Best for Food & Drink in Brasov

Braşov, a charming city in Romania, has become an emerging foodie destination with a vibrant nightlife and diverse range of cafes, bars, and restaurants. From chilled coffee shops serving aromatic brews to trendy bars offering creative cocktails, and from traditional Romanian cuisine to international flavours, Braşov has something to satisfy every palate. Explore the culinary scene of Braşov and indulge in a delightful gastronomic journey with some of our favourite places in it’s medieval old town.

CH9 Cafe

A charming and convenient spot, opposite the entrance to the Black Church, that offers a delightful experience for coffee enthusiasts. With its rustic decor and warm ambience, it is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee. The cafe serves a variety of artisanal coffee blends and delicious pastries, making it a must-visit destination in Braşov.

Dei Frati

A hidden gem, located down an alley off the main square, that caters to discerning palates. With its elegant decor and attentive service, it offers a sophisticated dining experience. The menu showcases a fusion of Italian and Romanian flavours, with dishes like homemade pasta and grilled meats. Don’t miss their extensive wine selection to complement your meal. Book ahead as it gets booked up!


A culinary gem nestled in the heart of the old town. With its charming and cosy ambience, it offers a delightful dining experience. Their menu showcases a fusion of traditional and modern flavours, using locally sourced ingredients. From homemade pasta to mouthwatering desserts, Artigianale promises a memorable gastronomic journey.


This local favourite for food enthusiasts. Located in a rustic setting, it offers a unique dining experience. Their menu is a fusion of traditional Romanian cuisine with a modern twist. From hearty soups to succulent grilled meats, Ograda serves up delicious dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Don’t miss their homemade desserts for a sweet ending.

Le Petit Bistro

A cosy French-inspired café that delights visitors with its charming ambience and delectable cuisine. From freshly baked croissants to savoury crepes, the menu is a culinary delight. The friendly staff and warm atmosphere make it the perfect spot to enjoy a leisurely breakfast, relaxed lunch or casual evening meal.

Juno Wine Garden

An impressive wine Garden in Braşov is a hidden away from the main square and ideal for wine lovers. Nestled in a picturesque garden setting, this wine bar offers a unique and intimate atmosphere. Guests can indulge in a wide selection of local and international wines, accompanied by delicious cheese and charcuterie platters. The friendly staff and relaxed setting make Junno Wine Garden a must-visit destination in Braşov.

Aftar Stube

A relaxed and vibrant spot for beer lovers, they have their own extensive collection of craft beers. With its rustic decor and friendly atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring. Aftar Stube offers a wide selection of local and international beers, as well as tasty pub food. Enjoy a pint and soak in the lively ambience at Aftar Stube.

Club 13

Club 13 in Braşov is a vibrant nightlife venue that promises an unforgettable experience. With its stylish interior, energetic atmosphere, and live music performances, this club is the go-to spot for partygoers. Dance the night away to a variety of genres, enjoy delicious cocktails, and embrace the lively spirit of Braşov at Club 13.

If you’re eager to visit one of Transylvania’s most vibrant and lively towns then Brasov is the perfect destination. All of our Transylvania trips spend time in Brasov so come and have a look at our experiences in Romania and see if any take your fancy. If you have any further questions or would like to book then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Written by James Chisnall