Start the day with a fresh orange juice, an energizing smoothie, a hearty burger or maybe an ice cream? Choose your preferred taste and head to one of these breakfast and brunch venues in Varna!
Restaurant, European, $$$
My Cafe by Ani Boland
Cafe, European, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
This rustic-style cafe is situated on the second floor of Varna’s Festival Center, seducing you with a choice of delicious cakes, fresh croissants, and sandwiches. If you keep a special diet, you will find vegan, vegetarian, raw and healthy sweets. This is one of the few places in Varna where you can order a Turkish coffee prepared in a traditional pot on the sand.
Sweet & Salty
Restaurant, European, Pub Grub, Vegetarian, $$$
Sweet and Salty is where you can start the day with a homemade lemonade or a giant burger, depending on how hungry you feel. If you need to freshen up your palate, choose from their array of salads. We recommend the shopska salad, a mix of fresh vegetables, olive oils, and Bulgarian feta cheese that you need to try during your stay in Bulgaria.
Cafe Rosher Lounge & Sweets
Cafe, European, $$$
If you crave freshly squeezed juice in the company of an aromatic cup of coffee, Cafe Rosher Lounge & Sweets is where you will find it. The colorful atmosphere will make your day brighter and the sweets are all homemade. There is even a spacious children’s playground to entertain your little ones.
Mapache Cafe & Bakery
Cafe, Bakery, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, none
The vegetarian and vegan cultures in Bulgaria are still in their embryonic phase, but there are quality veggie venues popping here and there. Mapache Cafe & Bakery is one such place in Varna, founded by the Spanish Christina Pereiro as a place for healthy food and social interaction. You can have your coffee or tea with your choice of nut milks, or quench your sweet tooth with the vegan pastry options. The cafe is hosting regular events, so check out its program listing.
Sweet Things by Anna Pavlova
Bakery, European, $$$
If you pass by the bakery of Anna Pavlova in the morning, you will inevitably be drawn inside by the sweet smell tickling your nose. There are many kinds of sweets, cakes, cheesecakes, biscuits, macaroons and more. The best thing about this venue is that almost every day there is something new on the menu – you have a really great excuse to come back!
Restaurant, Cafe, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Veg Art is more than a food venue; it is a place where the food is perceived as a form of art. Start the day fresh with a juice or with various vegan delicacies. You may want to come back in the evening and enjoy one of the events on their program – literary night and food lectures are just a couple of options!
Take Me - Coffee Fresh Smoothies
Sandwich Shop, European, $$$
Take Me is a simple venue calling you to stop for coffee or a healthy smoothie in the morning. It is located on the pedestrian Slivnitsa Boulevard, a stone’s throw from the central entrance of the Sea Garden. So what better idea is there than taking your drink through the park to enjoy it with a view of the sea?
Sandwich Shop, European, $$$
If a burger has mainly negative connotations in your mind, that may be because you haven’t recently tasted a gourmet burger. At Burgero, they have taken the sandwich culture to the next level, using only high-quality products and serving food that is rich in taste and aroma.
Ice Cream Sladoria
Ice Cream Parlour, European, $$$
If you are one of those people to whom ice cream is like coffee is to most people, Sladoria ice cream parlor is where you should stop first thing in the morning. The variety will spoil you, as will the high-quality, mainly natural ingredients.