Where to Drink in Sofia?

Here are some of our favorite bars and drinking options in Sofia:

Bar Petak

Bar Petak (Friday) a.k.a everyone’s favorite “bar of the week” is situated in a hidden place in the heart of the city. Outside area, large party-hard ground floor and a smaller chill zone on the second floor – this is where you can meet the coolest people in town from Monday to Sunday. The best bartenders will feel your vibe for talk and drink. They will do their “Friday magic” to make your every night worth it. Music is the essence of Bar Petak, they strive to unlock horizons while making you dance.


The name is actually an abbreviation in Bulgarian which means: “Club for the Artist’s Aesthetical Upbringing”. It may sound a little pretentious, but the name makes a lot of sense since it is situated right next to the National Theatre and Movie Academy in our city. KEBA is a social space, where you always meet interesting people, dive into hour-long conversations, and just feel comfortable. During the daytime, you can use the garden and listen to some chill music, while enjoying a homemade lemonade and maybe even grabbing a bite. During the night the place transforms into one of the hottest points to start or finish your night with various DJs, live performances, and just a great overall ambiance.

The New Sofia Pub Crawl

What’s better than a night full of surprises, cool people and awesome places. From Sunday to Thursday this pub crawl brings you to the most interesting hidden underground bars, where you will hear curious stories about the life in Sofia. If you want to see and experience the best of the nightlife in the capital, then you should join it on Friday and Saturday. Don’t forget to bring your ID.

Dada Cultural Bar

Dada Cultural Bar is a true gem, situated in the heart of Sofia. With its cozy and warm atmospeher, amazing design and interior with art in every detail, Dada is a unique place to relax, meet up with friends, listen to some good live music and occasionally attend an interesting cultural event. Dada has just the right vibe, is chill during the day and busy in a not overcrowded way at night.


Bar Abordage will become your new favorite place for board games located in the heart of Sofia. A pirate ship with a bar full of cold and hot drinks, sandwiches and snacks. It is the perfect place to have fun with your travel buddies, colleagues or to make new friends. You can enjoy draft live beer or choose from a great variety of craft beers, tea, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages and cocktails. Abordage offers many types of rum and is the only pub in Sofia serving several types of mead.