bulgarian folk dance! Very interesting!

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the tour after we had the free sofia tour, perfect time, the guide is wonderful with alot of knowledge- Stephan- wonderful tips for a great traditional bulgarian food, after the tour you have the knowledge what to choose and the story behind the...More

Thank Tamer A
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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, Tamer A! We're very happy you enjoyed the tour and the guide! :)

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Super fun, delicious and informative. Fantastic way to visit Sofia, and learn about its history and culinary culture at the same time. Our guide Viky was AMAZING!!!!!!

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great review! Thank you so much!

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

He gave us a detailed overview of the most common dishes in Bulgaria in particular and the Balkans in general. We went for a unique taste of the Bulgarian ‘Tarator’. It is made from sour milk and we learned that the sour milk bacteria that...More

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Olga M, General Manager at Balkan Bites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this detailed review, Dragan J! It's great you enjoyed the tour and Stefan's work.

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Flora V
20 June 2018|
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Response from Olga M | Property representative |
Hi, Flora. We sent you an answer both times you wrote to us, confirming your reservation. Please, check your Spam folder, as sometimes our emails go directly there. All the best, Olga from Balkan Bites
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dawn1967
11 April 2017|
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Response from SofiaEventHouseTeam | Property representative |
Hi, It is up to you :) It really depends on how much you liked the tour, this is also the idea of the concept world wide. It also depends, if you are a student or working...To give you some limits per person, the lowest we... More
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hadarhhh
4 April 2017|
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Response from SofiaEventHouseTeam | Property representative |
Hi, you can write us here: info@balkanbites.bg Best, Kris
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