Eating Out in Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest is home to a great selection of restaurants, whether you’re looking to sample some traditional Romanian cooking or if you fancy something a little more international.

Some of the dishes to try while in Bucharest include a pork stew called tochiture and sarmale, which are a type of cabbage roll.

Str. Episcopiei is a great spot to go when looking for somewhere to eat. If you walk around this area you’ll find a large number of restaurants and cafés.

Restaurants in Bucharest

  • Bistro Atheneu

    Str. Episcopiei 3, Bucharest, Romania

    This restaurant serves tochiture (pork stew) and cabbage rolls, as well as many other traditional Romanian dishes and local favourites. It has been in operation since1924.

    Open daily 12pm-1am.

  • Charme

    Smardan 12, Bucharest, Romania

    With its contemporary interior and varied menu, this restaurant is a popular spot. From grilled swordfish to lamb chops, Charme serves a wide selection of dishes at reasonable prices. Some terrace seating is available.

    Open daily 9am-11pm.

  • La Taifas

    Str. Gheorghe Manu 16, Bucharest, Romania

    Live music is often played in this laid-back and slightly unusual restaurant. Inside, you’ll find cushioned seating areas on carpets. The menu varies daily, with dishes written up on a chalkboard. Three-course menu deals and lunchtime specials are offered.

    Open daily 12pm-1am.

  • Market 8

    Str. Stavropoleos 8, Bucharest, Romania

    This restaurant is a mix of deli and lounge bar. Some of the offerings here include pork schnitzel, pasta dishes and hearty sandwiches. Prices are very reasonable too.

    Open Mon-Sat 8am-10pm.

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