Useful Information

Currency

In Bulgaria only Bulgarian lev (leva – plural countable, levove – plural) can be used. The exchange rate to Euro is fixed to 1 Euro = 1,9558 BGL. The exchange rates to other currencies are flexible and depend on the rate Euro to the currency.

Events in Sofia

Opera schedule
Other cultural events

Activities in Sofia

Sofia has some of the best escape rooms (venues for a physical adventure/strategy game suitable for 3-6 players). Check out 3keyroomsDextrophobia and others.

You could play bowling, snooker, billiard and darts in Sofia in the following locations.

In Sofia there are several outdoors and indoors karting tracks.

Food and Drinks

Good restaurants in the vicinity of SU:

“Architect’s Club” Restaurant, “Klub na Arhitecta”
Krakra St. 11, 1000 Sofia Center

“Shtastlivetsa”
San Stefano St. 22, 1504 Sofia Center

“The Happy Pig – Food & Cocktails”
Tsarigradsko shose Blv. 17, 1124 g.k. Yavorov, Sofia

A bit further but still worth it:

“Made in Blue”
Yuri Venelin St. 6, 1000 Sofia Center

“Rainbow Factory”
Good for breakfast/lunch and coffee.
Veslets St. 10, 1000 Sofia Center

“Pod lipite”
Offers typical Bulgarian cuisine of great quality, often accompanied with live music.
Elin Pelin St. 1, 1164 g.k. Lozenets, Sofia

“Matzalo”
This bar offers nice wine, good music and the opportunity to create ceramic cups, plates, candlesticks, etc. by yourself.
Petar Parchevich St. 48, 1000 Sofia Center

“Rosso”
This one of a kind bar lets you be creative on a canvas with some of the most talented local artists around you. The bar also has several of the best wineries in the country in its menu list.
Rusaliyski Prohod St., 1407 Hladilnika