Restaurant Samokovi

The a-la-carte restaurant in Hotel Rila - restaurant "Samokovi" offers irresistible culinary experience for the guests of Borovets resort.  With its creative menu and elegant atmosphere restaurant Samokovi is the perfect place for everyone who loves the gourmet cuisine.  



The person, responsible for the creative menu in Restaurant Samokovi is one of the most renowned Bulgarian chefs - Veselin Kalev. After gaining a lot of experience as a head-chef of a restaurant with 13 Gault Millau points and as a team-member of a restaurant with 2 Michelin stars and 17 Gault Millau points he comes back to Bulgaria as head-chef of the restaurants in Hotel Rila. Since that moment, Restaurant Samokovi is the place where he creates his culinary masterpieces.


Slow-cooked tender beef with root vegetables and Samokov potatoes confit 


Chef Кalev and his team are preparing the traditional for the region products according to the latest culinary trends. That's what makes the dishes in Restaurant Samokovi so special. 


Chef Veselin Kalev and his team


During the winter season restaurant "Samokovi" welcomes its guests every morning for special PREMIUM breakfast and every evening for a unique gourmet experience in the heart of the mountain. 


The Creme brulée with pears and chili 


Book your table in restaurant Samokovi phone +359 889 678 292 or at email